The Ridge Meadows Education Foundation receives, generates and distributes resources to enhance the quality of education in School District #42 (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows)
To encourage and promote planned giving and legacy donations
To safeguard and administer endowment funds for the purposes to which they were intended
To establish and administer bursaries and scholarships
To provide funding to initiate, enrich and expand School District #42 programs
To provide opportunities for community partnerships and involvement
The Ridge Meadows Education Foundation was established by the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Board of Education and is registered with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) as a “public foundation”. The foundation exists at arm’s length from the board of education with three directors appointed from the board of education and the remaining directors being appointed from the community at large.
The foundation has approximately $500, 000 in assets which fund 35 scholarships and a number of enhancements to student programs.