St. Francis in the Wood Church was built in 1927 and has Heritage Status within the District of West Vancouver . This Fund is for smaller repairs to the Church, Hall, Grounds and the Rectory. It is funded by interfund transfers and direct donations. Online donation is here and other ways of Giving below.
First set up in 1979, this Parish Capital Fund is held at the Vancouver Foundation. Capital is not spent. The income is either left in the fund or paid out to support the Operating Budget of the Parish. It is the only stand-alone fund designed to support general operating costs. The revenue available each year is determined by the Board of Vancouver Foundation. It has returned a 10-year average of 8.28% and has a 1.65% annual fee.
You can donate online at the Vancouver Foundation using this button and select 'Parish of St. Francis-in-the-Wood', or consider other options below.
This Fund was established at the West Vancouver Foundation in 2018 to ensure monies would be on hand in the event we needed to repair the roof. This was fortunate given that it had to be entirely replaced in 2020. The roof fundraising effort generated approximately $350,000 over three years. There is now a balance from which future major repairs (i.e. costing more than $25,000) to the church building, Caulfeild Cove Hall and the grounds can be covered.
You can donate online directly at the West Vancouver Foundation HERE selecting 'St. Francis-in-the-Wood Fund' or donate cheques directly to the Foundation. Alternatively, you can donate online below using the Church's own online giving option and your money will be transferred to the Foundation.
Other options of Shares or a Bequest are explained below.