Whitecourt town council got together at the priorities and policies meeting this week to discuss the development for a Community Foundation. A Community Foundation is an independent charitable organization that works to build an endowment fund where interest is earned and re-invested in the community over the long term.
Mayor Maryann Chichak explains the donations individuals can make to help with the foundation.
Chichak also went on to explain that the town has taken 21 thousand dollars out of the safe community initiatives fund in hopes to get this foundation started and then the communities donations will keep resources going. Some of the funding can go towards things such as senior programming, recreation programs, and different sports teams.