Grants for animals

The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) is accepting grant applications until Oct. 31 for the Mary Victoria Wakefield Animal Welfare Fund.

The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) is accepting grant applications until Oct. 31 for the Mary Victoria Wakefield Animal Welfare Fund.

Wakefield had a life-long love of animals. She moved to Abbotsford in 1913 at the age of 10, and in her will directed that part of her estate be used to establish a fund to provide grants to local animal welfare organizations.

To apply for a grant, send an email to info@abbotsfordcf.org and request an application.

The ACF was established in 1979 with a donation from the Trethewey family. Since its inception, it has supported various local charities, as well as graduating students through its Student Awards program.

For more information, call 604-850-3755, visit abbotsfordcf.org or email rtondevold@abbotsfordcf.org