We are the Osprey Community Foundation, a public, charitable foundation created by and for the people of Nelson, BC and the surrounding area. We are here to help groups and individuals make an ongoing difference in their community. Donations … Read more →


Ian Douglas Smith Memorial Fund

Ian Douglas Smith: May 26,1982- 0ctober 27, 2013. One of Ian’s greatest passions was music.  He began taking violin lessons at five and continued these through secondary school and into university.  He played in many local festivals and musical events.  In … Read more →


Grants for Seniors Projects

Osprey has partnered with the local organization, Friends of Nelson Elders (FONE) to disburse small grants that enhance the lives and well-being of seniors in the Nelson area. FONE has a year-round granting cycle. For more information on grant opportunities click here or contact FONE at 250-352-3585.