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Wim & Nancy Pauw Foundation

Wim & Nancy Pauw Foundation Support for Community in times of Crisis


The Wim & Nancy Pauw Foundation has responded to a number of direct response initiatives to support our community during the covid pandemic.

  • What’s for Dinner food security initiative providing healthy, affordable food hampers and prepared meals for those experiencing hardship.

If you are experiencing extreme financial hardship nad are unable to purchase food for yourself and / or your family email

  • Yoga & Meditation classes catered to nurses and health care workers.
  • Weekly bulk food donations delivered to Banff Food Rescue, to supplement their food inventory
  • Partner funding with the Banff Canmore Community Foundation and Canmore Rotary to support front-line agencies with emerging needs.

What's For Dinner

What’s for Dinner

Bow Valley Emergency Fund

Bow Valley Emergency Fund

Banff food Rescue

Banff Food Rescue

Supporting an active, vibrant and happy community

Established in 2013, the Wim & Nancy Pauw Foundation is a private foundation in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Funded by the profits of Banff Caribou Properties, Ltd and Banff Lodging Company, the goal of the Foundation is to reinvest in Banff, supporting projects that contribute to a more active, vibrant and happy community.


In 2020, a budget of $1,000,000 has been approved for disbursement to community initiatives that meet one of 3 pillars: Active Lifestyles, Education, and Community Building. See past recipients on our Wim & Nancy Pauw Programs page . 


2019 Donations                             $528,000
2018 Donations                             $314,000
2017 Donations                             $231,000
2016 Donations                             $134,000
2015 Donations                             $   81,000
2014 Donations                             $   67,000
2013 Donations                             $   40,000

About the Wim & Nancy Pauw Foundation

Wim & Nancy Pauw Foundation Logo

“Supporting a more active, vibrant, happy community of Banff”