Community Knowledge Centre

The Community Knowledge Centre allows charitable organizations to tell their story and gives citizens the opportunity to learn about the amazing work they are doing in the community.

For Charities

The Community Knowledge Centre is a place for charitable organizations to share their stories with donors, media and the local community.


All charitable organizations in the South Okanagan Similkameen that are in good standing with the Canada Revenue Agency are eligible to have a profile on the CKC.


If you require assistance as you develop your organization's profile, please phone 250.493.9311 or email us at coordinator@cfso.net.

Contact Us

The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan | Similkameen is committed to working with all members of the community and charitable organizations to build strong, health, vibrant places to live.

If your organization would like to be listed on CKC please click here.

390 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Penticton, B.C. V2A 5C3

493-9311 | (877) 493-9311 | coordinator@cfso.net | www.cfso.net


The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen




The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen is committed to increasing impact in our communities by connecting donors with the causes they care deeply about.  We seek to be innovative in our approach to both donors and our charitable partners by offering a variety of giving tools to enable more charitable giving and provide in-kind services to the non-profit sector.  Our goal is to create a broader culture of philanthropy for the communities in our region.



South Okanagan Similkameen's Vital Signs




Vital Signs is a bi-annual community check-up conducted by the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen. The report is an impartial measure of the health of our communities with a focus on 11 key issue areas.  The report uses citizen feedback and statistical data to produce a comprehensive report that has been used extensively throughout the region to start conversations and inspire positive change.