Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation

Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation

To support the youth of Surrey and Lower Fraser Valley with financial aid and resources, while fostering relationships with the youth community.

The Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation was established at the 68th annual Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair through its first annual scholarship program.   The objective of the Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation (CRYIF) is to create a charitable entity of the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association and give back to our community and surrounding areas through our 3 core pillars Financial, Resources and People. The Foundation is passionate with getting involved and supporting the future of our youth in a variety of ways.

Financial: The Foundation provides funds to the annual Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Scholarship, sponsors youth events and contributes to worthy causes that are within its mandate.

Resources: The Foundation has the ability to provide resources to charities, foundations and youth initiatives in a variety of ways that are within its mandate.

People: The Foundation will have the ability to provide assistance with events, mentorship and people power that are within its mandate.

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Advisors that reports to the Board of Directors of the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association. The Board of Advisors consists of:

  • Nicole Reader – Chair
  • Laura Ballance – Director
  • Mike MacSorley – Secretary
  • Rick Hugh – Treasurer
  • Kelsey Swanson – Youth Ambassador Chair

CRYIF Committees: The Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation has four committees that organize and support the initiatives and objectives of the foundation.

Scholarship Committee

Fundraising Committee

Events Committee

Youth Ambassador Committee

If you’re interested in joining one of the committees please contact us at foundation@cloverdalerodeo.com or by phone at 605-576-9461.

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