Nelson Police Foundation

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About Us

NPD-Truck-1024x779In 2013, the Nelson Police Board approved the formation of the Nelson Police Foundation the goal of which is to raise funds that will be used for important community and policing initiatives supporting a healthy and productive relationship between the Nelson Police Department and the community it serves. Specialized training and equipment, community education, crime prevention and youth projects that are not typically funded with the annual police budget are financed through the fundraising efforts of the Foundation.

Our Mission

The Nelson Police Foundation fosters partnerships with the public to enhance the Nelson Police Department’s capacity to build safer communities by supporting a healthy relationship between the Nelson Police Department and the community.

Our Vision

A well-supported local police department.

Our Guiding Principles

We raise and allocate funds to provide otherwise unfunded resources to the Nelson Police Department to support its efforts to provide a safe community.

We communicate effectively with the Community.

We develop effective fundraisers to support our Mission.

Projects & Programs

Some of the Projects & Programs, the Foundation currently supports:

  • Emergency Services Camp - coaching and mentoring our youth
  • NPD Annual Fishing Derby
  • Restoration of Heritage Police Car with high school students

Who We Are:

Tanya Finley


Rebecca Carberry

Ashley Elliott

Howard Grant

Roger Higgins

Am Naqvi

Carla Wilkinson

Lena Horswill (Police Board liaison)

Speed sign posterThe Nelson Police Foundation is currently raising money to purchase a speed-reader board.

To Donate:

Click here to donate. This will take you to the Osprey Community Foundation who manages the funds. Charitable Registration No.: 87492-5928 RR0001

Click here for the fillable form. Drop off at NPD or mail to 606 Stanley St Nelson BC V1L 1N4

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