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 info@cloverdalerodeofoundation.com or by phone at 604-576-9461.

PAST SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

2019 Scholarship Winners

Emma Hannaford – Relevant High School
Shekinah Titus – Clayton Heights Secondary
Ashish Titus – Clayton Heights Secondary
Jayden Jhutti – Johnston Heights Secondary
Lauren Alliston – Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary
Alisha Thapar – North Surrey Secondary School
Alexandra Du – Fraser Heights Secondary
Janice Chan – Johnston Heights Secondary
Andrew Guo – Fraser Heights Secondary

2018 Scholarship Winners

Amarpreet Gosal – Queen Elizabeth Secondary
Jaden Haywood – Sullivan Heights Secondary
Manisha Saggu – Sullivan Heights Secondary
Arielle Ociones – Johnston Heights Secondary
Georgia Lee – Johnston Heights Secondary

2017 Scholarship Winners

Harpreet Bath – Tamanawis Secondary
Kitty Cheung – Johnston Heights Secondary
Kalith Nanayakkara – Johnston Heights Secondary
Zuhra Zabiullah – Johnston Heights Secondary
Amanda Luu- Johnston Heights Secondary

2016 Scholarship Winners

Owais Ghory – Frank Hurt Secondary
Harsuman Benipal – Frank Hurt Secondary
Taylor Monastersky- L.A. Matheson Secondary

2015 Scholarship Winners

Natasha Penner – Frank Hurt Secondary
Eisha Sharda – Frank Hurt Secondary
Haily Wijewardena – Johnston Heights Secondary

2014 Scholarship Winners

Ariene Cabantog – Johnston Heights Secondary
Purneet Sidhu – Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary

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