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

NATASHA PENNER

2015 Scholarship Winner
Frank Hurt Secondary

HAILY WIJEWARDENA

2015 Scholarship Winner
Johnston Heights Secondary

PUNEET SIDHU

Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary

HARSUMAN BENIPAL

Frank Hurt Secondary

EISHA SHARDA

2015 Scholarship Winner
Frank Hurt Secondary

ARIENE CABANTOG

Johnston Heights Secondary

OWAIS GHORY

Frank Hurt Secondary

TAYLOR MONASTERSKY

L.A. Matheson Secondary