The Kelowna Trinity Church Legacy Foundation is a separate registered charitable organization which has as its members, the Board of Elders of Trinity Church. The goal of the Foundation is to provide an opportunity for both members of Trinity and others to consider leaving a Legacy in their estates that would serve ministries around the world. The Foundation has a mandate that none of its non-directed funds may be used for the operating costs of Trinity Church.
The Foundation is also a vehicle through which ministries that “advance religion through the teaching of Jesus Christ” may establish a project to receive and disburse funds. Effective, July 1, 2010, all designated giving goes through the Foundation rather than through the church. The Foundation is managed by volunteers and one, part-time paid staff member. This has taken a large workload off the church bookkeeping. Membership of the Legacy Foundation includes the Trinity Elder Board. The Legacy Foundation is elected by the members. The Foundation to date has approved and operated 67 specific projects as well as managing the Bursary accounts for Trinity church. As of June 2020, the total funds administered exceed $6.7 million since inception, and, as a result of estate, donations and operational fees earned by the Foundation, the Foundation has been able to provide over $6.5 million of Christian project support around the globe and over $250,000 to specific areas of mission, both locally and worldwide.
Helen’s Acres Community Farm is one of the local projects. Helen’s Acres is a charitable far that helps build community and donates over 200,000 pounds of fresh produce each year. The produce is donated to social agencies in the Okanagan Valley in order to help marginalized individuals whom are affected by food insecurity.