Groups getting grants

On Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Courtenay and District Museum, the Comox Valley Community Foundation will present a total of $32,300 to seven Comox Valley organizations.

  • Jan. 13, 2011 5:00 p.m.

On Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Courtenay and District Museum, the Comox Valley Community Foundation will present a total of $32,300 to seven Comox Valley organizations.

Following is a list of the groups, their projects and the amount they will receive:

• Black Creek Community Association – Kitchen Upgrade for Pumpkin Patch Nursery School and Children’s Programs – $3,000

• Comox Valley Project Watershed – Sensitive Habitat Mapping – $2,800

• Comox Valley Transition Society – Laundry Room Upgrading – $5,000

• Cumberland and District Historical Society – Museum Multimedia Project – $5,000

• Cumberland Community Forest – Community Forest Trail Enhancement – $6,500

• L’Arche Comox Valley – Refurbishing Jubilee House – $8,000

• Tsolum River Restoration Society – Pink Salmon Sustainability Project, Permanent Hatchery Roof – $2,000.

Eligible applicants include registered charities and qualified donees under the Income Tax Act. They must demonstrate fiscal responsibility and effective management.

Grants are not made to individuals or businesses. Projects and activities must occur in the Comox Valley (School District 71) or be of direct benefit to the residents of the Comox Valley.

Five fields of interest, including Arts and Culture, Environment, Seniors, Health and Welfare, Education and Youth, are the main focus for granting.

For further information on the 2010 CVCF grant distributions, contact CVCF president Lorne Harder at 250-338-1401, extension 223.

— Comox Valley Community


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Comox Valley Community Foundation allots more COVID-19 emergency response money

11 local groups share $52,500 in latest round of grant distribution

Dog rescued from bottom of well by Oyster River Fire Department

Mini the chihuahua mix fell more than 20 feet

Mega 50/50 draw to raise funds for Comox Valley kids

Help Fill A Dream 50/50 draw worth up to $25,000

Search and rescue crews continue to look for missing Black Creek hiker

Searchers scouring Strathcona Park near Gold River for experienced 65-year-old on 40-kilometre trek

Piercy Creek habitat assessment project launched

For more than 20 years, Millard/Piercy Watershed Stewards have worked to enhance… Continue reading

MOTIVATION MONDAY: A balancing act

Raida Bolton leads the class for today’s routine

Police issue warning after baby comes across suspected drugs in Kamloops park

The 11-month-old girl’s mother posted photos on social media showing a small plastic bag containing a purple substance

Collision results in train derailment just east of Golden

The derailment occurred Sunday night, according to a statement from CP

Lower Mainland woman says llama farming neighbour shot her 11-month-old pup

Young dog was on owner’s Maple Ridge property when it was killed on June 21

B.C. records 31 new cases, six deaths over three days due to COVID-19

There are 166 active cases in B.C., 16 people in hospital

B.C. highway widening job reduced, costs still up $61 million

Union-only project scales back work to widen Trans-Canada

Most Read