Who is eligible?
Non-profit organizations in Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, Tumbler Ridge and surrounding communities including Indigenous communities, can apply for grant funding for one-time projects that are sustainable after the conclusion of the grant.
Organizations not eligible for a grant include: individuals or individual pursuits, for-profit businesses, sports teams, sports tournaments, homeowners associations, fraternal or labour organizations, political organizations, religious organizations for the sole benefit of the organization.
How much is each grant?
Each grant will be up to $5,000. The actual amount will depend on the number of applications and each individual grant request. Funding cannot be used for operating expenses, dues or memberships, trips, tours, travel expenses, conferences, advertising, giveaways or prizes, third-party fundraising events, individual scholarships, lobbying expenses or personal computers.
When is the deadline?
May 12, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified within 90 days of the deadline.
How are recipients of the community grant determined?
A panel of individuals from the community will select which grant applications will be funded through the program.
How do I apply?
Interested organizations may apply through our online application form at Social Investment in Communities
To be considered for the grants, organizations are required to ensure “NEBC Community Grants” is included as part of the Project Name. To learn more, contact Jennifer Prochera, External Relations Advisor at email@example.com or (778) 256-2367.