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Council designates $89,686 in CBT grant funding for local organizations

Kyra Hoggan
By Kyra Hoggan
April 28th, 2015

A wide range of community organizations – 28 of them, to be exact – had a very good night last night, as city council offered its recommendations for the disbursement of $89,686 in Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives Funding for 2015.

These recommendations will then be forwarded to the Regional District of Central Kootenay for final approval (the RDCK has never, to date, changed or denied council’s recommendations) at its regular meeting on May. 21.

Top dollar amounts went to Sculpturewalk ($18,500), Castlegar Friends of Parks and Trails for their Bike Park at Millennium ($12,000), and Kootenay Festival ($9,300).

The complete list of disbursements is as follows:

– BCSPCA Trail Regional Branch 430 ………………………………………………$900

-Blueberry Creek Community School (Summer Camps) ………………..$3,000

-Castlegar & District Community Services (Lunch & Learn Series)…$1,800

-Castlegar & District Community Services (Volunteer Driver Subsidy)….. $1,200

-Castlegar & District Hospital Foundation (Fundraising, Advertising& Education………… $2,600

-Castlegar & District Curling Club (Ice service paint) …………………….. $2,000

-Castlegar Arts Council (Kootenay Festival – Let’s Celebrate!) ………$9,300

-Castlegar Baseball Association (Fence & Equipment) ………………….$3,000

-Castlegar Communities in Bloom(Flag Pole)……………………………….. $1,700

-Castlegar Friends of Parks and Trails (Bike Park)………………………. $12,000

-Castlegar Peony Show 2015 Committee (2015 show) …………………… $750

-Castlegar Sculpturewalk Society (Sculpturewalk)…………………………$18,500

-Castlegar Snowmobile Society (Trail Brushing continuation) ………..$1,400

-Health Arts Society(Concerts in Care)……………………………………………. $1,000

-KBRH Health Foundation (Urology Campaign)………………………………$3,994

-Kinnaird Park Community Church (Skatepark Revitalization)…………$4,000

-KAAP (Kootenay Animal Assistance Program) Society (Spay/Neuter Program) …………………$4,000

-Kootenay Doula Group (Barrier-Free Birth Support Project)………………$275

-Kootenay Family Place (All About Breastfeeding)………………………………$350

-Kootenay Gallery of Art, History and Science (Marketing and Social Media Development)…………..$7,500

-Pass Creek Gospel Music Festival…………………………………………………….$450

-Selkirk Challengers Gymnastics Club(Equipment Upgrade)……….. $3,000

-Stepping Stones for Success(Emergency Shelter)………………………….. $439

-The Kootenay Swim Club(Promotion of ROCK’s)………………………………$928

-Twin River Chorale Society (Sound Equipment)……………………………. $1,200

-Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ (Verigin Memorial Park)…$1,400

-West Kootenay Brain Injury Association (Community Partnership Project)…………………… $1,500

-West Kootenay Minor Lacrosse Association (Program Expansion)……………… $1,500

 

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