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Kootenay Savings hands out tens of thousands in grants to local non-profits

Castlegar Source
By Castlegar Source
June 3rd, 2015

Twenty-four community organizations have benefited from Kootenay Savings Community Foundation grants, according to a press release issued this week. The release indicated $53, 060 was distributed to non-profits across the region.

“Since it was established in 2000, the Community Foundation has formed partnerships with hundreds of other local like-minded organizations and groups to leave lasting legacies in the Kootenays, investing close to $4 million dollars into worthwhile non-profit projects and initiatives,” the release said.

“These most recent grants, ranging from $400 to $6,000, will provide much-needed funding to 24 diverse and deserving community groups from throughout the region.

Arrow Lakes Search & Rescue                                                           

Castlegar Archery Club

Castlegar Communities in Bloom

Castlegar Friends of Parks & Trails Society

Columbia Valley Youth Soccer Association

Hills Emergency Services Society

Kaslo Trailblazers Society

Kimberley Independent School Society

Kootenay Doukhobor Historical Society

Kootenay Lake Historical Society

Lower Columbia Community Development Team

Meadowbrook Community Association

Renascence Arts & Sustainability Society

Rotary Club of Nakusp

Salmo Swimming Pool Society

Slocan Lake Gallery Society

Tadanac Residents Association

Trail Career Development Services

Trail & District Arts Council

Trail Gymnastics Society

Trail Track & Field Club

Warfield Village Enhancement Society

Wildsight Invermere

Windermere Elementary School PAC

“Along with the community grants, the Foundation is also rewarding youth for their commitment to community, leadership and learning by awarding $38,700 in educational awards and summer camp sponsorships.”

 

 

 

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