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Grants to British Columbia Charities for Projects to Benefit Local Residents

Phoenix Foundation Grants Program


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Funding Source
Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities
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Geographic Focus
Canada:British Columbia: The Boundary region’s geographic area, which includes the communities of Bridesville, Big White, Carmi, Westbridge, Beaverdell, Christian Valley, Rock Creek, Kettle Valley, Midway, Greenwood, Grand Forks, and Christina Lake;

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/31/23 11:59 PM Save

Grant Description
Grants to British Columbia registered charities for projects to benefit local residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for creative initiatives to benefit the Boundary region’s geographic area which includes the communities of Bridesville, Big White, Carmi, Westbridge, Beaverdell, Christian Valley, Rock Creek, Kettle Valley, Midway, Greenwood, Grand Forks, and Christina Lake.

The Phoenix Foundation supports a wide range of creative projects designed to build community and benefit a maximum number of the region’s residents. Funded activities may include capital projects, including construction and equipment purchases, as well as program-related projects such as time-limited activities designed to meet specific community goals.

Successful grant projects should provide a direct service to the community, or take an innovative approach to addressing changing needs and concerns within the Boundary Communities that involve (but are not limited to):

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children and Families
  • Elderly and Special Care
  • Environment
  • Health and Welfare
  • Libraries and Education
  • Social Justice
  • Youth
  • Community Health


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Grant applications may be submitted by a registered charity or an organization that has a registered charity willing to be the host agency for the project.

If you are not a registered charity, but your project otherwise meets funding criteria, you are encouraged to find a registered charity with a similar mission statement and values who can act as your host agency.

Phoenix Foundation grants funds may only be used to cover expenses from the date a grant is awarded.

Consumables, operational and core expenses are ineligible for grant requests.

Any project costs incorporating debt retirement, reserves, mortgage pay downs, sabbatical leaves or student exchanges are ineligible for grant funding.

Projects that primarily serve an organization’s membership are ineligible for requests.

Pre-Application Information
Beginning March 1st and through to March 31st you may submit a Grant Application.

Grant Process/Timeline:
- January 1, 2023: Eligibility Questionnaire - Applicants should use the Eligibility Questionnaire to determine if projects may qualify for funding.
- March 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM - Application Deadline
- April 1, 2023: Application Review - Grant applications are reviewed to find candidates that best meet the criteria established by the Foundation for the year’s funding.
- April 30, 2023: Grants Awarded - Selected grantees are notified. Terms and Conditions Letters are signed.
- September 1, 2023: Grants Completed - Upon submission of a Final Report.

Applicants may enter information directly into the PDF form and send via email or print the form and mail to the Foundation.

Applicants should have at least 50% of their project funding in place before submitting a formal Grant Application.

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Term of Contract
Applicants have a year from grant award notification to complete their projects.

Contact Information
Submit LOIs and Applications to:

Contact Phoenix Foundation Executive Director, Sandy Wade at the above email address.

Phoenix Foundation
PO Box 1012
Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0
Phone: 250-584-4244

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