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Enderby Financial Community Endowment Grant

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities and Qualified Donees
in Eligible Locations for Projects to Benefit the Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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First West Foundation - Enderby Financial Community Endowment

Deadline Date:

01/15/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to British Columbia registered charities and qualified donees in eligible locations for projects that are community-based and enhance the lives of residents. Applicants must submit an expression of interest prior to applying. Projects should benefit the community of Enderby or communities in Area F of the North Okanagan Regional District.

Grants will be made to projects that address one of the following areas:
  • Youth-based programming
  • Enhancing community education and literacy
  • Community services for at-risk populations (e.g., at-risk of hunger, abuse, neglect, homelessness, etc.) 
  • Seniors support services  

Applications for projects supporting the funding focus areas will be considered using the following criteria:

  • Preference is given to projects that build community capacity. For instance, programs which help individuals and families learn new skills and abilities.
  • Proposals should be for clearly presented specific projects or programs.
  • Projects should benefit many and offer equal and open access.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141371

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are in the $3,000 to $10,000 range.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Funding is available to federally-registered charities and "qualified donees" as described by the CRA.
- Funding is available for faith-based organizations so long as the requested project is for general community benefit.

Pre-Application Information:

Expressions of Interest will remain open for the 2021 grant cycle until January 15.

Application Process and Timeline:
- If you are interested in applying for a grant, please fill out the expression of interest form. If your project fits within the criteria, you will be invited to submit a full application for a grant closer to the application deadline.

It is preferred that the requesting organization should be contributing toward some of the project costs or should be raising funds from other sources, as the Foundation's role is one of partnership.

Charities on the waitlist will receive an application form via email four weeks before the grant application deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit Expression of Interest:
http://firstwestfoundation.ca/content/expression-interest

First West Foundation
6470 – 201 Street
Langley, BC V2Y 2X4

Phone: +01-250-462-3758

info@firstwestfoundation.ca

Grant Coverage Areas:

The community of Enderby or communities in Area F of the North Okanagan Regional District.

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia;

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