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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality
of Life for Residents of the Sechelt Indian Government District

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Sechelt Indian Government District (SIGD)

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06/30/18 4:30 PM


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Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations and societies for programs, projects, events, and services that enhance the quality of life for residents of the Sechelt Indian Government District. Funding may be used to address the health, social, and cultural needs of the local community, or for events that promote community involvement.

A Grant in Aid may be awarded under one of the following general categories:

a. Projects – one time only projects that will help, prevent or respond to health, social and cultural needs within the SIGD. The project must have a specific set of goals and objectives and have a defined start and finish date.
b. Programs and Services – Ongoing programs and services which contribute to the health and social well-being of SIGD residents, or are deemed to be contributing to the general interest and advantage of the SIGD.
c. Events – Special events that promote community involvement and spirit.
d. Council Discretion – Services that are deemed to be of value to the SIGD or to a community committee whose mandate is to function for the good of the SIGD and its residents.

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GrantWatch ID#: 143877

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants – Non-profit or registered non-profit societies and or groups that:

a. Offer projects, programs, services or events which have a demonstrated need in the community and which provide benefits to the SIGD residents.
b. Promote volunteer participation and citizen involvement.
c. Seeks and receives funding from a variety of sources so as not to be solely dependent on the SIGD for funding.
d. Are guided by a strong and committed board, dedicated to fiscal responsibility.
e. That exercise co-ordination, co-operation and collaboration with other groups to prevent duplication of programs, services or events

The following are specifically excluded from funding under the SIGD grant in aid program:

a. Applications from individuals.
b. Religious organizations that serve primarily their membership and/or their direct religious purposes.
c. Annual fund raising campaigns, form letter requests or telephone campaigns.
d. Applications for land acquisition.
e. Applications for scholarships or bursaries

Pre-Application Information:

Eligible organizations must submit an application for Grant in Aid by June 30th of the current year.

Contact Information:

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

Complete the attached application and submit with the required documentation to:

Sechelt Indian Government District
Room 55, 5545 Sunshine Coast Highway
Box 740
Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0

Diane Hill, Financial Officer

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Canada: British Columbia