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Community Fund Grant Program

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities for Programs
to Benefit Youth and Address Community Needs

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Parksville-Qualicum Foundation

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Grants to British Columbia registered charities to address community needs and improve the quality of life for local residents in an eligible region. Preference is given to projects that engage volunteers, promote youth activities and cooperation between groups, enhance community self-sufficiency, build on current community strengths to meet locally identified needs, and are innovative yet that might not happen without the Foundation's support. Organizations must serve communities in District 69.

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GrantWatch ID#: 152945

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Grants are made to organizations that are registered as Charities with Canada Customs and Revenue Agency.
-The organization must have been in operation for at least one year.
-An organization may be sponsored by another registered charitable organization that has been operational for at least one year.
-All applications are considered on merit and in light of funds available for distribution.
-Due to the limited resources of the Community Fund, in general, grants are not allocated to the same organization more than twice within a five year period (Twice in five years will be counted as five years from the date of the first approved application).
-An organization/group seeking funds must demonstrate that it has a strong and committed group of volunteers, and an effective governance structure in place.

The following are NOT normally eligible:
• Annual Fund Drives
• Core operating expenses
• Deficit reduction
• Direct religious activities
• Institutions’ statutory programs
• Individuals
• Political activities
• Travel costs
• Building campaigns, however specific components
of capital projects may be considered
• Regular staff wages or Professional fees

Preference is given to projects that do not duplicate services provided by other organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for applications in any calendar year is typically March 31st, or the last weekday of March.
Grants from the Parksville Qualicum Foundation are awarded on an annual basis in May.

Contact Information:

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


Drop completed applications off at:
Offices of Brent Johnson
101 - 691 Beach Rd
Qualicum Beach
Attn: Grants Committee, Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation

Grant Coverage Areas:

District #69, which encompasses the area of the east coast of Vancouver Island stretching from the Lantzville overpass northeast along the coast to Cook Creek and southeast to Cameron Lake. It includes the communities of Nanoose, Errington, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Coombs, Whiskey Creek, Qualicum Bay, Bowser, Dashwood, Horne Lake, Deep Bay and Lasqueti Island.

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