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Fraser-Fort George Endowment Funds Grant

Grants to British Columbia Community Groups and
Organizations for Community Benefit Projects in Eligible Regions

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Prince George (PG) Community Foundation

Conf. Date:

01/18/20

Deadline Date:

03/02/20 Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $3,000 to British Columbia community groups and organizations for community benefit projects in eligible regions. Program areas include environment, health and social welfare, arts and culture, heritage, seniors, education, and youth. Projects should enhance the quality of life for residents living in Electoral Areas A, C, E, F, and G, within the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George.

Proposals receiving favorable consideration will include all or many of the following components:

    • A clearly defined and researched need
    • Evidence of support from other organizations and funders
    • Project will strengthen the social, cultural, and /or environmental structure of the community
    • Impact a significant number of people in the community (vs. benefitting a few)
    • Co-ordination of community resources, both human and financial for the project
    • Involvement of the program beneficiaries in the planning
    • Volunteer participation
    • Active planning for continuance of the project beyond initial funding
    • Defined method of evaluation to measure the outcomes
    • Grant will be for the benefit of a specific electoral area¬†

    GrantWatch ID#:

    GrantWatch ID#: 167299

    Estimated Size of Grant:

    Grant requests will be considered to a maximum of $3,000.

    Additional Eligibility Criteria:

    To be eligible for grant consideration:
    - The applicant must be a community group or organization formed for the purpose of benefiting the community.
    - The applicant must have submitted interim or final reports for all previously received Fraser-Fort George Endowment Funds Grants.

    Projects are normally not considered to be eligible for funding if used for:
    - Covering deficits or retiring debts
    - Providing contributions to other endowment funds
    - Supporting partisan, political or religious activities
    - Supporting travel costs
    - Supporting annual operating expenses
    - Individuals
    - Annual fund drives
    - Expenses incurred prior to the grant application review date

    Pre-proposal Conference:

    A workshop is planned to be held January 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Regional District Boardroom (155 George St. Prince George). This workshop is for those applicants interested in tips and hints with regard to submitting a successful grant application. To attend this workshop you must RSVP to cpaton@rdffg.bc.ca by January 10, 2020. This workshop is dependent on participation, if there are not enough participants registered by January 10, the workshop will be cancelled.

    Pre-Application Information:

    Fraser-Fort George Endowment Funds are now accepting applications for the 2020 Grant year. Intake closes March 2, 2020.

    For the year 2020, the following deadlines will apply:
    - Application deadline: March 2, 2020
    - Granting decision: April 2020
    - Grants Issued: May 2020
    - Final reports due: November 2, 2020

    Contact Information:

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

    For further information contact:
    Meredith Burmaster, Fraser-Fort George Endowment Funds Grants Committee Liaison mburmaster@rdffg.bc.ca Phone: 250-960-4441

    Submit applications:
    - By Email to: pgfoundation@telus.net
    - By mail or drop off at:
    Fraser-Fort George Endowment Funds
    c/o PG Community Foundation
    Coast Inn of the North
    770 Brunswick Street
    Prince George, BC V2L 2C2

    Grant Coverage Areas:

    Regional District of Fraser-Fort George Electoral Areas:
    - Salmon River-Lakes (RDFFG Electoral Area A)
    - Chilako River-Nechako (RDFFG Electoral Area C)
    - Hixon-Woodpecker (RDFFG Electoral Area E)
    - Willow River-Upper Fraser (RDFFG Electoral Area F)
    - Crooked River-Parsnip (RDFFG Electoral Area G)

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