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North Thompson Communities Foundation (NTCF) Grant

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities
to Improve the Quality of Life for Residents

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North Thompson Communities Foundation (NTCF)

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Grants to British Columbia registered charities for projects that improve the quality of life for residents in eligible regions. Applicants should demonstrate how their projects will positively impact the community. Programs must benefit residents of the designated area, which is from Blue River to McLure. Grants will be awarded for equipment or furnishings; for special, new or demonstration projects; or special project funding workshops etc.

Preference may be given to projects which fall within the Foundation's established priorities and which address themselves to any of the following:

  1. Emerging needs
  2. Asset-based funding
  3. Community-based funding
  4. New approaches and techniques to address community needs.
  5. Coordination, cooperation, and sharing among organizations, and the elimination of duplicating services
  6. Promotion of volunteer participation and citizen involvement
  7. Broad community appeal
  8. Participation by qualified persons
  9. Sharing of talent and cultural background with the community at large
  10. Benefits the entire community, as well as encompassing disadvantaged individuals
  11. Chances for success and potential future activity
  12. Demonstrated need
  13. Have sought funding from other sources or acquired other grants, matching or otherwise
  14. Equipment needs
  15. Partnership funding.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169718

Term of Contract:

- Grants are awarded for definite purposes and for projects covering a specific period of time. Multi-year grants are subject to annual performance review.
- Grants must be disbursed within 18 months from approval unless otherwise directed by the Foundation. If an extension or changes are required, the NTCF must provide written approval.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Grants will only be given to organizations within the designated area, which is from Blue River to McLure.
- Organizations should have a Federal Charitable Number, or be sponsored by another group that has a number.

- Grants are not made to support the core operating expenses of an established organization.
- Grants are not made towards funding operating or capital deficits.
- Grants are not given to support annual fund raising campaigns, form letter requests, or telephone campaigns.
- Grants are not made to establish or add to endowment funds.
- Grants are not made to religious organizations for direct religious activities.
- Grants for team support, sponsorship, conference, and travel expenses will not be considered.
- Grants will not be considered if they are to ethno-cultural organizations that primarily serve their own members.
- Grants are generally not made towards building funds or capital campaigns, although requests for equipment and furnishings may be considered once building is complete.
- Generally, the Foundation does not fund computer purchases, however some software may be considered.
- Individuals are not eligible for grants.

Pre-Application Information:

Spring Granting Cycle opens March 15, 2021.
Deadline Date: April 15, 2021

The goal of the Grant Committee is to award the grants by April 30th, 2021. All applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision.

It is necessary that the applicant provide payment for the project prior to requesting reimbursement from the Foundation. Copies of the receipts for payment of goods, materials, etc. for the project are required when disbursement is requested. Please notify the NTCF upon completion of the project and include all necessary receipts when requesting reimbursement.

Contact Information:

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

Mail completed application with attachments to:
North Thompson Communities Foundation
Box 121, Clearwater, B.C. VOE 1N0

For further information contact Sandy Wetterstrom at 250-674-3774.

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Canada: British Columbia: From Blue River to McLure;

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