Electoral Area 'A' Recreation and Culture Grants-in-Aid

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits to
Promote Cultural and Recreational Opportunities

GrantWatch ID#: 177708
Agency Type:


Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN)

09/29/17 12:00 PM

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Grants of up to $10,000 to British Columbia nonprofit organizations to enhance cultural and recreation opportunities in Cedar, South Wellington, Yellowpoint, and Cassidy. Funding may be requested for a broad range of initiatives related to culture and recreation, including new or expanded special events, special projects, expansion of current programs, new programs, and leadership development initiatives.

When selecting grants higher priority may be given to the following applications:
-Representative of Electoral Area ‘A’ wide opportunities
-Representative of specific Electoral Area communities
-Offering services to a wide range and number of participants
-New programs, events, projects may have preference over on-going annual programs, events, projects

Funding is up to a maximum of $10,000 per year.

Services, events, and projects occurring January 1 to June 30.

Successful grant recipients must begin using the funds for the approved purposes within six months of receiving the funds.

Any local, nonprofit organization is eligible for funding; charitable status is not required.

Private or commercial organizations are not eligible.

The Grant-in-Aid Program may include capital items depending on the nature of the funding request. However, the Grant-in-Aid Program excludes requests for repairs, maintenance or capital improvements to community operated buildings or halls.

Application Process

1. Applications can be submitted at any time during the year. However, there are two deadlines to allow for the timely review of applications:
- The last Friday in February for services/events/projects occurring July 1-
December 31.
- The last Friday in September for services/events/projects occurring January 1-June 30.

*Please note the overall process takes approximately 3½ months from the first advertisement to recipients receiving the funding.

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

Ann-Marie Harvey, Senior Secretary

Regional District of Nanaimo
830 West Island Highway
Parksville, BC, V9T 6N2

Fax: 250-248-3159

Grants are made to nonprofits serving the Electoral Area ‘A’ Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Commission representing the communities of Cedar, Cassidy, South Wellington and parts of Yellowpoint.

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