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Whistler Blackcomb Foundation Grant

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits and Agencies
to Benefit Sea to Sky Corridor Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Whistler Blackcomb Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/01/18

Description:

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Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, hospitals, and athletic associations to benefit communities within the Sea to Sky Corridor. Program areas include health, human services, arts, culture, recreation, environment, and education. Emphasis is placed on programs serving children, youth, and families.

Support from the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation is given in the form of cash grants. The Foundation typically supports funding for capital and legacy assets like construction, furnishings, equipment, and supplies, although this does not preclude funding of programs well suited to its mandate.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180561

Term of Contract:

The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation will consider funding of an ongoing program for a maximum of 2 years only.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation is dedicated to the financial support of registered nonprofit organizations who are qualified donees under the Canada Income Tax Act, whose activities will provide benefit to the residents of the Sea to Sky Corridor.

Under the tax act, qualified recipients must be one of the following:
-A registered Canadian charity;
-U.N. or its agencies;
-A registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Association;
-A Canadian municipality (local gov’ts);
-Federal and provincial government or their agents (schools/hospitals)

If none of the above, you must have a sponsoring organization with a similar mandate to your organization (only required if you are successful in receiving a grant). Sponsoring organization must provide a letter to the WBF confirming their willingness to sponsor and follow all of the guidelines as indicated on the Grant Recipient Letter of Agreement.

The Foundation does not provide funding for operational costs or salaries.

Pre-Application Information:

The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation accepts funding applications twice per year. The funding deadlines are April 1 and October 1 annually. Forms must be submitted on or before the specified deadline.

The Foundation’s Executive Director will review all applications and make recommendations to the Board of Directors approximately 6-8 weeks after each submission deadline date. The Executive Director will notify applicants via phone or mail about the status of their request shortly after the Board of Directors meet.

Contact Information:

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

Mei Madden, Executive Director
mmadden@whistlerblackcombfoundation.com

Whistler Blackcomb Foundation
4545 Blackcomb Way
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Phone: 604-938-7321
Fax: 604-938-7337

Grant Coverage Areas:

Sea to Sky Corridor

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia