Peace non-profits split $65,000 from latest Site C funding round

Nine non-profits in the Peace Region have been granted $65,000 as part of the latest round of Site C related community funding.

The grants up to $10,000 each, from BC Hydro's Generating Opportunities Fund, have been awarded to:

  • North Peace Family SuperPark Society for its 2019 Summer Camp program;

  • Sources Community Resources Society for its ADHD Conference;

  • North Peace Justice Society for its restorative justice volunteer facilitator training program;

  • Peace Passage Skating Club for its 2019/2020 season;

  • Fort St. John Women's Resource Society for its community outreach;

  • North Peace Gymnastics Association for its special abilities program;

  • Fort St. John Literacy Society for its Dolly Parton Imagination Library program;

  • Hudson's Hope Fall Fair Society for its 27th Annual Hudson's Hope Fall Fair; and

  • Community Bridge for its Daddy and Me events

 

The GO funding program sets aside $100,000 per year for eight years for non-profit agencies in communities impacted by Site C. The fund is administered by the Northern Development Initiative Trust.

 

BC Hydro says the program has granted $$381,091 to 43 projects since it was started in September 2016.

Past recipients include:

March 2019

  • BC SPCA
  • Fort St. John & Area Senior’s Care Foundation
  • Northern British Columbia Volleyball Club

December 2018

  • Chetwynd Social Planning Society

September 2018

  • Fort St. John Literacy Society

July 2018

  • Northern Environmental Action Team
  • Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society
  • North Peace Cultural Society
  • Fort St. John Association for Community Living
  • Hudson’s Hope Public Library Association
  • Chetwynd Public Library Association
  • North Peace Seniors Mouth-Eye-Foot Care Foundation

March 2018

  • Fort St. John and District Palliative Care Society
  • Fort St. John and District Hospital Foundation
  • North Peace Justice Society
  • Fort St. John and Area Senior's Care Foundation
  • Josh Lequiere Society

September 2017

  • Tansi Friendship Centre Society
  • Fort St. John Public Library Association
  • Fort St. John and District Hospital Foundation
  • Chetwynd Seniors Citizen Housing Society

June 2017

  • Tansi Friendship Centre Society
  • Chetwynd Community Arts Council

April 2017

  • Hudson’s Hope Healthcare and Housing Society
  • Chetwynd Public Library
  • Fort St. John Literacy Society
  • Hudson’s Hope Lions Club
  • Northern Environment Action Team
  • North Peace Out of School Childcare Society

December 2016

  • Fort St. John & District Palliative Care Society
  • Peace Arts Gallery Society
  • Fort St. John Public Library Association
  • Fort St. John Women's Resource Society
  • CDC Society in Fort St. John

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