Kootenay Savings Community Foundation Chair Keith Smyth and Kootenay Savings’ mascot Super Saver Sam celebrate the good news.

Kootenay Savings Community Foundation gifts $89,000

Kimberley and District Community Foundation receives $5882

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation was established in 2000 to support non-profit cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health and social projects in the communities served by the credit union.

Each year the foundation grants funds to many projects around the Kootenays. Since its inception, the KSCF has donated nearly $4.6 million for community project and that giving continues this year with grants of over $89,000.

Of that money, $5,882 was granted to the Kimberley and District Community Foundation for their community grant program.

Just last week, the Kimberley and District Community Foundation handed out over $23,000 to community groups.

“Twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, our Community Foundation reviews and evaluates many inspiring grant applications for projects, programs and initiatives that will benet current and future generations for years to come,” said Aron Burke, Community Liaison for Kootenay Savings. “At a time when many community programs and services are facing cutbacks in funding, it’s important for us as a local credit union to show the deep commitment we have to our communities. That’s why it’s so exciting to be able to announce this latest distribution of grants and donations, totalling over $89,000!”



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