$5,500 to the Healthy Kimberley Society for an outdoor basketball court at Selkirk Secondary.

KDCF announces 2018 Community Grant recipients

The Foundation held a ceremony for grant recipients this week.

The Kimberley and District Community Foundation (KDCF) announced their 2018 annual grant recipients at a ceremony at Centre 64 on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.

This year, $23,000 is shared among eight different eligible charitable organizations within the district’s boundaries.

Since November of last year, the KDCF has given out a total of just over $34,000 in grants to local organizations.

READ MORE: Support your local community foundation

Community Grants

This week, the KDCF granted a total of $23,000 from the community fund, KSCU Community Fund and the Theresa Cundiff Fund. Grants were given to:

– $2,000 to the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy for the Baby Goose and Baby Steps program

– $5,500 to the Kimberley Community Band for their Anniversary/Mass band concerts in 2019

– $1,200 to the Spark Youth Society for a youth business project

– $1,130 to the Kimberley District Heritage Society for reorganization and shelving

– $1,500 to the Kimberley Arts Council for Kimberley First Saturdays events

– $3,000 to the Kimberley Arts Council for the Kimberley Summer Playhouse

– $5,500 to the Healthy Kimberley Society for an outdoor basketball court at Selkirk Secondary

– $1,170 to Wildsight for their Open Gate Garden

– $500 to the winner of the Wheel of Fortune Draw at the Kimberley Fall Fair (Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy)

The KDCF also disbursed $3950 from the Bill Motek Memorial Fund to the Pines Memorial and Development Society for projects and the Kimberley Special Care Home.

READ MORE: The Jim Monteith Memorial Fund

Minor Sports Grants

In March of 2018, the KDCF gave $7383 of the Winter Games Legacy Fund income to the City of Kimberley. The City disbursed the money to the following sports groups:

– $1,600 to the Kimberley Curling Club for coaching and equipment

– $694 to the Kimberley Seahorse Swim Club for equipment

– $1,600 to the Kimberley Nordic Racers for waxes and coaching

– $694 to Spirit Rock Climbing Team for equipment and coaching

– $1,600 to the Kimberley Freestyle Alpine Team for equipment and coaching

– $695.96 to East Kootenay Ice Avalanche Hockey Team for a trainer’s bag

– $500 Fall Fair prize to the East Kootenay Climbing Association

Since the Foundation began in 2001, they have distributed over $290,000 in the community.



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$2,000 to the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy for the Baby Goose and Baby Steps program.

$1,130 to the Kimberley District Heritage Society for reorganization and shelving.

$3,000 to the Kimberley Arts Council for the Kimberley Summer Playhouse. Corey Bullock files.

$3,000 to the Kimberley Arts Council for the Kimberley Summer Playhouse.

The KDCF disbursed $3950 from the Bill Motek Memorial Fund to the Pines Memorial and Development Society for projects and the Kimberley Special Care Home.

The KDCF disbursed $3950 from the Bill Motek Memorial Fund to the Pines Memorial and Development Society for projects and the Kimberley Special Care Home.

$5,500 to the Kimberley Community Band for their Anniversary/Mass band concerts in 2019.

$1,200 to the Spark Youth Society for a youth business project.

$1,500 to the Kimberley Arts Council for Kimberley First Saturdays events.

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