For the Bulletin
The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation recently helped grant wishes for fifteen diverse and dedicated community groups by awarding $37,700 in new grants, along with a donation of $30,000 to be shared between eight locally-operated community foundations.
The fifteen organizations benefitting from this latest round of funding include:
Castlegar & District Hospital Foundation $4,000
Columbia Valley Community Foundation $3,529
Community Foundation of Castlegar & District $4,160
Community Fund of North Kootenay Lake $2,270
Connected Through Sport Society $5,000
Healthy Community Society of North Slocan Valley $1,200
Kimberley & District Community Foundation $3,758
Kimberley Military Ames $10,000
Kootenay Centre for Forestry Alternatives $5,000
LeRoi Community Foundation $8,241
Nakusp & Area Community Foundation $2,050
North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society $2,500
Salmo Community Resource Society $1,916
Slocan Valley Community Legacy Society $4,075
Trail Historical Society & Public Library $10,000
Kootenay Savings Community Foundation Quick Facts
• Established in 2000 to support non-prot cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health and social projects.
• Over $4.1 million in grants, endowments and bursaries have been distributed since the Foundation’s inception.