Kootenay Savings Foundation donations benefit Kimberley groups

Military Ames and Kimberley Community Foundation among grant recipients

The Kootenay Savings Credit Union has

The Kootenay Savings Credit Union has

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.