Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Application deadline for Community Foundation Grants coming up fast

Local groups on the North Coast only have a few more days to submit their application to the Prince Rupert Regional Community Foundation, the local organization that offers up funding for local projects that may require a bit of financial assistance.

The Regional Foundation first delivered its initial grants in 2003 and has provided for further funding for a number of projects over the years, which you can review here.

The main provision of the funding that the grants be used to fund the acquisition or repair of fixed or tangible assets, the Prince Rupert Regional Community Foundation cannot consider requests to fund ongoing programs or general operation expenses.

Among some of the areas that the Foundation Review group considers for funding are: the relief of poverty, educational needs, social welfare, and health issues, programs for aged, programs for the disabled, preservation and protection of environment, advancement of the arts, prevention of delinquency and prevention of substance abuse

You can access Grant Application form here, it offers up more background on what is required as part of the application process, applicants also are required to provide financial information related to the project they are seeking funding for.

In addition to seeking funding from the Foundation, they also are accepting donations from Friends of the PRRCF. Those that do provide a gift to the Foundation can use their contribution as a tax deduction.

You can learn more about that process and discover more background about the Foundation here.

The deadline for this years Grant applications is Thursday, March 31, 2016.

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