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Grants & Bursaries

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A key mandate of the West Boundary Community Forest is to provide funding to eligible non-profit community groups and societies within the West Boundary region. This is accomplished through grants and student bursaries.  

 

2022 FALL GRANT PERIOD NOW CLOSED

Thank you for your interest in WBCF funding.

The deadline to submit grant applications was

October 15, 2022.

Successful grant applicants will be contacted 

by the WBCF Board.

 

 Next grant application period will be

in the spring of 2023.

Grant Eligibility

Funding is intended to benefit West Boundary community members, community groups, schools, and non-profit societies located in, or serving area residents and the public in the West Boundary. Consideration will be given to groups involved with youth, seniors, education, minor sports, public recreation, or to local groups hosting an event that is open to the public. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • uniforms and equipment for local sports clubs or school extracurricular activities;

  • Community events, parades, sporting and musical events

  • Community Christmas dinners and/or food hampers

  • Student conferences, grad events, or educational field trips within BC

  • classroom equipment, technology, musical instruments, microscopes, sound and lighting

  • student publications: newsletters, yearbooks, resources
     

INELIGIBILITY: Funding will not be considered for maintenance of a society (start-up cost, fees, administration costs, staffing salaries, etc.), or for political or religious activities.

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Bursary Eligibility

West Boundary Community Forest awards up to two bursaries in the amount of $2,500 each to West Boundary graduating students who plan to study in a post-secondary trades program or academic program at a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution in the 2022–2023 school year.

Grant & Bursary Disbursements

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