City of Kamloops doles out grant funding to local non-profits

City awards grant money

The City of Kamloops has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in the community.

The 2021 Social and Community Development Grant awards are meant to cover special projects and capital and operational costs for organizations that address priorities identified in the Kamloops Social Plan, or those that align with the City’s strategic livability goal.

The city says 13 applications were received this year, and funds — totalling $108,000 — will be provided to 10 non-profits.

The following agencies will be receiving grants: A Way Home Kamloops; Association Francophone de Kamloops; Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops; Centre for Seniors Information; Hills of Peace Lutheran Church; Kamloops Sexual Assault and Counselling Centre; The Modern Man Project; Spinal Cord Injury BC; Kamloops YMCA/YWCA; Kamloops Food Policy Council.

Applications were evaluated by city staff and the Social Planning and Healthy Kamloops Engagement groups.

According to the City of Kamloops, funds will be distributed this month, and must be spent by Nov. 1.

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