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New grants increase opportunities for Indigenous people in forest sector

June 23, 2022 VICTORIA – Indigenous people looking to work in B.C.’s forest sector will have more opportunities to learn, train and develop in-demand skills through two new provincial grants. Supported by the StrongerBC Economic Plan, the Province is providing funding to the First Nations Forestry Council (FNFC) for the Indigenous Forestry Scholarship Program (IFSP) and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202269 Views

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New funding boosts accessibility in B.C. communities

June 2, 2022 VICTORIA – Thirty sites in eight municipalities and two Indigenous communities are receiving grants through the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) to support the creation of more welcoming, inclusive places for people living with disabilities. The province provided $2.5 million for the grants, which will also be used to expand the Accessibility Professional […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202268 Views

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I·SPARC to deliver grant program to help children and youth in and out of care participate in activities

Grants for as much as $1,000 annually will help children and youth in and out of care cover costs for registration, equipment and travel for sport, physical and cultural activities (May 30, 2022) – The Province is creating a new grant program to help children and youth during and after government care participate in sport, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2022237 Views

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ChildCareBC’s New Spaces Fund open for new applications

May 31, 2022 VICTORIA – More families will soon be able to access licensed child care space, enabling parents to pursue work, school and other opportunities, with B.C.’s ChildCareBC New Spaces Fund now accepting new applications. “Our government has already funded more than 30,500 new child care spaces since 2018, and as we enter the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202268 Views

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BC Government: Grants help youth in and from government care get in the game

May 30, 2022 VICTORIA – The Province is creating a new grant program to help children and youth during and after government care participate in sport, physical and cultural activities. Young people in and from care face barriers that limit their participation in sport and other activities. Financial barriers such as sport registration fees or […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202284 Views

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Grants promote public safety, support domestic abuse survivors

May 18, 2022 VICTORIA – Communities throughout British Columbia will benefit from grants to prevent domestic violence, assist people experiencing gender-based violence and support Indigenous people recovering from trauma. In total, 121 projects are receiving $4.3 million in one-time grants through the Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation Grant program. These projects are led by […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202271 Views

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B.C. seniors will benefit from age-friendly grants

May 16, 2022 VICTORIA – Communities in British Columbia are encouraged to support seniors so they can live active and independent lives as $500,000 in a new round of age-friendly grants are available for application. “B.C.’s population is growing, meaning there are also more seniors and our government is working to make sure older adults […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202283 Views

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People in Merritt will benefit from rural development supports

May 13, 2022 MERRITT – The Province is providing a series of rural development grants in the Nicola Valley to support economic development and diversification. This is the next step in the StrongerBC Economic Plan and the continued recovery efforts in Merritt after the November 2021 floods. “People in Merritt have been through a lot in the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202276 Views

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City of Fort St. John: City introduces Diversity and Inclusion Micro-Grant program

The City of Fort St. John, through funding received from the Province of British Columbia, is introducing a Diversity and Inclusion Micro-Grant program. This program will provide organizations with funding up to $2,000 for new or unique projects that contribute to celebrating equity and inclusion, cultural diversity and improving relationships between the indigenous and non-indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 2022209 Views

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Columbia Basin Trust: Better Supports, Activities and Spaces for Seniors and Elders

Trust-supported projects improving the lives of seniors and elders Seniors and Indigenous Elders will have more opportunity to connect with each other, and the buildings they actively use will be more sustainable, safer, accessible and energy-efficient—thanks to 25 projects in 18 Columbia Basin communities. The projects are being supported by Columbia Basin Trust. “Seniors and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2022196 Views

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