Local MLA Jennifer Rice welcomes funds for Discovery Coast Music Festival Society

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BELLA COOLA – New Democrat MLA Jennifer Rice is welcoming $7,000 in Community Gaming Grant funding for Discovery Coast Music Festival Society.

“This new funding announcement will help support a fantastic family-oriented festival in the Bella Coola valley,” said Jennifer Rice, MLA North Coast. “This annual music festival is increasingly attracting headliners and talented local and B.C. artists. I hope this funding boost will help more folks discover what the annual festival has to offer.”

Over 700 not-for-profit organizations around the province are receiving approximately $18 million to deliver performing arts, literature, heritage and cultural programs for people of all ages.

The Community Gaming Grants program provides up to $140 million to about 5,000 not-for-profit organizations in British Columbia each year.

For more information: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018MAH0138-002143