VANCOUVER – NDP MLA George Chow says community grants to not-for-profits in Vancouver will help organizations buy equipment and build or renovate their facilities in order to improve their services for people.
“We all want to live in a thriving, healthy, and connected city, and local organizations play a big role in making this a reality for people in Vancouver,” said George Chow, MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview. “These non-profits are all making important contributions to the city and I’m so glad we can support their continued work.”
The Community Gaming Grants program is providing $5.3 million to 49 not-for-profit that will allow them to make improvements, so that they can keep on delivering services to people.
Some of the organizations receiving funding in Vancouver include:
- Alzheimer Society of BC
- Bard on the Beach Theatre Society
- Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
- Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation
- Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society
- Lions Gate Chorus – Sweet Adelines International
- Ocean Wise Conservation Association
- Pink Ink Theatre Productions Association
- The Beaumont Studios Artist Society
- The Kettle Friendship Society
- Vantage Point Strategies Society
- Western Front Society
This funding is part of the $140 million distributed annually to not-for-profit organizations that deliver services and make life better for people throughout British Columbia.
Learn More: https://news.gov.bc.ca/28244
The full list of grant recipients for this round of funding is available here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/CGG_Capital_Project_Grants_2022-23.pdf