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Enderby Financial Community Endowment Grant

Grants to British Columbia Charities in for Projects
that Benefit the Community in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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First West Foundation - Enderby Financial Community Endowment

LOI Date:

01/15/20

Deadline Date:

03/04/20

Description:

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Grants ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 to British Columbia registered charities for projects that are community-based and enhance the lives of residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit an expression of interest prior to applying. Projects should benefit the community of Enderby or communities in Area F of the North Okanagan Regional District.

Grants will be made to projects that address one of the following areas:
  • Youth-based programming
  • Enhancing community education and literacy
  • Community services for at-risk populations (e.g., at-risk of hunger, abuse, neglect, homelessness, etc.) 
  • Seniors support services  

Applications for projects supporting the funding focus areas will be considered using the following criteria:

  • Preference is given to projects that build community capacity. For instance, programs which help individuals and families learn new skills and abilities.
  • Proposals should be for clearly presented specific projects or programs.
  • Projects should benefit many and offer equal and open access.


GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141371

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are in the $3,000 to $10,000 range.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Funding is available to federally-registered charities and "qualified donees" as described by the CRA.
- Funding is available for faith-based organizations so long as the requested project is for general community benefit.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2020 granting cycle is February 3 - March 4, 2020.

2020 Grant Cycle Overview
- Step 1: Submit your Expression of Interest. The deadline to receive expressions of interest is January 15, 2020. If your project fits within the Foundation's criteria, you will be invited to submit a full application for a grant closer to the application deadline.
- Step 2: Applications are sent to eligible charities by email February 3, 2020
- Step 3: Application deadline is March 2, 2020
- Step 4: All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by June 29, 2020

It is preferred that the requesting organization should be contributing toward some of the project costs or should be raising funds from other sources, as the Foundation's role is one of partnership.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit Expression of Interest: https://firstwestfoundation.ca/content/expression-interest

First West Foundation
6470 – 201 Street
Langley, BC V2Y 2X4

Phone: +01-604-539-5914

info@firstwestfoundation.ca

Grant Coverage Areas:

The community of Enderby or communities in Area F of the North Okanagan Regional District.

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia