Wednesday, July 27, 2016

2017 Grants in Aide Applications - City of Williams Lake

Courtesy of the City of Williams Lake:

On an annual basis, the City of Williams Lake (City) provides Grants-in-Aid to local non-profit organizations for projects, activities and events that strengthen and enhance the well being of the community, promote volunteerism and support the goals and priorities of the City of Williams Lake.
Applications are available at City Hall, 2nd Floor and on the City’s website (, and can be submitted to the attention of Cindy Bouchard, Manager of Legislative Services, City of Williams Lake, 450 Mart Street, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1N3. Questions, please call 250-392-1773 or E-mail
Late applications will not be considered.
In order to qualify for a Grant-in-Aid, the applicant must:
-- Be a registered non-profit organization in good standing with the Registrar of Companies;
-- Provide the most recent Annual General Meeting report, financial statements and approved budget for the current year;
-- Demonstrate financial need; and
-- Provide a service, project or event that supports the priorities and goals of the City.
Services, projects or events proposed by the applicant must not:
-- Offer direct financial assistance to individuals or families;
-- Duplicate or replace services that fall within the mandate of senior levels of government or local service agencies;
-- Support a Provincial or National fundraising campaign; OR
-- Be of a commercial nature.
Grants-in-Aid will be provided under the following categories:
1. Capital Expenditure – equipment purchase, construction, repair or upgrade of facilities; 
2. Event – seed funding for new, ongoing events with diminishing support over three years; 
3. Special Project – one-time special event, program or activity.
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