November 22, 2011

Deadline for Social Planning Grants fast approaching

Kamloops, B.C. – The City of Kamloops reminds residents that the deadline for social planning grants is fast approaching.

Social Planning Grants are allocated once a year, with $70,000 in funds available for allocation, $10,000 of which is specifically designated to seniors initiatives. The number of applications received each year from non-profit agencies or societies range from 15 to 25 applications. The Social Planning Council reviews these applications and makes recommendations to City Council. City Council makes the final decision on allocation of funds. A submission of an application does not guarantee funding support.

Activities utilizing the funding must:

For full application details including application forms and the Kamloops Social Plan please visit kamloops.ca/socialdevelopment/socialplan and follow the Social Planning Grants link. For more information, please contact Nicole Beauregard, Recreation Supervisor - Social and Community Development.

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Media Contacts:
Nicole Beauregard,Recreation Supervisor, Social and Community Development
City of Kamloops
250-828-3758
nbeauregard@kamloops.ca