News from Kamloops

October 3, 2012

City of Kamloops Social Planning Grants Call for Applicants - 2013

Kamloops, B.C. - The City of Kamloops invites interested non-profit organizations to submit applications for the 2013 Social Planning Grants.

Kamloops City Council allocates $70,000 annually for local community initiatives through the Social Planning Grants. These grants are allocated at the beginning of every year after a thorough evaluation process facilitated by staff on recommendation by the Social Planning Council. The number of applications received each year from nonprofit agencies or societies ranges from 15 to 25 applications, and of the $70,000 in funds available for allocation, $10,000 is specifically designated to seniors' initiatives.

Applications are considered on an annual basis and separate from previous years. Submission of an application does not guarantee funding support.

For more information on the Social Planning Council visit www.kamloops.ca/socialdevelopment/socialplan/council.shtml

Activities utilizing the funding must:

For full application details including application forms and the Kamloops Social Plan please visit www.kamloops.ca/socialdevelopment and click on the Social Planning Grants link. For more information, please contact Jennifer Casorso, Recreation Supervisor.

Application deadline is November 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm.

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Media Contact:
Jennifer Casorso, Recreation Supervisor, Social and Community Development
City of Kamloops
250-828-3758
jcasorso@kamloops.ca