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City of Kamloops Awards 2023 Social and Community Development Grants

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The City of Kamloops is pleased to announce the successful recipients of the 2023 Social and Community Development Grants.  

The City issued a call for applications in October 2022, with 23 not-for profit organizations submitting applications. After a thorough evaluation process, facilitated by City staff and based on the recommendations of the Social Planning Engagement Group, eight organizations have been awarded funding by the Community and Protective Services Department. 

The successful applicants are as follows: 

  • $10,000 awarded to Big Bear Child and Youth Advocacy Centre 
  • $15,000 awarded to BGC Kamloops 
  • $6,656 awarded to Hopewell Clinic 
  • $3,500 awarded to Kamloops-Cariboo Regional Immigrants Society 
  • $12,000 awarded to Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre 
  • $15,000 awarded to Mount Paul Community Food Centre 
  • $16,000 awarded to People in Motion 
  • $12,000 awarded to Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Student Development

Social and Community Development Grants fund special projects, operational costs, and/or capital expenditures that address specific current social problems and/or issues that are identified in the City’s Social Plan. Unallocated dollars are carried forward each year to fund new initiatives that meet the grant eligibility criteria.   

The City’s Social and Community Development Section like to thank all organizations who applied. Your continued support and service in our community is acknowledged and appreciated.