Click on the Grants and Scholarship icon to read about the organizations who received our 2017 grants.
The Foundation approved the following grants for 2017
Affordable Recreation - Funding for equipment and dues for recreation for the financially challenged.
BV Brain Injury Association - Participants will take pictures that communicate their thoughts and feelings regarding recovery from an acquired brain injury.
BV Child Development Centre - Assist with the construction of the childrens' accessible washroom and/or replacement of the reception area windows and doors.
BV Health Care and Hospital Foundation - Assist with the purchase of an overhead lift.
BV Naturalists - Assist with the production of the Bulkley Valley Perpetual Nature Diary.
BV Regional Pool - McEwen Endowment Fund - Provide a swimming program for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities.
BV Regional Pool - support the Recreation Access Program which provides for individuals and families to use the facilities at a discounted price.
BV Youth Writers - Assist with the Bulkley Valley Youth Writing Workshop series.
Ground Breakers Agricultural Association - Assist with the Learning Gardens Project
2017 Highschool Curling Championships - Contributed toward the cost of hosting the championships which were held in Smithers.
Hope Air - Assist with medical flights for residents residing in the Bulkley Valley and the Hazeltons.
Houston Mountain Biking Association - Provide tools that can be used in the development and maintenance of a new trail system at Mount Harry Davis.
Learners Opportunity Group(Hazelton) - Assist with purchasing and delivering parenting pamphlets to families.
Moricetown Band - Assist with the purchase of a sign for the Moricetown Museum.
Navy League (Smithers Branch) - assist with Project Sleep Well
Smithers Curling Club - Assist with the purchase of coffee urns.
Smithers Gallery Association - Assist with the purchase of a printer.
Smithers Pregnancy Outreach - Assist with the North Community Birth Program.
Smithers Ski & Snowboard Club - The winner of our grant draw which was held in celebration of our 25th Anniversary! The funds were used to host a snowboard competition.
ORGANIZATIONS AWARDED A CANADA 150 GRANT - These are matching grants from the Bulkley Valley Community Foundation and a partnership between the Community Foundations of Canada, the Govenment of Canada and private and philanthropic partners.
Girl Guides of Canada - Smithers Branch - Provided funds to assist with their Project SOAR-Fox Fest which Smithers is hosting and will see approximately 2,000 attendants from across Canada.
Houston Link to Learning - Assist with their project entitled Community Garden 150 Celebration.
Smithers Art Gallery/Bulkley Valley Museum - Assist with their joint project entitled Canada 150: What's Your Story?
Valley Youth Fiddlers - Assist with the production of Alaria's Fiddle a musical and theatrical production.