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Grants, funds & scholarships

Who benefits
from grants

The grants disbursed by the foundation are intended for charitable activities that will improve the quality of life for the citizens of Revelstoke and electoral Area ‘B’ of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District. Some examples of projects that have received grants from the foundation are:

Community Connections – A community based organization providing a variety of programs for disadvantaged persons in the community.

Revelstoke Food Bank – An ongoing program to meet the immediate and emergency food needs of people while working towards long term solutions to hunger and poverty.

Arts and Culture – Several grants have been directed to local Museums and Arts Programs to upgrade their facilities and offer programming for children.

Family Literacy – A series of ongoing programs that strengthen literacy skills for all family members throughout the year.


Applying for a grant

Income will be generated from the Community Fund for grantmaking programs in:

Arts & culture

Children & families

Community Development



Health & welfare

Heritage conservation


Sports & recreation


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Funds available

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Community Funds

Gives the Foundation flexibility to address the emerging needs of our ever-changing community. With no specific focus, these funds benefit all facets of the community including: arts & culture, environment, health & welfare, children & families, sports & recreation, youth, seniors, education, community development, and heritage conservation.

Field of Interest Funds

The donor chooses the particular area where the grants will be given and the Foundation chooses the grantee agencies. Minimum $10,000 to initiate which can be contributed over 5 years.

Charitable Organization Funds

The donor designates the beneficiary organization(s). Minimum $10,000 to initiate which can be contributed over 5 years.

Named Funds

Created to recognize the donor, family, corporation, association, deceased person, honouree, event or other entity. Income can be designated or left to the discretion of the Foundation. Minimum $10,000 to initiate which can be contributed over 5 years.

Scholarships / Bursaries

Create a new fund to enable a deserving student to continue their education. Minimum $10,000 to initiate which can be contributed over 5 years.

Donor Advised Funds

Income is distributed annually at the donor’s discretion within Foundation guidelines. Minimum $10,000 to initiate which can be contributed over 5 years.

Flow-Thru Funds

These Funds are not held in the Endowment.  Instead, they respond to an immediate, short-term need.  These projects must align with our the Mission of the Foundation.

Funds Established

Take a look at the Funds that have been established.

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Scholarships available

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Contact us about scholarships

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Our mission

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