NORTH SHORE – 13 local organizations have received Community Gaming Grants from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, which together total $327,000.

 

Who benefits:

  • North Shore Multicultural Society – $47,500
  • North Vancouver Community Arts Council – $50,000
  • R.N.B. Dance and Theatre Arts Society – $40,000
  • North Shore Celtic Ensemble – $15,000
  • Special Olympics British Columbia Society – North Shore – $10,000
  • De Danaan Irish Cultural Society – $10,000
  • Mount Seymour Ski Club – $11,375
  • BCO Volleyball Club – $10,600
  • West Vancouver Soccer Club – $83,000
  • Cypress Ski Club – $23,575
  • North Shore Hebrew School Association – $15,000
  • Nor Westers Track And Field Club – $9,750
  • North Shore Chamber Music Society  – $1,200

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Additional Information:

  • Community Gaming Grants allow non-profit organizations to apply for provincial gaming revenues to support direct delivery of a program that benefits the broader community.
  • During the 2011/12 fiscal year, government distributed a total of $135 million in gaming grants for eligible community programs and services.
  • Approximately 5,300 community groups benefited from funding in 2011/12.

 

For more information:

Full application information for B.C. Community Gaming Grants is available online at:

http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/gaming/grants/forms-guidelines.htm

 

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