NORTH VANCOUVER – North Vancouver is receiving Strategic Community Investment Fund grants worth more than $560,000. Funding is part of nearly $40 million being invested into communities across B.C. to help local governments pay for policing services, crime prevention programs, community safety initiatives and infrastructure.
Funding is coming from the Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing Program and will be shared by the District and City of North Vancouver:
- North Vancouver District – $324,239
- North Vancouver City – $239,561
These grants are the first of two annual payments. A further payment of $75 million will be made in June 2015.
Since 2009, the Small Community, Regional District and Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing Grants have provided more than $718 million in funding to support B.C. communities, enabling them to invest money in projects that are identified as priorities at the local level.
For a complete list of grants go to: http://www.cscd.gov.bc.ca/lgd/policy_research/local_government_grants.htm