FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2012
Grant In Aid Application Deadline
The District of West Kelowna is reminding the public of the October 31, 2012 deadline for Grant-In Aid applications.
West Kelowna Council recognizes that valued contributions to the municipality are being provided through the volunteer efforts of community organizations and agencies. Grant funding demonstrates West Kelowna Council’s commitment to working with groups that provide these programs, services or projects to the community while, at the same time, recognizing the financial constraints impacting the District’s ability to provide funding.
All grant applications are to be directed to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer by October 31 of each year to ensure incorporation into the annual budget. All applications must be on the grant application form and accompanied by the following information and documentation:
The service the organization provides to the community.
The amount of the financial assistance required.
The benefits in the community to result from the grant.
A detailed proposed budget for the current year and a list of all other grants & donations.
Financial statements from the immediately preceding fiscal year.
HOW TO APPLY
Before completing the application you are encouraged to download and read Council's Grant in Aid Policy. After reading the policy, applicants are welcome to print the application form (starting at Page 6 of the policy), fill it out and return it to Municipal Hall.
Applications should be made attention to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Please return the form in person or by mail to Municipal Hall. Applications sent through the mail must be received by the close of business (4:30 p.m.) on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 to ensure they are included in Council's budget deliberations. Postmarks are not accepted as proof of having met the application deadline.
If you have questions, comments or require additional information, please contact the Deputy Chief Financial Officer at: