Community Investment Program Grants

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Community Investment Program (CIP) Grants are intended to support non-profit and charitable organizations that serve residents of the District of Sechelt. The District of Sechelt provides these grants in order to assist these organizations with the delivery of services which contribute to the social, cultural, and environmental well-being of our community.

There are two funding streams: Annual Project Grants and Multi-year Operating Grants

APPLY FOR AN ANNUAL (PROJECT) GRANT (Deadline Feb 8, 2021)

There are 3 parts to the Annual Grant application package

  1. Guidelines & Eligibility Check (Fillable PDF)
  2. Application Form (PDF)
  3. Budget (Excel)

Along with the application forms, please submit:

  • A copy of your organization's most recent Financial Statements (Notice to Reader) OR Society-Produced Financial Statements signed by two officers of the organization
  • For Non-profits: include a screen-shot/snip of your Society’s Dashboard from BC Societies Online
  • For Charities: include a screen-shot/snip of your CRA Charities Listing detail page

2020 Final Report deadline (for annual project grants received in 2020): December 31, 2020

  1. Final Report Form (PDF)
  2. Final Report Financials (Excel)

Completed forms should be submitted to: grants@sechelt.ca

 

APPLY FOR A MULTI-YEAR (OPERATING) GRANT (sometimes referred to as "Standing Grants"): 

Multi-year grants may, based on a recommendation of the Grant Committee, and at the discretion of Council, be approved for up to three (3) years. Grant recipients will be advised at the time of receiving a grant whether or not they are recommended for multi-year support.

There are 3 parts to the Multi-year Grant application package:

  1. Guidelines & Eligibility Check (Fillable PDF)
  2. Application Form (PDF)
  3. Budget (Excel)

Along with the application forms, please submit:

  • A copy of your organization's most recent Financial Statements (Notice to Reader) OR Society-Produced Financial Statements signed by two officers of the organization
  • For Non-profits: include a screen-shot/snip of your Society’s Dashboard from BC Societies Online
  • For Charities: include a screen-shot/snip of your CRA Charities Listing detail page

2021 Application Deadline: February 8, 2021

 

FINAL REPORT - Multi-year Operating Grant:

  1. Report Form (PDF)
  2. Copy of most recent Financial Statement (Notice to Reader)

2020 Final Report deadline: December 31, 2020

Completed forms should be submitted to: grants@sechelt.ca

 

New to the CIP Grant Program? Click here to download a copy of the power point presentation from the CIP Grant Workshop.

 

Information and questions about the program can be directed to:

Siobhan Smith

Arts, Culture & Communications Coordinator

grants@sechelt.ca

604-740-8476