Community Investment Program Grants

CALL FOR CIP COMMITTEE MEMBERS

The District of Sechelt has three (3) volunteer opportunities on the Community Investment Program Grant Review Committee. Appointees to this position will review grant applications from not-for-profit and charitable organizations, based on the policy and priorities established by Sechelt Council. If you are interested in serving the community on this Committee, please download the Terms of Reference and an application form from the quick links side bar on this page. Deadline to apply is Monday December 2nd at 4:30pm.
 

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 Grants and Multi-year ('Standing') Grants

ANNUAL GRANTS:

There are 2 parts to the Annual Grant application package

  1. Application Form (PDF)
  2. Budget Template (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 Grant Application deadline: January 27, 2020

2019 Final Report deadline (for grants received in 2019): Monday, December 16, 2019

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

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

 

MULTI-YEAR (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 Standing Grant application package:

  1. Organization Information (PDF)
  2. Program Information (PDF)
  3. Budget Template (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

*If you received a multi-year grant between 2017-2019, please include an interim report along with your 2020 Grant application

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

2020 Application & 2019 Interim Report Deadline: October 28, 2019

2019 Final Report deadline: December 1, 2019

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