The Central Okanagan Foundation encourages registered charities, non-profit organizations interested in applying for a Community Social Development grant to participate in an information session on Wednesday, January 20.2021 at 1:30 p.m. The information session will be offered virtually this year. To receive the Zoom meeting invite registration is required on or before January 8.2020.
The session will cover program updates that could impact the application process. To register please contact Abbie Norrish, Grants & Community Initiatives Coordinator, Central Okanagan Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-861-6160.
To view the 2021 Community Social Development and Emergency Grant Guidelines, click here.
To view the 2021 Community Social Development and Emergency Grant Application, click here.
To view the 2021 Community Social Development and Emergencey Grant Checklist, click here.
As per the Letter of Agreement page 3 section h i,ii,iii: the agency will submit to the Central Okanagan Foundation a year from the date on the letter attached with the cheque a detailed written report that:
(i) specifies how the agreed upon measurable performance targets were met; provide statistics and supplementary data as they relate to goals, objectives and outcomes;
(ii) provides for effective monitoring of the relationships between needs and services and for cost sharing with other levels of government and,
(iii) includes an updated budget for the grant funds showing all revenue and expenses related to the grant funds; detailing how the grant funds were dispersed and must be certified correct by two of the Directors of the Agency.
Click here for project and operating budget forms.
The Central Okanagan Foundation administers the following granting programs on behalf of the City of Kelowna:
COMMUNITY SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
The purpose of the Community Social Development grants program is to make available funding to registered non-profit organizations and community organizations offering socially beneficial services or programs in the City of Kelowna. The application deadline is 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26th, 2021.
Emergency grants may be available to registered charities offering social programs in Kelowna, for the purpose of assisting the organizations through a financial crisis. Any monies granted will be short-term bridging funding only and will depend on the availability of funds in the Social Development Grant Reserve. Grants will not exceed $5,000.