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 28th, 2020.
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.
Community social development and emergency grants
The application deadline for 2020 Community and Social Development grants has passed. The next application deadline will be February 26, 2021.
To view the 2020 Community Social Development Grant Guidelines, click here.
To view the Emergency Grant guidelines, click here.
As per the Letter of Agreement page 3 section h i,ii,iii:
h) The Agency will submit to the Central Okanagan Foundation within 90 days of the end of the Grant term, a detailed written report that:
(i) specifies how the agreed upon measurable performance targets were met;
provides Project statistics and supplementary data as they relate to project 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 a financial statement prepared in accordance with GAAP and
certified correct by the Directors of the Agency or an independent auditor,
showing all revenue and expenses related to the Project and detailing how the