COF Fall 2019 Project Grant Recipients
Organization Project Name Description Amount Awarded
Arthritis Society Camp Capilano Funding to support the attendance of children from the Central Okanagan at Camp Capilano, the only camp in British Columbia designed for children living with Arthritis. $3,500
BC Poverty Reduction Coalition
Community Action Network Leadership program for people living in poverty to empower them to become involved in anti-poverty advocacy. $15,000
Brain Trust Canada Association Foundry Youth Concussion Support One on one support for youth with brain injury and/or concussion at Foundry. $7,865
Canadian Cancer Society Central Okanagan Awareness Campaign Media Campaign to raise awareness about CCS’s support services, volunteer opportunities and fundraising activities in the Central Okanagan $15,000
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue Skidoo Purchase Purchase of snowmobile to ensure full winter response capability. $15,000
Earth Rangers School Assembly Program School assembly program featuring live animal presentations educating students about the importance of protecting biodiversity. $15,000
Fresh Outlook FoundationHeads Up! Community Mental Health Summit

Event building awareness about community mental health challenges, success and opportunities.

$10,000

Kelowna and Area Cycling Coalition

Launch of Cycling Without Age Kelowna Program allowing seniors to passenger on specially designed cargo bikes. $8,370
MS Society of Canada BC & Yukon Division Friendly Visiting Program Program to combat social isolation in young people living with MS in long-term care facilities which partners residents with a volunteer from the MS society.
$3,500
UBCO
Metamorphosis Cabaret and Workshops Presentation of acclaimed spoken word poets and workshops focusing on public speaking, poetry, performance, and community engagement. $7,075

Central Okanagan Land Trust

Central Okanagan Land Trust

Developing 4 site-specific wetland management plans for the Central Okanagan as well as a template planning document which can be applied to other sites in the region. $10,000

Global Citizens Events

“The Walk” Theatre Production Presentation of award-winning play about human trafficking. $10,000