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In 2019, the Central Okanagan Foundation will administer the Community Social Development Grants on behalf of the City of Kelowna. The Central Okanagan Foundation encourages registered charities, non-profit organizations interested in applying for a Community Social Development grant to attend an information session on Wednesday, January 16.2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the Pacific Safety Products Boardroom at the Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave. The session will cover program updates that could impact the application process, to register, please contact Cheryl Miller, Director of Grants & Community Initiatives, Central Okanagan Foundation at email@example.com or 250-861-6160. To download the application form, visit kelowna.ca/grants. Completed applications are due on or before 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 22.2019 and should be dropped off at the Central Okanagan Foundation office located at 306.1726 Dolphin Avenue. For more information, contact: Cheryl Miller Central Okanagan Foundation firstname.lastname@example.org 250-861-6160
Congratulations to the recipients of the fall 2018 Central Okanagan Foundation grants! Over $100,000.00 will be distributed to support Central Okanagan families, arts and culture, education, health and the environment. “We have been actively supporting local charities and nonprofits since 1977,” says Cheryl Miller, Director of Grants & Community Initiatives for the Central Okanagan Foundation. “We are pleased to continue to make a difference in our community.”
We here at the Central Okanagan Foundation wish you all the best with your youth recovery house!
Applications for the 2019 Youth Initiative Grant are now available at http://www.centralokanaganfoundation.org/grants/youth-initiative-grants/ Deadline March 1, 2019. Youth led projects are eligible for up to $2000 in funding. This is a collaboration between United Way of the Central and South Okanagan / Similkameen, GenNext Kelowna and the Central Okanagan Foundation
The Central Okanagan Foundation office will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in lieu of Remembrance Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Nov.13 at 8:30 am.
Our Fall grant deadline is Monday, October 1st!
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We are proud to be partners in this local initiative! United Way of the Central and South Okanagan / Similkameen United Way North Okanagan Columbia Shuswap KGH Foundation Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Kal Tire
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Thank you to all of our wonderful donors, fund holders, and supporters for joining us at our annual Spring Event! Photo Credit: Bill Wang
Today marks the release of Kelowna's 2018 Point-in-Time Homeless Count, carried out by the Central Okanagan Foundation. Visit our website to view the results of the count: https://bit.ly/2JENJg2
Interested in learning how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant? Law for Non-Profits is hosting a workshop in Kelowna on Monday, May 28, 1 PM – 3:30 PM. Visit their website below for more information.
Check out some of the community initiatives we have been involved recently!
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BC SPCA Kelowna Branch is one of the many outstanding community agencies we are so pleased to support!
The deadline to apply for the the Central Okanagan Foundation Volunteer Spirit Scholarship Fund is this Thursday! A scholarship of $1,500 is available for each of the four Central Okanagan Municipalities: Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, and Lake Country. Visit our website to download the application. Application Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018 http://www.centralokanaganfoundation.org/grants/scholarship/
We are beyond proud of our friend and fund holder Kelsey Serwa for taking home the gold medal in Women's Ski Cross at the 2018 Winter Olympics! Congratulations on your outstanding accomplishment, Kelsey!
The second year of our Central Okanagan Foundation Volunteer Spirit Scholarships is under way! Deadline to apply is March 1st. Learn more in the KelownaNow article below.
We have released our second Vital Brief®: The Creative Workforce: An Ecosystem of Innovation. Visit our website to view the full Vital Brief®. Join the conversation. What do you think about the findings in the report? How does this impact the Central Okanagan now, and in the future? We want to hear from you! http://bit.ly/2DXltWx
We are accepting applications for the Central Okanagan Foundation Volunteer Spirit Scholarship Fund! A scholarship of $1,500 is available for each of the four Central Okanagan Municipalities: Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, and Lake Country. Visit our website to download the application. Application Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018 http://www.centralokanaganfoundation.org/grants/scholarship/
The application period is now open for the Evan Guthrie Scholarship! Evan's award supports local student-athletes in the Central Okanagan. "Over the years, I’ve received substantial support towards my athletic and academic pursuits and now, as a full-time athlete and part-time student at Okanagan College, I am looking to help student-athletes alleviate some financial stress in order for the athlete to fully concentrate on their sport and academic goals." Visit Evan's website to download the application.
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In 2018, the Central Okanagan Foundation will administer the Community Social Development Grants on behalf of the City of Kelowna. If you are interested in applying for a Community Social Development grant, we encourage you to attend an information session this Wednesday. Visit our website for more details: http://www.centralokanaganfoundation.org/grants/city-kelowna-grants/