Is your Revelstoke CBT Community Initiatives project recommended for funding?

The Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives program funding committee recommendations are in. Did your community project make the cut? Find out here.

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Residents attend the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives meeting on April 3, 2018. Photo: Revelstoke Mountaineer

The Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives program funding is a lifeline for many community organizations, who rely on the program to create and maintain a diverse array of projects an programs in Revelstoke.

Representatives from dozens of community organizations gathered on Feb. 3 to present their projects. Now, the committee that reviews the application has presented their recommendations.

In a report to Revelstoke city council, the committee has made the recommendations for funding listed below.

The amount available was $386,056, but with a total ask of $684,348, most didn’t receive their full funding request. Did your community group get funded? Find out below.

The recommendations now go to a Revelstoke city council meeting scheduled for April 17. Traditionally, council has approved the committee recommendations as is.

CBT/CIP Grant Applicant / Project

2018 Total Budget

Amount Requested

Funding Recommended

Farwell Splash Park Society

653,650

60,000

$40,000

Revelstoke Visual Arts Society – Luna

63,000

20,000

$20,000

Columbia Valley Skateboard Association – Kovach Park Skatepark

1,006,902

50,000

$25,000

Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society – Youth Services Program

58,900

20,000

$14,000

Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society – Food Bank

182,200

40,000

$25,000

Revelstoke Secondary School – Youth Create Challenge- WE Day

9,500

4,000

$4,000

Wildsight – Climate Education Program

16,000

5,000

$5,000

Revelstoke Women’s Shelter – Moving Forward

77,800

7,500

$7,500

Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society – Summer Day Camp

53,500

18,000

$12,000

L’Ecole Des Glaciers

8,810

5,500

$4,000

Open Mountains Project Society

90,350

20,000

$13,000

City of Revelstoke – Youth Access & Outreach

10,000

5,000

$5,000

School District 19 – Screen Smart

8,500

5,000

$3,200

Revelstoke Hospice Society – PALS

21,350

12,650

$8,017

Revelstoke Multi-Cultural Society – Carousel of Nations 2019

25,000

8,000

$5,000

BC Interior Forestry Museum – Exhibit Revitalization

13,055

13,055

$8,000

Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society – Social Justice Advocate

22,000

10,000

$6,000

Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society – Parent Support Services

43,000

12,000

$7,300

Trout Lake BC Internet Society

6,079

4,579

$4,579

Revelstoke Arts Council – Arts Presentation

200,000

30,000

$18,000

Revelstoke Senior Citizens’ Association – Volunteer Program Coordinator

25,645

18,000

$10,800

Avalanche Canada – Public Outreach

5,830

3,500

$3,500

North Columbia Environmental Society

52,150

21,150

$13,000

Revelstoke Cycling Association – McPherson Trail Network

11,500

9,000

$5,000

Revelstoke Paddlesport Association

15,000

5,000

$2,700

Revelstoke Women’s Shelter – CRN

9,500

1,425

$1,425

Revelstoke Community Childcare Society – Roots of Empathy Program

10,025

6,600

$3,500

Sage Orienteering Club

11,925

6,000

$3,000

School District 19 – Breakfast Programs

56,528

25,200

$15,000

Revelstoke Community Childcare Society – Leapland & Early Learning Programs

29,820

17,320

$9,000

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club

3,750

3,450

$2,000

Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society – Food Secure Revelstoke

91,000

20,000

$10,000

Revelstoke Local Food Initiative – Revelstoke Grows

20,000

10,000

$5,000

Flying Arrow Productions – Community Musical

8,500

8,500

$4,000

Flying Arrow Productions – AB Project

17,900

12,400

$6,000

Revelstoke Museum & Archives

62,385

20,830

$11,000

Okanagan College – Community Training Subsidies

23,133

10,000

$4,850

Revelstoke Bear Aware Society – Bear Aware Program

38,700

15,000

$7,200

Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society

10,850

2,000

$2,000

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 46

8,048

8,048

$3,500

Aboriginal Friendship Society – Men’s Campfire Group

4,845

4,000

$2,000

Girls on Ice Canada

68,545

10,000

$0

Revelstoke Folk Music – Coffee House

10,000

4,500

$2,040

Revelstoke Skating Club – Coaching Training

3,761

2,761

$2,000

Community Futures – Start Up Revelstoke

50,000

25,000

$10,000

Bee Awareness Society

2,500

2,500

$0

Revelstoke Visual Arts Society – New Exhibition Program and Signage

65,000

20,000

$5,000

Revelstoke Arts Council – Building Skills, Tourism and Community Use

80,000

20,000

$5,000

Revelstoke Current Online Newspaper Society

25,500

5,000

$0

Revelstoke and District Humane Society

15,000

2,500

$945

Revelstoke Golf Club

8,580

8,580

$2,000

Stoke FM – Policy and Procedures

5,800

5,800

$0

$684,348

$386,056

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