Revelstoke Credit Union gives to community projects

Revelstoke Credit Union supports a long list of community projects at its annual Community Giving and capital projects event

Recipients of Revelstoke Credit Union's Community Giving Program gather to receive funds on April 9. Photo: Revelstoke Credit Union

Recipients of Revelstoke Credit Union’s Community Giving Program gathered on April 9 to receive funding for a wide array of community programs and projects.

The event was part of the local credit union’s annual general meeting.

Here is a list of the organizations and their exciting community projects.

 Applicant Project  Awarded
BC Interior Forestry Museum Society Riverside Forest Walk Opening and Tree Plant Party $1,000.00
Community Connections Community Connections Food Bank $2,500.00
School District 19 Screen Smart Revelstoke $1,000.00
School District 19 Motivational Interview Training $500.00
Revelstoke Women’s Shelter Society Moving Mountains $2,000.00
Go by Bike Revelstoke Bike to Work and School Week $500.00
Revelstoke Ski Club Safe Sport Training $2,000.00
Revelstoke Secondary School Bamfield Marine Sciences Trip $1,500.00
Women’s Shelter Society Community Response Network $1,500.00
Stoke FM Radio Society Radio Signal Reliability Project $1,500.00
Revelstoke Museum and Archives Association Stories Beneath the Surface Theatre Project $2,000.00
Revelstoke Arts Council The Nutcracker – Youth Engagement Project $1,500.00
Revelstoke Jazz Club Revy Jazz Artist Honorariums $800.00
Begbie View Elementary School of Fish $3,000.00
Revelstoke Senior Citizens Assocation Medical Transportation Program Support $2,000.00
Revelstoke Community Band 2019/2020 Season Music Score Purchase $1,000.00
Revelstoke Hospice Society Death Café/Support Groups/Annual Events $1,200.00
Revelstoke Community Housing Society Equipping and Training our Admin Assistant $1,500.00
Special Olympics BC Revelstoke SOBC Revelstoke Sports Programs $1,500.00


The Revelstoke Credit Union also has a capital projects funding stream. Here is a list of capital projects community groups are undertaking this year.

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club  Connector Trail Upgrade $15,000.00
Okanagan College Mobile Community Tech Lab $15,000.00
Revelstoke Child Care Society Leap Land Children’s Rock Wall $5,000.00
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 46 AC Replacement/Acquire External Automated Defibrillator $2,000.00
Avalanche Canada Youth Avalanche Tool Box $7,000.00
Humane Society Stackable Stainless Steel Kennels $3,000.00