IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the unforeseen circumstances associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 community grants were not reviewed or distributed. Please check back for updates and information related to our next intake of applications for 2021. The meeting minutes from the April 14th Council meeting can be viewed here.
The District of Sooke offers a Community Grants Program to contribute funding to local non-profit organizations who contribute to the well-being of the community.
Council adopted a new CO-003 Community Grant & Sponsorship Policy at the January 13, 2020 Regular Council meeting.
The changes are based on recommendations from the December 16, 2019 Committee of the Whole meeting. A staff report, including background information can be viewed here: Staff Report December 16, 2019 Committee of the Whole – Policy CO-003 Community Grant & Sponsorship Policy
The newly adopted policy changes the application deadline March 15, 2020. Other changes include an updated application form and final report template that can be found here:
- Application Form Community Grant & Sponsorship Policy CO-003
- Final Report Community Grant & Sponsorship Policy CO-003
For the purposes of considering 2020 Community Grant applications, both the previous and newly adopted application forms will be accepted. Applications for 2020 Community Grant funding submitted prior to the January 13, 2020 policy change will be retained and forwarded to Council for consideration after the March 15, 2020 deadline. These application do not need to be re-submitted.
Questions regarding the Community Grants Program can be directed to Sarah Temple at firstname.lastname@example.org or (250) 642-1616.