Columbia Valley


We’re excited to announce that the Neighbourhood Small Grants spring cycle is now open to April 25, 2024.

Applications will be reviewed by the NSG Grants Committee and Community Coordinator following the application deadline. Once approved, NSG projects are expected to start after June 1st and must be completed by November 30, 2024.

For any inquiries or assistance, please feel free to reach out to the NSG Coordinator, Thiloma, at the Columbia Valley Community Foundation.

We look forward to seeing the creative and impactful projects that our community will bring to life in the coming months!

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The Columbia Valley stretches from the headwaters of the Columbia River in the south to Spillimacheen in the north. It includes the communities of Canal Flats, Invermere and Radium Hot Springs as well as all neighbourhoods within RDEK Areas F & G. This area is the unceded shared territory of the Ktunaxa and Secwépemc people; home to the local communities of ?akisq?nuk  First Nation, Shuswap Band and the chosen home of the Columbia Valley Métis.

If you apply in the Columbia Valley region, you must reside in the Columbia Valley (as described above) and your project must take place in the Columbia Valley.

Your Community Coordinator

Cajsa Fredin

Cajsa supports grant applications and project leaders living in communities throughout the Columbia Valley.

Contact Cajsa if you have questions or feedback on Neighbourhood Small Grants. Paper applications are also available – please get in touch to ask for one.

Available grants

Resources for getting involved with Neighbourhood Small Grants as a grant applicant, project leader or program partner.

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    Grants of up to $500 for projects that deepen connection and create change in your community.

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Your neighbourhood partner

Local partner organizations manage all aspects of the Neighbourhood Small Grants program. Partner organizations are where your community coordinators work. They also oversee the Neighbourhood Grants Committee, which is unique to each community that reviews your grant applications.

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Columbia Valley Community Foundation


The Columbia Valley Community Foundation is a registered charitable organization that focuses on the connection between donors and community needs with the vision of enriching lives in the Columbia Valley. Made possible by the generosity of our donors, we support projects, initiatives and organizations in the Columbia Valley through grant funding. These financial resources benefit a broad spectrum of community needs ranging from literacy to environmental to youth opportunities and beyond.

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