Local community gaming grant recipients get nearly $200,000

A dozen groups in Fort St. John are on the 2010/11 list of Provincial Community Gaming Grant Recipients released today by the province.



In this case, the government is dealing with groups that fall into the Human, Social Services and Public Safety grant category.

The largest local grants of $33,000 and $32,500 go to the North Peace Cultural Society, and the Child Development Centre Society, respectively.

Three groups are the recipients of grants in the $20,000 to $30,000 range and they include…Big Brothers and Big Sisters, $27,000…the North Peace Out-of-School Child Care Society, $23,333…and the Women’s Resource Society, $20,000.

The total amount for the 12 local recipient groups is just under $200,000.