FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Through the Site C Project’s Generate Opportunities Fund, B.C. Hydro is contributing $65,000 to support nine Peace Region non-profit groups.
Award recipients for this funding provide community-enriching services in areas such as sports, literacy and social advocacy in support of youth, women, and families in the Peace Region.
According to B.C. Hydro, since established in September 2016, this is the tenth time grants have been awarded from the $800,000 fund.
So far, $381,091 has been distributed to 43 projects.
Applications for funding are accepted on an ongoing basis and funds are distributed quarterly over an eight-year period.
For more information on the fund, including past recipients and application details, you can visit the Site C Project’s website.
Here is a list of the recipients:
- Sources Community Resources Society for its ADHD Conference;
- North Peace Family SuperPark Society;
- North Peace Justice Society for its restorative justice volunteer facilitator training program;
- Peace Passage Skating Club for its 2019/2020 season;
- Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society for its community outreach;
- North Peace Gymnastics Association for its special abilities program;
- Fort St. John Literacy Society for its Dolly Parton Imagination Library program;
- Hudson’s Hope Fall Fair Society for its 27th Annual Hudson’s Hope Fall Fair; and
- Community Bridge for its Daddy and Me events.