Comox Valley Community Foundation Grant Applications Open August 1

Registered local charities and non-profit organizations are invited to submit their applications for the Comox Valley Community Foundation’s Community Enrichment and Professional Development Grants beginning August 1. Applications will be accepted until September 27.

To assist organizations in preparing their applications, two workshops will be held:
• Thursday, August 8, 3:30 – 4:30pm, Comox Community Centre (1855 Noel Avenue)
• Monday, August 19, 3:30 – 4:30pm, Courtenay Museum (207 – 4th Street)

RSVP to the granting workshops here

Community Enrichment Grants support projects and programs that are innovative and address demonstrated need in the Comox Valley. Professional Development Grants assist local non-profits to access training and professional growth opportunities for staff and volunteers, which ultimately builds organizational capacity and strengthens our community. Complete details on both granting opportunities including criteria and eligibility requirements are available on the CVCF website at www.cvcfoundation.org.

The Community Foundation is also excited to announce that they have invested in a new, user-friendly grants management software system to streamline the grants process. The new CVCF grants portal will allow applicants to access a personalized dashboard from which they may apply for grants, receive status updates, and complete necessary follow up. Plan to attend a workshop for an overview of the new system. For those unable to attend a workshop, a user guide will be available on the CVCF website.