Volunteers with a school backpack program assemble food packages that will go home with students. The Alberni Valley Community Foundation previously provided a grant to this program. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Alberni Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Applicants need to be Revenue Canada registered charitable organizations

The Alberni Valley Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2019 grants.

Applicants need to be Revenue Canada registered charitable organizations. Grants of between $500 and $5,000 will be awarded at the Foundation’s annual general meeting in May.

Deadline for applications is Feb. 28.

Most grants fall into one of the following five categories: Arts and Culture, Education and Youth, Health and Physical Activity, Environment, and Social Services. Details of the application process may be found on the foundation website at albernifoundation.ca.

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