Both Port Alberni and Bamfield will be receiving B.C. | Canada 150 grants for culture and heritage projects.
More than 220 projects in 150 communities throughout British Columbia are receiving a total of $7.6 million in B.C. | Canada 150 grants.
Among the recipients, the Bamfield Historical Society has received a $4,500 grant for historical signage, and the Alberni Valley Museum has received a $21,000 grant for a museum exhibit titled Home Front: WWII in British Columbia.
These one-time grants of up to $100,000 are awarded to organizations responsible for a museum, archive or historic place, including not-for-profit organizations, First Nations Band Councils, Aboriginal Friendship Centres, local governments and post-secondary institutions.