The deadline for grant applications for local groups wishing to apply for funding from the Alberni Valley Community Foundation is Jan. 31.
Qualifying charities will receive grants in the $500 to $5,000 range. Areas that the foundation supports are: arts and culture; education; health and physical activity; social services and environment.
The foundation will also consider requests from registered charities for: program-related projects (ie. specific, time-limited activity or a series of activities designed to meet certain goals); capital projects, including construction, renovation and equipment purchases.
Letters of enquiry can be sent to: The Alberni Valley Community Foundation, “The Station”, 3100 Kingsway Avenue, Port Alberni, B.C. V9Y 3B1.
For further information go to: http://www.albernifoundation.ca.