District 69 Recreation Commission Grants Committee reviewed fall applications for Youth and Community Grants.
Priority was given to new applicants or projects that benefit people in all areas of the Regional District of Nanaimo in District 69.
The committee received four applications for Youth Grants, requesting $8,590. All four applications met grant criteria and are recommended for funding.
The are 893 Beaufort Cadet Squadron for equipment, ski lessons, transportation and lunch ($2,500); Errington War Memorial Hall Association for equipment and rent ($1,590); and Family Resource Association for recreation passes, bus passes, and snacks ($2,500); and Oceanside Minor Lacrosse Association for field lacrosse equipment ($2,000) but is subject to the outstanding 2015 Recreation Grant Summary Report to be submitted by Nov. 15.
The Grants Committee received eight applications for Community Grants, and were recommended for funding for a total of $12,752.
They are Arrowsmith Agricultural Association for Family Day ($1,351); Bow Horne Bay Community Club for Lighthouse Fall Fair ($2,500); Corcan Meadowood Residents Association for Halloween event 2019 ($2,355); Oceanside Women’s Hockey Travel Team jerseys ($1,5550; Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association rental ($500); Parksville Indoor Slow-Pitch League for equipment ($1,600); Qualicum Beach Community Garden Society for raised beds ($1,691); and Ravensong Masters Swim Club for pool rental ($1,200).
All applications recommended for funding will be submitted to the RDN board for approval.
— NEWS Staff