RDN grant applications for community safety now available

The Regional District of Nanaimo provides grant funding to support organizations that help to increase the safety of their community

The District 69 Community Justice Select committee is composed of one director from each of the municipalities of Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Electoral Areas E, F, G and H.

Together, these communities raise up to $9,000 to support community safety initiatives.

Examples include, but are not limited to, Citizens on Patrol and Speedwatch.

Grant applications will be considered from organizations which: are non-profit and provide programs and services that help increase the safety of their community, and are local in nature and can be identified with the specific community.

To obtain an application and complete criteria information, go online or contact the Regional District of Nanaimo office at 250-390-4111.

Deadlines for submitting completed applications are: Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 and the last Friday in August each year for 2018 onward.

People can submit completed applications to: Finance Department, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2.

For more information, people can call 250-390-4111 or toll free 1-877-607-4111 or email tmoore@rdn.bc.ca.

— NEWS Staff/RDN submission

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