- Our Town
Revelstoke community groups seek half million in funding
Expect a packed room at the Revelstoke Community Centre on Mar. 4 when 36 community groups make their pitch for funding for community projects.
They have requested a total of $498,707 from the Columbia Basin Trust's 'affected areas' fund.
The fund supports projects identified as priorities by communities, and community input is factored into the decision-making process.
Many of the requests are for ongoing projects, programs and services.
Some new or standout projects include:
—interactive dance awareness programming by SQx Danza; $4,000
—funding for the affordable rental housing initiative; $30,000
—a roof replacement project at the Revelstoke Legion $15,000
—a climbing gym for the proposed Revelstoke Climbers' Coop; $3,750
—landscaping and enhancement at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre; $30,000
—Homecoming 2014; $5,000
—spectator viewing platform at the Revy Riders dirtbike club; $7,250
The public presentations start at Mar. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Revelstoke Community Centre.
For a complete list of projects, see the attached PDF document below, which was provided by the program's administrators.