CBT Community Initiatives / Affected Areas

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The application intake for the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs closed at 2pm on January 18, 2021

In the East Kootenay, the Community Initiatives Program funds projects that are identified as priorities within the communities and rural areas of the Regional District of East Kootenay.

The Affected Areas Program is designed to put funds back into the Basin for those communities most affected by dam construction under the Columbia River Treaty. In the East Kootenay, the Program funds projects that meet priorities in communities which lie within 10 km of Lake Koocanusa and include the following:

  • Electoral Area B: Jaffray, Galloway, Elko, Baynes Lake, Grasmere, and Newgate
  • Portion of Electoral Area C: Wardner, Mayook and Bull River

The application intake for proposals for the 2021/2022 Program year in now closed.

The applications will now be compiled and reviewed prior to the public engagement and public input period in early March.

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BACKGROUND:

The Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs are funded by Columbia Basin Trust (the Trust) and managed by local regional governments and Indigenous partners.

The Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs support local projects that provide additional value to Basin communities and that benefit the broad community and public good. Program funds are distributed annually to the Trust’s partners:

  • Local government partners: the regional districts of East Kootenay, Central Kootenay and Kootenay Boundary, the City of Revelstoke, Town of Golden and Village of Valemount; and
  • Indigenous partners: Ɂaq’am, Ɂakisq’nuk, Lower Kootenay (Yaqan nuɁkiy), Tobacco Plains Indian Band (Ɂakink’umŧasnuqŧiɁit) and the Shuswap Indian Band.

For information on other programs offered by the Columbia Basin Trust, please contact the Columbia Basin Trust at 1-800-505-8998 or visit: http://www.ourtrust.org/

The application intake for the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs closed at 2pm on January 18, 2021

In the East Kootenay, the Community Initiatives Program funds projects that are identified as priorities within the communities and rural areas of the Regional District of East Kootenay.

The Affected Areas Program is designed to put funds back into the Basin for those communities most affected by dam construction under the Columbia River Treaty. In the East Kootenay, the Program funds projects that meet priorities in communities which lie within 10 km of Lake Koocanusa and include the following:

  • Electoral Area B: Jaffray, Galloway, Elko, Baynes Lake, Grasmere, and Newgate
  • Portion of Electoral Area C: Wardner, Mayook and Bull River

The application intake for proposals for the 2021/2022 Program year in now closed.

The applications will now be compiled and reviewed prior to the public engagement and public input period in early March.

LINKS:


BACKGROUND:

The Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs are funded by Columbia Basin Trust (the Trust) and managed by local regional governments and Indigenous partners.

The Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs support local projects that provide additional value to Basin communities and that benefit the broad community and public good. Program funds are distributed annually to the Trust’s partners:

  • Local government partners: the regional districts of East Kootenay, Central Kootenay and Kootenay Boundary, the City of Revelstoke, Town of Golden and Village of Valemount; and
  • Indigenous partners: Ɂaq’am, Ɂakisq’nuk, Lower Kootenay (Yaqan nuɁkiy), Tobacco Plains Indian Band (Ɂakink’umŧasnuqŧiɁit) and the Shuswap Indian Band.

For information on other programs offered by the Columbia Basin Trust, please contact the Columbia Basin Trust at 1-800-505-8998 or visit: http://www.ourtrust.org/

  • Application Deadline Nears for CIP/AA Programs for 2021/2022

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    07 Jan 2021

    There are less than two weeks left for interested non-profit organizations to apply for the 2021/2022 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs.

    “These programs make a critical difference in our communities and we want to ensure eligible applicants are aware of the program guidelines and upcoming application deadline, as late applications cannot be accepted,” says RDEK Acting Corporate Officer Tina Hlushak.

    Applications must be submitted using an online application system located on https://engage.rdek.bc.ca/cbt. The application deadline is Monday, January 18, 2021 at 2:00 PM. “In addition to the application details, the webpage includes the timelines for this year’s process, a list of previously approved projects and other key information,” adds Hlushak.

    The Programs are open to registered non-profit organizations, First Nations, registered schools and local governments. Any private sector proposals must be sponsored by an eligible organization and must clearly demonstrate community benefits. All applications must be submitted prior to the deadline.

    The Programs are funded by the Trust and administered by the RDEK.

    For more information, contact the RDEK or visit https://engage.rdek.bc.ca/cbt. To learn more about the Trust’s work, programs and grants, visit www.ourtrust.org.