Northeast Regional Community Foundation donates to Peace region non-profits

A handful of Peace region non profits will be getting a cash injection.

The Northeast Regional Community Foundation has been busy receiving grant applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund in support of local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way Centraide Canada and the Canadian Red Cross, funded through the Government of Canada’s $350M Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF).

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This vast national effort aims to support vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19. The Northeast Regional Community Foundation is among community foundations across Canada that are taking part. 

Since the launch of the fund on May 19, 2020, the Northeast Regional Community Foundation has awarded grants to South Peace Community Resources Society for $5,000, Step Up N Ride Society for $10,000 and Dawson Creek Choral Society for $10,000, Peace Community Church, Taylor for $8,000 and Northern Lights College Foundation for $5,000.

Applications are still being accepted until July 27th, 2020 for funding from qualified donees.

Charities and community organizations are invited to visit the foundation website for eligibility and application details.

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