Thursday, July 18, 2024

2023 Grant Recipients

Total Distributed $ 82,101.00


Army Cadet League of Canada, BC Kitimat Parents Association: A civilian non-profit organization working in partnership with the Canadian Armed Forces to support the Royal Canadian Army Cadet program.

$6,000.00  – Camping gear and sports gear

Delta King Place: The Delta King Place provides assisted living services in Kitimat BC.

$7,056.00 – 2-coin operated washing machines and dryers for Kiwanis Village

Kitimat Arts for Youth: The Kitimat Arts for Youth (KAFY) supports all visual and performing arts for youth in the communities of Kitimat and Kitamaat Village.

$7,500.00 – Music Therapy, Instrument Cleaning/Repair, Drama Camp, Instrument Clinics, and an Instrument Purchase

Kitimat Community Development Centre: The Kitimat Community Development Centre (Kitimat CDC) is a family resource centre providing child, youth, family and community services in Kitimat.

$16,500 –  Healthy snacks for pre-school, out of school and Healthy Babies programs; Climbing Wall and support for out of school children to participate in community activities

Kitimat Community Services Society: Is committed to improving the quality of life for all citizens in the Kitimat Valley by providing programs to enhance personal, academic, and employment potential.

$5,045 – In the Work BC office: Shredder, Industrial Coffee Maker, 5 Computer chairs, Cordless phones for clients, Microwave and 2 Ergonomic Office Chairs.  Literacy Kitimat: Purchase books and Food packs for low income seniors

Kitimat Humane Society: The Kitimat Humane Society is a not for profit organization located in Kitimat B.C., that takes in animals from all over the northwest who otherwise would not have a home. 

$6,000.00 – Repairs to facility or Plexiglass for viewing dogs

Northern Adaptive Sports AssociationFilling a gap in the community by serving as a hub for communicating adapted sport opportunities available.

$5,000.00 – To add one new sports wheelchair to the fleet in Kitimat

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Society, 63 Kitimat:  The Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR 63 Kitimat) makes funds available to purchase vessels and equipment to maintain life-saving services on the greater Douglas Channel area.

$2,000.00 – Life Jackets for children

Kitimat Museum & Archives: Provides arts, heritage, and cultural services to Kitimat citizens and visitors.  Funding is spent on Museum services, youth programming, and exhibitions for the benefit of Kitimat, Haisla and the region.

$2,000  – Museum in the Classroom Art Workshops in Kitimat and Haisla schools

Kitimat Understanding the Environment: Kitimat Understanding the Environment (KUTE) aims to educate the public about environmental protection, and to protect the environment by operating a recycling depot.

$5,000.00 – Pamphlets, Technology Upgrade

Tamitik Status of Women Tamitik Status of Women (TSW) provides services for the underprivileged, empowering clients for further growth and independence in a time of need, crisis or hardship.  TSW programs reduce isolation while increasing social connections.

$20,000.00 – SSUP (Support Services For Underprivileged Programs) Programming