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Who Benefits - Past Grant Recipients

Grants 2015

BC Adaptive Snowsports - $900.00

Snowbility program aims to address the three main barriers for access to snowsports for people with disabilities. Cd1 & cad2 courses to volunteer instructors from Squamish and support the Equipment Access Grant for any applications from Squamish residents.

Easter Seals House - $550.00

Affordable accommodation for parents to stay with their children while the children undergo medical treatment.

KidSports Squamish - $900.00

KidSport Squamish will provide funding to underprivileged youth for sports registration fees.

Platypus Daycare Society - $750.00

Platypus Active Play project to promote better indoor physical activity for preschoolers

Squamish Communities that Care - $1,125.00

Parenting Wisely Program

Squamish Food Bank - $2,000.00

Providing food to those experiencing hunger in Squamish

Squamish Search & Rescue - $5,000.00

Purchase Automated External Defibrillator

Grants 2014

BC Adaptive Snowsports - Receives $900 to assist local clubs to expand access for people with disabilities, provide equipment and trained volunteer instructors.

Easter Seal House Society - Receives $2000 to assist Squamish families with the cost of overnight stays at Easter Seal House.

Sea to Sky Community Services - Receives $1500 to go towards the Centrepoint Community Kitchen.

Squamish Food Bank - Receives $2500 to assist with food for Squamish residents in need.

Special Olympics British Columbia Society - Receives $1000 for a Special Olympics swimming program.

Squamish Hospice Society - Receives $1000 to prepare manuals for Squamish residents waitlisted

Squamish River Watershed Society - Receives $600 to produce 3 information kiosks to be placed where the recreational fishing community accesses the local rivers.

Squamish Seniors Centre Society - Receives $500 to assist with an Art program for Squamish Seniors.

Grants 2013

C N I B – Receives $1200 for Project Read - Helping Sea to Sky Residents See Beyond Vision Loss

Big Brothers Big Sisters Sea to Sky – Receives $500 to increase the number of community matches to 12 and provide additional opportunities.

Easter Seal House Society – Receives $2500 to help subsidize the cost to allow families from Squamish who must travel to Vancouver to receive medical care.

Squamish Food Bank – Receives$3,000 to assist with obtaining food for their bi-weekly distribution.

Squamish Helping Hands Society – Receives $2,800 to assist with set up and supplies at a new location.

 

Grants 2012

Organization

Project

Grant

 

 

 

Mamquam Elementary Parent Advisory

New playground equipment

$1300

Squamish Hospice Society

Purchase books for library

$500

Squamish Seniors Society

Seniors Art Program

$1000

The Arthritis Society

Public forum to be held in Squamish

$500

Squamish Open Door Society

Funds to send 4 families to Keats Camp

$2200

Easter Seal House Society

Assistance from the Easter Seal House for families from Squamish

$2500


Grants 2011

Organization

Project

Grant

Big Brothers-Sea to Sky

Mentoring Program

$1400

Breakfast Club

Provide breakfasts to children in local schools & lunch to students at Squamish Elementary

$588

Canadian Red Cross

Assist the Squamish HELP depot with equipment repair & replacements

$1442

Sea to Sky Community Services

Pregnancy Outreach Healthy Cooking Classes

$2000

Squamish Hospice Society

Promote and establish an adult & children bereavement support group

$2570


Grants 2010

Organization

Project

Grant

Evans Lake Forest

Upgrade of water, well & distribution, system

$3000

North Shore Schizophrenia Society

Initiate a Reaching Out project in Squamish

$2300

Squamish Historical Society

Purchase of building materials to complete The Wilkie Building

$1200

The Squamish Seniors Centre

Patio furniture or barbecue at the Seniors Centre

$500


Grants 2009

Organization

Project

Grant

Squamish Food Bank

Support of their program

$3500

Tantalus Seniors Centre Society

Equipment purchase for Seniors Centre

$1800

South Asian Senior Women's
Squamish Public Library

Materials

$900

Squamish Yacht Club & Sea Scouts

Safe Boating Training

$3000

Howe Sound Women's Centre

Create a teaching and support kitchen

$2300

Squamish Historical Society

Materials for Wilkie House 
West Coast Railway Heritage Park

$2000


Grants 2008

Organization

Project

Grant

Wild at Art Festival Society / 
HS Performing Arts Assoc

Wild at Art 2009 - Wild Locals

$1000

Squamish Hospice Society

Provide Tools for Employees

$2,500

Howe Sound School District #48

Get Active, Stay Active Cards

$750

Squamish Helping Hands Society

Squamish Helping Hands Society

$2,000

Stawamus PAC

Playground Replacement Project

$5000


Regular Grants 2007

Organization

Project

Grant

Howe Sound Performing Arts & 
Wild at Art 2008

Wild at Art Gala Evening Performance

$3,500

Howe Sound School District #48

Get Active - Stay Active

$1,500

Howe Sound School District #48 & 
Mamquam Elementary School PAC

Project Playground

$3,000

Sea to Sky Freenet Assoc &
Squamish Volunteer Centre

The Hotspot: Exploring Collaboration

$1,000

Squamish Hospice Society

Bereavement needs in Squamish

$1,500

Sea to Sky Community Services Society

Early Learning & Child Development Centre Playground

$4,500

 

 


Regular Grants 2006

Organization

Project

Grant

Brackendale Elementary PAC

Outdoor Playground

$5,000

Howe Sound Performing Arts

Music Education Bursary Fund

$2,500

Howe Sound Women’s Centre

Children Who Witness Violence(Equipment/Space Support)

$2,000

Sea to Sky Community Service

Response and Recovery Action Support Project

$5,500

Living Through Loss Bereavement

Workshops/Resources Support

$5,000

Communities That Care

 

$10,000

Lead Grants 2006

Organization

Project

Grant

Brackendale Owners & Tenants Association

Newsletter Project

$300

Howe Sound Women’s Centre

Development of a Squamish Community Action Team

$1,215

Howe Sound Ringette Association

 

$1,000

St John Mews Society

Feasibility Study, Senior Citizens Housing Project

$1,000

Sea to Sky Community Services

Community Specific Emergency Plan

$1,000

Squamish Arts Council

Community Art Banner and Signage Project

$1,000


Regular Grants 2005

Organization

Project

Grant

Breakfast Program

Elementary Students

$4,000

DRS Outdoor Leadership

Outdoor Equipment

$2,000

Evans Lake Forest Education

Trail Support

$1,200

Freenet and Volunteer Society

Technology Support Development

$1,200

Sea to Sky Community Services

Wheelchair Ramp

$3000

Squamish Lions Club

Medical Lift for Hospice Support

$3,000

Teen Mentoring Program

Training for Mentors

$1,600

Valleycliffe Elementary School PAC

Playground Equipment

$3,000

Women's Centre

Outreach Services

$1,000

Named Fund Grants

 

 

Communities That Care Fund

 

$10,000

Lead Grants 2005

Organization

Project

Grant

Sea to Sky Community Services

Drum Making Project, High/Scope & Happy Times Preschool

$1,235

Sea to Sky Freenet

Joint Project: Hotspot/Squamish Arts Council

$2,500

Sea to Sky Restorative Justice

Community Awareness Project(Brochures/Business Cards)

$750


Grants  2004

Organization

Project

Grant

Women's Auxiliary 
Squamish Hospital

Seniors medwatch

$4,000

Garibaldi Highlands School

New playground

$3,000

Howe Sound Women's Centre

Custody/access initiative

$4,000

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Squamish

Mentoring programs

$3,000

The Breakfast Program

For elementary school students

$4,000

West Coast Railway Assn

Eagle view area

$2,000

Named Fund Grants

 

 

Communities That Care Fund

 

$10,000