Previous Grant Recipients (2018)

Geo 1 – Total Awards $154,135

Individual Program Grants

Cheslakees Elementary School (Port McNeill)
Growing Food and Families Together

Lake Trail Community Education Society (Courtenay)
Back to School for Seniors Drop-In

Village of Cumberland
Creating Community Connections

Hornby Island Farmland Trust Society
Farris Community Farm Expansion Project

Town of Comox Recreation
Drop-in Sports Program

Village of Gold River
Seniors Cardio Plus

Cortes Community Health Association with the Cortes Community Radio Society
Youth Voices! Empowerment Radio Camp

Homalco First Nation
Punemenaye

LUSH Valley Food Action Society (Courtenay)
Share the Harvest - Vegetable Gleaning, Recovery and Redistribution Project

River City Cycle Club (Campbell River)
Vancouver Island Fall Bike to Work & School Weeks

Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre (Port Hardy)
Dladlapola (Standing Together)

Komoks First Nation
Elder and Community Connectivity Through Cultural Practices

School District 72
Building Community Capacity

Geo 2 – Total Awards $144,437

Individual Program Grants

Spirit of the Canoe Society (Tofino)
Moving Forward

Forward House Community Society (Parksville)
Looking Forward to Giving Back

Canadian Mental Health Association, Port Alberni Branch
Mental Health First Aid

Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
Community Mental Health First Aid

City of Port Alberni, Parks, Recreation & Heritage
Youth Healthy Foods Program

Alberni Valley Transition Town Society, Cycle Alberni
Vancouver Island Fall Bike to Work & School Weeks

Vancouver Island University Foundation
The Centre for Community Outreach and Care Family Nights

City of Nanaimo
Vancouver Island Fall Bike to Work & School Weeks

Greater Nanaimo Cycling Coalition, Oceanside Chapter
Vancouver Island Fall Bike to Work & School Weeks

Mind Matters Nanaimo
Dementia Inclusive Communities – Capacity Building

Vancouver Island University
Recreation Prescription Project

Geo 3 – Total Awards $154,003

Individual Program Grants

Transition Salt Spring
Healthy School Gardens for the Gulf Islands

Beacon Community Services
Saanich Peninsula Rural Neighbourhood Chats Project

Pender Islands Health Care Society
Pender Island Community Kitchen Program

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre
Project Reclaim

Tsawout First Nation
ÃLISDÃL?EW (Good Medicine) Garden

Ladysmith Family and Friends Society
LaFFing and Learning Together

Cycle Cowichan
Vancouver Island Fall Bike to Work & School Weeks

Hiiye’yu Lelum Society
Four Pillars Aboriginal Youth Wellness Program

PLAY Cowichan
Multi Sport Initiative

Cowichan Tribes
Cowichan Tribes Young Women’s and Young Men’s Groups

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley
Go Girls! Group Mentoring

Cowichan Seniors Community Foundation
Pop Up Seniors Wellness Days & Guide

Nourish Cowichan Society
Early Years Food Security

Geo 4 – Total Awards $246,479

Individual Program Grants

Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society
Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society

Saanich Volunteer Services Society
Food and Friends: Staying Healthy Program

Highlands Parks and Recreations Association Sponsoring the
Highlands Community Garden Committee
Highlands Community Garden Accessibility Project

Saanich Neighbourhood Place
Growing Together: Community Early Screening Project

Peers Victoria Resources Society
Trauma-Informed Peer Counselling Training for Sex Workers in Victoria

The Power of Hope Society
Across the Lines Weekend Camp

LifeCycles Project Society
Street Feast

GoByBikeBC Society (aka Bike to Work BC Society)
Vancouver Island Fall Bike to Work & School Weeks

Westshore Youth Pride Sponsored by Westshore Parks & Recreation
Vancouver Island Youth Resource

Sooke School District
Fostering Resiliency of Elementary School Aged Children in Sooke School District

Saanich Parks and Recreation in Partnerships with Panorama Recreation Centre
Panorama Recreation Centre Physical Literacy Indoor and/or outdoor Markings

Saanich Parks and Recreation
Neighborhoods Engaging in Activities Together (NEAT)

Saanich Parks and Recreation in Partnerships with City of Victoria Recreation Services
Youth Nature and Wellness Program