Community Granting


                  —–NOW CLOSED—–

Thank you for the overwhelming response for granting applications. Successful applicants will be notified by end the of January 2019. 


The Williams Lake Community Forest is launching a new Community Granting program. This annual program is aimed at providing support and enhancements for neighbouring communities and residents of the two blocks that make up the Community Forest.

The WLCF Community Granting Program aims to disperse funds to help strengthen the rural communities across the defined local area of the Community Forest (see below for more details).

Who is Eligible for the Community Grants:

  1. Registered charities, non- profit and/or community organizations such as 4H, community associations, Parent Advisory Councils, etc. in the defined ‘local area’
  2. Defined local area is CRD Areas D, E and F and the City of Williams Lake.
  3. Youth- applying for bursaries through SD #27.
  4. Projects submitted by WLCF Partners (City of Williams Lake & the Williams Lake Indian Band) or for those projects normally within the mandate of a partner or the WL Community Forest are not eligible for funding

What is the Timeline for Grants?

  1. November 2, 2018 – Call for proposals
  2. December 3, 2018- Proposals due
  3. January 31, 2019 – Successful applicants will be notified.

What are the Granting Levels?

  1. Generally grants will be between $500 and $5000
  2. An extraordinary grant of up to $10,000 may be provided in rare situations
  3. Grants will typically be for 1 year, but may be granted for up to 3 years, if there are distinct deliverables for each year

How to apply?

 There are two levels of applications required. All applications to be sent to  or mailed to 233 Yorston Street, Williams Lake, BC. V2G 1G9.

Application Form-Click here- (Word document)

Application Form- Click here- (PDF)

Budget Template –Click here- (Excel Document)

Budget Template- Click here- (PDF)

or pick up paper application packages at 233 Yorston Street Williams Lake, BC (M-F 8am-5pm)



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