Sponsorships and Grants

Kitimat Council awards grants to various non-profit community groups requiring financial assistance.

The intention of municipal grants is to financially supplement the activities of community based organizations that promote youth activities, new economic incentives, tourism, athletic events, arts, culture, community spirit and improved quality of life for Kitimat residents.

The grant program covers six areas:


1. Travel Grant
To encourage youth in our community to pursue leisure programs of their choice in arts, athletics and personal development.
· Applications available from District of Kitimat office.

2. Community Event Grant
To assist volunteer/non-profit organizations in the promotion of special events, tournaments and workshops that provide economic, cultural and social benefit to the community.
· Applications available from District of Kitimat office.

3. Capital Project Grant
To assist in capital cost of publicly accessible facilities for the social, cultural and recreational well being of the community.
· Presentation to be made to Council.
· Information available from District of Kitimat office.

4. Partnership Grant
The partnership of public and non-profit or volunteer agencies that operate facilities or events that provide economic, cultural and social benefit to the community.
· Presentation to be made to Council.
· Information available from District of Kitimat office.

5. Major Event Sponsorship
To assist organizations and to provide opportunities for hosting major events such as tournaments and cultural activities that will provide a significant economic benefit to our community.
· Presented to Administration to review and recommend.
· Information available from District of Kitimat office.

6. District of Kitimat Initiated Events
To provide opportunities to host a major event such as a tournament and/or cultural activity which would result in significant economic or social benefit to our community.

APPLICATION

Applications for the District of Kitimat Community Grants/Sponsorship Program are to be made prior to the activity happening, but only after the organization has confirmed the activity will proceed.

For further information on the community grants/sponsorship program contact Martin Gould at 250-632-8900.