Foundation / Corporation
Columbia Basin Trust
10/29/19 2:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM MT
Grants to southeastern British Columbia nonprofit, public, and indigenous organizations, regional districts, and municipalities for projects that focus on improving quality of life, childhood development, and social sector organizational capacity. Funding is intended to support ideas that will strengthen social well-being, address complex social issues in communities and support vulnerable people.
The Trust serves the region consisting of all the watersheds that flow into the Columbia River in Canada. The region encompasses nearly 80,000 square kilometers in southeastern British Columbia.
Projects should address one of the following three categories:
1. Quality of Life
2. Childhood Development
3. Social Sector Capacity
Projects that incorporate some of the following operating principles (Operating Principles) may be prioritized for funding support:
Projects with larger funding requests may be required to demonstrate that they incorporate more Operating Principles than Projects with smaller funding requests.
The Trust also considers the geographic distribution of Projects in its funding decisions.
GrantWatch ID#: 139760
Small Grants: less than $5,000.
Large Grants: more than $5,000.
There is no maximum amount for grant requests; however, CBT anticipates that many successful Large Grants will be in the range of $10,000 - $75,000. Applicants can request up to a maximum of 75% of the total project costs from the Trust.
Small Grants (grants $5,000 and under) are limited to a 12-month maximum project timeframe.
Large Grants (grants over $5,000) are limited to a 36-month maximum timeframe.
Projects can start after the organization receives funding approval from the Trust.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://forms.ourtrust.org/social-grants-combined/
For questions, contact:
Kristy Archer, Program Coordinator.
Canada: British Columbia