Grant in Aid

Applying for Grant in Aid



Application Guidelines:



  • Approval of all Grant requests shall be subject to the availability of sufficient funding within the District’s Annual Operating Budget.
  • Unless otherwise determined by a unanimous vote of Council, the maximum grant available for any purpose under Section 2 shall be the aggregate of the District’s latest Federal Government census multiplied by a per capita rate of $0.50.
  • Grants are generally intended for “not for profit” organizations which provide a direct benefit to the citizens of the District.
  • Organizations should rely on their own resources to continue their operations rather than continual on-going assistance from the District.
  • Grants are for one year only, and are for the year of the application only.
  • Applicants are encouraged to have their applications handed into the District by January 31 of each year, the absolute deadline is February 28.  
  • The District will advertise its Grant in Aid Program in January of each year.
  • Upon request, applicants will be afforded the opportunity to make a brief presentation to Council.
  • Council reserves the right to discontinue funding of any or all Grant in Aid to specific organization.
  • Applications approved or denied by Council shall be confirmed in writing to the organization by the District of Highlands.

Apply online for grant in aid and view the Grant in Aid Policy.

The deadline for receipt of completed grant applications shall be the end of February each year for the year in which the grant is requested.


2018 Grants Approved


Recipient
Amount of Aid
Highland Heritage Park Society
$2500
Highland District Community Association $2800
Highlands Parks and Recreation Association $2000
West Shore Arts Council $650
Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse
$200
Habitat Acquisition Trust
$800
IACDI - Intermunicipal Advisory Committee on Disability Issues
$200
JDF +55 Activity Centre $300
M'akola Housing Society $500
NEED2 Suicide Prevention $600
Pacific Centre Family Services Association $1000
Peninsula Streams Society $1000
RCMP Crime Prevention - Community Policing $1600