BC Rural Dividend grants over $10 million for rural projects (flickr.com)

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BC Rural Dividend third intake grant recipients

Coast

Community Futures Development Corporation, Cowichan Region – $96,588

Village of Cumberland – $82,000

Dzawada’enuxw First Nation – $100,000

Haida Gwaii Museum Society – $100,000

Heiltsuk Tribal Council – $238,050

Hesquiaht First Nation – $100,000

Capital Regional District, (Port Renfrew area) – $89,194

Lake Cowichan First Nation – $100,000

Port Alberni Shelter Society – $94,400

Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust Society – $100,000

Spo7ez Cultural Centre and Community Society (Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre) – $130,487

Squamish Dirt Bike Association – $10,000

District of Squamish – $116,500

Surfrider Pacific Rim (Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet) – $10,000

T’it’q’et Administration – $100,000

Tla’amin Capital Assets Inc. – $64,600

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation – $100,000

Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce – $99,833

Whistler Centre for Sustainability – $49,497

North

Bulkley Valley Child Development Centre (Burns Lake) – $50,000

Bulkley Valley Cross Country Ski Club (Burns Lake) – $77,934

Doig River First Nation – $87,000

Dunster Community Forest – $9950

City of Fort St. John – $174,835

FPInnovations (Skeena Sawmills, Terrace) – $210,000

Futurpreneur Canada (Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Treaty 8 and surrounding areas) – $348,333

Community Futures Development Corporation of Fraser Fort George – $99,722

Hazelton Trail Society – $100,000

Kispiox Band Council – $25,500

District of Kitimat – $100,000

Kitselas Band Council – $100,000

Lake Babine Nation – $78,828

District of Mackenzie - $99,619

Corporation of the Village of McBride – $100,000

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality – $300,000

Community Futures Development Corporation Peace Liard – $100,000

City of Prince Rupert – $150,000

R.E.M. Lee Theatre Alive Society (Terrace) – $100,000

Stikine Airport Society – $10,000

Takla Lake First Nation – $99,850

City of Terrace – $40,000

District of Tumbler Ridge – $254,810

Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark Society – $358,000

Wet’suwet’en First Nation – $100,000

Yekooche First Nation – $80,000

Cariboo

?Esdilagh First Nation – $100,000

Alexis Creek First Nation – $46,777

Barkerville Heritage Trust – $99,000

Big Lake Community Association – $100,000

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association – $80,000

Community Futures Development Corporation of Cariboo Chilcotin – $100,000

Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium Society – $100,000

Cariboo Regional District – $100,000

Fraser Basin Council – $72,305

Nazko First Nation – $80,000

City of Quesnel – $100,000

Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation – $76,600

District of Wells – $100,000

Williams Lake Central Business Improvement Area Association – $70,500

Thompson-Okanagan

Cook’s Ferry Indian Band – $82,696

Kanaka Bar Indian Band – $100,000

Nicomen Indian Band – $90,000

Town of Oliver – $49,660

Town of Osoyoos – $100,000

Corporation of the District of Peachland – $200,000

Salmon Arm Economic Development Society – $100,000

Salmon Arm Museum & Heritage Association – $37,000

Skeetchestn Natural Resources L.L.P. – $100,000

Splatsin Development Corporation – $98,000

Corporation of the District of Summerland – $435,000

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association – $500,000

Kootenays

Fernie Chamber of Commerce – $36,900

Town of Golden – $100,000

Community Futures Central Kootenay – $100,000

Community Futures East Kootenay – $100,000

Kootenay Association for Science & Technology – $100,000

Kootenay Employment Services Society – $99,840

Lower Kootenay Band – $99,790

Ktuanxa Nation Council Society – $100,000

Regional District of Central Kootenay (four projects) – $397,755

South Kootenay Lake Community Service Society – $10,000

City of Revelstoke – $100,000

Special Circumstances

Bella Coola Valley Tourism – $10,000

Village of Cache Creek – $48,000

Deka Lake and District Ratepayers Association – $100,000

Nuxalk Nation – $500,000

Tl’etinqox Government – $100,000

Total   $10,124,602