Nineteen Delta organizations will split up a share of $679,000 through the human and social services stream of the Community Gaming Grants program.
The provincial government made the funding announcement last week.
NDP North Delta MLA Ravi Kahlon says that people who receive services from local non-profits will benefit from funding to improve community health, accessibility and well-being. “Our government is continuing its commitment to supporting both seniors and youth, and fostering connected communities,” said Kahlon. “Non-profit organizations that provide these services are a fundamental component of our economy and are key to the resiliency of Delta.”
Delta organizations receiving funding:
• Deltassist Family and Community Services Society - $100,000
• Reach Child and Youth Development Society - $97,000
• North Delta Lions Club – $20,500
• Air Cadet League of Canada - 819 North Delta Sponsoring Committee - $13,600
• Scouts Canada - 4th Surdel - $5,250
• Scouts Canada - 8th Surdel - $6,500
• Scouts Canada - 9th Surdel - $5,800
• Sunshine Hills Parent Participation Preschool - $7,000
• 828 Air Cadet Squadron Sponsoring Committee - $5,500
• App Lutins Du Bois - $7,650
• British Columbia Guide Dog Services - $150,000
• Delta Community Living Society - $67,200
• Delta Hospice Society - $36,000
• Delta Life Skills Society - $62,500
• Kinvillage Association - $38,000
• Scouts Canada - 3rd Boundary Bay - $8,700
• The Kinsmen Club of Ladner Tsawwassen - $11,500
• Tsawwassen Boundary Bay Lions Club - $12,000
• Tsawwassen Order of Old Bastards - $24,000
In a news release, the provincial government says they will distribute more than $61 million in grants this year to 1,364 human and social services organizations around B.C.