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Many Delta groups to receive provincial gaming grants

Province hands out funding to 25 groups in Delta
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The Community Gaming Grants Program distributes up to $140 million worth of grants annually to B.C. not-for-profit organizations. Pictured is a group from Delta Gymnastics pre-pandemic.

Several Delta-based or headquartered arts, culture and sports organizations have received provincial gaming grants.

The province last week announced it is supporting hundreds of not-for-profit organizations in B.C. with approximately $43 million in Community Gaming Grants to provide a range of programs and services.

“The pandemic has reminded us how essential sports and arts are for our communities,” said Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon in a news release. “This funding ensures not-for-profit groups can continue to strengthen and enrich our quality of life in Delta.”

The Delta recipients include:

Delta Choral Society ($10,000)

Delta Community Band Society ($4,500)

Delta Community Music School Society ($9,000)

Delta Stage Works Theatre Society ($5,000)

Sidekick Players Club ($15,000)

Young People’s Opera Society of BC ($7,500)

Boundary Bay Bluebacks Swim Club ($28,000)

Delta Deas Rowing Club ($17,350)

Delta Gymnastics Society ($100,000)

Delta Lacrosse Association ($43,000)

Delta Minor Ball Hockey Association ($20,800)

Delta Ringette Association ($24,500)

Delta Skating Club ($45,300)

Delta Sungod Swim Club ($42,000)

Delta Thistle Curling Club ($11,335)

Ladner Minor Baseball Association ($25,000)

Metro Women's Soccer League ($5,000)

North Delta Baseball Association ($26,000)

North Delta Football Association ($17,000)

North Delta Minor Hockey Association ($100,000)

North Delta Sunfish Summer Swim Club ($42,500)

South Delta Rams Football Club ($3,900)

Sungod Skating Club ($64,000)

Surrey Sharks Field Hockey Club ($12,000)

Tunnel Town Curling Club ($22,500)