City awards nine nonprofits with social and community development grants for 2022 – Kamloops News

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The City of Kamloops has awarded money to several nonprofit organizations through a 2022 Social and Community Development Grant.

According to a city release, the funds are earmarked for special projects or the operating costs of organizations that address issues identified in the city’s social plan, such as food security, mental health services, homelessness or youth and family services.

Nonprofits could apply for up to $30,000. Nine organizations received funding from the city.

People in Motion received $30,000, ASK Wellness received just over $20,000, The Mustard Seed received $15,000 and Consent Cafe – a TRU program aimed at educating young people about consent and relationships – received over $11,000.

The city provided approximately $5,800 to A Way Home Kamloops, and Spinal Cord Injury BC received $5,000. Kamloops Music Collective received a $2,000 grant.

Additional funds of $33,000 have also been made available for projects to be undertaken in 2022.

The Kamloops Food Policy Council and the Kamloops Naturalist Club received $28,129 and $5,000, respectively, as part of this additional funding.

“The city’s social and community development section would like to thank all of the organizations that submitted an application,” the city’s statement read.

“Your continued support and service to our community is recognized and appreciated.”

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