COVID-19 Grant-in Aid Awarded
The COVID-19 pandemic has put a financial strain on many community groups in our municipality. For this reason, the Town offered a COVID Relief Grant-in-Aid program to assist local registered societies, non-profit organizations, and charities. Priority was given to those that experienced a negative financial impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, and that provided activities and/or services to Town of Qualicum Beach residents.
 
The Town was pleased to be able to offer two rounds of funding totaling $80,250. The maximum award for an organization or group was $5,000.
 
At the April 28 Regular Council meeting, Council awarded $56,500 to the following:
  • 5,000, Bard to Broadway Theatre Society.
  • $5,000, Ecole Oceanside Elementary School PAC.
  • $5,000, Qualicum Beach Elementary School PAC.
  • $5,000, Qualicum Beach Farmers Market.
  • $2,500, Qualicum Beach Community Garden Society.
  • $4,000, Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club.
  • $5,000, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #76.
  • $5,000, Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild Society.
  • $4,000, Rotary Club of Qualicum Beach.
  • $5,000, Rotary Club of Qualicum Beach Sunrise.
  • $5,000, The Old School House Arts Centre.
  • $2,500, Young Life of Canada.
  • $3,500, Echo Players.
 
At the June 16 Regular Council meeting, Council awarded $23,750 to the following:
  • $1,250 to Qualicum Beach Community Garden Society.
  • $5,000 to Kwalikum Secondary School.
  • $2,000 to Qualicum Beach Uptown Market Society.
  • $5,000 to Qualicum Beach Collective Society.
  • $5,000 to Arrowview Elementary School.
  • $5,000 to Milner Gardens and Woodland Society.
  • $500 to the Music Joy Project.
Contact
250-752-6921