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RDEK distributes CBT ReDi grant funding

The Regional District of East Kootenay has announced the recipients of Columbia Basin Trust Resident Directed (ReDi) Grants for the coming year.

The RDEK administers the grants and mad the allocation decisions at its June board meeting, after public input and recommendations from the municipalities and electoral area directors.

“The approved 2023/2024 projects represent $1,320,390.34 in funding for everything from recreation and youth programs to history projects, stewardship programs, facility and accessibility upgrades,” says RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay. “The positive impact these projects will have in our communities and on our residents is immeasurable and we are deeply grateful to the Trust for its ongoing support.”

Projects receiving funding include:

$23,424.87 to EK Branch of the BC SPCA

$12, 300 to Baynes Lake Senior Housing Society

$26,604.95 to Blue Lake Forest Education Society

$15,5000 for the Canal Flats Community Society

$13,600 to Community Connections Society of SE BC

$10,000 to Cranbrook Food Bank Society

$41,804.67 to The Medicine Game: Cranbrook Lacrosse’s Indigenous Integration and Reconciliation

$10,014 to Cranbrook Public Library

$13,949 to Cranbrook and District Arts Council

$10,401,47 to E Invasive Species Council

$25,424.27 to Elk River Watershed Alliance

$15,000 to Elkford Chamber of Commerce

$20,143.40 to Elko Parks and Recreation Association (Cemetery Board)

$15,000 to Elkford Nordic Ski Club

$15,000 to Elkford Chamber of Commerce

$10,000 to Fernie Elks Lodge

$11,500 to Fernie Heritage Trust Society

$11,235 to Fernie Youth Soccer Assoc.

$22,092.54 to Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society

$44,574.64 to Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

$17,700 to Friends of Lake Koocanusa Society

$13,713.33 to Kimberley Alpine Team

$10,585.39 to Kimberley Health Care Auxiliary

$12,705.33 to Kootenay Carshare Coop

$27,151.57 to Kootenay East Soccer Assoc.

$96,724.12 to Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Service Society

$18,000 to Mayook Community Assoc.

$50,000 to Moyie Community Assoc.

$18,364 to North Star Rails to Trails Society

$14,691 to Northern BC Friends of Children EK Branch

$40,000 to Rotary Club of Cranbrook (Moir ParkTrail)

$14,811 to Sparwood Golf Club

$38,000 to Spirit of the Rockies Society

$12,227 to Sullivan Mien and railway Historical Society

$14,754 to Canadian Red Cross Society