July 7th, 2021
FORT ST. JOHN: BC Hydro is contributing more than $36,000 to support four Peace Region non-profit groups through the Site C project’s Generate Opportunities (GO) Fund.
North East Native Advancing Society (NENAS) is receiving a grant for a program aimed at assisting elders.
The award recipients support a youth and seniors program for First Nations and Inuit people in northeastern B.C., a seniors housing program, a therapeutic farming program and pet care for low-income owners.
Recipients receiving the grants include:
To date, 61 projects have received $540,066 from the $800,000 fund, which was established in September 2016 to support non-profit organizations in the north and south Peace Region throughout construction of Site C.
Applications for funding are accepted on an ongoing basis and funds are distributed quarterly. For more information on the fund, including past recipients and application details, please visit sitecproject.com/gofund.
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