Revelstoke Credit Union gives back

Revelstoke community groups and non profits received $171,442 in grants at the Revelstoke Credit Union annual general meeting on April 19. Here's more on their community initiatives.

Recipients of Revelstoke Credit Union grants at their April 19 Annual General Meeting. Photo: Aaron Orlando/Revelstoke Mountaineer

The Revelstoke Credit Union’s annual general meeting on April 19 was an opportunity for the Revelstoke institution to support lots of community non profit groups with funding through their and Community Giving grants, and a new funding stream.

Their new capital projects stream supported five community groups to support capital investments in their projects.

Combined, Revelstoke community groups received $171,442 in grants from the credit union. Here’s an image of the recipients, and below is a description of their projects and funding amounts.

2016 Community Giving Recipients

Recipient Project Amount
Mt. Revelstoke Quilters Guild Community Quilts $1500
Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society New Cash Registers for Museum Gift Shop $1200
Revelstoke Visual Arts Society Plant Identification Signage $1000
L’Association de Parents De l’Ecole Des Glacier Francophone Potluck $500
Revelstoke Skating Club 2017 Ice Skating Show $1500
Social Development Committee Newcomer’s Guide Update $1500
Revelstoke Community Response Network CRN Community Engagement $1500
Revelstoke Hospice Society Co-Host Death Café / Print Brochures and Website Maintenance $850
Youth Advisory Committee Youth Access and Outreach Project $1000
Screen Smart Committee 2016 Screen Smart Challenge & Year Round Education $750
Revelstoke Theatre Company Project & Capacity Building Support $1500
Revelstoke Roller Derby Association Fresh Meat Gear up for Derby Projects $1000
Rod & Gun Club New Range Site Signage Project $2500
Revy Riders Dirt bike Club Event Sign Up Tent $2000
Special Olympics BC Revelstoke Sports Programs $1000
Revelstoke Arts Council Francophone Festival for Revelstoke $1000
Revelstoke & District Humane Society Vet Services for Animals Under RDHS Care $500
Community Childcare Society Kids Rock Summer Day Camp $1500
BC Interior Forestry Museum Exhibit on Community Forests of BC $2500
Revelstoke Folk Music Society Coffee House Capital Fund $1000
Early Childhood Development Committee Healthy Early Child Development Learning Supports $1500
Revelstoke Bear Aware Revelstoke Bear Aware Program $1000
Bike to Work Revelstoke Bike to Work Week 2016 $400
Revelstoke Secondary School 2016 We Day Trip & Projects $2000
Revelstoke Multicultural Society Revelstoke Movies in the Mountains $1000
Columbia Park PAC Indoor Bee Hive Installation for Bee Study $500
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Community and Family Literacy Program $2000
Revelstoke Youth Soccer Association New Nets $1000
Aboriginal Friendship Society of Revelstoke Community Involvement $1500
Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club Race Hosting Equipment $1100
Community Connections Food Bank $2000
Community Connection Summer Day Camp $1500
Revelstoke Minor Hockey RMHA Concussion Testing & Protocol $2000
Revelstoke Women’s Shelter Society Moving Forward $2000
Local Food Initiative Society Program Coordinator $500
Revelstoke Highlanders Pipe Band Piping Hot Drummer School $500
Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society Bat House Project & Insurance $1200
Revelstoke Arts Council Circus Camp $1500
Groupe Culturel Francophone de Revelstoke Bouts de Chou Francophone Playgroup $1000

*There were 42 applications requesting a total of $103,702.

2016 Community Giving – Capital Projects Recipients

Recipient Project Amount
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 46 2016 Renovation Project $10,000
Kootenay Carshare Cooperative Vehicle Replacement Fund $5,000
Revelstoke Golf Club Driving Range Project $15,000
Revelstoke Arts Council Lighting, Audio Equipment and Dance Floor Purchase and Technical Capacity Building $10,000
Columbia Valley Skateboard Association Kovach Park Revitalization $10,000

5 applications requesting a total amount of $67,740