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

Mt. Revelstoke Quilters GuildCommunity Quilts$1500
Revelstoke Heritage Railway SocietyNew Cash Registers for Museum Gift Shop$1200
Revelstoke Visual Arts SocietyPlant Identification Signage$1000
L’Association de Parents De l’Ecole Des GlacierFrancophone Potluck$500
Revelstoke Skating Club2017 Ice Skating Show$1500
Social Development CommitteeNewcomer’s Guide Update$1500
Revelstoke Community Response NetworkCRN Community Engagement$1500
Revelstoke Hospice SocietyCo-Host Death Café / Print Brochures and Website Maintenance$850
Youth Advisory CommitteeYouth Access and Outreach Project$1000
Screen Smart Committee2016 Screen Smart Challenge & Year Round Education$750
Revelstoke Theatre CompanyProject & Capacity Building Support$1500
Revelstoke Roller Derby AssociationFresh Meat Gear up for Derby Projects$1000
Rod & Gun ClubNew Range Site Signage Project$2500
Revy Riders Dirt bike ClubEvent Sign Up Tent$2000
Special Olympics BCRevelstoke Sports Programs$1000
Revelstoke Arts CouncilFrancophone Festival for Revelstoke$1000
Revelstoke & District Humane SocietyVet Services for Animals Under RDHS Care$500
Community Childcare SocietyKids Rock Summer Day Camp$1500
BC Interior Forestry MuseumExhibit on Community Forests of BC$2500
Revelstoke Folk Music SocietyCoffee House Capital Fund$1000
Early Childhood Development CommitteeHealthy Early Child Development Learning Supports$1500
Revelstoke Bear AwareRevelstoke Bear Aware Program$1000
Bike to Work RevelstokeBike to Work Week 2016$400
Revelstoke Secondary School2016 We Day Trip & Projects$2000
Revelstoke Multicultural SocietyRevelstoke Movies in the Mountains$1000
Columbia Park PACIndoor Bee Hive Installation for Bee Study$500
Columbia Basin Alliance for LiteracyCommunity and Family Literacy Program$2000
Revelstoke Youth Soccer AssociationNew Nets$1000
Aboriginal Friendship Society of RevelstokeCommunity Involvement$1500
Revelstoke Nordic Ski ClubRace Hosting Equipment$1100
Community ConnectionsFood Bank$2000
Community ConnectionSummer Day Camp$1500
Revelstoke Minor HockeyRMHA Concussion Testing & Protocol$2000
Revelstoke Women’s Shelter SocietyMoving Forward$2000
Local Food Initiative SocietyProgram Coordinator$500
Revelstoke Highlanders Pipe BandPiping Hot Drummer School$500
Illecillewaet Greenbelt SocietyBat House Project & Insurance$1200
Revelstoke Arts CouncilCircus Camp$1500
Groupe Culturel Francophone de RevelstokeBouts de Chou Francophone Playgroup$1000

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

2016 Community Giving – Capital Projects Recipients

Royal Canadian LegionBranch 46 2016 Renovation Project$10,000
Kootenay Carshare CooperativeVehicle Replacement Fund$5,000
Revelstoke Golf ClubDriving Range Project$15,000
Revelstoke Arts CouncilLighting, Audio Equipment and Dance Floor Purchase and Technical Capacity Building$10,000
Columbia Valley Skateboard AssociationKovach Park Revitalization$10,000

5 applications requesting a total amount of $67,740