Revelstoke Credit Union gives to community projects

Revelstoke Credit Union supports a long list of community projects at its annual Community Giving and capital projects event

Recipients of Revelstoke Credit Union's Community Giving Program gather to receive funds on April 9. Photo: Revelstoke Credit Union

Recipients of Revelstoke Credit Union’s Community Giving Program gathered on April 9 to receive funding for a wide array of community programs and projects.

The event was part of the local credit union’s annual general meeting.

Here is a list of the organizations and their exciting community projects.

 ApplicantProject Awarded
BC Interior Forestry Museum SocietyRiverside Forest Walk Opening and Tree Plant Party$1,000.00
Community ConnectionsCommunity Connections Food Bank$2,500.00
School District 19Screen Smart Revelstoke$1,000.00
School District 19Motivational Interview Training$500.00
Revelstoke Women’s Shelter SocietyMoving Mountains$2,000.00
Go by Bike RevelstokeBike to Work and School Week$500.00
Revelstoke Ski ClubSafe Sport Training$2,000.00
Revelstoke Secondary SchoolBamfield Marine Sciences Trip$1,500.00
Women’s Shelter SocietyCommunity Response Network$1,500.00
Stoke FM Radio SocietyRadio Signal Reliability Project$1,500.00
Revelstoke Museum and Archives AssociationStories Beneath the Surface Theatre Project$2,000.00
Revelstoke Arts CouncilThe Nutcracker – Youth Engagement Project$1,500.00
Revelstoke Jazz ClubRevy Jazz Artist Honorariums$800.00
Begbie View ElementarySchool of Fish$3,000.00
Revelstoke Senior Citizens AssocationMedical Transportation Program Support$2,000.00
Revelstoke Community Band2019/2020 Season Music Score Purchase$1,000.00
Revelstoke Hospice SocietyDeath Café/Support Groups/Annual Events$1,200.00
Revelstoke Community Housing SocietyEquipping and Training our Admin Assistant$1,500.00
Special Olympics BC RevelstokeSOBC Revelstoke Sports Programs$1,500.00


The Revelstoke Credit Union also has a capital projects funding stream. Here is a list of capital projects community groups are undertaking this year.

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club Connector Trail Upgrade$15,000.00
Okanagan CollegeMobile Community Tech Lab$15,000.00
Revelstoke Child Care SocietyLeap Land Children’s Rock Wall$5,000.00
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 46AC Replacement/Acquire External Automated Defibrillator$2,000.00
Avalanche CanadaYouth Avalanche Tool Box$7,000.00
Humane SocietyStackable Stainless Steel Kennels$3,000.00