Hope non-profits receive district grants

Council has awarded $20,000 in grants-in-aid this year

Council has awarded $20,000 to non-profit groups in Hope this year.

The total amount requested for 2012 grant-in-aid support was $42,400, but the district’s policy ceiling for funding is $20,000. The eight recipients are:

• Hope Crime Prevention Society – $2,500

• Hope Care Transit – $4,300

• Operation Hope Society – $4,000

• Fraser Canyon Hospice Society – $2,500

• Mount Hope Senior Citizen’s Housing Society (Park Manor) – $2,000

• Hope and District Arts Council – $2,000

• Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning – $2,000

• New Page Human Services Society – $700