The Vanderhoof Community Foundation is please to announce the recipients of our very first Grants. We wish to thank all those who applied and hope that perhaps in the future we will be able to also provide your group with a grant.

In 2019 we were able to provide 5 groups with $500.00 each to help with their community projects.

Nechako Community Arts Council

The grant was used to help with the Purchase of Portable stage lighting. This lighting unit will be used for the Home Routes Concert Series, the Footloose Dance group, during lessons and events, and also for the local art shows and sales featuring local artists and artisans

C. Himmelright, R. Springer T. Clement, M. Burkholder, W. Clement, I. Kutzner,
J. Schoenhardt, S. Funk

Spirts Mission Rescue Society

The grant provided will assist Spirits Mission Rescue Society in partnership with Saik’uz First Nation, to educate and provide veterinary care with health and wellness of companion Animals, the enhancement of the human/pet bond and educating the members on pet-care, (focusing on youth).

D. Page, V. McDonald, M. Burkholder, J. Caldwell, F. Thomas, K. Wilson

Vanderhoof Mens Shed

The grant will be used to assist with the building of garden boxes and Riverside Place Greenhouse construction, enabling our seniors to once again enjoy the garden.

K. LaForge, H. Millard, M. Burkholder, W. Dettwiler, J. Alderliesten, D. Leslie, F. Curl, J. Mortimer,
R. Embree (missing C. Irving)

Vanderhoof Farmers Market Society

The grant will be used to provided support for their Summer Arts Series which features local artists, artisans and musicians.

C. Himmelright , J. Schoenhardt, R. MacIntosh, K. LaForge

College of New Caledonia

The Grant will assist in providing funds for the purchase of equipment for the Free Weekly Yoga Class for Students and Community members

K. LaForge, L. Aldred, T. Morin