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Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen Awards $140,930 in Grants Through the Emergency Community Support Fund.

CFSOS is proud to have partnered with Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver more than $140,000 through the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in the South Okanagan Similkameen region.
Since launching in May 2020, the ECSF – administered by CFSOS – has granted a total of $140,930 to charities and qualified donees. These grants will support vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19. A total of 17 projects were funded, supporting children, youth, seniors, vulnerable workers, those requiring special care and supports and marginalized populations.
The following organizations received funding through ECSF:
• Penticton Resource Recovery Society
• Penticton & Area Access Centre
• DragonFly Pond Society
• Henning Emergency Clinic of Kindness
• Neil Squire Society
• Salvation Army Foodbank
• South Okanagan Loss Society
• Desert Valley Hospice
• Erris Creek Volunteer Firefighters
• Crohn’s & Colitis Society of BC
• Good Samaritan Society
• Canadian Cancer Society
• OneSky Community Resources Society
• Osoyoos Seniors Centre
• Princeton & District Community Services
CFSOS has now granted their full funding available through the ECSF and is no longer accepting applications.
Stay tuned for details of upcoming grant opportunities at www.cfso.net