CFSV Distributes Fall Community Grants at AGM

Submitted by: The Community Foundation of Swan Valley

The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) held their AGM and Fall Granting Night on December 6, 2023. The 2023 fall grants were awarded to local community projects followed by presentation of Donor Advised Fund and Designated Fund annual payouts.

Kyla Tibbett of PKHC Chartered Accountants was invited forward and gave a brief consolidated financial summary prior to the grant portion of the evening.

The CFSV supports all aspects of life in the Swan Valley, making grants to a wide variety of charitable projects.

In 2023, the CFSV distributed just under $200,000 in grants, scholarships, and bursaries. The CFSV offers congratulations to all of this year’s fall grant recipients.

2023 Fall Grant Recipients:

$ 3,000     Heyes Elementary Parent Advisory Council  
             Skates and Helmets Purchase

$ 2,000     North West Regional Immigrant Services Inc.     
English Language Class materials

$ 1,140     Swan Valley Minor Hockey Association      
Uniforms upgrade
$ 5,000     Swan River Nursery School     Air Conditioning installation
$15,000    North Mountain Riders  Warm-up Shelter construction
$ 3,000     Benito Vesselli Dance Club    Costumes purchase
$ 2,000     Swan Valley Animal Protection League Inc. Phase 5-Outdoor Pens
$ 3,500     S R & District Community Resource Council Inc.  - Swan River Lifeline upgrades
$ 1,500     SVRSS – Boys’ Baseball Uniform & Equipment
$ 2,000     North-West Regional Library – Gate installation and office furnishings purchase
$ 2,000     Town of Swan River Recreation Dept. – Aquatic Centre Safety Equipment
$20,000    Thunderhill Ski Club Inc. – Thunderhill Lodge & Trail Network (payment #3)

The CFSV thanks the donors who make these grants possible and encourages others to consider a donation to the CFSV in celebration of birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions, as a lasting tribute in memory of a loved one, or as part of your will.