The Prince George Community Foundation has announced the recipients of its fall 2014-2015 adjudicated grants.
The recipients were recognized at a Grant Award Reception on April 7.
“We are pleased to announce that through the generosity of our donors, our endowment funds are now in excess of $9.5 million and more than one million dollars has been distributed since our inception in 1995,” said executive director Brenda Langlois.
“This is a significant milestone in the short history of the Community Foundation.”
Close to $20,000 of earned income for the adjudicated grants was allocated to the following eight organizations:
Arts and Culture: Prince George Conservatory of Music
Education: United Nations Association in Canada – Prince George Branch
Environment: Caledonia Ramblers Trust – Friends of the Ancient Forest
Health: Hope Air, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Social Services: Prince George Metis Housing Society, Volunteer Prince George
Sports and Recreation: Zajac Ranch
More than $25,000 in grant money was also allocated by the Fraser-Fort George Endowment fund for projects that will enhance the quality of life for residents living in electoral areas, A, C. E. F and G within the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George.
“We are pleased to recognize that all of these organizations have contributed a great deal to the quality of our community and all of them are supported by very dedicated volunteers,” said Ray Noonan, the Foundation’s president.
Anyone wanting information on how they can provide the opportunity to make a lasting charitable donation to enhance the community can visit www.pgcf.ca.