Gwaii Trust grant decisions

  • Dec. 17, 2002 4:00 p.m.

The Gwaii Trust Society awarded $229,000 to islands organizations in its latest round of grant decisions, made at a meeting Dec. 2 and 3. Successful applicants are:
New Legacy Program
• Village of Masset – $20,000 for the Charles Lane sewer lift station
• Skidegate Band Council education department – $20,000 for Haida books
• Old Massett Village Council education department – $19,325 for Haida language resource technology
• Haida Tribal Society – $14,600 for archival collection and catalogue
• Old Massett volunteer fire department – $12,755 for equipment
• Skidegate Band Council – $8,019 for sound equipment
• Sk’aadgaa Naay elementary – $4,212 for playground equipment
• Masset volunteer fire department – $3,577 for safety gear
Healthy Humans Program
• Skidegate Senior Centre – $20,355 for health and activity phase 2
• Haida Gwaii Society for Community Peace – $17,978 for support worker training
• Old Massett Village Council – $17,605 for healthy minds through appropriate nutrition
• Skidegate Band Council – $12,889 for home care program
• Ngystle Society – $9,320 for pursuit of excellence
• QCI/HG Diabetes Outreach Program – $7,666 for an alternative fitness program
• QCI Women’s Society – $5,075 for womyn circle
Culture as it Relates to Tourism Program
• Laskeek Bay Conservation Society – $10,534 for marine hydrophone at Haida Gwaii Museum
• Old Massett economic development – $10,000 for Hiellen Haida Interpretation Centre and $8,000 for a roadway relocation coordinator
• Old Massett repatriation – $7,500 for Haida culture and tourism project

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