Gwaii Trust grants total $420,000

  • Mar. 13, 2014 6:00 p.m.

Gwaii Trust has announced the successful applicants to two of its programs, and will offer grants of just over $420,000. Under the Community Innovation Program, the successful applicants are as follows;A.L. Mathers School $300 for booster seatsSecretariat of the Haida Nation, $10,000 for a sound systemHecate Strait Streamkeepers, $9,995 for salmon hatchery relocation.The total under this progam is $20,255.Under the Major Contributions Program, the Trust will disperse the following;Haida Health Hub, Skidegate Health Centre, $40,000 for a community wellness planVillage of Port Clements, $100,000 for a barge facilitySecretariat of the Haida Nation, $30,000 for the Old Massett officeVillage of Masset, $100,000 for the airport parking lotOld Massett Village Council Health Centre, $54,500 for roof repairsLaskeek Conservation Society, $3,570 for Project Limestone CampTlell Fall Fair Committee, $14,500 for fairgrounds upgradeSandspit Volunteer Fire Department, $21,303 for a capital maintenance projectVillage of Queen Charlotte, $30,000 for a bypass trailQC Volunteer Fire Department, $6,100 for four sets bunker gear.The total under this program is $399,973, with both programs totaling $420,228.

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