Columbia Valley Community Foundation - How To Apply for a Grant

Community Grant Applications must be RECEIVED by 12 noon on October 31st of each year.

Checklist for complete applications submissions:

  • One completed application form authorized by organization’s signatories
  • Most recent financial statements
  • Proof of active status, and being in good standing, as a registered Canadian charity or qualified donee


  • Intermediary Agreement between a registered Canadian charity and non-charitable organization working on their behalf


The applications will be reviewed in November. There may be requests for further information or meetings between the applicant and the grant review committee, however we are a small organization relying on volunteer time and therefore do not have time to meet with each applicant during the grant application process.


All applicants will be notified by December 15th on the outcome of their application.


Grants will be paid in accordance with the payment schedule upon signing of the Grant Agreement between the applicant and the Foundation.

The application package requires:


1. Community Grant Application – Apply online

2. Final reports – Submit online or download the form. Final Reports are due within 45 days of the completion of the project, or in accordance with the Grant Agreement.

Submit manual applications by regular mail or email to:

Community Valley Community Foundation

Attn: Grants Committee
P.O. Box 991, Invermere, BC V0A 1K0

Or scan and email

For assistance in completing the Community Grant Application, contact us a minimum of 7 days prior to the deadline.

Applications received after 12 Noon
on October 31 will not be accepted.