Port Moody Foundation wants to give away money

The Port Moody Foundation is looking for a few — or more — worthy projects.

The Port Moody Foundation is looking for a few — or more — worthy projects.

The foundation, which has been helping build community in Port Moody since 1989, is accepting applications from eligible registered charity organizations in the city for its annual grant program.

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The program provides funding from $500 to $2,000 to organizations involved with arts and culture, heritage, sports and recreation, ecology and social betterment. Past recipients have included the Port Moody Arts Centre, the Port Moody Ecological Society, the Children of the Street society and the Kateselem Youth Society.

“Non-profit charity organizations provide the backbone that builds sustainable and connected communities,” said Robert Simons, the president of the Port Moody Foundation, in a press release.

Applications must be submitted online or by email or snail mail by midnight, Feb. 15, 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by March 1 to submit a more detailed application, with the final decisions announced by May 1.

For more information, go to portmoodyfoundation.ca or call Paul Thiel at 604-469-4699.

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