Vancity offering community grants to Mission groups

The grant can cover up to 70 per cent of the total program/project budget

Mission organizations have until Sept. 17 to apply for a Vancity Credit Union grant.

The community grants are available for up to 70 per cent of the total project/program budget, including cash and in-kind contributions. The projects must help create sustainable places to live, invest in a positive community change, or focus on educating people how to build their financial knowledge.

Up to $10,000 can be granted for projects/programs; $2,500 for conferences, workshops and forums, and; $1,000 for community festivals.

For more information visit www.vancity.com/grants, or send an e-mail to louise_pochailo@vancity.com.