Two grants given locally

Shabir Amarshi

Shabir Amarshi

Mission Community Services Society and Long-term Inmates Now in the Community (LINC) are each receiving a $10,000 grant from Vancity for local projects.Mission Community Services will use the funding for Cultivating a Food Future for Mission, a plan to strengthen food security and sustainable agriculture initiatives, while LINC’s project is called Grounded in the Ground.Grants from Vancity are given out three times a year. This last round of grants, worth $144,650, benefited 15 organizations in Richmond, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.Information for non-profit groups, including how to apply for future community project grants, can be found at www.vancity.com/grants.