Residents have opportunity to improve community
By Angela Espinoza, News Editor
The annual Spirit of Coquitlam grants are now open to receive applications for 2015.
Each year, the grants provide opportunities for entrants to gain funding for community projects in the arts, and are meant to strengthen the community. Public events involving sports, art displays, as well as festivals and celebrations are all potential uses of the grant money.
A press release for the event stated, “The grant is focussed on achieving the city’s goals by assisting local organizations to work collaboratively toward a sense of community and a high quality of life for Coquitlam citizens.”
Grant application involves submission of a package that is to include annual reports, AGM minutes, timelines of planned projects, and the expected budget the entrant would need to make their event a reality.
Submissions are being accepted until March 31 with a deadline time of 4 p.m. and can be sent via email or mailed to the City of Coquitlam.
Applications can be found online through Coquitlam.ca, and are meant for established groups or organizations to take part in.