2015

Feb 26, 2015 Return to Headlines

Spirit of Coquitlam Grant Applications Now Available

by GS GS |

COQUITLAM, BC, Thursday, February 26, 2015 – Beginning Sunday, March 1, the City of Coquitlam will be accepting applications for the spring intake of the 2015 Spirit of Coquitlam Grant.

The Grant is focused 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. 

Since 2002, the City of Coquitlam has awarded $6.95  million to over 180 different organizations.

Consideration will be given to organizations engaging in public art, encouraging people to get active, hosting sporting events, planning festivals and events, developing new initiatives aligned with the City’s strategic goals and engaging in the Coquitlam 125 anniversary celebrations.

For those planning to apply for the grant, application workshops are held twice during the intake period. These workshops will provide attendees with step-by-step instructions for completing the grant application process. 

All applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the two workshops being held. Pre-registration is required. Workshops will be held at Pinetree Community Centre, 1207 Pinetree Way. 

Workshop Dates: 
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 (barcode #516477) 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 (barcode #516478) 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Register for workshops online or call 604-927-4386. Applications are available at www.coquitlam.ca/spiritgrant. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

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For more information, contact:
Geri Briggs-Simpson
Community Grant Coordinator
604-927-6900
communitygrant@coquitlam.ca