Creston-Kootenay Foundation Grants

2018

Creston Valley Public Library - In-ground irrigation

KRACL (Spectrum Farms) - Finish Rosewood House

Creston Valley Public Library - First Nations & CKF display

Boswell Memorial Hall - Heat pump cover

Valley Community Service Society - Roof replacement

Creston Museum - Timeline display

Guiding Hands - Tipi Camp

CDSCL-Therapeutic Riding - Tack room floor and regrading

Cresteramics - Building upgrades

Creston Refugee Comm - Sponsorship / items

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2017

Arthritis Association of BC — workshops

Boswell Historical Society — building materials

Boswell Memorial Hall Society — building materials

Canyon Community Association — heavy duty picnic tables

Therapeutic Riding — equipment

Cresteramics Society — replacing old windows

Creston Options for Sexual Health — workshops

Creston Valley Rotary Club (Museum Project) — new shelter over the logging display

Creston Valley Wildlife Management — program supplies and equipment

Full Plate — events celebrating Canada 150 throughout the year

KRACL (Spectrum Farms) — food processing unit

PAWS — repair to a waterline

TAPS — activity program for seniors at the Recreation Complex

Creston Valley Hospital — towards purchase of a new ventilator

 

2016

Canyon Community Association — new commercial kitchen and covered pavillion
Museum Society — bus agri-tours to explore arts, culture, heritage and food culture
Creston Valley Rotary — new bathrooms and covered event pavillion near splash park
Creston Valley Seniors — new chairs for the Creston Valley Seniors hall
KRACL — canning section of food processing department at Spectrum Farm
Riondel Parks and Recreation — new events tent at the campground
Wildsight — Classrooms Without Doors field trips to CVWMA for local students from grades 4-7

 

2015

Creston Valley Community Housing Society — affordable family housing project
Therapeutic Riding Program — program equipment
Spectrum Farms — accessible outdoor washroom, food processing development
Canyon Community Association — restoration and renovationa of kitchen/pavillion
Trails for the Creston Valley Society — construction of pit toilets at site of the old Ferry Terminal
Kootenai Community Centre — repairs to housing for 18-22 year olds
Cresteramics — replacement of rear doors
Boswell Hall — photocopier and projector
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy — new tables and chairs for the office
The Creston Museum — funding to help purchase computer equipment and software
Sommerfeld Fund — public health nurses and low-income optometric services
Salviulo Scholarship — two scholarships to attend COTR Firefighting course in Cranbrook
Youth Advisory Fund — bursary presented to graduating student at PCCS each fall.

 

2014

Spectrum Farms —
Therapeutic Riding Program — equipment
Creston Museum —
East Kootenay Foundation for Health —
Canyon Community Association — Park washroom renovations
Boswell and District Emergency Volunteers —
Cresteramics —
Red Cross — health equipment loan program

 

2013

TAPS/CDCRC — kitchen equipment upgrade
Wildsight — Education in the Wild/Outdoor classrooms
West Creston Fire Protection Society — Occupational First Aid Training
Creston & District Historical & Museum Society — "We Can Tell You WHY"
Therapeutic Riding Program/CDSCL — covered riding arena
Riondel Curling Club — new roof for curling club
Creston Valley Hospice Society — Reprint manuals for the volunteer training program
Swan Valley Lodge — birthday bouquets and Christmas gifts

 

2012

Therapeutic Riding Program/CDSCL — vests for instructors and volunteers
TAPS/CDCRC — shopping and appointments support for seniors
Boswell Memorial Hall — Automatic Electronic Defribillator
Boswell Emergency Volunteers — Automatic Electronic Defribillator
Creston Valley Hospice Society — continued education on Bereavement Support
Creston Valley Food Action Coalition/College — Harvest Share Program
Yaqan Nukiy Heritage Society/KES — Yaqan Nukiy Heritage Mural
Wildsight — outdoor classes

 

2011

CDCRC for TAPS — healthy meals for seniors program
Creston Valley Hospice Society — public forum and pamphlet
CDSCL Therapeutic Riding Program — fencing upgrade
Creston Museum — replace tablecloths
Creston Auditorium Society — black stage curtains
Creston Valley Science Fair — sponsorship
East Shore Art Club — Mandala

 

2010

School District #8 — Science Fair
KCCS Youth Program — Wii video game console
Boswell Memorial Hall — Flooring replacement
Glacier Creek Trails — Trail  development
IHA — Gifts and flowers for SVL
CDSCL Therapeutic Riding Program — equipment purchase
CV Hospice — training manuals
College of the Rockies — security fence

 

2009

CDSCL Therapeutic Riding Program — TRP Instructor training
Creston Community Radio — antennae
Canyon Comnunity Association — Homecoming 2010
Creston & District Museum & Archives — landscaping
College of the Rockies — Enhancing Agriculture

 

2008

CDSCL Therapeutic Riding Program — equipment
Creston & District Museum & Archives — South Wing (Town)
Creston Valley Wildlife Centre — Junior Naturalist Leader
Creston Valley Rowing Society — equipment
Trails for Creston Valley Society — Rotary Loop planters
Boswell Memorial Hall — LCD projector
Creston Community Radio — equipment
Starbelly Music Festival — Family Festival in Crawford Bay
Creston & District Resource Centre — TAPS gas stove
Judo Club — instructional training
Creston Gleaners — appliance replacement
PAWS — grooming equipment
Guiding Hands Recreation — Nature Program
Creston Valley 4H Club — field trip
Creston Rotary Club — Spray Park
Creston Valley Hospice — volunteer training
School District #8 — Science Fair
Friends of Kitchener — horseshoe pit

 

2007

RDCK Area B — Internet workshop
Creston & District Museum & Archives — South Wing display
SS Trackers Model Display — Early Creston display
IHA — gifts and flowers for SVL
KCCS — advocacy expansion
Creston Valley Music Fest — Family Music Festival
Creston Valley Wildlife Centre — Osprey video camera
Friends of Public Library — online resources
Community Arts Council — Cultural Plan development
Creston Valley 4H Club — training (Alberta)
Creston Community Radio — equipment upgrade
Starbelly Jam — Family Music Festival in Crawford Bay
Cresteramics Society — Cooking with TAPS
Creston & District Resource Centre — TAPS Coordinator
Kidapalooza — children's festival
CDSCL Therapeutic Riding Program — child's saddle
Creston Refugee Committee — family sponsorship
Creston Flippers Gymnast — equipment replacement
Osprey Rowing Club — Competition oars
Kootenai Air Cadets — GPS and avalanche transceivers
CV Hospice — volunteer training
Guiding Hands — nature program

 

2006

CDSCL — Therapeutic Riding Program
Creston & District Resource Centre — TAPS Shopping Program
Kootenai Community Centre Society — Building upgrade
Public Health Nurses — Breast pump
Ktnuxa Wellness Centre — Beds and mattresses
Creston & District Museum & Archives — Lost Industries
Kootenay Employment Services — MoneyWi$e program
KES — musicians group
Creston Rotary Club — splash park
Creston Refugee Committee — family sponsor
Guiding Hands Recreation — workshop sponsor
Creston Valley Wildlife Centre — multi-media projector
Youth Advisory Council — murals and scholarship
IHA — gifts/Flowers SVL
 

2005

Creston & District Museum & Archives — humidity sensors
Creston & Area Arts Council — Arts & Culture Survey
Community Literacy for Crawford Bay — literacy
Creston & District Resource Centre — text and materials
PAWS — electrical hook-up
Gray Creek Historical — C. Haddon's diary
Kootenai Air Cadets — musical instruments
KCCS — conference tables
Public Health Nurses — OPTions Program for Sexual Health
IHA — gifts/flowers for PV & SVL