Interested non-profit organizations are now able to apply for the 2022/2023 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives program.

The programs funded by the Trust and administered by the RDEK.

“We recognize the tremendous impact these programs make on so many local projects and programs and want to ensure potential applicants are aware of the guidelines and submission deadline,” says RDEK Corporate Officer Tina Hlushak.

Applications must be submitted using the online application system located on The application deadline is Monday, January 17, 2022 at 2:00pm. “In addition to the application details, the webpage includes the timelines for this year’s process, a list of previously approved projects and other key information,” adds Hlushak.

The Programs are open to registered non-profit organizations, First Nations, registered schools and local governments. Any private sector proposals must be sponsored by an eligible organization and must clearly demonstrate community benefits. All applications must be submitted prior to the deadline.

For more information, contact the RDEK or visit To learn more about the Trust’s work, programs and grants, visit

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