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BVCF 2019 Grant Applications

Grant applications will be accepted from October 15 to November 30, 2018 (not October 1 as previously posted). We are revising our grant application package and will have the revised forms posted on the BVCF website on or before October 15.  For further information contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Projects funded by Grants

BV Art Gallery Pop-up Tent

November 9, 2015

Final Report to the Bulkley Valley Community Foundation

"The gallery applied for funds to purchase a pop-up event tent to allow the summer art camps and free Saturday drop in art activities for children to take place outside and for use when the Gallery provides free art activities for the public during the Main Street Festival and the Town's Canada Day celebrations. We are delighted with the tent – due to production difficulties it arrived later than scheduled so we were not able to use it this past summer as planned, but we greatly look forward to putting it to use.

We greatly appreciate the funds awarded to us by the BV Community Foundation and were pleased to acknowledge your support with your logo on the side of the tent, as well as on our Facebook page and on our website.

Thank you for your support."




Caroline Bastable
Gallery Manager


Smithers Art Gallery pop up tent they will use for summer art camps, Saturday drop in activities for children and art activities during the Main Street Festival and Canada Day celebrations. (Note: the thank you letter is first and two photos are after the letter.(2014)



The Bulkley Valley Community Foundation strives to improve quality of life in our communities by awarding local organizations grants.




The Bulkley Valley Community Foundation allocates its revenue generated on the endowment funds to grants annually.




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