More people in the Columbia Basin will have better access to nutritious food and healthy meals as ten food recovery projects move forward to reduce food waste and help families meet their basic needs. These projects are receiving over $440,000 from Columbia Basin Trust.
Renewable energy upgrades in 16 community buildings will generate energy, increase energy efficiency and sustainability, and reduce energy costs. These projects are being realized with over $650,000 in support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Energy Sustainability Grants.
Access to state-of-the-art technology can spark opportunities to learn, connect and bring creative ideas to life. Nine communities in the Columbia Basin will soon have new digital equipment, software and other technologies that people can use for free to enhance their digital literacy and get creative. These purchases are being made with support of over $613,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Technology Program.
A new $6-million partnership between Columbia Basin Trust, College of the Rockies and Selkirk College will work toward shared priorities to enhance the quality, availability and uniqueness of the college experience for students.
Whether it’s a downtown core, plaza or waterfront, outdoor public spaces help shape the livability and attractiveness of communities. Now local governments and First Nations communities in the Columbia Basin are invited to make these places even better by accessing Columbia Basin Trust’s new Community Outdoor Revitalization Grants.
From a new gymnasium to a new gas station, several recent developments are positively impacting the ʔaq̓am community. The latest is a new Health and Wellness Centre, which will house health practitioners and activities, plus serve as the heart of the community and provide new wellness programs. The centre is being built with $140,000 in support from Columbia Basin Trust.
Close to 100 College of the Rockies students received news in November that they are the beneficiaries of Columbia Basin Trust bursaries. The bursaries range from $250-$1,500 and are awarded to full-time students who have lived in the Basin for […]