City introduces Diversity and Inclusion Micro-Grant program
April 27, 2022
The City of Fort St. John, through funding received from the Province of British Columbia, is introducing a Diversity and Inclusion Micro-Grant program. This program will provide organizations with funding up to $2,000 for new or unique projects that contribute to celebrating equity and inclusion, cultural diversity and improving relationships between the indigenous and non-indigenous communities in Fort St. John.
“We are excited to work with local community-based groups and organizations to pursue opportunities through showcase events, programs and activities that will celebrate cultural diversity, Truth and Reconciliation, equity, and inclusion. These events will help increase community pride and encourage community interaction, conversation, collaboration and spirit,” stated Eryn Griffith, Arts and Culture Manager for the City of Fort St. John.
This program is open to registered non-profit societies or non-profit co-operative or community organizations, community museums, or libraries. In addition, indigenous, newcomer, immigrant, or ethnocultural community organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications close Friday, May 20 at 4:30 pm, and successful projects will be announced in early June. All projects must be completed by December 31, 2022.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation.
To learn more about the Diversity and Inclusion Micro-Grant program or apply, visit www.fortstjohn.ca/EN/main/parks-rec/arts-culture/diversity-and-inclusion-micro-grant.html.