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How to apply for a grant

Powell River Community Foundation has an annual granting cycle where applications are accepted each year. This year, applications will be accepted until April 15, 2024 at midnight. Charitable organizations in our city and surrounding area in need of funds to fuel their many worthwhile endeavours can download the current grant application package below. The stated needs of each application will be assessed by the granting committee, which balances the request with available funds and makes recommendations to the PRCF Board of Directors. Applicants are advised to review the guidelines and grant evaluation criteria carefully before completing their application.


Eligible applicants must be registered charities or societies under the Income Tax Act. Grants are not awarded to individuals or to businesses. Eligible projects must benefit residents in the qathet region. Please review additional evaluation criteria here.

Fields of Interest

The Foundation considers applications for projects related to the following fields of interest:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Children and Youth
  • Community Health
  • Education and Literacy
  • Environment
  • Seniors
  • Social and Economic Disparities
  • Social Justice

Application Submission

Submit one copy of the completed application and all required attachments by e-mail to: info@prcommunityfoundation.com or by mail to:

Powell River Community Foundation
PO Box 335 Powell River, BC V8A 5C2

Application Deadline: Applications must be received by MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. Mailed applications should be sent sufficiently in advance to ensure delivery by the deadline.

Grant Awards

Approved grants will be presented on a date and location TBA. Successful applicants will be notified approximately 2 weeks prior to the proposed announcement event. Grant amounts vary depending on the application.

If you have questions about the application guidelines or forms, please contact us.

The application can be filled in online here. Completed forms must be printed out as they cannot be submitted from this website. If you prefer to complete your application by hand, click here to print a blank form.

Evaluation Report

Grant recipients must submit a project evaluation report within 12 months of receiving the grant or before applying for a current year grant. The evaluation form can be downloaded here.

Completed Evaluations must be printed out as they cannot be submitted from this website. Failure to complete the evaluation will exclude the applicant from receiving future grants.