On Wednesday, March 4 several area non-profit and community organizations and agencies received a total of $20,740.00 of funding from the Bear Claw Community Development Corporation (BCCDC).
The funding is available to groups located in three locales: White Bear First Nation, Ochapowace First Nation and the rural area encompassing the communities of Manor, Carlyle, Kenosee Lake and the R.M. of Moose Mountain.
Organizations in these communities are eligible to submit applications for funding to the BCCDC. In order to be considered for funding, the initiatives need to fall into one of these categories: Economic, Social, Cultural or Educational Development, Justice or Health Initiatives, Community Infrastructures or Recreational, Senior and Youth Programs.
Other charitable purposes that can qualify include funding for emergency situations caused by floods, fires or medical purposes.
Current recipients on this day were Saskatchewan Police Curling Association, Carlyle Fun Dayz, Carlyle Playschool Co-operative, Rusty Relics Museum, Carlyle Golf Club, Crescent Point Leisure Complex, Carlyle Happy Gang and the
Bits & Pieces Quilt Club. Carlyle Mayor Wayne Orsted, on behalf of the BCCDC, presented the cheques at the Carlyle Town Office to the qualifying applicants.
Chairman of the BCCDC at the time of the Call for Applicants was Tim Bear.