These are challenging times and there is no doubt that being disconnected from friends, loved ones and caregivers is the hardest challenge with which to deal.
We want our local communities to know they are not alone. We are YOUR community foundation and we want to help.
The Parksville Qualicum Community Foundation is a caring participant in the unique B.C. program, called Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants (RNSG), sponsored through the Vancouver foundation.
You can apply for up to $500 for projects that connect people socially, or share skills and talents. Projects must stay within guidelines for physical distancing.
The purpose of Responsive NSG is to build community strength and resilience, foster community creativity and well-being, and tackle social isolation during the COVID-19 crisis.
“The PQCF is here to assist the communities of District 69 in any way possible to ease the isolation of our residents, both the the most senior population and our youth,” says Sarah Duncan, PQCF Chairperson.
We are currently accepting applications. The end date will be determined based on public health orders.
We encourage any of you, who have an idea or a project, which can make life better and feel more inclusive for others, to apply for the RNSG. We inspire giving. We care for the assets entrusted to us. And we invest in the people, ideas and activities that strengthen our community.
Thank you all for being good neighbours and friends and we wish you good health. We will get through this together.