Community Services Recovery Fund

Recipients of funding through the Community Services Recovery Fund have been announced! Read the news release from Employment and Social Development Canada here.

We’re proud to be one of the participating community foundations across Canada taking part in the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund, a collaboration between the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada.

The Community Services Recovery Fund aims to support the adaptation and modernization needs of non-profit and charitable Community Service Organizations facing immediate and long-term impacts of the pandemic, as they continue to support communities.

We delivered a total of $306,000 in funding to eight organizations in our region through the Community Services Recovery Fund:

Erris Volunteer Fire Association  Investment in technology for greater inclusion 
Lower Similkameen Community Services Society  Comprehensive Assessment of Systems and Processes 
Desert Valley Hospice Society  IT and Telephone Upgrades 
OneSky Community Resources  Human Resources Information System Implementation 
Dragonfly Pond Family Resource Society  Developing/redesigning organizational strategies 
Penticton & Area Access Society  Building Our Organizational Infrastructure and Capacity 
Penticton Indian Band  Emergency Action and Communication Plan 
South Okanagan Recope Society  Focus on Client-Facing Services through Implementation of Client Management System 

Where can I learn more?

To learn more about the Community Services Recovery Fund, visit You can view an interactive map of funded projects from across the country on their results page.

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