July 15, 2016
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust provides funding to Mrs. Palmer’s Pantry, Cranbrook, BC

Mrs. Palmer’s Pantry, located in Cranbrook, B.C., has been operating since 1995, initially manufacturing and selling antipasto. It is owned by Brenda Palmer, who started the company by selling her antipasto at local fairs and farmer markets. In 2004,…

July 14, 2016
R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum awarded a $25,000 Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust Grant

R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum is a 40-acre park owned by the City of Salmon Arm and operated by the Salmon Arm Museum and Heritage Association. The Village is located next to the Salmon Arm Camping Resort, just south of the junction of the…

July 14, 2016
The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society awarded $25,000 Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust Grant

The Lower North Thompson Community Forest Society (LNTCFS) is located in Barriere, BC. It was created by volunteers in 2003 to pursue a Community Forest License for the Lower North Thompson Valley. LNTCFS applied for a grant from the Southern…

July 12, 2016
Kootenay Region Association for Community Living (KRACL) awarded $18,000 Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust Grant

KRACL, located in Creston, BC, is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and sustaining meaningful employment for those with special needs. In 2013 and 2014, SIDIT funds, along with other partner funds, were used to renovate the Rosewood…

July 12, 2016
Kelowna Innovation Society awarded $25,000 Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust Grant

The Kelowna Innovation Society (KIS) is working to attract talented technology workers and companies to the Okanagan by promoting technology, innovation and entrepreneurship through economic and social development. KIS’ goal is to showcase the…