March 1, 2016
Lake Country Food Assistance Society awarded $25,000 SIDIT Grant

The Lake Country Food Bank, operated by the Lake Country Food Assistance Society, has been in operation since the mid-1970s, and has served the community as a registered charity since 1988. Currently the Society serves 600 to 700 people each month;…

March 1, 2016
Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) awarded $25,000 Grant from SIDIT

Since 1998, the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (KAST) has worked to foster a culture that values science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship as vital to the West Kootenay & Boundary region’s economic diversity/…

March 1, 2016
Penticton Centre for Exceptional Learning awarded $10,000 Grant from Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust

The Penticton Centre for Exceptional Learning Centre is dedicated to educating and supporting high-functioning students with autism. The Centre in partnership with the South Central Interior Distance Education School, will deliver standard Ministry…

February 19, 2016
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust awards the Village of Canal Flats, B.C. a $25,000 Grant

Tilley Memorial Park is the only public boat launch and beach on Columbia Lake that offers spectacular mountain vistas and lakeshore recreation. It is a wonderful place for sunbathing, picnicking, water sports, and boating; it is also a popular…

February 12, 2016
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust awards the S.S. Sicamous Marine Heritage Society in Penticton, BC a $20,000 Grant

The S.S. Sicamous located in Penticton, BC is the largest surviving stern wheeler in British Columbia. The ship now operates as a museum and event venue that generates substantial income for the hospitality and wedding industries in our region. It is…