Apply for Grants

The 2023 Grant Cycle begins on March 1, 2023

2023 Grant Applications will be available here as of March 1, 2023

(for CFNKLS Neighbourhood Small Grants Application, scroll down further on this page)

Here is a list of 2022 CFNKLS Grant Recipients: 2022 Grant Recipients

CFNKLS distributes grants each Spring to registered charities in the North Kootenay Lake region (Kaslo and Area D).  

If your organization is not a registered charity, you can seek to partner with one of the existing charities in the region. A non-registered charity can also be sponsored by a qualified donee which includes schools, churches, and provincial organizations.

Registered Charities & Administration Fees Guidelines.   

You can find a list of eligible institutions here: Registered Charities Kaslo & Area D, updated January 2022


 After obtaining and using your grant, it is MANDATORY that you report results with this form:  Project Report. Please remember to include details of how your money was spent. If you are going to thank CFNKLS publicly, please add the CFNKLS logo. The link for the logo:

Please note that grants will be made to the registered charity and that they are responsible for the funds.  Your proposed activities need to fit within the mandate of the sponsoring organization and both organizations need to understand their responsibilities under this arrangement.  More information about grantee eligibility is available: Grant Eligibility Policy

Historic Granting Information can be found at: Historic CFNKLS Fund Data


CFNKLS Neighbourhood Small Grants Initiative

Do you have a community-building event coming up and want a bit of financial support (up to $100)? Please contact the Community Fund of North Kootenay Lake Society at PO Box 661 Kaslo, BC V0G 1M0 with a letter of intention outlining your project or email: No deadlines and you don’t need to have charitable status. We have limited funds so first come first serve!

2022 CFNKLS Small Neighbourhood Grant Recipients:                              Kaslo Outdoor Recreation & Trails Society – $100, Lardeau Valley Historical Society – $100



SLIDE folks (Supporting Learning of Inclusivity, Diversity, and Empathy) is an ongoing effort to combat and support the unlearning of racism and discrimination in our community. SLIDE received a $100 grant from the Small Neighbourhood Grant Initiative in 2020. Along with other fundraising, they were able to purchase diversity books for the library.