Rossland council allocates CBT Community Initiatives funding

Rossland city council allocated funds to community organizations that applied for the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives Program.

Rossland city council met Thursday night to hear from community organizations that had applied for the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives Program, a program that provides funding for “projects identified as priorities for individual communities.”

After presentations from the applicants, council then had the unenviable task of allocating its $51,772 of funding amongst the organizations, who had collectively requested over $125,000.

The following table shows how much each group requested from the City of Rossland, and how much the Rossland city council approved for each group.

Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club Society$6,250$4,120
Greater Trail Creative Activities Centre Society for Visual Arts$1,000$0
Greater Trail Hospice Society$988$780
Holy Trinity Parish — Trail$300$183
Horse Association of Central Kootenay$1,000$0
Karate BC/Sponsoring Trail Traditional Karate$3,000


KBRH Health Foundation Society$4,500$2,458
Kootenay Columbia Educational Heritage Society$540$0
LCCDTS #1 Farm to Table Dinner$440$143
LCCDTS #2 Art and Garden Tour$520$146
Lower Columbia Tech Club Society$1,000$830
Rossland Child Care Society$24,000$7,573
Rossland Council for Arts and Culture$3,900$2,495
Rossland Fall Fair Core Group$3,000$2,256
Rossland Gold Fever Follies Society$2,500$2,208
Rossland Golden Lions Society$18,000$6,385
Rossland Health Care Auxiliary$2,500$1,937
Rossland Historical Museum & Archives Association$1,275$1,099
Rossland Mountain Market Society$2,892$1,860
Rossland Seniors Association Branch #45$1,200$850
Rossland Skate Park$7,000$5,917
Rossland Society for Environmental Action #1 Wetland$3,850$2,483
Rossland Society for Environmental Action #2 Community Garden$1,444$761
Sacred Heath Parish$1,200$269
Scouts Canada #1 Rossland Hall$9,494$1,629
Scouts Canada #2 Camp Tweedsmuir$1,000$167
Societa Cristoforo Columbo Lodge$1,000$0
BC SPCA — Trail Regional Branch$3,000$900
SQx Danza$4,000$450
Trail Alliance Church$3,500$696
Trail & District Arts Council$1,000$372
Trail Association for Community Living sponsored by Career Development$1,000$283
Trail Gymnastics Society$1,800$400
Trail Maple Leaf Band$1,500$0
Trail Youth Baseball/Minor Baseball — Andy Bilesky Park$900$0
United Way of Trail and District #1 Stairs Event$2,000$450
United Way of Trail and District #32 Website$560$0
Visions for Small Schools Society$1,176$1,092
West Kootenay Brain Injury Association$1,000$413