BRCF Awards $10,000 to Changing Ways

The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Changing Ways. Battle River Community Foundation Board Vice-Chair Stephen Kambeitz presents the cheque to Changing Ways’ Older Adult Support Worker and Advocate, Kari Cameron with Program Director, Shannon Stolee.

This grant is in response to the Society’s grant application for assistance with the cost of the Taking Action Against Elder Abuse program.

“With funding from the Battle River Community Foundation, Changing Ways has been able to continue supporting older adults who have been impacted by abuse,” explained Stolee.

The grant was funded from income earned by the Foundation’s Community Funds, a group of named and endowed Funds that permit the Foundation Board to select grant recipients from applications received annually. These Funds provide the most flexibility to meet changing community needs over time.

The Battle River Community Foundation exists to support organizations in east central Alberta, which benefit the local communities and have a positive impact on the future.

Grants from the Battle River Community Foundation are primarily made possible through the generosity of individual donors and organizations that have created endowment funds.  The principal of these endowment funds are kept intact and the income is made available annually to support local projects and organizations.

Since it was founded in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $8,679,700 to support charitable activities in the Battle River Region.