NutritionLink Services Society 2022 - 2023 Granting Program
NutritionLink Services Society (NLS) is distributing annual grants to registered charities and Qualified Donees. We encourage charities and organizations with continuing projects to reapply. Below is a description of eligibility criteria, granting process, time lines and reporting requirements. A link to our application form is below.
NLS is excited to introduce its new granting program, which now offers two categories of grants: start-up grants and enhancement grants.
Start-up grants are for new or renewed projects (similar to the previous NLS grant program. Maximum $10,000 per grant.
Enhancement grants are for those organizations with existing funding. The intent of enhancement grants is to provide additional funds to increase participant accessibility. $2,000 - $5,000 grants are available.
Eligibility Criteria & Limitations
All applications must be for activities that contribute to NutritionLink Services Society's mission statement - To support and sponsor food literacy projects through nutrition education and food skill building for priority British Columbia residents. The activities described in the application must benefit British Columbians.
Applicants must also be:
A registered Charity of Qualified Donee (for instance, First Nation government, municipal government) located in British Columbia
Offering food literacy programming - to enhance nutrition and food skills and knowledge
Please click the button below to access the 2022 - 2023 grant application. Applications are to be made in writing (please contact us if accommodation is required.
Successful organizations who obtain a grant give NutritionLink Services Society permission to post a brief program summary on the NLS website.
Please note: NLS does not provide comments on unsuccessful applications. A decision to decline a request does not imply that the applicant’s program is not needed or valued, but that it does not fall within our guidelines or priorities, or sufficient funds are not available at the time.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, September 09, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT. NutritionLink Services Society will notify applicants of the decisions by early December, 2022 and will post a brief program summary of the successful grants on the NLS website. The award must be used within the 2023 calendar year.
Successful applicants are required to provide NLS with interim and final reports.
Interim reports should address the progress of the project, including concrete timelines, and successes and challenges faced to date.
The final report should outline the goals and objectives, ‘success’ elements of the project, recommendations for further development, and a detailed summary statement of expenditures actually incurred. This report can be in the same format as the initial budget which was submitted to NLS. The project summary should compare actual results with the budget originally anticipated in the grant request. It shall include such information as the number of people impacted, the successful elements of the project, etc.
The deadlines for the interim and final reports will be provided to the successful applicants.
Any publication or abstract resulting from the work supported by the NLS grant should contain the following acknowledgement: "This work was supported by a grant from NutritionLink Services Society". One copy of any publication or abstract should be forwarded to NLS.
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NutritionLink Services Society (NLS) is a registered charity governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.