The Regional District of North Okanagan allocates annual operating funding to arts, culture and youth organizations listed in the Greater Vernon Parks, Recreation and Culture Service Establishment Bylaw, which provide arts, culture and/or youth based programming and activities for the benefit of Greater Vernon residents.
This support acknowledges that the work of these organizations contributes to Greater Vernon’s quality of life, identity and economy.
For more details on eligibility and how to apply for Greater Vernon Arts, Culture and Youth Operating Grants contact the Assistant Manager, Parks, Recreation and Culture at 250-550-3689.
Expenses not directly associated with the operation of the organization are not eligible for funding, such as:
- seed money for projects or events,
- construction, renovation, property / major equipment purchases, or
- deficit reduction
This list is not exhaustive – please contact the Assistant Manager of Parks, Recreation and Culture at 250-550-3689 if you are uncertain whether an expense will qualify.