March 1, 2016
Lake Country Food Assistance Society awarded $25,000 SIDIT Grant

The Lake Country Food Bank, operated by the Lake Country Food Assistance Society, has been in operation since the mid-1970s, and has served the community as a registered charity since 1988. Currently the Society serves 600 to 700 people each month;…

February 19, 2016
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust awards the Village of Canal Flats, B.C. a $25,000 Grant

Tilley Memorial Park is the only public boat launch and beach on Columbia Lake that offers spectacular mountain vistas and lakeshore recreation. It is a wonderful place for sunbathing, picnicking, water sports, and boating; it is also a popular…

February 12, 2016
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust awards the S.S. Sicamous Marine Heritage Society in Penticton, BC a $20,000 Grant

The S.S. Sicamous located in Penticton, BC is the largest surviving stern wheeler in British Columbia. The ship now operates as a museum and event venue that generates substantial income for the hospitality and wedding industries in our region. It is…

February 11, 2016
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust awards the Hope Business and Development Society a $25,000 Grant

Station House, located in Hope, BC, is a heritage building that is being revitalized by the Hope Business & Development Society (AdvantageHOPE), as the new location for the Visitor Centre and Museum. Station House is at a major highway junction and…

February 10, 2016
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust provides funding to Tim C. Van Horlick Forestry Inc. located in Tappen, B.C.

Tim C. Van Horlick Forestry Inc. is located in Tappen, B.C. The company’s mission is to improve the Earth’s environment through Improved Forestry Practices with the planting of more trees and promotion of Agroforestry. The goal of the company is to…