The Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia

The Real Estate Foundation of BC supports sustainable real estate and land use practices for the benefit of British Columbians. The Real Estate Foundation provides both project funding and endowment grants to non-profit organizations. Endowment grants are available only to organizations with charitable status (federal tax number). Project funding is granted to help an organization attain particular goals in a specified time period. 

Here are some of the grants awarded in March 2006:

$20,000 - Galiano Conservancy Association for natural resource mapping and public education associated with the Penelakut land and resource planning process.

$25,000 - Still Creek Stewardship Society for the hydrological/geotechnical study component of the Renfrew Ravine Park Master Plan.

$30,000 - Regional District of Central Okanagan to conduct a Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory in the Joe Rich Rural Land Use Bylaw Area.

See their website for funding criteria and information about how to apply:

http://www.refbc.com/