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“Need Assistance Getting a Community Gaming Grant?”

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Who we are:

The Northern Lights Community Charitable Gaming Association is made up of 37 non-profit organizations from the communities of the Peace River Region of British Columbia. We are located in Dawson Creek, BC and we meet 4 times a year on the 4th Thursday of month in April, June, September and November at the Child Development Center 9001 10th Street in Dawson Creek, BC.

Purpose:

Our main purpose is to help advise and assist our members complete their BC Community Gaming Grant Applications so that they are successful in getting the grant funding they need, to help improve the quality of life for the people in their area of the Peace River Region of British Columbia .

The areas of focus are Arts/Culture, Sports, Public Safety, Education and Human and Social Needs.

Our second purpose is to be a liaison between the Community Gaming Grants Branch (CGGB) and our members by conveying important policy and regulation information from the CGGB to our members as well as conveying any concerns that our members may have to the CGGB about the on line application; and the interpretation of any of their policies and any of their regulations. This includes the reconsideration process if their grant is denied; or any issue they may have on the on line application process itself.

Furthermore we can also assist our members with gaming event applications, and gaming event reports for the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch and any form that needs to be completed for the BC Registry Service.

Therefore if you are confused about completing the community gaming grant application, or going through the application process especially on line, we can help assist you, advise you and guide you through the application process making sure you have all required documents attached so your non-profit organization has the best chance to succeed in getting a community gaming grant. If you can not meet with us, we can meet with you.

Important Dates and Events:

  1. Coordinator Linda Ash is available to help and advise until November 30/17
  2. The application period for the Human and Social Needs Sector is from Aug.1/17 to Nov. 30/17. Do not wait till the last minute to apply.
  3. The next general meeting for the Northern Lights Community Charitable Gaming Association is Thursday, November 23/17 at the Child Development Centre located on 9001 – 10th Street, Dawson Creek, BC.
  4. Webpage was updated on November 13/17

Membership:

Membership is now $10.00 a year for any Non-profit organization located in the Peace River Region of British Columbia. Therefore we are encouraging all Non-profit organizations located in Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, and from any other community in the Peace River Region to join us. Besides Membership rights, you will have free access to our services and to the information on the Gaming Association’s website http://www.northernlightsgaming.ca .

If you would like to become a member, or want more details about our association, please contact us by email nlccga@outlook.com or by mail at PO Box 2054, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4K8. See Contact page for more details as well.