February 23, 2023

Alberni District Co-op Community Investment Fund

February 2024

The Alberni District Co-op (ADC) is excited to announce our local Community Investment Fund!

We, the Alberni District Co-op (ADC) support and serves the community and its people in the Alberni Clayoquot Regional District and surrounding Vancouver Island business area.Our mission is to serve our community and membership with exceptional service and provide quality products.

We are a locally owned employer which is part of Federated Co-operative Limited (FCL). As a Co-operative we are a part of 160 plus Co-ops across Western Canada which helps build, feed and fuel communities. We care about our families, friends, neighbours, and the communities where we live, work and play.

Since 1928, we have invested in our community with various donation and fundraiser events. In that 94yrs, we've had the pleasure of supporting many organizations; but we wanted to strive for more! Our Community Investment Fund is created to reach out and connect with the local Alberni Valley and surrounding community with projects that require larger amounts of funding. For further details, please see below!

Community Investment Fund
ADC’s Community Investment Fund supports community programs and organizations that provide a necessary service in improving the quality of life within our community.

Our vision for the ADC's Community Investment Fund is to be community invested. We look forward to learning more about our diverse community, it's organizations and charities that support the community.

Applicants applying for funding should review their project meets the following criteria;
Be a registered non-profit or charitable organization
Support Charitable projects or events that are making an impact in the local community

Projects ineligible for funding include:

• Sports related events
(e.g., golf tournaments)
• Projects located outside of the Alberni Valley and surrounding business area
• Marketing sponsorship requests
• Religious or politically affiliated organizations
• Third party fundraising requests
• Capital funding requests (see FCL’s Co-op Community Spaces Program)

*Individuals looking for Capital Funding Requests, please check,
FCL’s Co-op Community Spaces Program

Funding Deadlines
Application submission periods are hosted from;

February  April 30th, 2024

How to Apply

Please Apply Online — Click Here to Apply 

For questions, please connect with;
(Tel:) 1.250.723.2831 ext. 2

Completed applications with supporting documents may be submitted by mail, email, fax or by visiting our Administration Office;

Alberni District Co-op
4885 Beaver Creek Rd, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 7E1
Attention: Marketing
Fax: 1.250.723.0324

Funding Notification

Our Community Marketing Team strives to contact all applicants. Please allow us time to review your submissions. Decisions regarding funding will be provided by letter to the organization.

The ADC strives to support as many community events and organizations as available. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of requests received, not all submissions will be approved for funding.

Please know while all application may not be approved. It is not a reflection upon the value your organization is providing in our community. We encourage any participants who did not receive funding to reapply in the following application deadline.