Grants awarded to special projects in Victoria

Total hits roughly $85,000 for 11 applicants for city funds

Eleven applications for special projects received a funding nod from the city’s community and development standing committee.

Some of the bigger recommended grants are for the Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group’s food security project ($10,000), the Ready to Rent B.C. Association’s housing readiness program ($10,000), and Victoria Community Micro Lending Society’s loan and mentoring pilot for First Nations ($10,000).

In total, the city will disperse approximately $85,000 to special projects, should city council approve the recommendation.