Every year, the Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby has committed to supporting our local community through the LDB ICE Grant Program. To date, the Derby has given $110,165 back to the community through CVO Hours and the Grant Program.

To apply for the 2017/2018 LDB ICE Grant, please read The General Funding Criteria and fill out the information requested within the Grant Application. Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

Core Criteria for the LDB ICE Grant

If your application does not meet these core criteria then it does not qualify to receive funding.

  1. Eligible project costs may include:
  2. Materials, supplies, equipment
  3. Capital projects or renovations (preferred)
  4. Equipment or facility rentals
  5. Instructor Fees & Travel Expenses unless required for the project implementation
  6. The project is occurring within the application year.

Guideline Criteria

Before preparing your application, please use the checklist below of guideline criteria to self-assess your project idea. The Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby will assess your organization against these criteria, plus additional criteria, such as geographic distribution of the grants, history of grant reports, target populations and evidence of need. Applicants applying for funding may also be considered on the basis of their volunteer participation in the Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby for the current year.

  1. The project has direct benefit to the residents of the Town & RM of Lac du Bonnet.
  2. Preference will be given to those projects that will provide the most good to the community.  The Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby is interested in projects that show these strengths for community benefit.

The Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby uses these criteria to assess the potential grants, such as how the project or your group will:

  1. Fit the mission and mandate of your organization?
  2. Have some history and potential for success?
  3. Directly impacts a significant number of people or significant environmental area?
  4. Shows a direct link to a recognised need or priority area in Lac du Bonnet?
  5. Has qualified staff expertise suited to implement the project and volunteers involved?
  6. Adds value to initiatives already in place or addresses a gap in services?
  7. Has an evaluation plan/strong data gathering methods for showing outputs or outcomes of the project?
  8. Disseminates outcomes to reach other audiences beyond your own organization?

Questions?

If you have any questions about the LDB ICE Grant, please contact the General Manager, Cyndie Mitchell, at 213-0063

To apply for the 2017/2018 LDB ICE Grant, please read The General Funding Criteria and fill out the information requested within the Grant Application. Application Deadline: April 30, 2017