PACs receive large gaming grants

The Parent Advisory Councils are the newest recipient of the community gaming grants.

Parent Advisory Councils will receive $222,763 to help with various children’s activities in the Peace River region. The grant money can help support a wide range of activities, including for sports equipment, drama clubs, and scholarships and bursaries.

In general, provincial funding for PAC’s are based on student enrolment in specific districts.

The money for gaming grants comes from the funds collected from lottery and gaming in the province, which is then distributed to different organizations that applied for funding.

This year, the Province is providing approximately $120 million to organizations across the B.C.


The following list provides a breakdown of the funding received in the Peace River North region.
Fort Nelson
Fort Nelson Secondary School PAC $ 7,820.00
GW Carlson Elementary School PAC $3,140.00
J. S. Clark Elementary School PAC $2,780.00
R.L. Angus Elementary School P.A.C. $4,140.00
Fort Nelson Total $ 17,880.00

Fort St. John
Alwin Holland School PAC $ 7,000.00
Ambrose Parents Partners In Learning Excellence (A.P.P.L.E.) $6,980.00
Baldonnel Elementary School P.A.C. $2,900.00
Bert Bowes Junior Secondary School P.A.C. $10,363.00
C.M. Finch P.A.C. $5,240.00
Clearview Elementary Junior Secondary School PAC $3,120.00
Dr. Kearney Jr. Secondary P.A.C. $9,680.00
Duncan Cran Parent Advisory Council $5,520.00
Ecole Central Elementary School Of The Arts PAC $8,180.00
North Peace Secondary School Parent Advisory Council $20,700.00
Northern BC Distance Education School P.A.C. $8,680.00
Robert Ogilvie Elementary School P.A.C. $5,893.33

Hudson’s Hope
Hudson’s Hope School Parent Advisory Council $ 3,120.00

Taylor Elementary School P.A.C. $ 2,520.00

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