Slocan Valley Co-operative Association recognizes a responsibility to being a meaningful contributor in bettering the lives of our member-owners and community. Our goal is to support charitable, non-profit, and community organizations that will promote the Co-operative's values and create a positive awareness in the community.
Regular contributions are made to a variety of groups and programs, as well as gifts-in-kind for events or fund raisers.
For information on program eligibility, forms of contributions, and the application process, please Click Here to download a copy of our application form.
Some of our regular sponsorships include:
- Co-op for Kids -
In partnership with the Slocan Valley Recreation Commission of the Regional District of the Central Kootenays, all funds generated from our outdoor bulletin board are matched and donated to the SVRC to assist in funding childrens recreational programs. Since 2013, the Slocan Valley Co-op has contributed $4,842.50 in funding.
Sponsorship - The annual Press Fest event organized by the West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op, which is a not for profit cooperative working diligently on food security initiatives for this region. They work toward developing opportunities and programs to increase food production / accessibility and sustainability in the greater Kootenay and Boundary areas.