ANNOUNCING Local Action Grant Recipients


CAI’s OPEN Project is pleased to award $20,000 and $40,000 Local Action Grants to the following 15 coalitions across BC:

Community Coalition Name Representative Organization
Vernon Vernon COOL Team John Howard Society of the North Okanagan/Kootenays
Victoria SICORN AIDS Vancouver Island
Nelson Nelson Fentanyl Task Force ANKORS
Maple Ridge Maple Ride Opioid Overdose Response Task Group Fraser Health
Vancouver ILLICIT Hives for Humanity Society
Quesnel CSUNS Quesnel Shelter and Support Society
Powell River SUSTAIN PREP Society
Courtenay Comox Valley PEERS Engagement Project AIDS Vancouver Island
Vancouver Indigenous Outreach to Prevent Overdoses Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre
Abbotsford Networking with PWUD BC /Yukon Association of Drug War Survivors
Vancouver MVAEC – UIOTF Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council
Port Hardy Nanwakola Campaign Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre
Penticton Penticton and District Overdose Coalition Pathways Addictions Resource Centre
Port Alberni HRRTYS Alberni Drug and Alcohol Prevention Services (ADAP)
Chilliwack CHC OCAT Chilliwack Healthier Community