The District of Squamish accepts grant applications from not-for-profit organizations in Squamish once a year for grants to be considered in following year's budget. Community Enhancement Grants are considered as part of the budget process.
The District of Squamish would like to provide consistent, equal treatment and consideration for all applicants. There is no obligation on the part of Council to grant exemptions.
For more information about Community Enhancement Grants, please contact us at 604-892-5217.
The application period for 2017 Community Enhancement Grants is now closed.
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Permissive Tax Exemptions are a method that the District of Squamish, supported by Council, may support voluntary non-profit organizations by exempting land or improvements or both, from taxation under section 224 of the Community Charter. The District of Squamish is now accepting applications for Permissive Tax Exemptions. Previous successful applicants of Permissive Tax Exemptions will be receiving applications to reapply.
Section 224 of the Community Charter and the requirements of the District of Squamish Permissive Tax Exemption policy apply.
If your organization can demonstrate eligibility you are welcome to apply for an exemption.
The application process for exemptions beginning for the 2017 taxation year is now closed.
February 23, 2017
District of Squamish aims to combat ‘build first ask permission later’ mentality with new surcharge
Initiating work in Squamish without a permit now comes with a costly consequence.
February 17, 2017
Squamish Murals Project aims to bring colour and creativity to public spaces
Public spaces throughout Squamish will soon be transformed into permanent works of art thanks to a new public art project...