2024 Community Grants Program Recipients

We are pleased to present the selected recipients of this year’s BCM Insurance Community Grants Program. These organizations embody our commitment to fostering a positive impact within our community. Through rigorous selection by the BCM Grant Committee, the following recipients have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their causes, aligning closely with our values and mission. We extend our congratulations and look forward to supporting their continued success.

The following is a list of the organizations that have been selected as this year’s grant recipients:

Heart Niagara

Heart Niagara

EVENT NAME: Cruising on the Q
EVENT DATE: May 31 – September 24, 2024
Heart Niagara Inc. aims to improve cardiovascular health through education, services, and community initiatives. Their programs significantly contribute to the awareness and prevention of heart diseases in the Niagara region.
$5,000 Received
www.heartniagara.com

Heart Niagara

Niagara Music Awards

Niagara Music Awards

EVENT NAME: Niagara Music Awards
EVENT DATE: June 2, 2024
Niagara Music Awards recognizes and celebrates the achievements of local musicians and industry professionals. This organization fosters a vibrant music scene, encouraging artistic development and community engagement through music.
$5,000 Received
www.niagaramusicawards.ca

Niagara Music Awards

FACS Niagara

FACS Niagara

EVENT NAME: LemonAID Stands
EVENT DATE: June 8, 2024
FACS Niagara (Family and Children’s Services Niagara) provides support and services to children, families, and individuals in need, promoting a safe and nurturing environment for the community’s well-being.
$5,000 Received
www.facsniagara.on.ca

FACS Niagara

Rose City Kids

Rose City Kids

EVENT NAME: Main Street Artisan Market
EVENT DATE: June 15, 2024
Rose City Kids offers programs and mentorship to children in Welland, aiming to inspire and empower them through educational and recreational activities. Their efforts make a significant difference in the lives of underprivileged children.
$5,000 Received
www.rosecitykids.com

Rose City Kids

Horse Cents For Kids

Horse Cents for Kids

EVENT NAME: Wild West Day
EVENT DATE: June 22, 2024
Horse Sense for Kids utilizes equine-assisted learning to provide therapeutic and developmental support to children facing challenges. This unique approach helps build confidence, resilience, and social skills.
$5,000 Received
www.hsfk.ca

Horse Sense for Kids

Niagara Pumphouse

EVENT NAME: Art at the Pumphouse
EVENT DATE: August 3, 2024
Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre engages the community in the appreciation and creation of visual arts. Through exhibitions, workshops, and events, it enriches cultural life and supports local artists.
$5,000 Received
niagarapumphouse.ca

Niagara Pumphouse

Jarvis Board of Trade

Jarvis Board of Trade

EVENT NAME: Jarvisfest
EVENT DATE: August 16, 2024
Jarvis Board of Trade promotes economic development and community growth in Jarvis through business support, networking, and advocacy. Their work helps strengthen the local economy and supports small businesses.
$5,000 Received

Jarvis Board of Trade

Downtown Bench Beamsville

Downtown Bench Beamsville

EVENT NAME: Roll in Rotary
EVENT DATE: August 24, 2024
Downtown Bench Beamsville works to revitalize and promote the Beamsville downtown area, enhancing its appeal to residents and visitors alike. Their initiatives support local businesses and community events, fostering a vibrant downtown culture.
$5,000 Received
www.downtownbenchbeamsville.com

Downtown Bench Beamsville

West Niagara Agricultural Society

West Niagara Agricultural

EVENT NAME: Fill the Barn
EVENT DATE: September 13, 2024
West Niagara Agricultural Society supports and promotes agriculture through education and events, including the West Niagara Fair. Their efforts highlight the importance of agriculture to the local economy and community.
$5,000 Received
www.westniagarafair.ca

West Niagara Agricultural Society

Kristen French

EVENT NAME: Brave Hearts Gala
EVENT DATE: October 23, 2024
Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara provides a safe place for children and youth who have been abused to receive support and services. Their work is crucial in helping victims heal and advocating for the prevention of child abuse.
$5,000 Received
www.kristenfrenchcacn.org

Kristen French

BCM’s involvement in these events across the Niagara region & Haldimand reflects our deep-rooted commitment to fostering community growth, supporting local culture, and advocating for the well-being of all community members. Our participation not only amplifies the reach and visibility of the brand but also strengthens our bonds with the community we are privileged to serve.

Through these partnerships, BCM continues to build upon our legacy of community engagement, demonstrating our dedication to making a positive impact. As we move forward, we remain committed to supporting initiatives that align with our values, contributing to the vibrant community of Niagara, and reinforcing our position as a leader in community support and development.

-BCM Grant Committee.