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Community Support

Peninsula Co-op is proud to support local community projects, organizations, teams and initiatives and contribute positively to the communities in which we do business through our Community Support Program. Although our pool of funds is limited, we try to assist as many organizations as we possibly can. In addition to funds being available, we are receptive to providing goods or vouchers.

You can request:

  • support for an event, sponsorship or donation
  • to hold a car wash at our Keating Cross Road property
  • to hold a bottle drive at our Keating Cross Road property
  • to have our 20X20 tent at your community event

Here are some links and information to help you complete your application: 

  1. Application Guidelines
  2. Evaluation Criteria
  3. Peninsula Co-op Principles

To ensure a consistent review process, all Requests for Support should be submitted using the Request for Support form. 

Select the appropriate form below for online submissions and if you are inclduing supporting documentation, please limit to three pages in total. If you don't have the ability to complete an online form, download the paper copy below, complete and return by email to marketing@peninsulaco-op.com or fax to 778.351.1110 or drop off to any of our locations

 

REQUESTING COMMUNITY SUPPORT

To request Community Support, click this link for the online form: 
REQUEST FOR SUPPORT FORM

To download a paper copy of the form, click here.

Requests for support for Greater Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island areas:

$1,000 and less: 

  • Must be received a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the event date. 
  • The committee that reviews these requests meets on a bi-weekly basis.

In excess of $1,000:

  • Requests must be received at least  6 weeks in advance. 
  • Reviewed by the Member Relations Committee, which comprises Directors from our board, who meet on the following schedule for 2017: 
    January 10, March 14, May 9, July 11, September 12, and November 22.

Requests for support for Comox & Comox Valley areas:

$200 and less:

  • Must be received a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the event date. 
  • The committee that reviews these requests meets on a bi-weekly basis.

In excess of $200:

  • Requests must be received at least  6 weeks in advance. 
  • Reviewed by the Local Advisory Committee, who meet three times per year or on an as-required basis. The committee's next meeting date is January 10, 2018, but you're welcome to submit your applications in the meantime.  

BOOK A CAR WASH

Fundraising car washes are only held in the parking lot at our Co-op Food Centre location on Keating Cross Road.  We provide a water hook-up and space for your group. Your group will be responsible for providing hose, splitter, cleaning supplies, towels, promotional materials and “volunteer car washers”. These events are popular so please book a minimum of two weeks in advance by sending us a completed Car Wash Request form. 

To request a Car Wash, click the link for the online form: 
CAR WASH REQUEST FORM

To download a paper copy of the form, click here

 

BOOK A BOTTLE DRIVE

Our Food Centre parking lot can also be used for Bottle Drive fundraisers. The organizing group is responsible for conducting and promoting the fundraiser as well as clean up following the event. These events are popular so please book a minimum of two weeks in advance by sending us a completed Bottle Drive Request form.

To request a Bottle Drive, click the link for the online form:  
BOTTLE DRIVE REQUEST FORM

To download a paper copy of the form, click here.


BOOK THE COMMUNITY 20 x 20 TENT

Peninsula Co-op has tents that we will provide to community groups and not-for-profit organizations for their events. Our tent measures 20’ x 20’ with open sides and must be set up and taken down by a professional tent company.  The Co-op tent is popular, especially during the spring and summer seasons, so please book a minimum of two weeks in advance by completing a Tent Request form.

To request a Tent, click this link: 
CO-OP TENT REQUEST FORM

To download a paper copy of the form, click here.

Peninsula Co-op, #1-2132 Keating X Rd. Saanichton, BC V8M 2A6
Phone: Customer Service 250.652.1188, Administration 250.652.5752 or toll free 1.877.652.5752

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