Community of Miltonvale Park Gift and Donation Policy
The Council of the Community of Miltonvale Park wishes to support worthwhile endeavors of its residents and non-profit groups. Council is cognizant of the fact that it is spending the residents’ money and must do so in a responsible manner. All donations will be for the benefit of residents of Miltonvale Park.
- Milton Community Hall, Inc.
The Milton Community Hall is located within the community. The Council recognizes that it is operated by a non-profit, volunteer board of directors, on behalf of the residents of Miltonvale Park. Upon written request and supporting documentation satisfactory to Council, supporting a specific project, a yearly donation not to exceed $1500 dollars, will be given to the Milton Community Hall, Inc.
- Women’s Institutes
Organizations currently based in the Community of Miltonvale Park are three Women’s Institutes: North Milton, South Milton and Springvale. Upon written request for specific projects, a yearly donation not to exceed $200 dollars may be allotted to each Institute.
- Other Organizations
If other recognized organizations are formed within the community, they may also be eligible, upon written application, to request a donation (not to exceed $150) from Council. The purpose of providing assistance in this category is to facilitate and encourage citizen involvement in community service groups and organizations that contribute to the general wellbeing of the citizens of the community. This category will also encompass local fundraising initiatives such as a fundraiser for a sick child (maximum $150).
- Child Bursary Program
The Council currently operates a Child Bursary Program whereby parents/guardians of children who reside in the Community of Miltonvale Park shall receive up to $75 per child, per year, to reimburse costs incurred by the parent/guardian for the child(ren)’s extracurricular cultural or sporting activities, camps, or lessons. A receipt (or acceptable copy) must be included with the application form which is available from the office or click here. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 10 of each calendar year.
Specific requests from individuals for donations will be considered on a case-by-case basis as funds permit. Residents representing the area or province in out-of-province competitions, workshops or events, or other worthwhile endeavors may submit a letter to Council requesting support at least 5 weeks prior to the event.
- Memorial Donations
Memorial donations to honour current or former Council members upon their deaths, shall be made to a requested charity or cause, to a maximum amount of $ 30.
- Donations to the Community of Miltonvale Park
As “Miltonvale Park Community” is a municipality, donations to the municipality of cash or other gifts allow the donor to claim a tax credit based on the eligible amount of the donation.
Approved – March 27, 2007 Revised – January 20, 2016