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PROJECTS: British Columbia

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ERIC MING COMMUNITY HERO SCHOALRSHIP

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

PARTNERS: Strathcona Community

Centre Association

TERM: Ongoing

PERSONS AFFECTED: One male and one female student per year

Program:

This memorial scholarship celebrates the life of Eric Ming, a community hero with a passion for volunteerism, basketball, and giving back to all facets of his community.  Using a joint means-based and achievement-based assessment approach, the scholarship is awarded to one male and one female graduating student from a public Vancouver secondary school each year to assist with post-secondary costs.

 
$10aDAY CHILD CARE PLAN FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA

LOCATION: British Columbia

PARTNERS: Early Childhood Educators

of BC, Centre for Spatial Economics

TERM: 2017

PERSONS AFFECTED: BC families

Program:

Partnered with Early Childhood Educators of BC to commission an examination of the proposed $10aday Child Care Plan for the province of British Columbia prepared by C4SE. The focus of the study was to estimate the socioeconomic impact of implementing and operating the proposed ten dollars a day child care plan for the province of British Columbia.

 
VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (VIFF)

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

PARTNERS: Vancouver International

Film Festival  

TERM: Ongoing

PERSONS AFFECTED: 150,000 annual admissions

Program:

Africa Today Film Series (2010) highlighted both the diversity of a flourishing continent and its emerging cinema scene. Revolution + Empowerment On Screen (2011), a festival theme focused on personal empowerment, social activism and recent political upheaval. Spotlight on the Short Film Program (2012). From 2014 to present, we sponsored the Great Divide Series, which addressed the wide-ranging effects of inequality throughout the world.

 
HONOUR HOUSE SOCIETY

LOCATION: New Westminster, BC​

PARTNERS: Honour House Society, Adrian Oliver Memorial Run

TERM: Ongoing

PERSONS AFFECTED: Emergency services personnel and their families

Program:

The annual Adrian Oliver Memorial Run was established in memory of Constable Adrian Oliver, a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who was killed in the line of duty in Surrey, British Columbia in November 2012. Proceeds raised from the Run are directed to Honour House. The Honour House Society is a home away from home for Canadian Forces personnel, emergency services personnel and their families to stay, completely free of charge, while they are receiving medical care and treatment in the Metro Vancouver area.

 
STRATHCONA BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL CLUB

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

PARTNERS: Strathcona Community Centre, Rotary Club of Vancouver Sunrise 

TERM: Ongoing

PERSONS AFFECTED: ~500 youth annually

Program:

An inner-city basketball program for boys and girls aged pre-K to Grade 12 in Vancouver with the objectives of providing a safe and positive environment for young athletes, as well as access to facilities, equipment and nutrition programs in Vancouver’s downtown eastside

 
VANCOUVER FRINGE FESTIVAL

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

PARTNERS: Vancouver Fringe Festival

TERM: Ongoing

PERSONS AFFECTED: ~40,000 annual admissions

Program:

The First Vancouver Theatrespace Society mission is: Cultivating artists and audiences to create an open and vibrant independent theatre community. The society mounts the annual 11-day Vancouver Fringe Festival featuring hundreds of theatre artists and over 700 performances. Within the Festival, the Lochmaddy Foundation specifically funds the Dramatic Works Series. The society also produces the Fringe Presents series of “off-season” theatre productions and presents the new Theatre Wire platform to promote the local independent theatre community and provide sales and marketing to Vancouver’s independent theatre productions.

 
NEW FORMS FESTIVAL

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

PARTNERS: New Forms Media Society 

TERM: 2012 - 2014

PERSONS AFFECTED: ~4,000 annual admissions

Program:

New Forms facilitates multimodal art works and engages in discussion on their role in our cultural environment. Since its inception, an integral element of the NFF is the recognition of independent and groundbreaking artists; the NFF aims to showcase and increase awareness of these artists and their work. The NFF is part of a larger, international, multi-media festival movement, which explores the ever changing and evolving world of art and creates a platform for artistic growth.