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CANADA’S 150TH GRANT APPLICATION SUMMARIES

Celebrating Canada’s 150 th Anniversary The Community Fund for Canada’s 150 th is a unique funding opportunity offered through Community Foundations of Canada, the Government of Canada, and the Victoria Foundation. The focus of these projects is to encourage participation in Canada’s 150 th celebrations; inspire a deeper understanding of the people, places and events that shape our communities; or build vibrant and healthy communities.

93ANGLICAN PARISH OF ST. PETER & ST. PAUL REQUESTING $2,500 St. Paul's 150thstpeterandpaul.ca From its birth in 1866 on the Naden Naval Base, St. Paul’s Church in Esquimalt has played an integral and meaningful role as a community centre with links to all parts of local society. This project will celebrate the 150 th anniversary of both St. Paul’s Church and Canada. A static exhibition of artifacts and pictures from the last 150 years will be enhanced by an audio -visual “Narrative Map”. The project will involve and celebrate local First Nations, acknowledging and seeking reconcili ation with these First Nation partners. 94BALLET VICTORIA SOCIETY REQUESTING $14,000 Ballet Victoria Multicultural Dance Celebrationballetvictoria.ca To honour Canada’s 150 th anniversary, Ballet Victoria will present a series of three free performances showcasing the dances of First Nations, local cultural groups and new Canadian ballet works. The project's main objective is to provide local cultural dance groups with the oppo rtunity and the means to preserve their dance legacies. By bringing them together on one stage, the project will promote cross-cultural appreciation and celebrate various dance traditions, old and new. Performances will be videotaped and made available to the public, allowing interested groups to access the performances at any time for educational or recreational viewing. VICTORIA FOUNDATION – MAKE IT HAPPEN! 27

Make it happen! 2016/2017  

We are pleased to share summaries adapted from community grant applications received from local charitable organizations for projects and pr...

Make it happen! 2016/2017  

We are pleased to share summaries adapted from community grant applications received from local charitable organizations for projects and pr...

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