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CANADA’S 150TH GRANT APPLICATION SUMMARIES from Aboriginal communities, children/youth with disabilities, and children/youth from at -risk families. This project reflects Canada’s diversity and offers a fun, inclusive program that will give these children a special sense of belonging as well as the opportunity to develop lifelong physical and emotional skills for health and wellness. 100THE CANADIAN HERITAGE ARTS SOCIETY REQUESTING $12,500 Emily Carr Projectccpacanada.com The Emily Carr project will be a multi-disciplinary production presenting Victoria native, Emily Carr, her life on Vancouver Island and the impact of her art on Canadian culture. The 45 -minute production, co-created by members of the Canadian College of Performing Arts and featuring six emerging Canadian performers, will incorporate multi-media, text, music and movement in a unique and interactive manner. It will celebrate this renowned Canadian icon and the Indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest that heavily inspired her art and writing. This project will be an excellent celebration and ongoing reminder of the beauty of this country, the strength of our First Nations people and the aspirations of Canada's early settlers. 101CFB ESQUIMALT MILITARY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE REQUESTING $5,000 Canada 150 Pacific Women's Dayesquimaltmfrc.com Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre will celebrate Canada’s 150 th through a special commemorative Pacific Women’s Day. This annual event is designed to celebrate the contribution of women in the Defence community. Requested funds would allow for an expanded celebration, including more attendees, a special keynote speaker, enhanced workshop offerings, and a Canada 150 Phenomenal Woman award. This project will recognize the impact that women in the Defence community have had on Canada over the past 150 years and empower their ongoing contribution. 102DOWNTOWN BLANSHARD ADVISORY COMMITTEE REQUESTING $1,500 QVCC's Community BBQ & Celebrationquadravillagecc.com Quadra Village Community Centre (QVCC) will host a community BBQ to celebrate Canada's 150 th anniversary. This youth-led celebration will help to build a sense of belonging within the community as well as encourage young people to plan, design and implement the event. Community members will come together to eat and celebrate. With barriers relate d to transportation, food and isolation removed, all members of the community, including lower -income families, will be able to celebrate Canada's 150 th with their families and community. 103FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA REQUESTING $12,000 th Canada's 150 Community Dinnersfairfieldcommunity.ca In the context of Canada's 150 th anniversary, Fairfield Gonzales Community Association will host a series of monthly dinners and talks celebrating the diversity of our community made possible by our multi-cultural society. The goal is to create an inclusive multi-generational monthly event that engages participants in discussions that advance social progress. Topics may include food sustainability, youth rights and affordable housing strategies. The Community Association will engage their multiple stakeholders in these events, including o ut of school care families, association members, program participants, youth groups, and neighbouring businesses. VICTORIA FOUNDATION – MAKE IT HAPPEN! 29

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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