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  • findfundsblogger 11:42 am on May 5, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Oops! Almost missed this one… Funding for the disabled! Deadline: May 7th 

    Deadline Alert!

    Due May 7th!

    Well, good thing for my OCD tendencies to be a compulsive web surfer because I just found this new deadline from BC Rehab 🙂

    Due May 7th, 2013.  Grants range from $5,000 to $20,000 BC Rehab is an organization working toward a British Columbia that is inclusive and accessible to all people.They promote projects and initiatives that increase accessibility so that all people — regardless of their physical capabilities — can thrive, participate and contribute in their communities.

    Through advocacy and fundraising efforts they are able to assist British Columbians who are living with a physical disability. Grants fulfill individual needs, such as personal mobility equipment, when individuals cannot afford to purchase such items on their own.

    Please share and re-tweet!

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  • findfundsblogger 8:13 am on May 5, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Calling all B.C. Aboriginal Artists: $20,000 Design Competition 

    Britco Design CompetitionHey Funds Fans and Artsy Folks!  Check this out…

    Britco is pleased to launch a design competition, open to artists from Aboriginal Communities in British Columbia, to design an Aboriginal-inspired logo to complement Britco’s existing brand.

    Britco’s brand promise for Aboriginal engagement is: “Building Possibilities”.  The Logo should reflect Britco’s the Aboriginal engagement brand promise, as well as the Mission Statement and Brand Promise that has guided Britco since it was established in Langley, BC in 1977.

    The winner of the competition will receive $20,000.  Deadline: May 17th, 2013.

    Britco is committed to meaningful, progressive and respectful engagement with Aboriginal Peoples. Their approach is built upon the following:

    • provide opportunities for fair, successful and long-term Aboriginal partnerships
    • offer capacity building initiatives and career opportunities for Aboriginal Peoples
    • be the industry leader in providing sustainable, superior quality buildings, and innovative solutions for Aboriginal projects

    The contest will be adjudicated by a blue-ribbon panel chaired by Hon. Steven Point, OBC former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Other panel members include:

    • Tewanee Joseph, Competition Facilitor – former Chief Executive Officer of the Four Host First Nations Secretariat for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and current CEO of Tewanee Consulting Group;
    • Donia Snow, Executive Director for Aboriginal Relations at BC Hydro;
    • Bob Lof, General Manager, Construction Services for Devon Canada;
    • Greg D’Avignon, President and CEO of the BC Business Council; and,
    • Brenda Crabtree, Aboriginal Program Manager at Emily Carr University.

    Please share and re-tweet within interested networks and don’t forget to LIKE us on FaceBook and follow us on Twitter @fundsblogger

     
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