News Category: Opportunities


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Activist grants available for improving student wellbeing

The McConnell Foundation has launched a Student Wellbeing for Systems Change Fund, through which school districts, groups of schools, and organizations working within the education system are invited to apply for projects dedicated to both improving student social and emotional wellbeing and addressing barriers to longer-term, deeper impact. Grants awarded MORE


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Budget consultation for BC Budget 2018 now open

The Budget Consultation Paper is a way for anyone in BC to share ideas with the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government services regarding Budget 2018 and the three-year fiscal plan from 2018-19 to 2020-21. The government has provided key questions to guide preparations: What are your top priorities to help MORE


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Indigenous youth lead the way towards reconciliation

Three young Indigenous leaders, Maatalii Okalik, Gabrielle Fayant, and André Bear, have been appointed to gather input from Inuit, Métis and First Nations youth across Canada about programs that can empower and support them  in order to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 66, which calls for multi-year funding for community-based youth organizations to deliver programs MORE


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Vancouver Foundation grants for early years, education, children and youth

Vancouver Foundation Education and Training field of interest grant guidelines are available – applications open October 2, 2017. These grants supports projects that use social innovation to build healthy, vibrant, and livable communities across British Columbia in order to influence and change the systems that strengthen schools, neighbourhoods and workplaces MORE


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Film making program for at-risk youth seeks participants, Lower Mainland

The Frames Film Program is looking for referrals for their upcoming session and seeking youth ages 16 to 30 living in the Lower Mainland. All youth who face a barrier of any kind (such as homelessness, mental health challenges, unemployment, marginalization) are welcome to apply. The program starts October 4 at Drive Youth Employment Services. Further MORE