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15 community projects receive accessibility funding

From May to October 2021, Disability Alliance BC evaluated applications from 77 B.C.-based non-profit organizations for Accessibility Project Grants. The successful projects focused on at least one of the following: employment; emergency planning and response; arts, culture and tourism; sports and recreation; education and learning; and community participation.

The successful projects are:

  • The Arts Club of Vancouver Theatre Society: $40,000
  • Arts Council of the North Okanagan, Vernon: $10,525
  • Belfry Theatre Society, Victoria: $20,153
  • Cerebral Palsy Association of BC, Vancouver: $35,000
  • Cherryville Community Food and Resource Society, Regional District
    of North Okanagan: $12,132
  • Coastal Research, Education, and Advocacy Network, Victoria: $34,512
  • Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria: $39,255
  • Made in BC dance on tour, Vancouver: $40,000
  • Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Katzie Seniors Network, Maple Ridge: $39,783 
  • North Shore ConneXions Society, North Vancouver: $40,000
  • Pedal Society, Vancouver: $40,000
  • Powell River Brain Injury Society: $15,100
  • Vines Art Festival Society, Vancouver: $28,900
  • Vancouver Island Human Rights Coalition, Victoria: $34,816
  • The Victoria Society for Blind Arts and Culture: $22,100

Total: $452,276