We are pleased to announce the 2012 call for applications for our Grant for Change. This is the third year of the the Grant and we are excited to make an impact again.
The Grant for Change is a unique in-kind donation program to support select charitable organizations. As part of the grant, we will match your organization dollar-for-dollar, up to a maximum of $10,000 of in-kind support to help increase your reach through web, social and print media.
The goals of the program are to help charities:
Increase accessibility to available services for marginalized individuals;
Increase the capacity for organizations to operate effectively using online communication; and
Lower organizational core operating costs
We are looking to help organizations that share our philosophy of community service and help in areas such as science and technology, social support, education, youth advocacy, public health, environment and the arts.
Through this program we can help your organization build:
Content Management Systems so you can easily manage your own website;
Social/community networking websites for you and your clients to communicate and connect with one another;
Client Relationship Management Systems to record and manage case notes, communications, and case histories;
eLearning platforms for clients to access training opportunities where traditional classroom courses are not available;
Intranets for staff and Boards to communicate, share ideas, vote and collaborate on organizational documents
Past recipients include: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vancouver, Blanshard Community Centre, Innovative Communities.Org, Alexandra Neighbourhood House, Sooke Region Community Health Initiative, Pacific Centre Family Services, Catching the Spirit Youth Society, Cook Street Village Activity Centre, Victoria Women's Sexual Assault Centre, Edward Milne Community Centre, West Vancouver Community Centre Services, Victoria Brain Injury Society, Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC, District of Saanich, Village of Lions Bay, BC Blind Sports and many more.
If you are interested in participating in the program, please review the following documentation and fill out an application form.
Please note, it is essential to fully investigate the eligibility requirements of this grant before applying. It is important to understand that all projects must be developed through the services provided by Pixel Sweatshop and the applying organization must be able to contribute matching funds for their project.