Thursday, September 14, 2006

VanCity Award | Voting Underway

If you're a member of the VanCity Credit Union, you can help decide the 2006 recipient of the $1,000,000.00 VanCity Award.

Eligible VanCity members can vote either online, in branch or by calling 604-877-7000 or 1-888-Vancity. Voting ends on Friday, October 13. You can only vote once.

VanCity has a comprehensive set of criteria for submissions to be considered for the VanCity Award.

To qualify for the Vancity Award, your project should:

  • be bold, innovative and exciting

  • be self-sustaining in the long term

  • use a single gift of $1 million

  • create a lasting legacy in our community

  • support the social, economic or environmental well-being of the community in which our members live and work

  • Your project may also:

  • be developmental in nature, taking up to five years to complete involve partnerships with other organizations

  • be a combination of operating, capital and endowment spending
    Application process

  • The Vancity Award involves a two-stage process:

  • Stage one: a letter of intent to determine basic suitability

  • Stage two: a formal proposal for final evaluation

  • VanCity members have four organizations to consider. They are:

  • AIDS Vancouver Island and Cool Aid Society

  • Atira Women’s Resource Society

  • Crisis Centre

  • Quest Outreach Society

  • Remember ... voting is open until Friday, October 13, 2006. The results will be announced Thursday, November 23, 2006.

    If you're interested in some of the other submissions ... take a look here.
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