Grant Recipients

The story of the Community Fund for Canada's 150th will be told as part of the 150Alliance, an open network of groups, individuals and organizations working together to make the most of Canada's sesquicentennial.  For more information, please visit the 150 Alliance.

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Volunteer Prince George

  Let's Volunteer! Embrace the 150 for 150 Challenge
  January 1, 2017 - January 30, 2018
  Volunteer Prince George wants to see you be a volunteer, and not just a spectator. Start by becoming engaged at events and activities during Canada's 150th.  This project will serve to motivate and inspire people to volunteer as well as renew volunteerism as a core Canadian value.

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Exploration Place in partnership with Lheidli T'enneh First Nation

  First Nations Gallery
  January 3 - June 24, 2017
  Exploration Place is partnering with the Lheidli T'enneh to present an exhibit focusing on Lheidli T'enneh history, culture, and traditional territory. The exhibits reflect the contemporary and historical demographics of the Prince George region.
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Two Rivers Gallery

  "And . . .": an Anniversary Exhibition
  January 19 - April 2, 2017
  Two Rivers Gallery is presenting a 10-week exhibition featuring works by BC artists around the theme of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The programming that accompanies the exhibition includes school tours, family programs, and studio activities that inspire a greater understanding of our history.

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The Community Arts Council of Prince George & District in partnership with Downtown Prince George

  Canada 150 Snow & Ice Sculpture Celebration
  February 12, 2017
  The Community Arts Council of Prince George & District and Downtown Prince George will be introducing a Canada-150 themed ice & snow sculpture as part of the Downtown Winter Carnival.
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Huble Homestead Historic Site

  Parades of Patriotism: Celebrating Canada Since 1867
  February 15 - October 19, 2017
  Huble Homestead Historic Site will be presenting this exhibit that will explore why and how many Canadians have historically celebrated Canada's Confederation.  In doing so, this exhibit will build understanding of our regional and national history.

Prince George Public Library

  Adult Summer Reading Club
  April 1 - August 18, 2017
  The Prince George Public Library has created an Adult Summer Reading Club that will expose readers to six books that challenge their ideas and perspectives on what it means to be Canadian. The project will include an event kick-off at the Canada Day Celebration in Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park, where library staff will unveil the books, a limited-edition library card, and aim to sign up 150 people for a library card.

Community Arts Council of Prince George & District in partnership with the Prince George Symphony Orchestra and the Prince George Conservatory of Music

  Prince George Young Canadian Music Festival
  October 20 - 22, 2017
  The Community Arts Council of Prince George & District will be partnering with the Prince George Symphony Orchestra and the Prince George Conservatory of Music, to present a unique, three-day event that will combine local youth, professional music instructors, and performers along with the Prince George community, in an extravaganza of musical education and performance.  The event will conclude with a gala PGSO concert and will feature a major Canadian musical work created specifically for Canada's sesquicentennial.
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Alpine Club of Canada in partnership with the Prince George section

  Canadian Climbing and Mountain Culture Festival
: November 1 - 15, 2017
  The Prince George section of the Alpine Club of Canada has created this two-week festival that will celebrate Canada's mountain climbing heritage along with Canadian art, music, culture, and food.

About the Community Fund for Canada's 150th

Canada's sesquicentennial is an historic moment with the power to bring people and places together as we dream big about our communities and our country. In the spirit of this moment, the Community Fund for Canada's 150th will activate a breathtaking array of ideas and activities that will bring out the best that Canada has to offer, now and for future generations.

The Community Fund for Canada's 150th is a small grants program that will support community initiatives in all parts of Canada. The Fund is a collaboration between Canada's community foundations, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.