Dignity through work

Mark Petersen 2018

  Organization Name: JustWork Economic Initiative Location: Vancouver BC Project Title: JustRenos Buildup Project Amount Awarded: $60,000 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To expand the capacity of a social enterprise for people unable to find traditional work in Vancouver. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation   Executive … Read More

Training for families of children with autism

Mark Petersen 2015

Families of children with autism and other special needs are remarkably resilient.  Yet they need ongoing supports to lighten the challenges they face day in and day out. Communitas Supportive Care Society in Abbotsford, BC will provide specialized training to these families and their staff that equip them with tools for better long-term sustainability.  Once the project concludes, Communitas will incorporate the … Read More