Fall 2016 Community Grant Recipients

Here are the recipients of VIPIRG community grants from September – December 2016. Small grants are reviewed on a rolling basis. Congrats to all the recipients!

Small Grants

Bernice Kamano ($500): Winter dinners for Victoria’s street involved community

Yolande Johnson ($500): 4th Annual Making History Gala

Marwo Abdi ($150): Somali Community Social Event

Manpreet Dhaliwal ($100): Student conference travel

Jeff Tanaka ($500): LAL Unit 3 West Coast Dance Tour

Faustino Lopez ($200): Winter Music Fundraiser for Standing Rock

Support Network for Indigenous Women & Women of Colour ($320): Food With A Side of Community

Large Grants

Divest UVic ($650): Event, Outreach Video, and Student Engagement

Community Action Bus ($850): Sustainable Affordable Safer Transportation

Quadra Village Community Centre Emergency Fund ($1500): Blanshard Court Fire