2016 Pride Youth Grants

2016 was a great year for our Pride Youth Scholarship program. Vancouver Pride Society Co-chair Alan Jernigan presented the inaugural Pride Youth Scholarships during the LOUD Gala event on June 8th. Three outstanding individuals each received a $2000 grant funded by the VPS.

Vancouver Pride worked closely with our corporate & small business partners to raise funds so we can continue awarding scholarships. The BMW store on Burrard supported us through a social media campaign. For every photo taken of the Grand Marshal cars and shared to #BMWSTOREVANPRIDE, $5 was donated which resulted in $1840. We thank Marquis Wine Cellar on Davie for continuing the Summer Wine Series which raised $760. Blenz Coffee contributed through a one day in-store campaign and Pride Youth Scholarships was Charity of the Month on Roundhouse Radio for a combined donation of $272. Vancouver Front Runners shared proceeds from Pride Run & Walk. They donated $4358 through registration fees and continue to be our largest annual contributor. Cause marketing campaigns in 2016 raised $7230 for the LOUD Foundation.

These relationships are vital to the success of Vancouver Pride and LOUD Business will continue to be one of our signature Community Partners. After just 2 years we have seen immense value in supporting LGBTQ youth through this program. We invite business owners to help build on our success from last season. Tell us about your fundraising or cause marketing campaign via office@vancouverpride.ca All fundraising campaigns are eligible to receive a tax receipt.

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