July 2020

Transitioning to Virtual Volunteering


Volunteer BC hosted a very informative webinar on Transitioning to Virtual Volunteering. It was great to have a large audience with such active participation! Big shout out to our partners - Volunteer Burnaby, Volunteer Fraser Valley, Volunteer Victoria and Girl Guides of BC for volunteering their time. If you missed it - here's the recording

Have an innovative virtual volunteer management tip or virtual position? Share with us your ideas for a Virtual Volunteering Tip Sheet we are putting together.


JULY 22, 10 - 12 pm - NEW - BC Gaming Capital Project Grant 2020 Webinar
The session will includes update, changes and Q & A's regarding the 2020 Capital Project Grant.
Presenters: Representatives from the Community Gaming Grants Branch.
Facilitator: Kelina Kwan, Executive Director, BCACGCLICK HERE TO REGISTER

JULY 22, 2 - 4 pm - BC Community Gaming Grant 2020 Webinar - with COVID-19 related information
The session will review the program including: Organizational Eligibility, Program Eligibility and Financial Eligibility/Compliance and COVID-19 related information.
Presenter: Kelina Kwan, Executive Director, BCACGCLICK HERE TO REGISTER

JULY 23, 1-2 pm (EST) - Keeping your volunteers engaged during COVID-19 
Hear from two organizations about how they are adapting during COVID-19, staying connected to their volunteers, and their plans to re-engage volunteers. Join the conversation to share your experiences, challenges and lessons learned over the past few months.
Presented by Volunteer Canada. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.


TD commits $10 million to address impacts of the pandemic
TD is funding innovative solutions that address the impacts of the pandemic, specifically for communities that are experiencing disproportionate impacts of COVID-19. One-time grants will range from $350,000 to $1 million each. Learn more and apply by August 13.

Google provides $1 billion in ad grants
To further support nonprofits this year, Google is pledging an additional $200 million in Ad Grants, for a total of $1 billion in 2020. Apply today.

Volunteer Canada Survey Results


Now available: Highlights from the recent survey of volunteering during the pandemic and understanding the impact of COVID-19 on volunteer organizations and volunteers.