BC Ideas Solutions for Stronger Communities


BC Ideas

Solutions for Stronger Communities

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Welcome to a collaborative competition where social entrepreneurs enter their ideas and programs to gain funding and support. This competition seeks innovative solutions to health, social and environmental challenges facing BC communities today, and in the future.

Please join us in congratulating our 11 Finalists for the People’s Choice Investments. These Finalists were selected from 466 entries based on how well they demonstrate innovative and effective ideas for strengthening their communities.

Now it’s up to the BC Ideas community and you to decide which three finalists will receive a $15,000 People’s Choice investment. Vote for your favourite three Finalists before November 9 at 5pm by clicking the check mark next each one.


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Please cast your vote for up to 3 entries using the vote buttons below.
You can change your vote at any time during the competition's voting period. To change a vote, click on the vote icon next to each entry to toggle your choices. Your current vote(s) for this competition are indicated in green.
Vote Title Contributor Location Media/Comments
Beauty Night (Preview) Caroline MacGillivray Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver and Surrey 3 videos8 images
Aboriginal eMentoring BC (Preview) Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver 3 images
Inn Home Support - Homelessness Prevention Program(Preview) Tara Tschritter Canada, British Columbia, Kelowna 1 video2 images2 comments
OMVC Culinary Arts(Preview) Patricia Moore Canada, British Columbia, Massett 1 image1 comment
Keeping Vulnerable Families Together(Preview) Gail Lavery Canada, British Columbia, Trail 1 image
Early Entrepeneurs Experiment (Preview) Taylor Conroy Canada, Multiple cities and provinces and countries 1 video1 image7 comments
BC Community Investment Funds(Preview) Rupert Downing Canada, British Columbia, Greater Victoria - South Vancouver Island - and other interested communities in BC 1 video1 image
InclusionWorks!(Preview) Arlene Zuckernick Canada, British Columbia, Victoria 10 images4 comments
FirstVoices and Language Revitalization(Preview) Carla Funk Canada, British Columbia 5 videos1 image
Local Peer-to-Peer Micro Lending (Preview) Lisa Helps Canada, British Columbia, Victoria 3 videos15 images4 comments
landsongs (Preview) Will Cadell Canada, British Columbia 1 image3 comments



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