Community Gaming Grants Workshops

The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development is hosting a series of regional workshop events to provide opportunities for not-for-profit organizations across British Columbia to connect with the Community Gaming Grants Branch and to understand the information needed to submit a complete grant application in 2017.  

Workshops Schedule

There are no regional workshops currently scheduled. Please feel free to contact the Branch with any questions in the interim. 


The workshop presentation (PDF, 2.7MB) can be used as a tool to assist not-for-profit organizations with their applications. 

History of Events

March 29, 2017
viaSport Video Conference
47 Attendees

Image of viaSport BC's logo

Thank you to viaSport for organizing the Community Gaming Grants video conference for provincial sports organizations and their members. We hope everyone found it useful. Please let us know if you have any follow-up questions.

March 24, 2017
Salmon Arm
46 Attendees

View of Salmon Arm from the summit of Mt. Ida

It was a pleasure to speak about the Community Gaming Grants program in Salmon Arm on March 24th. Engaging audience! Excellent people! We look forward to receiving your grant applications.

March 22-23, 2017
Kelowna, Gathering Our Voices - 2017 Aboriginal Youth Conference
10 Attendees

Welcome sign in the city of Kelowna

It was a great experience meeting everyone at the 2017 Gathering Our Voices Aboriginal Youth Conference in Kelowna. The workshops were excellent and it was uplifting to volunteer at events throughout the week. We hope to be back next year! Special thanks to Ivy Shaughnessy and the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres for having us.

March 16, 2017
Prince George, CSCD Roadshow Event #4 (Cariboo Region)
84 Attendees

Conference room full of workshop attendees at the Ramada Plaza Prince George

It was an honour to be up in Prince George for the March 16th workshop. Audience participation was great and many thoughtful and engaging questions were asked. Thank you to everyone who made it out. Special thanks go to Tracy Calogheros, Chief Executive Officer for the Exploration Place, and Shawn Bellamy, Chair of the BC Association for Charitable Gaming, for speaking at our opening panel.

March 2, 2017
Castlegar, CSCD Roadshow Event #3 (Kootenay Region)
47 Attendees

Workshop presentation at Castlegar and District Community Complex

Apologies to the great people of Castlegar, but due to poor weather our plane was unable to land after two failed landing attempts. Luckily for us, David Sheach, Executive Director of the British Columbia Association for Charitable Gaming, was willing and able to step up and deliver the workshop presentation. Thank you, David! 

February 15, 2017
Nanaimo, CSCD Roadshow Event #2 (Vancouver Island/Coast Region)
212 Attendees

Workshop attendees seated in the Nanaimo Port Theatre

It was a pleasure to present at the beautiful Nanaimo Port Theatre. This workshop saw our largest turnout yet – what a great audience! Special thanks to Grace Elliott Nielsen, Executive Director of the Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre and Nancy King, Executive Director at the Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society for sharing their knowledge and expertise.

February 4, 2017
Chilliwack, BC Search and Rescue Conference
48 Attendees

Speaker at front of room delivering a PowerPoint presentation.

Thank you to the BC Search and Rescue Association for having us out to their annual conference!

January 27, 2017
CSCD Roadshow Event #1 (Mainland/Southwest Region)
185 Attendees

Panel of three speakers in front of a large group at the Richmond City Centre Community Centre

It was a pleasure to have MLA John Yap introduce our first CSCD Community Gaming Grants Roadshow 2017 event at the Richmond City Centre Community Centre. The huge turnout was great to see! Special thanks go to Shelley Hewins of the Burnaby Skating Club and Angela Clancy of the Family Support Institute for sharing their experiences with the program.

January 11, 2017
Port Moody
43 Attendees

Speaker at the front of a room delivering a presentation

It was a pleasure meeting everyone in the Tri-Cities on Wednesday, January 11th! Thank you to everyone who made it out. We look forward to receiving your community gaming grant applications.

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