BCHF News Help us win $20,000! Great Canadian Giving Challenge is back

Help us win $20,000! Great Canadian Giving Challenge is back

Each June, along with delivering a provincial conference, the BC Historical Federation participates in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge put on by CanadaHelps, a non-profit organization that makes it easy for Canadian charities to accept online donations.

Donations made to the BCHF in June will enter the organization into a national draw for $20,000. Donations received will be put into the BCHF Centennial Legacy Fund that supports community historians and heritage organizations undertake research and preservation projects around British Columbia.

  • A $25 donation will help a student researcher conduct an oral history interview 
  • A $100 donation will give a local museum deeper access to the British Columbia Archives  
  • A $500 donation could help a local heritage site digitize archival images for sharing online 
  • A $1,000 donation could launch a ground-breaking community research project.

The draw for the $20K takes place July 1.