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Applying for Community Gaming Grants

Applying for Community Gaming Grants

Symposium 2013

BCACG is pleased to invite you to this year’s Symposium to be held October 3rd and 4th at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, BC. We have an exciting roster of speakers lined up for you: representatives from the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch to give you the latest information on funding and related…

BCACG Conference 2011

The annual BCACG Conference was held in Vancouver Oct 6, 2011 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at River Rock Casino, Richmond, B.C. Draft agenda 9 am Welcome: Minister Ida Chong 1 pm Skip Triplett 3 pm The panel on “Advocacy on behalf of Charitable and Non-profit Organizations during the Crisis in Gaming Funding” is at…

The End of an Era: Bingo Council of BC Decides to Dissolve

On March 23, 2011, the Bingo Council of BC (BCBC) made a decision to dissolve their society.  BCBC has a long tradition of working hard to ensure that charities and non-profit organizations receiving revenues from bingo licenses were supported.  As a society of Bingo Associations they were strong and united.  As a result many of the…

Gaming Grant Review announced, to be chaired by Skip Triplett

BCACG would like to welcome Skip Triplett as Chair of the provincial government’s review of gaming grants. The website for the review is here, and the government’s media release is here (it includes a bio for Mr. Triplett). We hope for a productive relationship with Mr. Triplett. Our main hope of course is that the…

Families First? Then restore all gaming grants! Use the massive BCLC ad budget, if you must!

Vancouver Not Vegas, which fought a battle against a mega-casino in Vancouver that was partly motivated by anger over decreasing gaming contributions to charities, has issued a message to Premier Christy Clark: If you really believe in “Families First,” save the Vancouver International Children’s Festival! Restore all gaming grants to all charities and non-profits in…

BCACG – new logo and identity by John McLachlan of Full Bleed Arts Marketing

Thank you to John McLachlan of Full Bleed Arts Marketing for our beautiful logo, identity and website. We were a pilot project for his new business, and we are grateful he chose to help us. Read about his organization here. It’s a non-profit business that aims to help non-profit/charitable arts and other organizations find a…