The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada. Located in Victoria BC, the BCAAFC is the umbrella association for 25 Friendship Centres throughout the Province of British Columbia.
38th Annual BC Elder's Gathering
The Penticton Indian Band has the honour of being selected as the host community for the 2014 BC Elders Gathering. From July 7th to the 9th, please come and join us as we celebrate our elders and stories.
"We are honoured to host the Elders Gathering in Penticton, SnPink'tn "A place to stay forever". We hope that you come here to have a good time, meet new friends and enjoy our beautiful land.
In case anyone is looking to be a Volunteer for the 38th Annual BC Elders Gathering hosted by the Penticton Indian Band Elders.
We will be seeking the assistance of 300+ volunteers to help make this a successful event. Please feel free to share with your contacts. More information can be found at www.pib.ca and follow the link to the BC Elders Gathering.
If you would like further information on the location, dates, and other information about the Elders Gathering, please visit:
Alert Bay Recreation Association Elders
To provide partial funding to Elders for travel costs related to the Annual Elders Gathering.
General Program Conditions
After the Conference
Funding recipients must submit a report within 30 days of travel to the BCAAFC which includes a brief summary listing names of Elders who attended the event and financial summary of actual travel costs and any additional photos or quotes to support narrative summary.
Deadline For Proposals
The deadline for this proposal is June 6, 2014.
Proposals should be submitted to:
Attn: First Citizens Fund Administrator
BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centers
551 Chatham St.
Victoria , B.C. , V8T 1E1 Canada
Phone: (250) 388-5522
Fax: (250) 388-5502