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Space4Community Survey Wraps Up!

Big thanks to all who participated, completed and shared the survey with your networks.  Representatives from 643 spaces participated in the Survey and shared their stories. With participants from across BC, not surprisingly, most were from...

Spaced Out! Space for Community Survey

The Space4Community Survey finds #1 issue -- lack of affordable space for non profits, social enterprises, artists. Influence government funding & policy by taking the Survey now.  https://www....

SPACE4COMMUNITY Early bird iPAD WINNERS!

Congratulations to our Early Bird iPad Winners, Nancy McRitchie, Urban Horse Project, and Rosie Forth, Drive Youth Employment Services, Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House.

Complete the Survey now and be entered to win the final set of two...

SPACE FOR COMMUNITY SURVEY - tell the story of BC non profit real estate!

Take the SPACE for COMMUNITY Survey and win 1 of 4 iPads. Are you a BC non profit, social enterprise or artist facing real estate challenges that hinder your ablity to...

New BC Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program

The newly announced, BC Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program will provide fully-funded provincial grants to support economic resilience, tourism, heritage, and urban and rural economic development projects in communities impacted by...

New BC Arts Council Funding to Develop and Enhance spaces

BC Arts Council funding is available to develop and enhance spaces that support the work of B.C.’s arts and cultural practitioners. https://www....

SPRE @ the Real Estate Institute of BC webinar Oct 21st

SPRE's Jacquie Gijssen and Jennifer Johnstone, CEO/President of Central City Foundation to be featured in Oct 21st REIBC webinar "SPACE for COMMUNITY: Understanding the Real Estate Challenges Affecting the Not-for-Profit / Social...

join the SPRE Collaborative and make a difference

SPRE is a working Collaborative of funders and investors based in British Columbia who collectively seek to improve the real estate situation for non profits, social enterprises and the artist community. Interested in joining SPRE?...

SPRE @ the Phoenix Group for Social Purpose Real Estate Discussion - Sept 30

SPRE's Jacquie Gijssen and Central City Foundation's Jennifer Johnstone pleased to be presenting to the Phoenix Group of professionals involved in real estate, law, finance and development. Sept 30....

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