The City of Vancouver, Cultural Services, has announced a bursary opportunity for up to five individuals to attend Building Opportunities 2011: The Nonprofit Shared Space and Services Conference, May 9 - 11, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
These bursaries are designed to enable participation in the BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES! conference by Vancouver-based, professional artist/creators, representatives from Vancouver arts/culture organizations and others involved in creative space development.
For full conference details and schedule visit the Conference website.
Social Purpose is a term that is increasingly being used to describe the work of not-for-profit, social enterprise and for-profit organizations that are dedicated to social purpose or mission-based work. The Building Opportunities conference seeks to draw together
these organizations along with funders, investors, government, and real estate professionals working together to find solutions that provide quality, secure, mission-enhancing workspace for community organizations.
Bursary value ($1000) covers transportation, accommodation, conference registration and basic per diem. Bursaries are awarded based on merit and are non-transferable. Recipients are required to participate in pre/post conference events in Vancouver.
For more information contact Cultural Services at 604-873-7211.