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Awarded Grants

We are pleased to announce that 1817 Underserved, 19 Small Group, and 50 Organization applications were awarded grants.

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Awarded Grants for Small Groups

The Japanese Canadian Survivors Health and Wellness Fund is pleased to award 19 Small Groups with a grant for a total of $53,050. Below you will find the 19 approved projects.

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WEST END NISEI BOWLING LEAGUE. We are a five pin bowling league that started in 2002 at Rexdale Bowlerama in Toronto with 80 bowlers, the...

  • Primary Applicant: West End Nisei Bowling League
  • Event or Completion Date: Monday, May 16, 2022
  • Location: Mississauga, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

53RD B.C. NISEI CURLING BONSPIEL - RECOGNITION OF SURVIVORS. We are hoping to invite as many curlers as we can from areas around B.C. &...

  • Primary Applicant: Vancouver Nisei Curling Club
  • Event or Completion Date: October 7-9, 2022
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

BRANCH & PETAL BEAUTY - INTRODUCTION TO FOUR IKEBANA SCHOOLS. Provide lkebana lessons to the seniors living at Robert Nimi Nikkei Home and Sakura So....

  • Primary Applicant: Vancouver Ikebana Association
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Vernon, BC
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

50TH ANNIVERSARY BIWAKO MATSURI. As our members grow older, it has become difficult to get together. We would like to have a special 50th anniversary...

  • Primary Applicant: Toronto Shiga Kenjinkai
  • Event or Completion Date: TBA
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

70TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. We will honour the history of our survivor founders and members through dedication of a weeping cherry tree in 2022 at the...

  • Primary Applicant: Toronto Japanese Garden Club
  • Event or Completion Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

SOCIAL NETWORK TRAINING. I believe that modern tools of communication must be used to create membership to all sectors of age groups and to effectively...

  • Primary Applicant: Shiga Kenjinkai Vancouver
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Burnaby, BC
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

2022 GATHERING TO HONOUR SURVIVORS, OUR CULTURAL GUARDIANS. Our Project has three components – a 2022 reunion event, better connection between meetings, and an update...

  • Primary Applicant: Ontario Tottori Kenjinkai
  • Event or Completion Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

ONTARIO JAPANESE SENIORS GOLF TOURNAMENT. We run an annual golf tournament for JC Seniors. It started in 1968 with 16 men, all over age 50...

  • Primary Applicant: Ontario Japanese Seniors Golf Tournament
  • Event or Completion Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
  • Location: Scarborough, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

NISEI BREAKFAST FELLOWSHIP. We wish to continue to meet and increase our membership. I have paid for the new members breakfast when they come out...

  • Primary Applicant: Nisei Breakfast Fellowship
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $2,200

 Small Group

EXPANDED LUNCH PROGRAM. We would like to have support for our lunch program so that we can expand to include more survivors who live in...

  • Primary Applicant: Macassa Lodge Japanese Lunch Program
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

LIVE LAUGH LUNCH: SENIORS' LUNCH GROUP. We are all seniors, and no longer working. As pensioners with fixed budgets and huge price increases with inflation...

  • Primary Applicant: Live Love Lunch: Seniors' Lunch Group
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: North Vancouver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $2,000

 Small Group

HEALTHY LIVING WITH COMPUTERS. The group will purchase a large tv and have it mounted on the wall of the room where we meet. We...

  • Primary Applicant: Koyukai 60+
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Approved Amount: $1,500

 Small Group

KAEDE WELLNESS BOWLING TOURNAMENT. We have been a bowling club for 50 years and bowl weekly at Grandview Lanes. We would like to host a...

  • Primary Applicant: Kaede Bowling Club
  • Event or Completion Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
  • Location: Burnaby, BC
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

BOWLING FEES. All expenses are paid out of pocket from participants. All bowling fees, prize money, award banquet dinner are paid from the bowlers. All...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Canadian Seniors Bowling League
  • Event or Completion Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
  • Location: Scarborough, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

FUJI BOWLING. We bowl to keep our minds sharp, and our body active. We have not been able to meet for a year due to...

  • Primary Applicant: Fuji 5-Pin Bowling League
  • Event or Completion Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Location: Burnaby, BC
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

E. LILLOOET INTERNMENT MEMORIAL GARDEN RENEWAL OPENING EVENT. Phase II of the Internment Memorial Garden Project is the improvement of the garden to transform it...

  • Primary Applicant: East Lillooet Internment Memorial Garden Committee
  • Event or Completion Date: May 7-8, 2022
  • Location: Lillooet, BC
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

A DAY TRIP TO VIEW FALL COLOURS OF ONTARIO FORESTS. A day trip for Wakayama Kenjin-Kai senior/survivor members to the southern Ontario forested areas known...

  • Primary Applicant: East Canada Wakayama Kenjinkai
  • Event or Completion Date: October 2023
  • Location: Woodbridge, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

DANA FAMILY BOWLING RESTART. Our Bowling league has not been functioning for about a year and it is important to our physical, mental and emotional...

  • Primary Applicant: Dana Family Bowling
  • Event or Completion Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022
  • Location: Etobicoke, ON
  • Approved Amount: $3,000

 Small Group

50TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION. I am proposing a euchre reunion for any of the survivors that live in the area. I have a list of 20...

  • Primary Applicant: Canadian Japanese Euchre Group
  • Event or Completion Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Approved Amount: $2,350

 Small Group

Awarded Grants for Organizations

The Japanese Canadian Survivors Health and Wellness Fund is pleased to award 50 Organization Applications with a grant for a total of $469,800. Below you will find the 50 approved projects.

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NIMC INTERFACE PROJECT. The project will create an interface between the NIMC and the Japanese Canadian survivors, their descendants, and extended families who visit the...

  • Primary Applicant: Village of New Denver
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: New Denver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $4,000

 Organization

REFLECTIONS ON INTERNMENT: LEGACY OF SURVIVORS. It has been 80 years since the forced removal, dispossession and dispersal of Japanese Canadians took place in BC...

  • Primary Applicant: Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Approved Amount: $7,000

 Organization

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAPANESE CANADIAN INTERNMENT – HONOURING OUR JC SURVIVORS. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the uprooting of Japanese-Canadians during the Second...

  • Primary Applicant: Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022
  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Approved Amount: $9,800

 Organization

SURVIVOR TAIKO EVENT. Uzume Taiko to perform for Nikkei Survivors, their friends and family at Vernon's Performing Arts Center. Survivors will be provided with complimentary...

  • Primary Applicant: Vernon Japanese Cultural Society
  • Joint Applicant(s): Vernon Buddhist Temple Association
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
  • Location: Vernon, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

HEARING LOOP INSTALLATION. To install a Hearing Loop System in the Main Hall (gym) and Meeting Room of the Vernon Japanese Cultural Center where our...

  • Primary Applicant: Vernon Buddhist Temple Association
  • Joint Applicant(s): Vernon Japanese Cultural Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Vernon, BC
  • Approved Amount: $5,600

 Organization

SURVIVOR STORIES 2022. The joint project with the VJLS alumni and the Kika Nisei group will interview 10-15 of each group about themes of Education,...

  • Primary Applicant: Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall
  • Joint Applicant(s): Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
  • Event or Completion Date: Monday, October 31, 2022
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $14,000

 Organization

JAPANESE CANADIAN SENIOR LUNCHEON AND MEMORIAL SERVICE. This special memorial service and luncheon will be dedicated to our senior members it will go far beyond...

  • Primary Applicant: Vancouver Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

TBC AUDIO VISUAL AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS UPGRADE. The upgrade consists of a substantive improvement to the Toronto Buddhist Church's (TBC) broadcast and communications systems. There...

  • Primary Applicant: Toronto Buddhist Church
  • Event or Completion Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $5,000

 Organization

OMOIDASHITE KUDASAI (PLEASE REMEMBER US) - THE MONTREAL JAPANESE CANADIAN COMMUNITY MEMORY PROJECT. Between 1982 and 1989, the former Montreal History Committee, led by community...

  • Primary Applicant: The Montreal Bulletin Inc.
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Montreal, QC
  • Approved Amount: $4,200

 Organization

REUNION FOR THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAPANESE CANADIAN INTERNMENT. The planned project will be an integral part of a 3 day event to commemorate...

  • Primary Applicant: The Greenwood Heritage Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022
  • Location: Greenwood, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

TASHME MUSEUM NIKKEI SURVIVOR WELLNESS TOURS. The Tashme Historical Society aims to facilitate and host Japanese Canadian seniors’ day trips to the Tashme Museum for...

  • Primary Applicant: Tashme Historical Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
  • Location: Sunshine Valley, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

STEVESTON JAPANESE CANADIAN INTERNMENT SURVIVORS REUNION. As a part the 75th Anniversary of the Steveston Salmon Festival (SFEST) this project would highlight an important part...

  • Primary Applicant: Steveston Community Society
  • Joint Applicant(s): Steveston Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Approved Amount: $20,000

 Organization

STEVESTON BUDDHIST TEMPLE OBON FESTIVAL. The new completion date is Sunday, December 4, 2022 for two more events that they will use the funding for:...

  • Primary Applicant: Steveston Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Sundays October 9 & December 4, 2022
  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

ST. DAVID, ST. ANDREW SENIORS CLUB AND SURVIVOR OUTREACH. When Anglican Churches in Toronto are allowed to use the parish hall, resume the Seniors Club...

  • Primary Applicant: St. Andrew's Japanese Congregation
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $7,500

 Organization

80TH ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON; SHARING OF FAMILY STORIES. 2022 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Japanese Canadian internment. We would like to make this a special...

  • Primary Applicant: Regina Japanese Cultural Club
  • Event or Completion Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
  • Location: Regina, SK
  • Approved Amount: $4,300

 Organization

FESTIVAL CONNECT. Festival Connect is a cultural-sharing program that will bring together intergenerational Japanese Canadians through a shared interest in Japanese Canadian art, culture and...

  • Primary Applicant: Powell Street Festival Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $5,000

 Organization

PARISH OF HOLY CROSS JAPANESE CANADIAN ANGLICAN CHURCH ENHANCED SENIOR OUTREACH PROJECT 2022. We would like to enhance our existing programmes: communal/in-person and outreaching/delivered meals,...

  • Primary Applicant: Parish of Holy Cross Japanese Canadian Anglican Church
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $7,500

 Organization

REBOOTING JC IKI IKI LIGHT (JAPANESE CANADIAN LIVELY LIGHT). JC Iki Iki Light is a dementia-friendly social connection program that Nikkei Seniors Home currently runs...

  • Primary Applicant: Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
  • Location: Burnaby, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNMENT REUNION AND LUNCHEON. We were inspired to reach out to as many past and present Japanese Canadian survivors who have a...

  • Primary Applicant: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
  • Event or Completion Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
  • Location: Burnaby, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

KEIROKAI SPRING 2023. Historically, the NCS of Lethbridge and Area hosted Keirokai events every three years until 2016, to honour those community members who have...

  • Primary Applicant: Nikkei Cultural Society of Lethbridge and Area
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
  • Location: Lethbridge, AB
  • Approved Amount: $9,600

 Organization

NIKKEI PERSONAL POSTERITY PROJECT. OVERVIEW What happens to the photo albums, home videos and other personal ephemera of internment survivors? Should or could steps be...

  • Primary Applicant: Nikkei Cultural Society of Lethbridge and Area
  • Event or Completion Date: Monday, October 31, 2022
  • Location: Lethbridge, AB
  • Approved Amount: $3,500

 Organization

HONOURING JAPANESE CANADIAN INTERNMENT SURVIVORS: PAST AND PRESENT AND FUTURE. The title of this project is inspired by the way in which Residential School Survivors...

  • Primary Applicant: National Association of Japanese Canadians
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Approved Amount: $5,000

 Organization

ROAD TO WELLNESS PROJECT. Due to the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown, Japanese-Canadian seniors, who were sedentary for long periods of time are now facing...

  • Primary Applicant: Momiji Health Care Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Scarborough, ON
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

ASSISTED BATHING PROJECT. This project will include the purchase of a new bath tub and lift to be used by Momiji’s tenants, many who are...

  • Primary Applicant: Momiji Health Care Society
  • Joint Applicant(s): Greater Toronto Chapter, National Association of Japanese Canadians
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Scarborough, ON
  • Approved Amount: $20,000

 Organization

BENTO BOX. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the uprooting of Japanese Canadians during WWII from British Columbia, the Manitoba Buddhist Temple would like to...

  • Primary Applicant: Manitoba Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Approved Amount: $9,800

 Organization

VISUAL EQUIPMENT PROJECT. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the uprooting of Japanese Canadians during the second world war from British Columbia, the Manitoba Buddhist...

  • Primary Applicant: Manitoba Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Approved Amount: $5,000

 Organization

MUSEUM MEMORIES. This project aims to connect with Japanese Canadian seniors who survived exile from B.C. and who have connections to the region of Niagara...

  • Primary Applicant: Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre
  • Event or Completion Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022
  • Location: Jordan Station, ON
  • Approved Amount: $5,800

 Organization

GATHERING OF SURVIVORS. This event will coincide with the 80th Anniversary of the disruption of BC Japanese Canadian lifes during World WarII. During that time...

  • Primary Applicant: Kelowna Buddhist Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Monday, October 31, 2022
  • Location: Kelowna, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

THE KAMLOOPS BUDDHIST TEMPLE BOOK. This book will record the history of the Kamloops Buddhist Temple through short stories and photos. We hope to include...

  • Primary Applicant: Kamloops Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Kamloops, BC
  • Approved Amount: $7,000

 Organization

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNMENT DINNER. The KJCA will celebrate and remember the 80th Anniversary of Internment of Japanese Canadian with a banquet. We will host...

  • Primary Applicant: Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Location: Kamloops, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

BUS TOUR FOR THE SURVIVORS OF INTERNMENT. We will be hosting a bus tour on June 2–4, 2022 of the different internment camps and museums...

  • Primary Applicant: Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association
  • Joint Applicant(s): Kamloops Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: June 2-4, 2022
  • Location: Kamloops, BC
  • Approved Amount: $20,000

 Organization

SURVIVORS WELLNESS DINNER. The gathering proposed by JCAM is part of the healing process for survivors who suffered the traumatic experiences endured during and after...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc. - Horizon Club
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

SURVIVORS ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAM. Some of the elderly seniors are confined to their homes and unable to participate in community events because of a lack of...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc. - Horizon Club
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

JAPANESE CANADIAN SURVIVORS' SOCIAL CLUB. The purpose of the Japanese Canadian Survivors' Social Club is to provide social contact, camaraderie and connectivity for survivors and...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Community Volunteers Association (Tonari Gumi)
  • Joint Applicant(s): Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens' Association, Steveston Community Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Approved Amount: $30,000

 Organization

SURVIVORS' REUNION. The Survivors’ Reunion will take the place of our Keirokai, and will include only Survivors, who will be allowed to invite one guest...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal
  • Event or Completion Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
  • Location: Montreal, QC
  • Approved Amount: $4,500

 Organization

WELLNESS CLINIC. The Wellness Clinic will be held on a monthly basis, in conjunction with the Seniors’ Drop-In activity. Each month, we will offer to...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal
  • Event or Completion Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
  • Location: Montreal, QC
  • Approved Amount: $3,300

 Organization

HONOURING OUR JC SURVIVORS. The JCCC will host an afternoon to celebrate and honor current and past JCCC members who are JC Survivors with their...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
  • Event or Completion Date: Friday, December 9, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

JCCC OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR OUR FRAIL AND/OR ISOLATED JC SURVIVOR MEMBERS. The JCCC exists due to the vision, tenacity, courage, and financial support of many...

  • Primary Applicant: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

SAFE OUTDOOR MEETING SPACE. During the pandemic it became clear that the isolated seniors required a safe meeting space. There is no outdoor area where...

  • Primary Applicant: Hamilton Chapter NAJC
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

REUNITING, SHARING STORIES AND CELEBRATION - THE SURVIVOR CELEBRATION AND 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTERNMENT KEIROKAI LUNCHEON. On February 26, 1942 upon the enactment of...

  • Primary Applicant: Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens' Association
  • Event or Completion Date: Sunday, April 3, 2022
  • Location: Burnaby, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

A FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION TO HONOUR SURVIVORS AND REMEMBER THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTERNMENT. The Toronto NAJC is committed to remembering the significance of...

  • Primary Applicant: Greater Toronto Chapter, National Association of Japanese Canadians
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
  • Location: North York, ON
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

FVBT FAMILY MOVIE EVENTS. The FVBT will host monthly showings of Japanese language (with English subtitles) or Japanese Canadian culturally relevant movies. These events will...

  • Primary Applicant: Fraser Valley Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Friday, March 31, 2023
  • Location: Aldergrove, BC
  • Approved Amount: $3,800

 Organization

FVBT ITADAKIMASU MEALS PROJECT. A simple Japanese meal, professionally prepared and delivered weekly to seniors’ homes (private residences or independent or care facility). This project...

  • Primary Applicant: Fraser Valley Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Aldergrove, BC
  • Approved Amount: $7,500

 Organization

CHOJUKAI PROJECT 2022. We will break our project into 2 Phases. Phase 1 - Saturday, June 4, 2022 Phase 1 will be an 65th Anniversary...

  • Primary Applicant: Chojukai
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022 and September 25-28, 2022
  • Location: Lethbridge, AB
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

REFLECTIVE STORYTELLING FOR CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VANCOUVER ISLAND. We are planning on connecting and engaging with survivors who live in Central and Northern Vancouver Island....

  • Primary Applicant: Central Vancouver Island Japanese Canadian Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Nanaimo, BC
  • Approved Amount: $7,000

 Organization

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAPANESE CANADIAN INTERNMENT – SURVIVORS REUNION LUNCHEON. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the uprooting of Japanese Canadians during the second...

  • Primary Applicant: Central Vancouver Island Japanese Canadian Society
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022
  • Location: Nanaimo, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

IMPROVED AIR QUALITY. We believe that updating the HVAC system will improve the air quality and allow us to gather safely indoors. We have obtained...

  • Primary Applicant: Canadian Japanese Cultural Centre Hamilton
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Approved Amount: $5,000

 Organization

HONOURING OUR PAST - REMEMBERING OUR ROOTS. This two-part project will encompass a family history sharing component, and a commemorative exhibition and gathering of Nikkei...

  • Primary Applicant: Calgary Japanese Community Association
  • Joint Applicant(s): Kotobuki Kai, Calgary Buddhist Temple
  • Event or Completion Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
  • Location: Calgary, AB
  • Approved Amount: $19,600

 Organization

BCJSBTF CONVENTION. The BCJSBTF Convention will be held at Steveston Buddhist Temples on September 15,16 and 17. The convention will begin on Friday Sept.15 with...

  • Primary Applicant: BC Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples Federation
  • Event or Completion Date: September 15-17, 2023
  • Location: Vernon, BC
  • Approved Amount: $10,000

 Organization

BCJSBTF - VANCOUVER ISLAND OBON TOUR. This Vancouver Island Obon Tour started in 2017 and continued in 2018 and 2019. The 2022 Obon Tour will...

  • Primary Applicant: BC Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples Federation
  • Event or Completion Date: August 12-13, 2022
  • Location: Vernon, BC
  • Approved Amount: $9,500

 Organization