Our official launch was celebrated with our first donation, given in the form of a $65,000 grant to Honour House, a 10-suite home which provides free temporary accommodation for current or former Canadian Forces personnel or first responders (and their families) when they must to travel to the Vancouver area for medical treatment.
We then developed our first fundraising campaign under the education and training stream. Project Shop Class, was designed to assist BC’s secondary schools with new shop class equipment, thereby promoting the value of a construction career to young students. Working with the BCCA the initiative has raised and distributed over 3 million dollars across BC.
To encourage and support good works on behalf of the construction industry that will benefit all British Columbians.
To support the advancement of the communities in which we live and work via engagement in charitable initiatives, and commitment to industry focused education and research.
The Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of communities across British Columbia by working through three focus areas:
Education and Training
By promoting the advancement of industry training and career development, we are helping to develop the industry’s workforce of tomorrow.
We provide funding opportunities for research projects focused on enhancing safety, improving industry practices, and contributing to the sustainability of the construction industry.
We engage in charitable initiatives that support projects in the communities in which we live and work.