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CHARITIES

CHARITIES NOMINATED AND VERIFIED


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Only members of 100 Gay Men For a Cause - YVR are eligible to nominate a charity. There is no proxy voting. Charities cannot nominate themselves. 


In order to be considered the charity must be:

  • A registered charitable organization

  • Established for at least 1 year (no start-ups).

Operations must focus on issues of particular concern to gay men and be located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.


Notes

  • Organizations with a national or international focus may be nominated, provided the request is for a project to be delivered in the Lower Mainland.

  • All funds must be spent in the Vancouver region.

  • Members of 100 Gay Men For a Cause - YVR may nominate up to three charitable organizations for consideration upon joining and at any meeting.

  • Three charities, previously verified by the Vancouver Foundation as a registered charity, will be selected at random by the steering committee at least one month prior to an event.

  • Once notified of their selection, nominated charities are required to keep their participation confidential prior to the meeting.

  • The selected organization will be ineligible to receive subsequent funds from 100 Gay Men For a Cause - YVR for one year.

  • The two charities not selected may be nominated again for possible selection.

  • All three selected charities may provide brochures at the event and are encouraged to network with members after the selection.

  • A request will be made of the recipient charity to present an update on their use of the donation at the next meeting of 100 Gay Men For a Cause - YVR.

  • 100 Gay Men For a Cause - YVR reserves the right to amend these eligibility criteria when appropriate, without consultation with the nominated charities.