Meet The 2013 Community Champions

We received nearly 55,000 votes on our finalist organizations – Thanks for your support!

These 5 Champion organizations will receive $10,000 to help continue their conservation projects and to help make B.C. more sustainable.

Use the links below to view videos and learn more about the 2013 Champions.

Fresh Outlook Foundation

Fresh Outlook Foundation

SPEC-Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

SPEC-Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

YesBC (Youth for Environmental Stewardship)

YesBC (Youth for Environmental Stewardship)

Spare Time Child Care Society

Spare Time Child Care Society

Island Futures Society

Island Futures Society



Classroom Winners

Check out the 25 classroom winners who were inspired by our finalist organizations, and learn how they're making a difference in their own communities. Each of these classrooms will receive $1,000 to put toward their conservation projects.

We received more than 140 classroom support statements from schools across B.C.

These 25 winners were selected in a random draw from all entries.


Lesson Plans For Schools:

Download lesson plans associated with this program.


Thank You To All Our 2013 Organizations

We received many worthy entries for Community Champions this year. Please take a moment to learn about the great things these groups are doing for our province.

See the Finalists and Honourable Mentions

How The Program Works, And How You Can Help

Non-Profits Enter For A Chance At An Award

Between August 15 and September 30, organizations in B.C. can submit videos that demonstrate what they’re doing to keep B.C. sustainable, and how $10,000 could help them.

Schools Lend Support For A Chance At $1,000

School classrooms can entered the contest by supporting a finalist that inspired them to take action in their own community.

Public Votes To Help Find Community Champions

Check back next year for another edition of Community Champions.


Thanks to everyone who participated this year. Stay tuned for next year’s Community Champions program!