Meet The 2014 Community Champions

We received nearly 17,180 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 2014 Champions.

Cowichan Energy Alternatives Society

Cowichan Energy Alternatives Society

Hives for Humanity

Hives for Humanity

Common Energy UBC

Common Energy UBC

Guiding Hands Recreation Society

Guiding Hands Recreation Society

Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops

Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops




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 78 classroom support statements from schools across B.C.

These 25 classroom 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 2014 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 enter 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!