KW Resource Centre
The Kamloops & District Elizabeth Fry Society is an active community-based women’s organization working to improve the lives of marginalized women in their community. Their work includes programming and services in housing and community justice, creating second-stage housing, and encouraging economic security for women by offering support programs and educational bursaries. Their project, the KW Resource Centre (KWRC) is a co-working social enterprise for service providers that support women, gender-diverse communities, and children. KRWC offers affordable shared space for service providers to facilitate programming, outreach activities, and training. Co-locating services benefits community as well because they can learn about and access various services in one location.
Grant amount: $75,000
Location: British Columbia
Program Focus: Social Enterprise
Grant Streams: Investment Readiness 2022