Current Projects and Initiatives
Many thanks for the generous support in 2017 from the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation.
With their support we have been able to update our learning modules for inclusion facilitators and create a resource for practitioners, academics, and community stakeholders.
We rely on supporters like you to carry out this
and Recent Graduate Bursary Funds
Occasionally students or recent alumni require financial assistance to pay for tuition, course material or to embark on projects requiring tools, attendance at specialized workshops or conferences, such as the UBCO Student Leadership Conference, which they cannot afford. STEPS Forward therefore maintains a Bursary Fund so that financial ability is not a factor in limiting access or success of the students or recent grads.
A healthy annual fund to meet these costs is around $10,000. This year our fund is very low. Your support in helping us to build it back up to a level capable of responding to the student's needs would be greatly appreciated.
Our priority is to respond to young adults and families outside of the Lower Mainland who have asked us to support them to access studies at their local colleges and universities. From 2017-2019 we are committed to:
Establishing two new IPSE initiatives in two of the following regions:
Northern BC. Vancouver Island,
and in the Fraser Valley by 2019.
We have started the consultative process towards achieving these goals by::