Grant Program

The VCCQS provides, when funds permit, small grants to members of the Victoria Quilters Guild to show our support of their efforts in producing quilts and other fabric-related projects for charitable organizations recognized in our region.

Grant Application Guidelines

  • To apply for a grant, print and complete the application form (pdf), ensuring signatures are provided and mail to: VCCQS c/o Valerie Boode, #6, 290 Superior Street, Victoria, BC V8V 1T3 or submit to Valerie Boode during a VQG meeting.
  • Community quilts can be made by an individual member or a group of guild members. Regardless of total number of group members, only five can apply for the group grant.
  • Individual or group grants are eligible once annually. An individual may not apply with a group if applying for an individual grant.
  • The term “year” is determined by the raffle date as per Gaming Commission regulations.
  • The recipient of the quilt(s) must be a recognized charity or organization deemed appropriate by the VQG or VCCQS, be located in the CRD, as per Raffle request.
  • Quilts are not to be used as fundraisers.
  • If possible, completed quilts made with charitable grant funds should be shown at VQG Show and Share before they are donated.
  • Acknowledgement received from the recipient organization, such as thank you notes, are to be stored with VCCQS, attached to grant records.

Accredited charities are:

  • Transition House
  • Threshold Housing
  • Welcome Quilts (for refugees)
  • The Cridge Centre
  • Victoria Hospice
  • Pandora House
  • Jeneece Place
  • Victoria General Hospital
  • Mito Quilts of Hope, located in CRD
  • Victoria Newcomers
  • Quilts of Valour, located in CRD
  • Future charities, deemed worthy by Committee decision