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Endowments

Applications for the following endowments must be made by faculty and/or staff.

Centre for Technology Enhanced Language Learning (CTELL) Endowment The R. Howard Webster Foundation has donated over $200,000 to create this endowment for the purpose of supporting and maintaining the CTELL Lab at Douglas College. The CTELL Lab is designed to integrate innovative educational technology into the delivery of assessment and educational programming in two areas: (1) English as a Second Language and (2) American Sign Language Interpretation and education. Faculty submits requests to the CEIT Department at Douglas College as they are responsible for maintaining and upgrading the CTELL lab. Acting in accordance with the Educational Technology Capital Process, a committee within CEIT evaluates the technical merits of each request to determine funding priorities, which receive final approval through the Foundation.

Compass Group Canada Arts Endowment
The purpose of the Compass Group Canada Arts Endowment is to fund special arts events or projects. A committee will review all applications and make recommendation to the Douglas Foundation Board of Directors for final approval. The funds will be used to support a special arts event/project put on by an area of the College that meets the following criteria: 1) The event/project enhances learning; 2) The event/project involves the College community, both internal and external
Funds may be used for advertising to increase awareness of arts events at the College. Application must be submitted to the committee by the Dean of Language, Literature and Performing Arts. Deadline: June 15

David & Dorothy Lam Technology Endowment
The purpose of this endowment is to provide undesignated funds for technology-related capital purchases. A prioritized request list for items to be purchased is provided to the Foundation Office prior to the Fall Semester by the Technology Planning and Management Committee (TPMC). The Foundation Board, in consultation with the Senior Management Team (SMT), makes the selection of appropriate items.

Douglas College Uganda Endowment Fund 
This fund supports health, social service and education projects in the city of Masaka in southern Uganda.

Institute of Urban Ecology Endowment
This endowment has been established through major donations from the Real Estate Foundation of BC, Terasen, Allard Contractors Ltd., Jack Cewe Ltd., Rempel Bros. Concrete Ltd., LAFARGE Construction Materials, Mainland Sand & Gravel, BC Hydro, Royal Bank of Canada Foundation, Construction Aggregates Ltd., Steelhead Aggregates Ltd., Aggregate Producers Association of British Columbia along with support from many other community partners. Since its establishment, IUE has been involved in a myriad of community-based activities and projects and undertakes a variety of research projects related to urban sustainability issues. Please refer to the Institute of Urban Ecology web page for details on these projects.

Kruger Products Arts Endowment
The purpose of the Kruger Products Arts Endowment is to fund special arts events or projects. A committee will review all applications and make recommendation to the Douglas Foundation Board of Directors for final approval. The funds will be used to support a special arts event/projects put on by an area of the College that meets the following criteria: 1) The event/project enhances learning; 2) The event/project involves the College community; both internal and external. Application must be submitted to the committee by the Dean of Language, Literature and Performing Arts. Deadline: June 15

Laura C. Muir Arts Endowment (Music, Stagecraft and Event Technology, or Theatre)
The purpose of this endowment is to fund special arts programs and projects that encourage student development and/or increase the faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts' public profile.When there is excess funding, or unsatisfactory program and project submissions, the endowment may be used for the purpose of purchasing specific equipment and/or supplies for the Music, Stagecraft and Theatre programs. A committee composed of representatives from the Music, Stagecraft and Event Technology and Theatre programs will review all applications for funding and make a recommendation to the Dean of Language, Literature and Performing Arts for final approval. Applications for funding must include the following information:

  • A one- to two-page letter outlining the proposed project
  • Names of participating students
  • A description clearly stating how the project will benefit the LLPA Department
  • A detailed description of how the funding will help the participants achieve the project's goals

Laura C. Muir Arts Endowment - student-granted funding
Students must submit an end-of-project report to their program co-ordinator detailing their activities no later than 30 days after the competition of their project. Activities eligible for funding may include collaborative projects between students enrolled in the Music, Stagecraft and Event Technology and/or Theatre programs. If no suitable programs or projects are identified, funding may be granted for the purchase of specifric equipment and/or supplies needed by the Music, Stagecraft and Event Technology, or Theatre programs. Preference will be given to programs/projects and supplies/equipment that benefit more than one of the three programs. This fund is not to be used for the purpose of regular operational expenses or departmental wages. Students may apply for funding in the Fall and Winter semesters to support Summer Semester programs and projects. Application deadline for summer projects (or projects occurring before Sept. 1 of the same year) is Feb. 15.

Library Collections Endowment
This fund was established to assist with the purchase of library books and materials.