Because of you, students in need now have access to more than $160,000 through the Student Emergency Response Fund
This past holiday season, BCIT launched a matching campaign to help students who are impacted by unforeseen circumstances such as COVID-19 and ensure they are able to continue their studies. Thanks to the tremendous generosity of the BCIT Student Association, our alumni, donors, staff, and faculty, more than $160,000 will be directed to the Student Emergency Response Fund to help students facing unexpected financial hardship.
I can’t think of a more hopeful way to to start the new year—bolstered by the incredible generosity of our community.
Thank you, and we wish you a very bright 2021.
If you donated to BCIT recently, thank you. Rest assured that your gifts, whether given online or via mail, are being processed. As we navigate the COVID-19 crisis, we appreciate your understanding and patience as we work to send your receipt as soon as possible. If you have any concerns, please contact us at email@example.com or 604-432-8803.
Ashley Verokosky was excited to begin studying Medical Radiography at BCIT. But before she could start, she experienced a health scare that changed everything. Watch her story as she shares how BCIT’s Rix Family Bursary motivated her, and explains how her personal experience will make her a better healthcare professional.
Ways to give
There are many ways to give. We can put your gift to work where it will have the most impact, or you can request to have your gift directed to a particular area, including:
- Student scholarships, bursaries & awards
- Gifts in your will & planned giving
- Major gifts
- Gifts in kind
Find out more about our donor-funded awards.
If you’re not sure how you want to give, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-432-8803.
Give through employee payroll
Are you a BCIT employee? Help our students achieve their dreams to become the creators, innovators, and leaders the world needs. You can easily help support them by giving regularly through payroll or by making a one-time gift. Simply complete and submit this Employee Payroll Giving form [PDF].
Establish a student scholarship, bursary, or award
The generous donors behind BCIT’s awards are the key to the success of BCIT and its students. The cost of education today makes it harder than ever for students to balance their studies and pay bills. These awards can often make the difference in a student being able to complete their studies.
Endowments create a lasting legacy at BCIT by providing a permanent source of funding for scholarship, bursaries or awards. Endowments can be created to support students in specific programs or BCIT can direct the funds to program areas of greatest need. Once established, contributions can be made to the endowment from industry partners, family, or friends.
An endowment is a permanent fund supporting awards. The Endowment must generate the minimum award amount. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Annual gifts support student awards, scholarships or bursaries. Annual contributions may be designated to support students in specific programs or BCIT can direct the funds to program areas of greatest need.
How to establish your student scholarship, bursary, or award
Contact BCIT Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-432-8803 for more information about setting up a student scholarship, bursary, or award.
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