Chinook Fund Grant Recipients

2020 Grant Recipients: 

Calgary Men's Chorus
Calgary Men’s Chorus
The SHARP FoundationAlberta Playwrights' Network
Calgary Men’s Chorus’ 
Virtual Season
The Sharp Foundation’s 
Stories of Pride
Alberta Playwrights’ YOUth Riot 2021Calgary Queer Arts Society’s
Holiday Film Fest

2019 Grant Recipients: 

End of the Rainbow FoundationAlberta Playwrights' Network
End of the Rainbow Foundation’s Calgary Refugee CentreCalgary Outlink‘s Community Awareness and Volunteer Engagement ExpansionAlberta Playwrights’ YOUth Riot 2020Calgary Queer Arts Society’s Queerly Festival Dinner and Showcase

2018 Grant Recipients:

The YWCA’s DBT Skills Group The Chinook Fund is proud to announce that our one of the two 2018 grants has been awarded to the YWCA’s DBT Skills Group assisting with counselling and programming for LGBTQ+ youth.The Calgary Queer Arts Society The Chinook Fund is proud to announce our second 2018 grant has been awarded to the Calgary Queer Arts Society to help fund its LGBTQ2S+ Health & Wellness Conference

2017 Grant Recipients:

Bullying Ends Here Bullying Ends Here is a highly effective program of school presentations and providing information to eliminate bullying and it’s horrible results, including suicide.Calgary Sexual Health Centre Calgary Sexual Health Centre has a wide variety of programs including the one our grant went to, that being to establish a support group for parents and guardians of transgender youth.

2016 Grant Recipients:

Calgary Outlink Program for LGBT SeniorsBoys & Girls Club Program for LGBT YouthTheatre Outre Funding for the Arts
  • Calgary Boys and Girls Clubs, For the LGBTQ2S+ Working Group Training Program, Transgender, Resource and Curriculum Development for Sexually and Gender Diverse Children under 12.
  • Calgary Outlink’s Pilot Development of an LGBTQ Seniors Project
  • Lethbridge’s Theatre Outre and Theatre BSMT for a production next year of the play The Curing Room.

2015 Grant Recipients:

Fairytales Diversity Education ProgramBoys & Girls Club Program for LGBT YouthThird Street Theatre Play Development
  • Calgary Boys and Girls Clubs, For the LGBTQ2S+ Working Group Training Program
  • Fairytales Presentation Society, Outreels Diversity Education Ambassador Program
  • Third Street Theatre, Play Development, based on the Calgary Gay History Project

2014 Grant Recipients:

Calgary Outlink Beyond Borders ProgramCalgary Sexual Health Centre Gay Straight Alliance development
  • Calgary Outlink’s Beyond Borders Program
  • The Calgary Sexual Health Centre, For Gay Straight Alliance resource development.

2013 Grant Recipients:

Calgay Outlink Beyond Borders ProgramFairytales Queer Media ProgramThird Street Theatre Play Development
  • Calgary Outlink Beyond Borders Program
  • Fairytales Presentation Society’s Queer Media Program Alberta Playwrights’ Network
  • Third Street Theatre Development of 2 play scripts

2012 Grant Recipients:

Calgay Outlink Inside Out Youth GroupCamp Fyrefly Inaugural camp for Calgary
  • Calgary Outlink Inside Out Youth Group
  • Camp fYreFly Calgary, The 2013 camp was the inaugural camp for Calgary.

2011 Grant Recipients:

Fairytales Anti-homophobia/bullying campaignCalgary Sexual Health Centre Anti-homophobia/bullying campaign
  • The Fairytales Presentation Society
  • The Calgary Sexual Health Centre, Both organizations committed their funds to anti-homophobia/bullying campaigns.