Housing Provider of the Year Award – Inclusion and Equity

2020 Award Recipient: Nelson CARES Society

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This award recognizes a non-profit housing provider that demonstrates a strong commitment to Inclusion and Equity in their governance and operations.  The Housing Provider of the Year Award has a rotating annual theme, with resilience and innovation being the other themes.


The organization must be a BCNPHA non-profit housing provider member in good standing, and applications will be scored in all of the following areas:

  • Action to increase board diversity, ensuring representation of equity seeking groups.
  • Measureable progress in increasing the diversity of staff from senior leadership to frontline.
  • Intentionally engages a broad-range of residents in decision-making.

Nomination Process

BCNPHA members who are non-profit housing providers are invited to complete the online form below. The BCNPHA Awards Committee will review the nominees on a rolling basis throughout the nomination period and will contact the nominee for more information if eligibility for the award are met.


Housing Provider of the Year Award – Inclusion and Equity

Please note: Deadline for nominations is September 17, 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Payne by e-mail sarah@bcnpha.ca or by phone at 236-521-0617.

1 Information
2 Application Details
3 References
  • Non-Profit Housing Provider Information

Previous Recipients

2020 Award Recipient (Housing Provider of the Year – Resilience): Nelson CARES Society 

2019 Umbrella Society of Addictions and Mental Health, Victoria

2018 Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre, Nanaimo

2017 YWCA Metro Vancouver, Vancouver

2016 Society of Hope, Kelowna

2015 Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Victoria

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