The Sooke Branch is currently offering reduced services due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Check our website for a description of currently available services.
The Vancouver Island Regional Library is an incredibly valuable resource for business owners and entrepreneurs. They have recently launched a database called Creativebug, a resource that unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes, and award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists, anytime, anywhere.
Another resource is Grant Connect, a grant-funding information database. With Grant Connect, you have access to:
- Over 11,000 Canadian foundations, 560 corporate giving programs, 370 government grant programs, 120 American foundations, and 200 other kinds of grant opportunities.
- Funder profiles that offer insights on specific grant programs, application preferences, financial summaries, and key decision-makers.
- Data on billions of dollars in past donations.
And, VIRL is also home to Lynda.com, where entrepreneurs can bolster skills with FREE online courses
Visit the Sooke Branch online, here.
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