Funding Opportunities


DB Perks Lifesaving Scholarship:
Through generous support from DB Perk & Associates Ltd, the Society is able to offer the annual DB Perks  Scholarship program.

George A. Brown Memorial Fund:
Established in 1994 in memory of Branch Governor George A. Brown. Designed to promote youth training in aquatic safety. Medal and $500 presented annually to youth making a heroic rescue.

President’s Endowment Fund
Established in 2001. Designed to assist development of water incident related research in support of the Society’s programs and public education goals.

Derek Laverty Competition Fund
Established in 2004 in memory of Derek Laverty, Vancouver’s Director of Aquatics for 38 years and a strong supporter of lifeguard competition as enhanced training. Designed to assist in development of lifesaving sport participants, officials and clubs.