webinarThe Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) is offering a free, two-part webinar series about the use of gaming funds for nonprofits in Alberta. Both webinars feature a live question and answer period. This series was designed to create awareness and provide information about the process and requirements of charitable gaming in Alberta. The webinar series will be facilitated by Volunteer Alberta and feature a speaker from the Gaming Information for Charitable Groups (GAIN) Program. The presentations will cover topics of interest to the non-profit sector as identified in the survey conducted by Volunteer Alberta in May of 2015. Gain a better understanding of how AGLC and gaming proceeds can benefit your organization in the upcoming sessions: the first on February 11 and the second on March 3. Registration is free. 

 

February 11 – Eligibility and Requirements for Gaming Licenses

The first presentation entitled Eligibility and Requirements for Gaming Licences will include Alberta’s charitable gaming model, gaming licence eligibility requirements, the licence application process and an overview of conducting gaming events (casino, raffle, bingo and pull tickets) followed by a question and answer period. This presentation will be offered on February 11, 2016 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.

Register now for part one to learn more about:

  • Alberta’s charitable gaming model
  • Gaming license eligibility requirements
  • The license application process
  • Conducting gaming events (casino, raffle, bingo, and pull tickets)

Register for this session at: www.eventbrite.com

March 3 – Use of Gaming Proceeds

This is the second presentation in a series entitled Use of Gaming Proceeds. This webinar will present information on obtaining approval to spend gaming proceeds, form and guideline resources and an overview of specific categories followed by a question and answer period. This presentation will be offered on March 3, 2016 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm.

Register now for part two and learn more about:

  • Obtaining approval to spend gaming proceeds
  • Form and guideline resources

Register for this session at: www.eventbrite.com

SPEAKER BIO:
Laurie Pedersen has been the Program Coordinator of the Gaming Information for Charitable Groups (GAIN) program for the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission since April 2008. Laurie is honoured to support Alberta’s charitable groups by providing information and guidance to assist them in the delivery of their valuable charitable programs. She enjoys meeting and interacting with volunteers throughout the province and learning about the programs that benefit their communities.

Further topics of interest identified in the feedback and evaluations received from both of these webinars may be considered for future presentations in the NPVS gaming webinar series.