The Brandon Energy Efficiency Program (BEEP) is administered through the non-profit organization Brandon Neighborhood Renewal Corporation (BNRC). BEEP seeks to increase energy and water efficiency in Brandon residences, renovate existing Manitoba Housing Authority units, and build energy and water efficient low income affordable housing in Brandon all while providing construction training to unskilled labourers with limited work experience to prepare them for the labour force.
BEEP has established partnerships with Entrepreneurship Training and Trade, Canadian Mental Health Association, Manitoba Housing Authority, Manitoba Hydro Power Smart, Dakota Ojibwa Tribal Counsel, and the City of Brandon.
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Community Led Organization
Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation envisions a vibrant, healthy, sustainable community neighbourhood of empowered stakeholders, successful community projects and partnering organizations.
Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation, as a non-profit organization, strives through advocacy, capacity building, provision of knowledge and sustainable funding from various sources to challenge and empower all citizens of the neighbourhood.
COMMUNITY FOOD ASSESSMENT
“Community Food Assessment Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HYGXF2P Click this link to fill out a short survey about food availability, affordability & security in Brandon, Manitoba.”
Housing & Homelessness
The goals of the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation's housing and homelessness initiatives are to work collectively with the community to provide support and resources to create safe and affordable housing. Another aim is to provide support and resources to BNRC residents for exterior facade restoration and enhancement.
A copy of the Brandon Resource Guide is available here.
A copy of the Crisis Contact Brochure is available here.
To link to the Brandon Homelessness website click here.
Small Grants & NRF Funds
Small Grants are funds administered by the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation to support community projects for up to $5,000. The purpose of the grant is to support small projects that bring people together and respond to priorities of the BNRC. Funds are provided to local groups that require modest short-term project funding.