About TELUS Fund

TELUS Fund is recognized by the CRTC as a Certified Independent Production Fund.
Thanks to the success of TELUS Optik TV with more than 1.1 Million customers in British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec, TELUS Fund has committed over $25M to more than 100 projects since 2013.

Board of Directors

Annual Reports

Newsletters

Board of Directors

Nini Baird

Board Chair | CM

Nelson Kwan

Board Vice-Chair

Michel E. Bélec

Board Secretary

Dr. Mike Evans

Board Member

Nadine Cole

Board Member

Carissa McCart

Board Member

Elizabeth Friesen

Executive Director | Consultant

Elizabeth Friesen

Executive Director | Consultant

Elizabeth Friesen delivers the Executive Director responsibilities of the TELUS Fund overseeing finance, administration, operations and program design. Elizabeth is also a certified Project and Change Management Professional who brings more than 25 years of senior leadership experience to her consulting engagements.

She has applied a proven set of tools and techniques to the implementation of a renewed medical education curriculum at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine, analysis of distributed education alternatives for the Province of Alberta, and the launch of a new channel for Knowledge Network. Elizabeth has also facilitated meetings and built consensus for change at organizations such as Langara College and the Canadian Media Producers Association. Former senior positions include Chief Operating Officer at Telefilm Canada where she led English, French and International Operations and was responsible for a +$100M portfolio of media investments.

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Annual Reports

Our annual reports dive deep into the success of funded projects and provide useful insights on best practices.

2018-19 Annual Report

2017-18 Annual Report

2016-17 Annual Report

Newsletters

Subscribe to the TELUS Fund mailing list to receive general news and stay informed of program changes.

March 2020: update on programs and deadlines

January 2019: upcoming deadlines

January 2018: special call and application deadlines

May 2018: application deadlines

What is discoverability?

Explore our range of tools and resources to help define your project’s audience.
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