JCK is now accepting grant proposals for its 19th annual Industry Fund. Each year, grants are awarded to individuals, groups, or associations whose work improves the jewellery industry. In 2016, more than $293,000 U.S. was awarded. Established in 1997, the JCK Industry Fund supports the development and research of programs for the betterment of the industry. To date, it has awarded more than $5.5 million.
Vigilance Canada (JVC Canada) is one of six recipients of JCK’s 18th annual Industry Fund. It joins Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF); Diamond Council of America (DCA); Jewelers of America (JA); Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA); and Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC).
JCK is now accepting applications for its 18th annual Industry Fund. Each year, the fund awards hundreds of thousands of dollars to individuals, groups, or associations whose work results in the betterment of the overall jewellery industry. In 2015, that amount exceeded $283,000.
JCK Events has announced the recipients of the 2013 Industry Fund. “The Industry Fund has been helping jewellery professionals and organizations achieve their goals for well over a decade and has made a substantial impact on our industry as a whole,” said JCK’s Yancy Weinrich.
Proposals for the JCK Industry Fund are now being accepted. Each year, the fund awards hundreds of thousands of dollars to individuals, groups, or associations whose work results in the betterment of the overall jewellery industry.
Four industry organizations are the recipients of the 2011 JCK Industry Fund. Jeweler’s Security Alliance (JSA), American Gem Society (AGS), Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), and the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) will share in the yearly grant.