Current Partnerships

Neighbourhood Small Grants

Launch: 1999

Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) helps build communities. We work with local partners across BC to distribute grassroots grants of $50 to $500 to people who want to strengthen neighbourhood connections. NSG has supported thousands of project leaders in making communities stronger, safer, and more welcoming.

Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants

Launch: 2010

Vancouver Foundation delivers the Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (DTESSAG) program in partnership with the Carnegie Community Centre. DTESSAG offers grants between $500 and $1,000 to support, showcase, and celebrate the work of scores of artists in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. 

Endowment 150

Launch: 2015

Endowment 150 helps British Columbians with disabilities to learn about and access tax benefits that will help them save for the future. We fund this program in partnership with Plan InstituteDisability Alliance of BC, and the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society. As part of this initiative, Plan Institute distributed a one-time $150 gift to help low-income BC residents with disabilities start growing their RDSP.