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Benefits of working with Vancouver Foundation

By partnering with Vancouver Foundation, professional advisors like you can help your clients fulfill their charitable goals. As your partner, we can help you provide a full range of charitable services to enhance your client relationships.

Here are a few ways we can help:

  • A partnership  You can consider us part of your extended team of experts, working with you to help you serve your clients-without any charge to you.
  • Charitable giving expertise  Whether it's setting up an alternative to a private foundation, or putting together a complicated charitable giving plan, we can assist in tailoring charitable giving to your clients' particular needs.
  • Community expertise  Vancouver Foundation offers extensive Community Granting programs, which engage volunteer experts for community informed decision making. We offer deep community connections, grass roots knowledge and expert advice, to help your clients be as effective as possible in their giving.
  • Connect across generations  When you help families establish a fund with Vancouver Foundation, you develop a meaningful connection that can help you stay involved with your client’s family for generations.
  • Donate a variety of assets - Your clients can give to the Vancouver Foundation using a variety of assets, including appreciated securities, life insurance, beneficiary designations and bequest gifts. Please review our Ways to Give information sheet for further information.
  • Maximum tax benefits  Charitable giving provides powerful opportunities for tax savings and we can help you to structure a charitable giving plan.
  • Make a difference in the lives of your clients and your community - By partnering with Vancouver Foundation, you can help your clients create a permanent legacy for the community and, at the same time, foster family values about philanthropy.
  • Ease of giving  Vancouver Foundation’s Donor Advised Fund offering is a cost-effective alternative to establishing and maintaining a private foundation. Vancouver Foundation takes care of all the investment, accounting, reporting and legal duties, thereby enabling donors to focus on what matters most – guiding charitable funds to the important needs in our community.