Vancouver Foundation launched Fostering Change in 2013 with the goal of addressing homelessness by providing opportunities and support for youth transitioning out of foster care. Over the next five years, Fostering Change grew and evolved into something bigger and better than what we could’ve imagined.
LEVEL Youth Granting is now open and accepting applications until September 10, 2018. This grant is intended for qualified organizations and charities in B.C. that want to create opportunities for Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee young people in staff leadership and board governance.
Vancouver Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of LEVEL, our new youth engagement initiative. This new initiative will seek to level the playing field by empowering young Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee leaders to amplify their voices in matters important to them and to bring new ideas and fresh perspectives to shape policy and systems.
Vancouver Foundation's Community Causes Learning Series seeks to inform and inspire on a variety of community issues. Through storytelling and site visit tours, we are honoured to showcase Vancouver Foundation's funding partnerships with charities.
Vancouver Foundation is turning 75 this year. It’s a big milestone — and we want to celebrate with people like you who have been part of our journey over the years. That's why this September 13th, we’re inviting everyone across BC to gather together, share some food in your homes and communities, and talk about what’s on your mind.
This story was originally published in the 2018 issue of the Vancouver Foundation Magazine.
Written by Robin Brunet
No matter how much media attention it receives, the opioid crisis is still too frequently perceived as a problem plaguing the disadvantaged.
We've just released our latest edition of Vancouver Foundation magazine.
In addition to recognizing our 75th anniversary, this issue highlights people who are making a real difference in communities across B.C. We also tell the stories of grants that have had an impact on people's lives, and profile the donors whose generosity makes this possible.
Vancouver Foundation is pleased to announce that our evolution from Field of Interest Grants to two new grant programs: Participatory Action Research Grants and Systems Change Grants is ready for grant applicants to explore.
What’s behind the changes? For the last three years, we focused our Field of Interest Grants program on funding projects that address the root causes of pressing issues. Why? Because we believe this is how we can contribute to meaningful and lasting change.
Vancouver, BC – As politicians and policy makers grapple with transit, jobs, and affordability ahead of municipal elections, an important new study offers insight into what immigrant and refugee youth think of these issues in an increasingly diverse Metro Vancouver.