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The purpose of this report is to gather what has been learned about hosting deep youth engagement initiatives as a community foundation. Many foundations, funders and nonprofit organizations have approached Vancouver Foundation over the years wanting to know more about its role in Fresh Voices,...
At Vancouver Foundation, we are inspired by you – from the big-thinkers who started all this, to everyone who shows up today with heart and energy to spare.We have celebrated, grown, and rallied together through war, peace, hard times, and economic booms. We don’t just believe in what B.C. is made...
Vancouver Foundation worked with an external research uncover our key lessons from two youth engagement initiatives: Fostering Change and Fresh Voices. They dug through over 5,000 strategy, project, and campaign documents, caught up on our grantmaking activities, and conducted interviews and focus...
Youth make up a significant portion of newcomers to Canada, with approximately 34% under the age of 25. However, very little is known about refugee and immigrant youth in Metro Vancouver. This report is a high level summary of findings of research into access to employment, mobility, and...
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We are pleased to share our 2017 Year In Review . Inside you will learn about the impact that donors are making in our community and read the highlights of the projects that are being supported through our granting programs.
Vancouver Foundation is proud to have been certified as Living Wage employer . This means we meet or exceed the Metro Vancouver Living Wage rate of $20.62 an hour for all our direct and contract staff. To learn more about the Living Wage for Families Campaign and how you can take action, see http...
Five years ago, our Connections and Engagement report described Metro Vancouver as a hard place to make friends, our neighbourhood connections as cordial, but weak, and a declining level of participation in community life. In 2017, we wanted to dig deeper. Our new report revisits some old themes to...
In spring 2017, the Fresh Voices Youth Advisory Team (YAT) and staff decided to reflect on their past and engage in an evaluation process. The evaluation included individual conversations and interviews with community partners and team members, a focus group within the core YAT, and survey...
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