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Our survey found that new immigrants — people who have lived in Canada for five years or less — are very optimistic about the new lives they hope to build for themselves and for their children. That in itself may not be surprising, but what is interesting is that their optimism fades the longer...
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Vancouver is one of the most densely populated cities in North America. In 1990, less than 25% of the population lived in apartments/condominiums. Now it’s over 40% and rising. The region’s housing needs and the desire to build more sustainable cities, means even more high-rise apartment buildings...
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Vancouver Foundation’s survey found that metro Vancouver can be a challenging place to make new friends. One in three people say it is hard to make new friends here. And one in four say they are alone more often then they would like to be. When we first released these findings, particularly the one...
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A neighbourhood is so much more than a geographically localized area. It is the place we call home, where our children play, and where we have the most invested financially and emotionally. If we care about any place in our community, it would normally be our immediate neighbourhood. One of the...
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This report presents a model of several causal pathways that lead citizens to become more committed to their neighbourhoods and community, and more willing to take actions to solve problems or participate in activities that make neighbourhood and community better. The model is based on the data...
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Vancouver Foundation’s vision and long-term objective is healthy, vibrant, and livable communities. Our mission is to mobilize the gifts of energy, ideas, time, and money to make meaningful and lasting impacts in communities. As a community foundation, we recognize that many things go into creating...
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In the summer of 2011, Vancouver Foundation conducted a public consultation to determine what one or two community issues we should focus additional efforts on over the next three to five years. Our work in this new priority area would involve some granting but it would also include other activity...
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This year we approached approximately 1,030 non-profits and charities who work throughout BC in a wide variety of fields. We asked them how they are faring in 2010, what they are doing to adapt to the new financial realities and how prepared they are for the future. These are organizations that...

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