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Deborah Irvine

Vice President, Grants and Community Initiatives
Grants & Community Initiatives

Deborah is vice-president of Grants & Community Initiatives at Vancouver Foundation. She is responsible for leading a team that oversees $25 million of community granting, research and policy initiatives, and diverse partnerships. Prior to this, Deborah was Chief Operating Officer of the United Way of the Lower Mainland and a vice-president with Royal Roads University in Victoria.

Having worked in roles that span the public, private and non-profit sectors, Deborah is keenly interested in the tools, strategies, and relationships that generate positive conflict, support learning, and advance change.