August 10, 2017
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March 14, 2017
Each year, Vancouver Foundation’s Grants and Community Initiatives team works closely with our volunteer Advisory Committee members to make discretionary grants to charities and other qualified donees across the province. We do this primarily through our broad-based and responsive Field of Interest...
August 13, 2016
Starting in September 2016, the Business Law Clinic at the Allard School of Law at UBC will begin offering supervised legal advice to segments of the small business, entrepreneurial, and non-profit communities who have limited means. Law students enrolled in the Clinic will provide clients with...
August 3, 2016
How do you dismantle the myth that people with disabilities are unproductive in the workforce? Threadworks by 3H Craftworks Society provides an accredited training program for people with disabilities to help them find work in the cut-and-sew and apparel industries. Vancouver Foundation is...
August 28, 2015
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December 17, 2012
You can be forgiven for thinking the Henderson Spirit Garden is an eerie place full of cobwebs, ghosts and apparitions. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. The garden takes its name from the students’ council of a south Vancouver elementary school—the Henderson Spirit Team. The...
December 18, 2011
“The instant I heard about the Thistle, I knew it was for me,” says the mischievous-looking woman with the dark curls. In fact, Leni Goggins wanted to be involved so badly that she moved from Vermont to Vancouver. “I tried out New York, but I thought, no, I really want to be part of the Thistle,”...
December 17, 2011
Bernice Michaluk is on her way to the Surrey Food Bank. She has finished her courses for the day at Vancouver Career College where she is training to be a medical receptionist. She walks home to her tiny condo and checks on her kids (she has three boys: 19, 17 and 14 – “Never a dull moment”). Then...