February 17, 2017
Vancouver Foundation and our partners are proud to announce that Neighbourhood Small Grants are back for 2017! Communities across the lower mainland have just opened for applications, and we can't wait to see what you come up with. Make this the year you join us to build a sense of belonging in...
February 15, 2016
Vancouver Foundation, in partnership with local community organizations across the lower mainland and the City of Vancouver, are very proud to announce that Neighbourhood Small Grants and Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants are back! Grants are open for residents living in 17 communities...
January 26, 2016
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November 2, 2015
We are pleased to release the Fall 2015 edition of the Vancouver Foundation Magazine, Finding Inspiration in Generosity . Vancouver Foundation Magazine brings you stories of modern philanthropy. It features the people and organizations that are making a difference in communities across British...
How do I apply for Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants?
October 9, 2015
Please visit the Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants website and read the guide to find out when grant applications open, if you are eligible for a grant, and how to apply. Visit the Neighbourhood Small Grants Website for more information: Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants
Who can apply for Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants?
October 9, 2015
Please review the eligibility criteria below before applying. You must be a resident of Vancouver. Please check our communities map to see which area to submit your application under. Main applicants can apply for one Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants project per year, and only within your...
June 29, 2015
Community Foundations of BC Gathering In November, Vancouver Foundation was proud to host the Community Foundations of BC Gathering, a three day workshop designed to inspire learning, develop shared knowledge and further collaboration amongst BC’s 53 community foundations. The gathering featured...
March 30, 2015
Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants Program Video of Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants Program Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants are a partnership between the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Foundation to support green focused projects. Vancouver Foundation distributes funds to...
December 24, 2013
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October 30, 2013
While South Granville is known for its designer shops, live theatre and award-winning restaurants, affordable produce can be hard to find. Populated by many seniors, some of whom have been living in the area for decades, the South Granville area of Vancouver is known for its designer shops, live...
June 14, 2013
When you think about bees, what comes to mind? Honey? Hives? Yellow and black stripes? Stings? Well, Tanya Otero would like you to think again, and introduce you to BC’s native pollinator: the mason bee. “These are truly West Coast bees,” Otero explains. “They’re the only bees that work in the rain...
January 20, 2013
Greenest-city.jpg The Greenest City Fund was a partnership between The City of Vancouver and Vancouver Foundation from 2012 to 2015. During that time we teamed up to create a four year fund to support community-led green projects – and distributed almost $2 million to projects in Vancouver that...