April 2, 2020
Some of the most inspiring examples of people coming together to confront adversity during this pandemic are coming out of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). One of the lifelines of the community, WISH Drop-In Centre Society , has been at the forefront of supporting the health, safety, and well-...
January 10, 2020
“Walk a Little, Rest a Little, Smile for a While, Enjoy” This poem is placed on a park bench on the Vancouver seawall donated by philanthropist and Vancouver Foundation donor Monty Jang. Right next to it sits another bench dedicated to his late wife, Kay. “Kay did everything to support the family...
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...