January 21, 2019
Through Fostering Change and Fresh Voices, Vancouver Foundation has learned a great deal about the disproportionate barriers to influencing change within our social, civic, and public systems that Indigenous, immigrant, and refugee youth face, compared to many other young people. Through this work...
December 12, 2018
We’ve heard from many organizations that a significant barrier to applying for funding at Vancouver Foundation is the 50% fund matching requirement. So, we’re making some changes. Starting 2019, both Systems Change Test Grants and LEVEL Youth Granting – Test Grants will only require applicants to...
October 1, 2018
Vancouver Foundation launched Fostering Change in 2013 with the goal of addressing homelessness by providing opportunities and support for youth transitioning out of foster care. Over the next five years, Fostering Change grew and evolved into something bigger and better than what we could’ve...
August 17, 2018
LEVEL Youth Granting is now open and accepting applications until September 10, 2018. This grant is intended for qualified organizations and charities in B.C. that want to create opportunities for Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee young people in staff leadership and board governance...
July 10, 2018
Vancouver Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of LEVEL, our new youth engagement initiative. This new initiative will seek to level the playing field by empowering young Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee leaders to amplify their voices in matters important to them and to...
June 20, 2018
The purpose of this report is to gather what has been learned about hosting deep youth engagement initiatives as a community foundation. Many foundations, funders and nonprofit organizations have approached Vancouver Foundation over the years wanting to know more about its role in Fresh Voices,...
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