January 19, 2018
In early December, the Vancouver Foundation Board held its last meeting of 2017. As with many events nearing year-end, the timing offered opportunity for reflection. Our guest speaker that day – Vu Le, Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps – reminded us that diversity, inclusion, and equity is...
May 8, 2017
We are an accredited organization under Imagine Canada's Standards Program for demonstrating excellence in five areas of operation, including board governance, financial accountability and transparency, fundraising, staff management, and volunteer involvement. Living Wage Statement [PDF] Vancouver...
February 2, 2017
In 2017 Canada marks the 150th anniversary of confederation – an historic moment with the power to bring people and places together as we dream big about what our communities and our country could be. It’s a chance to encourage all Canadians to contribute to their communities to foster a greater...
January 31, 2017
Vancouver Foundation CEO Kevin McCort As the world seemed to change overnight – becoming smaller, more exclusionary, less generous in word and deed – I couldn’t help but reflect on Vancouver Foundation’s vision of “healthy, vibrant, and livable communities.” Can a community be livable, but not...
November 24, 2016
1. CONSIDER YOUR CHARITABLE INTERESTS What are you passionate about? Arts and culture? Helping children? Medical research? When you establish a Donor Advised Fund at Vancouver Foundation, you will have the flexibility to support the charities and causes you care about most. 2. ESTABLISH YOUR FUND...
October 27, 2016
We are pleased to release the Fall 2016 edition of the Vancouver Foundation Magazine, The Nature of Belonging. Vancouver Foundation Magazine brings you stories of modern philanthropy. It features the people and organizations that are making a difference in communities across British Columbia. We...
May 12, 2016
We are thrilled to announce that Vancouver Foundation’s Vice-President Finance & Operations, William Hallett, has just been named a winner of Business in Vancouver’s 2016 BC CFO Awards which recognizes excellence in his field. Since joining Vancouver Foundation in 2012, Bill has overseen a...
April 22, 2016
Vancouver Foundation hosted an Investment Overview Presentation to personally connect with our charitable agency fund holders and to highlight the investment performance of their endowment funds. These charitable agencies have set up their own endowment funds as a way to ensure a consistent stream...
April 8, 2016
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January 17, 2016
One of the most rewarding experiences working at Vancouver Foundation is exploring the connections and relationships that tie us together as a community. Our Annual Reports , which we have recently licensed CC-BY 4.0 and published on our website, often reveal delightful insights into the...
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...
October 23, 2015
Image credit: Kamloops Art Gallery Facebook Page Jann Bailey was a valued member of Vancouver Foundation’s Arts and Culture Advisory Committee, from 2012 up until her death in October of this year. She was a passionate advocate of our work, as well as the many extraordinary projects and creative...
I would like to get involved? Who do I contact?
October 14, 2015
There are lots of ways to get involved with Vancouver Foundation programs! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any general inquiries, or visit any of the websites below to explore how organizations and community members like you are helping to build healthy, vibrant and livable...
I would like to interview a Donor or Grantee who works with you - who do I contact?
October 14, 2015
We would be happy to help you make a connection to one of our Donors or Grantees to help tell their story! We encourage you to connect with us at the following number and email addresses, as this will be the best way to find someone available to speak with you. Be sure to let us know if your...
I would like to interview someone about a Program that you run - who do I contact?
October 14, 2015
We would be happy to discuss our programs with you! We encourage you to connect with us at the following number and email addresses, as this will be the best way to find someone available to speak with you. Be sure to let us know if your request is time sensitive and we will get back to you as soon...
September 29, 2015
Vancouver Foundation Suite 200, 475 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 4M9 Tel: 604-688-2204 Fax: 604-688-4170 E-mail: email@example.com Charitable Registration No.: 11928 1640 RR0001 We are situated on the traditional and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and...
July 20, 2015
19th Birthday Exhibit Youth who were formerly in government care currently comprise 40% of homeless youth in British Columbia. Many of these young adults transitioning out of care face challenges such as finding a job and permanent homes. Developed by youth through the Youth Homelessness Initiative...