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Four friends laughing
2020 was a year no one could ever anticipate. It’s been a time of great resilience, perseverance, and profound loss and when community needed each other most, our donors, volunteers, and partners...
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4 women of colour gathered around a table
The LEVEL BIPOC Grant program has awarded 42 organizations across BC with flexible, core funding. In total, $1.5 million and an additional $500,000 from an anonymous donor has been invested in BIPOC...
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Young woman smiling and standing against wall
Through the Investment Readiness Program (IRP), Vancouver Foundation in partnership with Canvas Foundation, Vancity Community Foundation, and Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), has awarded...
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Fund for Gender Equality, grant
The unprecedented challenges brought on by the pandemic have widened gaps and deepened inequities. Women, girls, Two-Spirit, and gender-diverse people in particular have faced disproportionate...
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LEVEL BIPOC Grants
Vancouver Foundation is launching the LEVEL BIPOC Grants that will offer flexible, general operating grants of $50,000 to BIPOC-led organizations. These grants are to invest in BIPOC leaders in the...
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Woman smiling in front of her social enterprise
In December 2019, Vancouver Foundation partnered with Community Foundations of Canada to launch the Investment Readiness Program (IRP) . The program supports social purpose organizations like...
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In Our Hearts
July 27 Update: Note: We are no longer accepting donations or new applications to the Community Response Fund at this time. We encourage further donations to address pressing community needs, such as...
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Vancouver Foundation Grants, Systems Change, PAR, Fostering Change
Nov.7 update: Learn about what kinds of projects we fund on our social media channels. Every Monday and Wednesday on Twitter ( @vancouverfdn ), we'll post a new #GrantAtAGlance highlighting a project...
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