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September 28, 2017 to September 29, 2017
Hosted by Vancouver Foundation, with support from Central Okanagan Foundation and Community Foundations of Canada, the 2017 Regional Gathering represents an opportunity for BC community foundations...
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June 13, 2017
This June we partnered with the Local Economic Development Lab (LEDlab) to hold a Community Causes Learning Event. LEDlab is working to increase the personal incomes of downtown eastside residents by...
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Legacy Donor Appreciation Event at MOV
June 1, 2017
This year the Museum of Vancouver graciously hosted our annual Legacy Donor Appreciation Event. This event allows us the opportunity to express our gratitude to a group of thoughtful community...
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Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants Group Show Postcard
June 8, 2017 to July 14, 2017
Vancouver Foundation and Carnegie Community Centre are proud to present the 2017 Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants Group Show. The show is free to enter, and runs from June 8 to July 14 at the...
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Donor Information Session - April 6th, 2017
April 6, 2017
In early April, Vancouver Foundation hosted our annual Donor Information Session. Tom Bradley and David Christopher , members of our Investment Committee and our new Vice President of Investments,...
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Event: How to Apply for a Grant - Funding Social Innovation
March 8, 2017
Vancouver Foundation administers the funds of more than 400 charitable agencies of all sizes and types across British Columbia. It is our goal to support these organizations and the services they...
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February 16, 2017
In February, we celebrated Vancouver Foundation’s 36 years of support for The Cultch through a collaborative Community Causes Learning Series event. These events are designed to inform and inspire...
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Estate Planning Seminar
January 24, 2017
Vancouver Foundation’s ongoing learning events are designed to inform and inspire fund advisors, donors and community members about a variety of topics to help shape their charitable plans. Through...
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Community Causes Learning Series - Social Services: Support for Immigrants and Refugees
November 1, 2016
This fall, Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISS of BC) opened their doors and invited our guests in for a tour of their new multi-service Welcome Centre. Please watch their grand opening video here...
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Fresh Voices Awards
December 5, 2016
The Fresh Voices Awards recognize the inspiration and leadership of immigrant and refugee youth in British Columbia and across Canada, working to advance social change based on themes and priorities...
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Fresh Voices
December 4, 2016 to December 5, 2016
The 2016 Fresh Voices Forum is a unique opportunity for young people to speak directly to diverse stakeholders including government officials, service providers, community leaders and most...
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Fostering Change Youth Leadership
November 5, 2016
In our collected efforts toward increasing youth voice in decision making we have invited community partners, young leaders and adult allies for 4 days of engaging panels, workshops and learning...
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Out On Screen and Qmunity
July 6, 2016
In July, we held a Community Causes: Support for the LGBTQ Community event! This was an opportunity to celebrate Vancouver Foundation’s funding to the LGBTQ Community, with $1 million of support over...
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May 11, 2016
Vancouver Foundation’s ongoing learning series - Community Causes - is designed to inform and inspire donors and community members about a variety of community issues. Through story-telling and site...
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June 3, 2016 to June 24, 2016
Vancouver Foundation and Carnegie Community Centre are proud to present the 2016 Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants Group Show. The show is free and runs from June 3 to 24 at the Interurban Gallery...
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April 13, 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...
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April 5, 2016 to April 7, 2016
Vancouver Foundation is pleased to announce a series of upcoming information sessions in early April for potential grantees in our Health and Social Development field. These sessions will give an...
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February 24, 2016
Vancouver Foundation’s ongoing learning series - Community Causes - is designed to inform and inspire donors and community members about a variety of community issues. Through story-telling and site...
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February 11, 2016
On February 11th, the Trevor Linden Foundation joined First Call and Vancouver Foundation's Fostering Change initiative to celebrate young people and advocates all across British Columbia working to...
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January 19, 2016 to March 16, 2016
In January, we invited donors and community members to join us at Lu'ma Native Housing Society for our Community Causes learning series. These learning series are designed to inform and inspire...
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January 26, 2016
On January 26th, 2016, Vancouver Foundation hosted a special meeting about the current state of refugee settlement in BC. As one of the worst humanitarian issues of our time continues to unfold and...
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Community Causes Learning Series - Fostering Change
November 18, 2015
Community Causes is an ongoing learning series to inform and inspire donors and community members about a variety of community issues. Through story-telling and site tour visits, we are proud to...
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Legacy Donor Appreciation Event at Bard on the Beach
September 16, 2015
Each year we hold a Legacy Donor Appreciation event by partnering with local arts and cultural organizations that we have supported in the past. This is a great way for us to showcase these...
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October 3, 2015 to October 4, 2015
Join other immigrant and refugee youth for 2 days of dialogue and action-orientated conversations with great music, workshops, food, and skill building activities. Fresh Voices is helping to host the...
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October 2, 2015
The 2015 National Fresh Voices Artivism Awards provides a $1,000 bursary to two inspiring young immigrant, migrant or refugee individuals, aged 14-24, who has demonstrated excellence and impact in...
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