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Nyla Carpentier dancing on stage with singers in the background
Story by Madeline Barber For the better part of her career, multidisciplinary artist and CultureBrew.Art Creative Director Valerie Sing Turner has been a point person for connecting people in the...
Yunesit'in First Nation member working a controlled burn
Story by Meera Eragoda In June and July alone, BC has seen 90% of the town of Lytton burn down, over 250 wildfires, and a record-breaking heat wave, leading to the province declaring a state of...
Man standing with hand behind his head with white contouring illustration
Illustration by Scott Knowles Design At the root of most community challenges you’ll find a system that needs work. That’s why Vancouver Foundation is committed to address the behaviors, routines,...
A group of people collaborating at a table
At the beginning of 2020—prior to the pandemic—Vancouver Foundation partnered with InWithForward on a project called BetaPhil , to better understand systems change grantmaking and re-imagine ways to...
Key Dates for Develop/Convene Grants in 2020
To give those applying for a short-term grant clarity on when they can expect to hear back on their grant application, Vancouver Foundation will now have four distinct grant cycles per year for the...