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Judie Cummer. Legacy Donor
For the past six years Judie Cummer has been getting together with her neighbours to plan an annual block party, supported by a grant from Vancouver Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants program...
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On May 13th 2015 our Fresh Voices initiative hosted “My Mother’s Home” to honour the stories of resilience and diverse migration journeys of racialized immigrant and refugee mothers in British...
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On May 21 st Vancouver Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants team hosted a one-day event to bring together coordinators, Resident Advisory Committee members and project leaders representing all the...
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The Fostering Change team has been on the road with Community Conversation events across the lower mainland focused on getting communities talking and learning, sparking new thinking, and identifying...
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Vancouver Foundation's Fostering Change initiative is hosting a day that focuses on supporting wellness for young people transitioning out of foster care. Our forum will bring together frontline...
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We are pleased to release the 2014 Year-In-Review. Inside the report you’ll get an overview of initiatives we undertook this past year as well as discover the impact that donors have made in our...
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StepUp BC is an initiative of the provincial government’s Labour Market Partnership Project funded through the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training. In partnership with the Vancouver...
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We are extremely proud to launch www.fosteringchange.ca today – a website to support our vision that young people leaving foster care have the opportunities and support needed to thrive as adults...
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A new café has popped up in downtown Vancouver, serving up hot entrees, sandwiches, soups and salads to a busy lunch crowd. While ordinarily this wouldn’t be news, Café 335 is different: the...
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May 7, 2015 Vancouver Foundation becomes the first Canadian community foundation to join the Open Licensing movement. VANCOUVER, BC - Vancouver Foundation today announced that, beginning in 2017, it...
As the disaster unfolds in Nepal, I think of my time at CARE Canada in terms of the challenges to overcome as humanitarians seek to bring life-saving and meaningful assistance to the communities in...
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Fostering Change is an initiative of Vancouver Foundation that explores how youth in government care can get the resources and relationships they need to thrive in adulthood. You are invited to join...
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Vancouver Foundation is once again excited to share with you an endowment fund matching program offered and administered by the Department of Canadian Heritage for arts & culture organizations...
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May 13, 2015
Where: VANCITY THEATRE 1181 Seymour Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 2E8 When: Wednesday May 13th, 2015 Doors open at 5:00pm Price: FREE , register at http://tiny.cc/freshvoices by Monday May 11 Program: 5:...
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Community Conversation: Vancouver When: Tuesday June 16, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM PDT Where: Roundhouse Community Centre 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific) Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3...
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Community Conversation: Abbotsford When: Monday May 25, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM PDT Where: The Reach, 32388 Veterans Way Abbotsford, BC V2T 0B3 Registration is Limited. Click here. Fostering...
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Community Conversation: North Vancouver When: Thursday May 21, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM PDT Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre , 145 West 1st Street, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3N8...
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Community Conversation: Coquitlam When: Thursday May 14, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM PDT Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3 Registration is Limited. Click...
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Community Conversation: Surrey When: Thursday May 7, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM PDT Where: City Centre Library, 10350 University Drive, Surrey, BC V3T 4B8 Registration is Limited. Click here...
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Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Foundation is proud to announce the return of its Neighbourhood Small Grants program. Both Neighbourhood Small Grants and Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants are now...
Takao Tanabe may be one of Canada’s most renowned artists, his 60-year career chronicled in detail by art institutions, journals and the media alike. But there’s a lesser-known side to his success...
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Vancouver Foundation's Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program is based on a simple but powerful idea: when people feel a sense of connection and belonging to their neighbourhood, they are more...
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Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Foundation is proud to announce the return of its Neighbourhood Small Grants program. Both Neighbourhood Small Grants and Greenest City Neighbourhood Small Grants are now...
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2014 Greenest City Community Grant Recipients For immediate release. [ PDF Version ] Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Foundation and the City of Vancouver are pleased to announce the recipients of our 2014...
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With our updated online donation system , your official tax receipt will be delivered straight to your email inbox. No more waiting for your tax receipt to arrive in the mail. New features also let...
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