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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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Sometimes vegetable stew includes turnips. Usually it has potatoes, onions and carrots, but it might also include grains and seasonal farmers market produce like squash or zucchini. Each time it’s...
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$1 billion. That’s the staggering amount of money Vancouver Foundation has granted to worthy projects since its inception in 1943. It’s an impressive milestone, but the Foundation doesn’t take all of...
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We'd like to offer a hearty thank you to those who attended our learning exchanges on youth transitions December 13th and 14th. Over a two-day period, approximately 170 service providers, youth,...
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Vancouver Foundation is saddened at the loss of Dr. Carol Matusicky, our friend and a true community champion. Dr. Carol Matusicky was a renowned and respected family advocate who dedicated her...
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You may have seen the picture or read the story: homeless youth from foster care, huddled in a needle-strewn alley, dirty and helpless. Youth in foster care have seen it – often. And it’s this...
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December 4, 2014
Vancouver Foundation is hosting a day of learning and dialogue in New Westminster Thursday December 4th, 2014. Follow along on Twitter: @FosterChangeBC & #FosteringChange Explore the Schedule: [...
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UPDATE: Vancouver Foundation thanks the Vancouver Mayor's Office and Mayor Gregor Robertson for officially proclaiming December 2nd, Giving Tuesday in Vancouver. Giving Tuesday is a new Canadian...
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Kevin McCort grew up on a farm in Ontario, with no conscious career goal except not to be a farmer. Little did he know that his eventual career choices would make him a potential kidnap target, see...
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December 8, 2014 to December 9, 2014
Vancouver Foundation's Fresh Voices Youth Advisory Team continue to find fresh ways to speak directly to different government and community stakeholders. In partnership with B.C.'s Representative for...
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Shane Koyczan is no stranger to deeply personal material. The poetry of this Vancouver-based spoken word artist is rich in social commentary, and often delves with an unflinching eye into intimate...
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Want to be part of a vibrant group of women working together to support other women? Let us introduce you to Giving Well , Vancouver Foundation’s women’s pioneering giving circle. Giving Well brings...
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More than half of Canadian donors say they would increase their giving if there were better tax incentives. The Stretch Tax Credit is an innovative proposal that would give British Columbians the...
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