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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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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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