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The growing coworking and community hub of 312 Main will soon be welcoming a new tenant – Pigeon Park Savings.
The Province of B.C. has granted $10-million to the Vancity Community Foundation to develop a sustainable provincial rent bank program. Rent banks provide emergency low- or no-cost loans to help renters facing eviction. The funding announced earlier today by the Honourable Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, means more renters facing short-term financial difficulties will soon have better access to assistance from community rent banks.
Vancity Community Foundation received more than $14 million in gifts in 2017 from more than 1500 individuals, members, and community partners to advance and strengthen charities
Vancity Community Foundation has been overseeing the redevelopment of the former Vancouver police station on Main Street in the Downtown Eastside for the past several years with a
Allison Felker has been named as interim executive director of Vancity Community Foundation (VCF) following the departure of Derek Gent after 10 years at VCF and 7 years at Vancity
It has been named "Saa-ust" Centre, which means "to lift up" in Coast Salish. Through the newly opened Saa-ust Centre, trauma-informed counselling services, ceremony space, and
Above: Former Vancity Community Foundation executive director Derek Gent joins vendor Bob Dennis for Megaphone Magazine’s annual Big Sell on January 20, 2018. Top: VCF social
Created by Community Foundations of Canada and Philanthropic Foundations Canada, the Impact Investing Guidebook offers a suite of resources that will help foundations to deepen
We're pleased to share our most recent annual report. In 2016 Vancity Community Foundation directed nearly $8M in donations from more than 1200 individuals, members, and community
This discussion paper has been prepared as part of an ongoing project on Investment and Reconciliation with the support of the Edmonton Community Foundation, Inspirit Foundation, the McConnell Family Foundation, and Vancity Community Foundation.