We encourage those who identify from groups who have been structurally excluded (Indigenous, Black and Racialized communities, 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, Disability communities, Non-Binary, Trans and Women Identified communities) to apply.
Today is International Women’s Day and March, Women’s History Month. It’s an opportunity for us to reflect on the women and girls in our lives and celebrate the achievements of women here at home and around the world in pushing for a more equal and just world.
At Vancity Community Foundation, a core priority for us is helping restoring affordability through initiatives that grow community-owned assets, distribute collective benefits, and create economic conditions for thriving. But we cannot do this work on our own. That’s why our advocacy work with government is critical. Just like last year, we had a team in Victoria analyzing the provincial budget announcement and bringing you some highlights.
To apply to the Reaching Home – Greater Vancouver Designated Community Services Call for Proposals 2024-2026, please visit the Community Entity, Lu’ma BCH Native Housing Society.
February 1, 2024 marks the start of Black History Month. For VCF, we are at the very beginning of our journey of understanding how to be better allies to Black communities and Black-led and -serving organizations.
Vancouver, BC; November 16, 2023 – A new report released today by Vancity Community Foundation shows that accelerating non-market housing will help dramatically boost affordability across Metro Vancouver for those who need it most.
Learning about and supporting Indigenous-led organizations through a donation, without the expectation of a tax receipt, is an opportunity for settler Canadians to take action on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
VCF's Truth and Reconciliation Journey
Here at Vancity Community Foundation, we know that strong government funding is key to building communities that are affordable, resilient, equitable, and in Right Relations with the land. A major part of this work includes our advocacy to government. That is why we had a team in Victoria for today’s budget announcement to help make sense of the numbers and provide some important highlights.
The 2023 Homeless Count team is recruiting qualified volunteers for the 2023 Homeless Count in Metro Vancouver. The Count will take place throughout the region inside shelters during the evening of Tuesday, March 7, 2023 and on streets throughout the day and evening of Wednesday, March 8, 2023.