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 Grassroots Leadership Fund is currently looking to raise $150,000 to support Justice Summer, a 2-month program seeking to build the power of racial, economic and social justice organizations by training and mentoring 20 young, primarily BIPOC organizers this May and June in Vancouver.
The Board of Directors of the Vancity Community Foundation (VCF) today announced the appointment of Genesa Greening as Chief Executive Officer. Effective February 14, Genesa replaces Allison Felker who served as the interim executive director of the Foundation since 2018.
Low- to moderate-income renters in every part of British Columbia now have access to rent bank services through an extended partnership between BC Rent Bank and the Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society.