The Greater Vancouver Community Advisory Board (CAB) and the Community Entity (CE) Lu’ma Native BCH Housing Society, in partnership with Vancity Community Foundation, is pleased to open the Call for Proposals (CFP) for Services Projects that seek to prevent and reduce homelessness in the Greater Vancouver region.
Vancity today announced it is temporarily waiving wire transfer fees to send money to Ukraine. There are over one million Canadians who identify as Ukrainian, and many more with strong personal connections who are deeply concerned and wish to help. Vancity members will be able to send money to friends or family members in Ukraine without fees.
In conjunction with Black Futures Month, Ethos Lab is launching a new fundraising campaign to raise $100,000 in 100 days from February through May, which will go toward sponsoring youth members, programming and operating funds.
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.
At the end of the 2020 period, Vancity Community Foundation held $97,397,186 in total assets and had distributed $37,791,421 in grants to the community. Please review our 2020
Aviso Wealth is making a $30,000 donation to the Vancity Humanitarian Fund held at Vancity Community Foundation, which Vancity will match dollar for dollar, bringing the total donation to $60,000.
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.
Vancity today launched a campaign to support communities impacted by the devastating weather events across British Columbia.
Vancity and Vancity Community Foundation have proudly partnered with the City of Vancouver and Government of Canada to invest in two new affordable housing projects.