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We harness the ingenuity, passion and assets of community to create game-changing social enterprise and real estate initiatives that transform local economies and build a more just and sustainable world. 

Our Approach


We seek innovative and high impact models and initiatives that show the most potential to enhance social and economic inclusion and environmental sustainability.



Together with Vancity Credit Union we offer a comprehensive suite of funding, financing and advisory services for high impact social enterprise and social purpose real estate initiatives.



As a trusted advisor and navigator we aim to support organizations to unleash their creativity and build the confidence they need to develop social enterprise and real estate initiatives that maximize community benefit and financial return.



From concept planning to implementation, we offer incremental and tailored solutions based on organization needs, opportunities and stage of development.

Social Enterprise
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We believe that social enterprise can be a powerful tool to meet community needs and address social and environmental challenges. We invest in the development and growth of social enterprise initiatives that contribute to social or environmental goals.

Real Estate
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We support organizations to acquire, develop or redevelopment real estate assets that maintain or increase community ownership and access to affordable housing and spaces for non-profit services and programs.

Other Opportunities
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Learn about additional community grants program available through Vancity and/or browse opportunities available through Donor Advised Funds.

Featured Portfolio

Learn more about some of the amazing projects that have received support through our Social Enterprise and Social Purpose Real Estate Funds.

Stories of Change
Megaphone Magazine
As part of VCF’s commitment to strengthening social enterprise, and in order to help vendors with their sales our social enterprise developer worked with Megaphone to develop a workshop that would give vendors some tools to better understand where their customers are coming from.
Aunt Leah's Tree Lots
Open each winter season, Aunt Leah’s lots sell high-quality Christmas trees and accessories, including stands, wreaths, swags and greenery, across Metro Vancouver. The lots are run by a combination of employees and volunteers and also provides training and employment opportunities to at-risk youth.
St. Andrew’s United Church
Together with Catalyst Community Developments Society, and Simon Fraser Society for Community Living (with SHARE Family and Community Services), St. Andrew’s United Church in Port Moody is pursuing a vision for a re-development of their existing Church property that will greatly benefit the Tri-Cities community.