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Adoption/Permanency Grants Available!

We are now accepting applications for funding of projects in support of adoption and permanency related initiatives in British Columbia.

Collective Impact Webinar and Workshop

Are you looking for a way to develop a multi-sector vision and action plan to address a complex community issue? This webinar may be for you...

New Appointments to Victoria Foundation Board

January 15, 2014 – The New Year brings some new faces to the Victoria Foundation board of directors.

$100,000 to Fund Physical Education

December 16, 2013 – The Rotary Club of Victoria and the Victoria Foundation announced a joint funding grant today that will help students at Craigflower Elementary School.

61 Organizations Receive $1.1 Million to Fuel Vital Work in the Community

61 organizations received $1.1 million, bringing the amout awarded by the Foundation so far this year to over $12.3 million.

$53,000 Awarded for Six Adoption Projects in BC

Aboriginal Children and Youth a Major Focus

Joint Physical Literacy Grant Announced

Victoria, BC – November 30, 2013 -  Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence and the Victoria Foundation, in partnership with the True Sport Foundation and Community Foundations of Canada, announced a successful joint grant to provide $39,150 to support two important sports-oriented community programs in 2014.

265 BC Aboriginal students will share over $800,000 in awards

Victoria, B.C. Nov 26, 2013 – The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has granted a total of $813,000 to a record 265 Aboriginal students in BC to support their studies at post-secondary colleges and universities throughout the province.  This represents a near doubling in the number and value of Aboriginal Awards granted by the Society the previous year. 

Victoria's Youth Vital Signs 2013

VICTORIA – Oct. 3, 2013 – The Victoria Foundation released the 5th edition of Victoria’s Youth Vital Signs today, a unique measure of the vitality of our city from a youth perspective.

Victoria's Vital Signs 2013 Released

Victoria, B.C. Oct.  1, 2013 – The high cost of living continues to top the list of concerns for Victoria’s residents, and mental illness is a growing issue but, overall, the residents of the Capital Region appear to be quite contented.

In fact, 89 percent of the nearly 1,200 respondents to this year’s Vital Signs survey agreed that they would describe themselves as happy. This was just one of the many interesting details presented at the Victoria Foundation’s launch of their 8th annual Victoria’s Vital Signs® report released today.


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We Rage We Weep: Rally 4 Memories

Rally 4 Memories is We Rage We Weep Alzheimer Foundation's largest annual fundraiser. Learn more...

Victoria's Vital Signs

2013 Victoria's Vital Signs

Read the 2013 Victoria's Vital Signs® report, our eighth annual check-up of the Greater Victoria region as a place to live, work, play and grow.

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LifeStreams Learning at Garth Homer Society

LifeStreams Learning will provide a comprehensive, postsecondary learning path for young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

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