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Take the 2016 Victoria's Vital Signs survey!

The Victoria Foundation is asking Capital Region residents to weigh in with their opinions on 12 issue areas critical to our community.

Call for Applications: Lex Reynolds Adoption & Permanency Trust Fund

The Victoria Foundation is now accepting applications for funding of projects in support of adoption and permanency related initiatives.

Hijab Awareness Day Brings People Together through Neighbourhood Small Grants Program

January 27, 2016 - A free event on January 30, 2016 will include a fashion show and information on the hijab.

New Appointments at Victoria Foundation

Jan 20, 2016 – The New Year brings some new faces to the Victoria Foundation's board, committees and staff.

Victoria Foundation Community Grants Top $1.7M

Dec 9, 2015 – In step with the giving season, the Victoria Foundation has approved a record high $1,726,975 in annual Community Grants to 89 non-profit organizations on Vancouver Island.

Over $900,000 in awards distributed to BC Aboriginal students

Dec. 8, 2015 - The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has granted a total of $917,500 to a record 310 Aboriginal students in BC

"Un-selfie" Contest Winners Announced

Dec 2, 2015 -- Thank you to all of the 83 entrants to our third annual GivingTuesday "Un-selfie" Contest.

Victory in Europe Scholarships Awarded

November 10, 2015 – 11 students from The Netherlands have been awarded Victory in Europe Scholarships valued at $10,000 each for study in BC.

Random Act of Kindness Day

October 8, 2015 - November 6th is Random Act of Kindness Day.  Find out how to get involved.

2015 Victoria's Vital Signs®

CHEK News covered the launch of our 2015 Victoria's Vital Signs® report on October 6. Watch the feature here.


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Vital People: Community Gardens

Science has proven that working in the garden is therapy for the body and the mind.  That’s why one of the many projects supported by the Victoria...

Victoria's Vital Signs

Read the 2015 Victoria's Vital Signs® report, our tenth anniversary check-up of the Greater Victoria region as a place to live, work, play and grow.

Read the 2015 Vital Signs Report»

Guest Blog: Andrew Beckerman celebrates leadership

At the "swearing in" ceremony, 14 months ago, when I received my Canadian citizenship, the judge told us "Welcome to Canada!  As new citizens you can live the life you choose, if you apply yourselves."

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