61 organizations have received $1,126,961 to fuel their vital work in the community next year. Read more...
Aboriginal Children and Youth a Major Focus
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.
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 – 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, 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.
Read Fertile Ground: Sowing the seeds of change in Canada’s food system, a national report from Communtiy Foundations of Canada.
Apply now for the 2014 Full & Research Granting Program. Grants of up to $20,000 are available to organizations mounting projects that target the following areas:
i) Supporting healthy and positive permanent families through:
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The Calgary Foundation has established the Flood Recovery & Rebuilding Fund. 100% of donations will support charities ...
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.
We asked our GivingTuesday contest winner what motivates her to keep giving back the way she does. Her answers capture the spirit of GivingTuesday...