Victoria Foundation

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If you would like more information about our gift planning and granting services or are interested in a presentation to your company please contact one of our Philanthropic Services staff members at 250.381.5532.

Information and materials for your clients

Canadian Association of Gift Planners

The Canadian Association of Gift Planners is a national association that inspires and educates the people involved in strategic charitable gift planning. It advocates for a beneficial tax and legislative environment that strengthens philanthropic giving and creates a networking environment with like-minded professionals and experts. A national, non-profit organization established in 1993, CAGP is the only Canadian professional association that brings together charitable fundraisers and professional advisors. With many educational offerings at both national and local levels, government relations initiatives and a focussed monitoring of regulatory changes and trends, CAGP is the “go to” place for charitable gift planning.


Community Foundations of Canada Toolkit

We offer numerous resources to help you help your clients achieve their philanthropic goals. These resources include a comprehensive professional advisors’ e-resource centre from Community Foundations of Canada. This e-resource offers information and tools on topics such as (see menu on right of CFC page):

  • Talking About Charitable Giving

  • Tools for Professional Advisors

  • Six Gift Options for Canadian Donors

  • How Community Foundation's Can Help

Canadian Donor's Guide

The 2015-16 edition of the Canadian Donor’s Guide in now available online.  The Victoria Foundation is listed among the many registered charities across the country.   Donors may designate their annual grants from their fund or make one-time gifts to their favourite charities through the Victoria Foundation.  Not only are there thousands of charities listed in this annual directory, readers will find several informative articles about the ways of making tax effective charitable gifts, volunteering and the future of philanthropy. 

Imagine Canada Standards Program

Victoria Foundation was one of 17 organizations in Canada which received the accreditation in the pilot phase in 2012 – earning the “trustmark” of approval for our business practices in responsible self-governance, budget transparency and ethical fundraising. For more information, read this article or visit our 'About Us' page.

Vital People

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Vital People: Pedaling for Change

Tweed Ride Victoria is back for its sixth annual cycle through downtown, to Beacon Hill Park.

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»

Victoria Foundation Day

We're celebrating turning 80 years old and we have a birthday gift for the community!

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