Victoria, Dec. 13, 2012 – Just in time for the Holiday Season, the Victoria Foundation has approved $862,700 in grants to 56 non-profit organizations on Vancouver Island.Read More
Astute donors seek organizations that are able to demonstrate their effectiveness and show accountability, no matter how admirable the NFP’s mission. Here are five things you can do right now to improve your NFP’s effectiveness and efficiency.Read More
BC’s Lex Reynolds Adoption and Permanency Trust Fund has awarded a total of $95,000 for six projects to support adoption and permanency in BC. Read more…Read More
When it comes to food, will Victoria be a good place for future generations? Yes…if you can afford it. Unfortunately, I’m not sure everyone will be sharing in the bounty. Read more…Read More
Nov. 21, 2012 – Housing, homelessness and education continue to be the top issues for Victoria’s youth, but concerns about transportation are increasing. Read more…
Applications are available for the 2013 Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship. To see if you qualify and to apply, read more…Read More
Katie Durvin received a Premier's International Scholarship in the spring of 2012 from the Foundation administered Irving K Barber BC Scholarship Society. Read about her experience in the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi this past summer.Read More
This fall 167 BC Aboriginal students shared over $450,000 in awards from the foundation administered Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society. These students will…Read More
We'd like to hear what you think about this year's Victoria's Vital Signs® report. We've put together a short 6-question survey. We appreciate you taking…Read More
The high cost of living continues to top the list of concerns for Victoria’s residents, but transportation is a rising issue. On the flip side, the natural environment, climate and walkability of the region continue to dominate the list of the best things about living here.
These are some of the results from the 2012 Vital Signs, an annual community report card produced by the Victoria Foundation and sponsored by Island Savings Credit Union. The report is a combination of public opinion and statistics that provides a snapshot of livability and well-being in Greater Victoria.