One World International Scholarship: Bhreagh Farquharson

The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society, in partnership with the Victoria Foundation, hosts a suite of international scholarships designed to support students from BC in studying abroad. Bhreagh Farquharson received the award to study at the University of Lancashire, England during the second year of her BBA.

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1000×5 a winning formula for literacy

The 1000 x 5 Children’s Book Recycling Project, which aims to ensure every child in the Saanich Peninsula has at least 1,000 books read to them by the time they are five years old and entering kindergarten.

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Institute of Corporate Directors: Boardroom Financial Essentials Course

The Institute of Corporate Directors’ (ICD) Boardroom Financial Essentials is a course designed by directors for directors. It is intended for both aspiring directors who would like to learn about boardroom finance before stepping onto a board, and for directors of both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations seeking to become better-versed in the general financial aspects of board work.

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New book describes path from sorrow to serenity – sales to support foundation fund

Karen McCoy, a certified trainer and sports nutritionist, has just published One Rep at a Time, a memoir that includes her eight-week BLISSTM Body Makeover Program. One dollar from the sale of each book will go to the Tristan Graham Children’s Foundation, a fund set up by Karen’s son and managed by The Victoria Foundation.

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Victoria Foundation Sponsors Vital People feature with CHEK TV

The Victoria Foundation is sponsoring a new series with CHEK TV called Vital People. To be aired each week on the 5:00 pm Sunday News, Vital People will share the stories of people and organizations working on the vital issues that contribute to the health of our community.

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