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…
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
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.
The B.C. government has added $1.4 million to a bursary fund for B.C. youth formerly in government care. The Youth Education Assistance Fund (YEAF) is available to young people who were in the permanent care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development or a delegated Aboriginal agency until reaching adulthood.Read More
The Victoria Foundation is pleased to make available the results of an independent evaluation of the demonstration projects supported under the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder…Read More
The Victoria Foundation today announced the creation of 13 endowment funds for Vancouver Island causes. The funds were created with $100,000 in matching funds from the foundation as part of its new Smart & Caring Community Fund announced July 19.Read More
The Victoria Foundation is asking Capital Region residents to weigh in with their opinions on 12 critical issue areas. It’s part of the annual Vital Signs® community check-up conducted by the foundation.Read More
Victoria, B.C., July 19, 2012 – His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, was in Victoria today to participate in the…Read More
Adoptive families will go to camp, form support networks and have access to more learning opportunities thanks to a series of small grants from The Lex Reynolds Adoption and Permanency Trust Fund.Read More
June 25, 2012 – A new aboriginal post-secondary action plan announced by the Province of British Columbia includes $3 million in additional funding for the…Read More