$4.899 million from the Victoria Foundation’s Community Grants Program will help 199 local organizations, strengthening the non-profit sector and long-term resilience of our community.

The Community Grants Program supports local organizations across the sector with flexible, general operating funds to meet immediate needs and build long-term resilience for non-profits working in the capital region. It is built on Trust-Based Philanthropy principles to center relationships, prioritize equity-deserving groups and increase accessibility overall. Funding is prioritized based on our Vital Signs issue areas as well as for equity-deserving groups.

Of the total amount being granted through the program, over $1.54 million has come from direct donations made either to the Community Action Funds or from Donor Advised Funds over the past few months. We are grateful to the donors who have supported our community.

View the 2023 Community Grants Program distribution infographic for more details.

Your Gifts In Action

From the environment to mental health, homelessness, to racial equity and more, a wide range of organizations being supported by this funding are responding directly to needs in the community.

  • Arts and Culture
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    Artsea Community Arts Council Society Strengthening Organizational Resilience for ArtSea Community Arts Council $22,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Artsreach Society artsREACH Workshops 2023 $25,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Ballet Victoria Society Operating Support for Ballet Victoria’s Capital Region Community Programs $25,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Bayanihan Cultural And Housing Society Staff and equipment needs for Bayanihan Community Centre’s operations $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Belfry Theatre Society Community Connections at the Belfry Theatre $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Dance Victoria Society Giving Space and Support to Racialized and Underrepresented Dance Artists $25,000.00 Arts and Culture
    First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation FirstVoices $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Harmony Project Society Of British Columbia Harmony Project Music Development for Sooke Youth $22,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Impulse Theatre Society Impulse Theatre Public Programming $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Intrepid Theatre Company Society Festival Hub & Volunteer Centre $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Jewish Community Centre Of Victoria Victoria International Jewish Film Festival  $15,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Maritime Museum Of British Columbia MMBC Marketing Plan and Community Outreach $25,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Open Space Arts Society Creative Accessibility Audit $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Planet Earth Poetry Reading Series Society Literary Lifeline: Poetry Community Outreach $15,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Ptarmigan Arts Society Community Arts for Resilience and Engagement  $25,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Singyourjoy Young Adult Chorus Society Rebuilding for Resilience – SingYourJoy $12,500.00 Arts and Culture
    Story Theatre Productions Society 23/24 Season – Family and Youth Engagement in the Arts $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Theatre SKAM Association 2023 Operations $30,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Victoria Arts Council SUPPLY Victoria Greater Access to Creative Reuse Education & Materials $23,708.35 Arts and Culture
    Victoria Arts Council Education & Outreach Programs $10,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Victoria Conservatory Of Music Getting Started – Early Childhood Music Education Outreach $24,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Victoria Festival Of Authors Society Victoria Festival of Authors 2023 $15,000.00 Arts and Culture
    Victoria Target Theatre Society Live Theatre on Seniors Issues: Regaining and Expanding Audiences Post-Covid $12,163.00 Arts and Culture
    Videa A Bc-Based International Development Education Association Nurturing Wellness  $24,000.00 Arts and Culture
    West Coast Reach Association Diversity and Inclusion Performing Arts Programs and Shows $30,000.00 Arts and Culture

  • Education and Learning
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    *Boys And Girls Club Services Of Greater Victoria The Village Initiative – Building a Collaborative Regional Response $50,000.00 Education and Learning
    *Story Studio Writing Society Stronger Together: Developing Literacy Capacity for Southern Vancouver Island. $55,000.00 Education and Learning
    *Victoria Compost & Conservation Education Society Make It Dirt: Integrated Ecological Education in Greater Victoria $50,000.00 Education and Learning
    *Victoria Youth Clinic Society Exploring Collaborative Youth Care in Downtown Victoria $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    1000X5 Children’S Book Recycling Project Society 1000X5 Children’s Book Recycling Project Society $9,000.00 Education and Learning
    Big Brothers And Big Sisters Of Victoria Capital Region Expanding B You Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds Program $20,000.00 Education and Learning
    Bike Victoria Society Helping Hands: Health and Sustainability Initiative $20,510.00 Education and Learning
    Board Of Education Of School District No. 63 (Saanich) PENINSULA “1000 X 5” Children’s Book Recycling Project PENINSULA “1000 X 5” Children’s Book Recycling Project $7,500.00 Education and Learning
    Burnside Gorge Community Association Youth Self Sufficiency $20,000.00 Education and Learning
    Camosun College Foundation Creating Equality through Access and Opportunity for South Island Youth $20,078.00 Education and Learning
    Circle Salt Spring Education Society The Respect Project: In-School Social-Emotional Programming for Grades 5-7 $15,000.00 Education and Learning
    Construction Foundation Of Bc (2012) Society Rewired Recovery Foundation The SHIFT $15,000.00 Education and Learning
    Cridge Centre For The Family Employment Program for Survivors of Brain Injury $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    Eddie Reid Memorial Library Society Enhancing Library Services for Rural and Remote Children and Youth $15,000.00 Education and Learning
    Friends Of The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory Society Cosmic Classroom Connections $5,023.00 Education and Learning
    Greater Victoria Down Syndrome Society Addressing Service Gaps for Individuals with Down Syndrome $17,000.00 Education and Learning
    Greater Victoria Volunteer Society Youth 2020 $12,400.00 Education and Learning
    Growing Young Farmers Society Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture Youth Outreach at The Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture $20,000.00 Education and Learning
    John Howard Society Of Victoria John Howard Society Victoria- Community, Capacity, Collaboration $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    Junior Achievement Of British Columbia Financial Literacy for Capital Regional District youth $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    Mennonite Central Committee (Mcc) British Columbia New Foundations – Financial Literacy for Westshore Newcomer Families $20,000.00 Education and Learning
    Pender Island Child Care Society Supporting Strong Foundations for Families $20,000.00 Education and Learning
    Salt Spring Island Public Library Association Revitalizing the Library Children’s Area:  Accessibility, Engagement and Indigenous-focused  $25,000.00 Education and Learning
    Stigma-Free Society Stigma-Free School Programs – Victoria $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    Story Studio Writing Society Sharing Words: Community Literacy and Arts Development Programs $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    Thrive Social Services Society Rise Up Youth Employment Program $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    Victoria Brain Injury Society Student Head Injury Neuro Education (SHINE) $20,000.00 Education and Learning
    Victoria Disability Resource Centre Lived Experiences Around Disability $22,000.00 Education and Learning
    Victoria Literacy Connection Society Addressing Literacy Covid Lag on South Vancouver Island $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    Victoria Youth Empowerment Society Building Staff Capacity through Skills and Wellness Training $30,000.00 Education and Learning
    WITS Programs Foundation Vital Support for COVID recovery $25,000.00 Education and Learning
    W?SÁNE? School Board PEPAKEN CEN,TOL TTE STELITKEL: Blossoming out with the Children $30,000.00 Education and Learning

  • Environment and Sustainability
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    *New Marine Centre Society Experiential ocean education collaboration for social and environmental wellbeing. $60,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    *Transition Salt Spring Society Collective Impact for Real Climate Action $60,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    British Columbia Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals Victoria Centre Upgrades – Cat Condos $3,470.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Cetus Research & Conservation Society Protecting Endangered SRKW & Other Marine Mammals $23,251.80 Environment and Sustainability
    Galiano Conservancy Association Support for Galiano Island Food Resiliency & Environmental Education 2024 $30,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Georgia Strait Alliance Mobilizing and supporting thriving, just communities balanced with the environment $30,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Gorge Waterway Action Society GWAS:  Strengthening our Human Resources $30,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Green Teams Of Canada Empowering the Next Generation of Environmental Community Leaders $30,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Habitat Acquisition Trust Strengthening HAT: DEI Development and Staff Mental Health $26,148.12 Environment and Sustainability
    Lester B. Pearson College Of The Pacific And United World Colleges (Canada) Inc. – College Du Pacifique Lester B. Pearson Et Colleges Du Monde Uni (Canada) Inc. Climate Action Leadership Diploma Program at Pearson College UWC $15,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Marie Esther Society Emergency Preparedness Project: Keeping residents and staff safe $20,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Mayne Island Conservancy Society Mayne Island Community Stewardship Program $25,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    North Saanich Parks Ecosystem Restoration Society Invasive Species Removal in 10 North Saanich Municipal Parks $23,668.55 Environment and Sustainability
    Pender Islands Conservancy Association Community conservation initiatives supporting local environmental protection and community resilience $28,429.20 Environment and Sustainability
    Peninsula Streams Society ‘Engaging Young Stewards’ Environmental Education Program $20,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Raincoast Conservation Foundation Forest Conservation Program $30,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Saturna Island Marine Research And Education Society Building Sustainability for SIMRES, a small non-profit on Saturna Island. $30,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Sierra Club Of British Columbia Foundation Building Environmental Sector Capacity to Engage with Indigenous Law  $30,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Starfish Environmental Society Placemaking Leadership Labs for Youth in Victoria and Saanich $29,960.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Victoria Compost & Conservation Education Society Compost Education Centre’s Sustainability Superstars Program $25,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    Watershed Watch Salmon Society Improving salmon fishery sustainability in the Capital Region’s coastal waters $25,000.00 Environment and Sustainability
    * indicates collaboration

  • Food Security
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    *Mustard Seed Street Church Food Share Network 2023-2024 $46,000.00 Food Security
    *Sooke Region Communities Health Network Cooperative Sooke Region Food Allocation Collaboration $50,000.00 Food Security
    *Victoria Community Food Hub Society Good Food Systems Collective Impact Initiative $75,000.00 Food Security
    Community First Foundation Backpack Buddies Victoria $30,000.00 Food Security
    Cook Street Village Activity Centre Society (New Horizons) Food Security Program Dishwasher $15,000.00 Food Security
    Farmlands Trust (Greater Victoria) Society FLT Society’s Farm Program; Producing Food for Those in Need $20,000.00 Food Security
    Fateh Care Charity Fateh Care Mobile Food Bank $25,000.00 Food Security
    Galiano Club Feeding the Community  $30,000.00 Food Security
    Glad Tidings Church (Victoria) Food Insecurity and Free Food Mini Markets $8,000.00 Food Security
    Harvest & Share Food Relief Society 2023 Operation Grant $20,000.00 Food Security
    Home Is Where We Live-Life Cycles Project Society LifeCycles 2023-2024 $30,000.00 Food Security
    Island Metis Family & Community Services Society Community Kitchen Program $22,000.00 Food Security
    Khalsa Diwan Society Of Victoria Celebrate Diversity and Build Bridges with the Community $8,000.00 Food Security
    Living Edge Community Church Living Edge Neighbourhood Markets in the CRD 2023 $25,000.00 Food Security
    Loaves And Fishes Community Food Bank Society Capital Region Food 4 All $15,000.00 Food Security
    Red Cedar Cafe Association Building food security through low-barrier meal delivery $25,000.00 Food Security
    Shelbourne Community Kitchen Society Shelbourne Community Kitchen – Setting Up For Long Term Resilience $30,000.00 Food Security
    Ukrainian Catholic Parish Of St Nicholas Help Ukraine Supporting Ukrainian families arriving in Victoria capital region $21,747.28 Food Security
    Vancouver Island Kids Klub Centre Society Kids Klub Brown Bag Lunch Program $25,000.00 Food Security
    Victoria Community Food Hub Society Equity Partnership Development Project  $30,000.00 Food Security
    Victoria Community Food Hub Society Iye Creative Iye Creative $30,000.00 Food Security
    Victoria Rainbow Kitchen Society In-House Meals & Food Sharing Program $30,000.00 Food Security

  • Gender Equality
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    Indigenous Perspectives Society, Center Of Excellence In Community Education Coming In: Peer Allyship with Two-Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQI* youth $5,775.00 Gender Equity
    Peers Victoria Resources Society Cultural and Peer Led Training and Outreach $28,214.00 Gender Equity
    Belfry Theatre Society Plenty Collective Intersectionality Queer Community Building Through Nourishment, Art and Connection $28,000.00 Gender Equity
    Wear 2 Start Society Wear2Start Staffing Support $20,000.00 Gender Equity
    Victoria Women’s Transition House Society Spousal Assault Victim Support Project $30,000.00 Gender Equity
    B.C. Muslim Association Victoria Muslim Women empowerment via Sport $25,000.00 Gender Equity
    Canadian Council Of Provincial And Territorial Sport Federations Inc. Capital Region Female Minor Hockey Association Sustaining a female hockey association: infrastructure development and volunteer resources $15,000.00 Gender Equity

  • Health and Wellness
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    *Downtown Blanshard Advisory Committee Coordination for the Coalition of Neighbourhood Houses Capital Regional District $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    *Mayne Island Assisted Living Society Mayne Island: The Most Age-friendly Community in Canada $60,000.00 Health and Wellness
    *Oneability Foundation OneAbility Shared Services $50,000.00 Health and Wellness
    A C P D -Action Committee Of People With Disabilities Society Core Funding for Continuing Operations and Critical Services $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Abbeyfield House St Peter’s Society Lifelong well being $10,450.00 Health and Wellness
    Alzheimer Society Of B.C. Support, Information and Education Programs for People Affected by Dementia $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Artemis Place Society Sustainable and Inclusive Therapuetic Garden  $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Athletics For Kids Financial Assistance (B.C.) Society Capital Region Community Development Grant $19,662.00 Health and Wellness
    Best Buddies Of Canada Friendship Program $4,734.00 Health and Wellness
    Birthing Families Foundation Community Doula Support: A Wrap-around referral based program $15,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Bridges For Women Society Community Grants Program $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    C O C F Community Options For Children And Families Society Family Support Services Program $27,027.45 Health and Wellness
    Canadian Organization Of The Blind And Deafblind / Organisation Canadienne Des Aveugles Et Sourd Aveugles Pacific Training Centre For The Blind: Training, Education, and Outreach $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Canadian Red Cross Society La Société Canadienne De La Croix-Rouge A New Equipment Disinfection Machine for the Victoria HELP Office $22,682.00 Health and Wellness
    Child Abuse Prevention And Counselling Society Of Greater Victoria Kid’s Hearts and Minds Matter $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Citadel Therapy Canine Society PTSD medical service dog support $5,350.00 Health and Wellness
    Connections Place Society Request for Vital Stream Funding $20,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Cornerstone Youth Society Organizational Capacity $23,500.00 Health and Wellness
    Crisis Intervention And Public Information Society Of Greater Victoria In-School Suicide Prevention & Intervention Program $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Cycling Without Age Society Ongoing Operations Fund $7,500.00 Health and Wellness
    Esquimalt Neighbourhood House Society Community Based Mental Health Counselling for Adults $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Family Services Of Greater Victoria Society Family Matters  $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Friends Of Living And Learning Through Loss Vital Streams Learning Through Loss Operational Funding $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Galiano Health Care Society Educate, Communicate, Appreciate: A Fundraising Plan for Galiano $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Greater Victoria Citizens Counselling Centre Adult counselling $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Pacific Perinatal Foundation Pacific Perinatal Foundation – Operational Support $10,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Help Fill A Dream Foundation Of Canada Family Assistance Program $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Human-Nature Counselling Society Expanding Accessible Mental Health Counselling: Matching our Capacity to Trends $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    InspireHealth Society Supportive Cancer Care in the Capital Region District $23,826.00 Health and Wellness
    Island Community Mental Health Association Peer Support Program $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Island Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Centre Association Sound of Change Initiative $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Island Kids Cancer Association Island Kids Cancer Association Staff Expansion Project (Program Development Coordinator). $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Island Sexual Health Society Connected: Youth Agents of Change  $6,000.00 Health and Wellness
    James Bay New Horizons Society James Bay New Horizons Needs Assessment $20,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Kidsport Canada So ALL Kids Can Play season-of-sport registration support $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    LDABC The Learning Curve Society Child, Youth and Families Support Program  $15,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Luther Court Society LCS-CHC Building Capacity and Enhancing Community Wellbeing $15,000.00 Health and Wellness
    March Of Dimes Canada After Stroke BC $10,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Mental Health Recovery Partners Society – South Vancouver Island Relational Practice for Mental Health Recovery & Transformation  $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Move Adapted Fitness And Rehabilitation Society Of B.C. Supported Therapeutic Exercise Program (STEP) $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Municipality Of Saanich Barrier-Free Community Arts Group: Art Hive 55+ $7,500.00 Health and Wellness
    Operation Freedom Paws Canada Society Improving Accessibility for Participants $5,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Our Place Society Our Place Community Centre’s New Entrance & Protocols $20,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Pacific Animal Therapy Society Pacific Animal Therapy Society: PATS dogs delivering pet therapy services. $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Pacific Centre Family Services Association Intake and Referral Services $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    RAD Recreation Adapted Society Shared Access to Outdoor Recreation: Assistive Recreational Equipment Partnership $15,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Saanich Community Legacy Foundation Daily Dose Society Wheels for Recovery  $20,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Scouts Canada Strengthening youth health through outdoor adventure, community and skill building $20,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Soap For Hope Canada Society Adapting  to ensure Community Facilities receive essential hygiene products. $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Sooke Autism Support Society Adults with ASD & Other Special Needs Community Group $7,200.00 Health and Wellness
    Sooke Family Resource Society Pre-Postnatal Education/Outreach and Youth Navigator/Outreach Staff $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Sooke Shelter Society Mental Health and Addictions Worker $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Take A Hike Youth Mental Health Foundation Take a Hike South Island $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Umbrella Society For Addictions And Mental Health Peer Outreach for People Working in the Trades $29,995.16 Health and Wellness
    Vancouver Island Men’s Therapy Centre Society Men’s Therapy Centre: No One Left Behind $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Victoria Hospice Society Victoria Hospice Bereavement Services – a vital community resource $30,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Victoria Humane Society VHS Foster/Adoption Coordinator position $10,000.00 Health and Wellness
    Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre Society Parent Day Event $21,630.00 Health and Wellness
    Victoria Youth Clinic Society Fundraising Capacity Building $25,000.00 Health and Wellness
    YMCA-YWCA Of Vancouver Island Camp Thunderbird Summer Camp 2023 $20,000.00 Health and Wellness
    * indicates collaboration

  • Housing
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    Makeway Charitable Society The Existence Project A Conversational Workshop Series Re-Imagining Futures Where Needs Are Met $25,000.00 Housing
    Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS) Tenancy Legal Advocacy and Empowerment Project $30,000.00 Housing
    *Greater Victoria Coalition To End Homelessness Society Prevention through Systems Change: Creating Home     $25,000.00 Housing
    Victoria Native Friendship Centre Gimme Shelter $30,000.00 Housing
    Downtown Blanshard Advisory Committee Quadra Village Community Centre Housing Outreach Program $30,000.00 Housing
    Victoria Cool Aid Society REES Outreach and Support Program $25,000.00 Housing
    Gorge View Society Housing and Navigation Assistant, Gorge View Society $28,000.00 Housing
    Greater Victoria Housing Society Organizational Capacity Building  $20,000.00 Housing
    Threshold Housing Society Making Threshold House a Home $30,000.00 Housing

  • Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    *Physical Literacy For Life Wellness through Community Connections: A Newcomer Initiative through Physical Activity $30,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Board Of Education Of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) Welcome and Learning Centre for New Immigrant and Refugee Students $10,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    British Columbia Black History Awareness Society Black History Organization Renewal Project $25,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Capital Region Prostate Centre Accessible and Inclusive Prostate Cancer Materials for Indigenous Patients.  $12,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    City Of Langford ChangeMakers Gathering Change-Makers Gathering Festival 2023 $12,500.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Columbia Institute Workers Solidarity Network Heat Emergency Resources for Precarious Workers $25,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Industrial Areas Foundation Canada Greater Victoria Acting Together (GVAT) Becoming Greater through Equity Diversity and Inclusion $16,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Inter-Cultural Association Of Greater Victoria ICA – HR Capacity and Leadership Development $30,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Olive Branch Revival Foundation Supporting Newcomers to Navigate Integration Challenges $20,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Pacific Institute For Sport Excellence Society Belonging and Reconciliation at PISE  $20,000.56 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Pauquachin First Nation BO?E?EN (Pauquachin) Good Food Box $30,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Pepaken Hautw Food Systems Education Foundation PEPAKEN TE TENEW: Restoration & Resilience in the WSANEC Homelands $30,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Stqeeye’ Learning Society Our Grandmothers’ Garden –  connecting youth with traditional food sytems $27,084.30 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    United For Literacy / Littératie Ensemble Community Literacy Catalyst $25,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    University Of Victoria Belonging and Engagement: Trauma-informed refugee newcomer community-school relationship building $20,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Vancouver Island Counselling Centre For Immigrants And Refugees Association Mental Health Counselling for Refugees and Immigrants $25,000.00 Racial Equity and Reconciliation
    Victoria Coalition For Survivors Of Torture The interconnectedness project; the next steps $29,997.30 Racial Equity and Reconciliation

  • Vibrant and Caring Community
    Organization (Qualified Donee) Organization (Non-qualified Donee) Organization Request Details Funded Amount Cause Area
    Beaver Point Community Hall Association Bring Beaver Point Hall Kitchen up to Health Authority Standards $15,000.00 Vibrant and Caring Community
    Oaklands Community Association OCA – Essential Operating Costs $30,000.00 Vibrant and Caring Community
    Scale Institute Society Mapping non-profit owned assets $16,000.00 Vibrant and Caring Community
    Victoria Restorative Justice Society Staffing to Support Core Operations and Casework $29,120.00 Vibrant and Caring Community
    Ukrainian Catholic Parish Of St Nicholas Project Coordinator for Help Ukraine Vancouver Island Society $30,000.00 Vibrant and Caring Community
    Herowork Program Society HeroWork to create greater accessibility at essential Greater Victoria organizations $30,000.00 Vibrant and Caring Community

* These organizations received a Collaboration Grant.  This year, the Foundation offered two Collaboration Grant sub-streams reflecting the evolving ways community organizations are looking to work together to address collective goals, including Practice Innovation and Systems Change. There are additional eligibility criteria that these networks or groups must meet, and different review criteria. Due to the nature of the work and the multiple stakeholders involved, the funding amount available is higher for Collaboration Grants than the Vital Grants. Please see the Victoria Foundation’s Collaboration Grant Guidelines document for more information.