The Blue Heron Fund for Kids
Thank you for choosing to give to one of the funds held at the Victoria Foundation.
The Victoria Foundation is a community foundation and a registered charity accredited by Imagine Canada. By connecting visionary donors with causes that truly matter, we’re able to invest in people, projects and non-profit organizations that make our communities stronger – now and for the long-term. We’ve been doing so since 1936.
Thank you to those who contributed to the Blue Heron Advisory Fund for Kids! Your gift was matched resulting in $368,609 raised to support applicants of Victoria Foundation’s Community Grants Program. Visit our website to learn which organizations received funding!
The Blue Heron Advisory Group cares deeply about the well-being of children in our community. A financial management group of CIBC Wood Gundy, the Blue Heron Advisory balances their office responsibilities with a strong commitment to family life and supporting activities in the broader community.
To date, the $368,609 included a $250,000 matching gift from the Blue Heron Advisory Group. The fund balance was distributed through Victoria Foundation’s trusted Community Grants Program. Grants from the Blue Heron Fund for Kids supported 24 organizations who deliver programming for kids in the areas of art therapy, access to food, literacy, resources for parents, and much more. Visit our website to learn which organizations received funding.
For more information the Blue Heron Fund for Kids and the inspiration behind this match, check our 2022 Make it Happen Guide!
Other Ways to Give
Call 250-381-5532 to make a donation by credit card directly via the Victoria Foundation.
Send cheques to the Victoria Foundation at #200 – 703 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1E2. Please ensure they are made out to the Victoria Foundation. Note the designated fund in the memo line or in a cover letter.
Publicly Listed Securities
Once you have an updated Donation Form for Gifts of Securities, complete the form and send a copy to your broker and to the Victoria Foundation. We will look after the rest. Please note: this form is updated annually, so please download a fresh one for each gift of securities.
Set Up a Fund
For information and advice about setting up your own fund or learning about existing funds that support the causes you care about, contact us by email or phone 250-381-5532.
Victoria Foundation Fund Holders
If you would like to make a donation to the Victoria Foundation using the available to grant balance in your fund, please email your requested grant amount, fund name, and purpose to firstname.lastname@example.org.