EIN 98-0055968

Vancouver Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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Vancouver Foundation is a community foundation devoted to helping build healthy, vibrant, and livable communities across British Columbia. To harness the gifts of energy, ideas, time, and money to make meaningful and lasting impacts in communities.
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Program areas at Vancouver Foundation

Community Granting - Vancouver Foundation supports thousands of projects each year to help build healthy vibrant and livable communities across British Columbia Canada.
Systems Change Grants support projects that take action to address the root causes of pressing social environmental or cultural issues by influencing the behaviors of populations organizations and institutions. Participatory Action Research Grants support research that is co-led by community members and researchers to learn more about the root causes of pressing issues impacting the health of communities.
Community Response Initiative - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Vancouver Foundation deployed the Community Response Fund to provide essential relief to charities in BC that provide health and social services or arts culture and community benefits that had been impacted by COVID-19 and its economic consequences. This was a cross-sector partnership with other charities not-for-profit organizations corporations and government.

Grants made by Vancouver Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Regents of the University of California / University of CaliforniaScholarship Research Grant$56,513
Georgia Institute of TechnologyResearch Grant$10,071
The New SchoolScholarship$5,520

Who funds Vancouver Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Starbucks FoundationThriving Communities & Disaster Response$439,003
Starbucks FoundationThriving Communities & Disaster Response$307,960
Gow Family FoundationGeneral Purposes$50,000
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at Vancouver Foundation

Eugene LeeBoard Member$157,228
Adrian KartonoManager , Finance
Laura HudsonBoard Member
Emily ThornerVice President Finance Technology / Vice President Finance and Technology / Administrator , Field of Interest Grants / Director Finance and Operations$163,828
William HallettVice President Finance Operations / Vice President Finance and Operations / Vice President , Finance and Operations$20,304
...and 1 more key personnel

Financials for Vancouver Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$48,860,658
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$40,087,727
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$88,948,385

Form 990s for Vancouver Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122022-01-21990View PDF
2019-122021-03-23990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-11-13990View PDF
2015-122016-09-08990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $439,003 from Starbucks Foundation
November 25, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
May 17, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 12 new personnel
May 12, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $18,059 from Gow Family Foundation
May 10, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 10 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Community improvement
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsOperates internationallyReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsNo full-time employeesAccepts online donations
General information
475 W Georgia St 200
Canada, 00000
Website URL
(604) 688-2204
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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