Vancouver Foundation's Communications Challenge for Royal Roads University

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Vancouver Foundation's Vital Signs Team members Lidia Kemeny, Director and Meriko Kubota, Manager present an organizational communications challenge to Royal Road University's Masters in Professional Communications students on social media integration. This slideshow provides background on Vancouver Foundation.

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Vancouver Foundation's Communications Challenge for Royal Roads University

  1. 1. Connecting you to community
  2. 2. A community foundation
  3. 3. Our story….
  4. 4. 1943 A single gift of $1,000
  5. 5. 2009 1,200 endowment funds
  6. 6. Since then… With our donors we have given away more than $725 million to BC communities
  7. 7. How we work…
  8. 8. Set aside money for philanthropy
  9. 9. Give to causes that matter to you
  10. 10. All about community
  11. 11. • We fund across British Columbia Regional
  12. 12. Our value
  13. 13. Community Advisors • Proposals reviewed by experts in each field of interest • Reduces the guessing • Maximizes the success and impact
  14. 14. Community Leadership • John C. Kerr, Board Chair • Honourable Chief Justice Donald Brenner, Vice-Chair • Ursula Botz (Vancouver Bar Association) • John Dustan • Dr. Vera Frinton • Yuri Fulmer (United Way) • Ida Goodreau (Board of Trade) • Brandt C. Louie • Gord MacDougall • John R. McLernon • Jeff Dowle (Bankers – Pacific Region) • Floyd Murphy (Advocis)
  15. 15. Community means so many things to so many people, and the world to us. In all we do and in all we say, we are all for community.
  16. 16. Our impact …
  17. 17. Animal Welfare Injured or orphaned seal pups are nursed back to health and released back to the sea.
  18. 18. Youth Homelessness Homeless kids find their first apartment, and return to school and work.
  19. 19. Education Dads learn how to connect to their kids.
  20. 20. Neighbourhood Small Grants A small amount of money can have a big impact on people’s lives …
  21. 21. Arts and Culture Producing original works that reflect BC
  22. 22. Neig hood Small Grants Bringing isolated seniors together to learn to paint
  23. 23. Youth philanthropy resolving world conflict … one teenager at a time

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