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At the West Vancouver Community Foundation, we are propelled by the collective generosity of nearly 450 donors. In 2017, our donors recommended $500,000 in grants to support more than 51 charitable organizations in our community. 

As more residents are establishing funds to plan their giving, their impact on the charitable sector has grown. As donors look to increase their local impact through giving, tools like the Foundation's Vital Signs reports help to ensure that their gifts are in response to emerging issues and events.

Donor support for local impact is increasing:

  • In 2017, the West Vancouver Community Foundation made $500,000 in grants
  • Donors supported more than 51 charities in 2017. Most of these non-profits are smaller, local organizations that receive necessary operating and program funds through donor gifts.
  • In the past 10 years, grant dollars to charities increased by 600%, while the numbers of grants has grown
    by 130%.