We are funders, investors and builders with a passion for sustainable, timely solutions for our neighbours in need.
Measuring our impact proves we’re making a difference.
Central City Foundation’s innovative model creates exponential value beyond traditional foundation funding.
By investing our core capital in social purpose real estate (SPRE), we amplify your impact and create lasting change in our community.
40% of our capital is invested in social purpose real estate.
For every $1 spent, we create $3.90 in social benefit.
We have an 18% Social Return on Capital Investment (SROI).
We create $15M in community value each year from SPRE.
Together Neighbours Build Hope
We bring together neighbours and resources to transform our communities and help them thrive.
We invest in community-led initiatives that help people in the inner city improve their lives. Hives for Humanity, for example, is a unique organization that uses beekeeping to help people facing barriers to employment. By working with organizations such as Atira,...read more
We’ve created a gift guide that gives back to our amazing community partners.read more
New community report from CCF calls for more community-led supports to prevent child apprehensions and keep families together
Many parents in BC, especially in the inner city, are losing custody of their children when staying together would be possible if more community supports were available. Central City Foundation has published a report titled Families in BC. Are we doing everything we...read more