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Read about Central City Foundation’s community groups’ programs and centres; places that build community, connections, friendships, neighbours, and remove that sense of isolation that is so prevalent in the city.

Neighbourocity News

We Build Hope with Connections
Read about Central City Foundation’s community groups’ programs and centres; places that build community, connections, friendships, neighbours, and remove that sense of isolation that is so prevalent in the city.

They may be strangers but they are still my neighbours.

They may be strangers but they are still my neighbours.

I feel like I’m making the most meaningful contribution to my community through Central City Foundation. I think as you grow older you come to appreciate that you can make a difference by using your skills in the right way. As a trust and estate lawyer, I...

What to do when it feels like something’s missing

By Barb Justason, Central City Foundation board member Up until a few years ago, my primary concern was helping my clients make smart business decisions. As owner of a Vancouver-based market research firm, I work with organizations and businesses from...

A new roof helps Aboriginal children thrive at Singing Frog

When the the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) discovered a major leak in the roof of Singing Frog Aboriginal Head Start preschool they reached out to Central City Foundation to provide emergency funding. With the support CCF’s donors,...

Neighbours celebrate 10 years of Fair in the Square

At Central City Foundation we are committed to building understanding between neighbours, which is why we’ve hosted Fair in the Square for the past 10 years. This year’s 10th annual Fair in the Square was held at Victory Square Park on May 29th...

My time to make a different kind of impact

By Graeme Falkowsky, Central City Foundation board member When I stepped away from my career in investment banking, I saw my opportunity to get involved in new and exciting ways. During more than 20 years in corporate finance, I logged long...

Neighbours come together for Fair in the Square 2015

At Central City Foundation we are committed to bringing neighbours together, but in our city lives that’s often easier said than done. Fortunately we’ve found the perfect formula to getting our neighbours to meet and greet: barbecue, music and...