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Want to ensure a strong, caring, and vibrant community for generations to come?


Let’s plan on it.


At the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Vancouver, we embrace the values of klal Israel, tikkun olam and tzedakah. Through these principles, we are committed to preserving and enhancing the long-term financial health of our community’s institutions. We also believe there is great power in having your passions guide your giving. Do you plan on leaving a lasting legacy that truly reflects your values? We provide you the opportunity through flexible and confidential planning to express your unique philanthropic vision. The future of our community is in your hands. How do you plan to make a difference?

  • Create Your Legacy

    What are you most passionate about when it comes to your giving? Which institutions hold a special place in your heart? Your philanthropy is a reflection of your values and an important opportunity for self-expression. Your legacy will speak volumes about the ideals and principles you hold dear and will have a critical impact on our community’s future. Let’s create your legacy...

    What are you most passionate about when it comes to your giving? Which institutions hold a special place in your heart? Your philanthropy is a reflection of your values and an important opportunity for self-expression. Your legacy will speak volumes about the ideals and principles you hold dear and will have a critical impact on our community’s future. Let’s create your legacy...

  • Why work with us?

    We know that you have a lot of options when it comes to philanthropic planning. Why choose the Jewish Community Foundation? We were recently profiled in the Vancouver Sun as one of the top 20 charities in BC and ranked among the most efficient charities in in the province on key indicators including low administrative costs and low cost of fundraising.

    We know that you have a lot of options when it comes to philanthropic planning. Why choose the Jewish Community Foundation? We were recently profiled in the Vancouver Sun as one of the top 20 charities in BC and ranked among the most efficient charities in in the province on key indicators including low administrative costs and low cost of fundraising.

  • Fund Holders

    Our fund holders are actively engaged in Tikkun Olam (helping to ‘heal the world’) by stepping forward to ensure that our community institutions remain healthy to serve and inspire future generations. Learn more about those who’ve planned to make a difference.

    Our fund holders are actively engaged in Tikkun Olam (helping to ‘heal the world’) by stepping forward to ensure that our community institutions remain healthy to serve and inspire future generations. Learn more about those who’ve planned to make a difference.

  • Grants

    Thanks to the generosity of donors establishing unrestricted and field of interest endowments, the Foundation has a vibrant grant-making program. Community agencies are invited to submit grant applications in support of innovative start-up and capital projects. Learn more and apply today...

    Thanks to the generosity of donors establishing unrestricted and field of interest endowments, the Foundation has a vibrant grant-making program. Community agencies are invited to submit grant applications in support of innovative start-up and capital projects. Learn more and apply today...

  • Financial Information

    We have compiled in one place all the financial information you need to review our performance and make informed decisions. In this section, you will find the Annual Report, Investment Policy, as well as Forms and Checklists. Access the information now...

    We have compiled in one place all the financial information you need to review our performance and make informed decisions. In this section, you will find the Annual Report, Investment Policy, as well as Forms and Checklists. Access the information now...