Agency Funds

 

Many local Jewish agencies have shown their trust in our investment practices and governance by establishing their own designated endowment funds with us at the Foundation. We work in partnership with the following community agencies, congregations, and organizations to invest, manage, and build their endowment funds:

 

Burquest Jewish Community Association
Burquest is a non-profit organization dedicated to the cultural, religious, social, and education needs of the Jewish population in the Tri-Cities and Fraser Valley areas in British Columbia. 
 

Congregation Beth Israel
"My House shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples." - Isaiah 56:6
Since 1932, the Beth Israel synagogue has provided its membership a place for spiritual growth, Jewish education, and social action. It is committed to being an open, welcoming environment for new and sustaining membership, and offers an accessible building and a caring community.

 

Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver
All Israel is responsible one for the other. - Talmud: Tractate Shavuot 39a
The JCCGV is one of the largest community centres in North America, and provides educational, cultural, recreational, rehabilitative and social services programs and services to tens of thousands of members and non-members. View JCCGV funds at the Foundation.

 

Jewish Family Service Agency
Quality service delivered from the heart.
JFSA has helped to ensure that there is food, clothing and shelter for the body, stimulation for the mind, nourishment for the soul-and hope for the future. JFSA provides basic needs assistance, resettlement and vocational services, seniors outreach, counselling and case management, and family life education. View JFSA funds at the Foundation.

 

Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia
Building a picture of Jewish life in Vancouver frorn 1850 to the present.
Established more than 25 years ago, the JHS celebrates Jewish life in B.C. through archival recording in print and photographs. The Society archives now hold more than 40,000 photographs, the documents of many long standing community organizations, and a library of 250 oral history interviews.

 

King David High School
King David High School is a co-educational grade 8 - 12 school that carries a distinctive pluralistic Jewish tradition, and offers a first-class education enriched with many extra-curricular and co-curricular programs.

 

L'Chaim Adult Day Centre
Established in 1985 to provide social, recreational and health services to frail or disabled adults in a safe, supportive environment, L'Chaim improves the quality of life through a caring and stimulating group experience for those who might otherwise be isolated or confined to their homes.

 

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Vancouver Section
Faith and Humanity
NCJW is about filling unmet needs in the Jewish community and beyond by striving to improve the quality of life for women, children and families. NCJW has been a co-founder or has established key services in our community: Shalom Vancouver, the STAR volunteer registry, Kosher Meals-on-Wheels, the Mobile Hearing Screening Project, and Jewish Women Against Domestic Violence.

 

Ohel Ya’kov Community Kollel
The Kollel is a traditional Jewish yeshiva-style learning centre for adults and teenagers, offering ongoing classes in Kabbala, Talmud, Torah, Jewish philosophy and law. It is built on a foundation of openness and non-judgment, welcoming individuals of all Jewish affiliations.

 

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
The Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance was founded in 1983 by survivors of the Holocaust. The Centre’s mandate is to combat prejudice, racism and anti-Semitism by educating the public, especially students and teachers, about the events and implications of the Holocaust.

 

Vancouver Talmud Torah Alumni
Founded in 1934, VTT is proud to be one of the largest Jewish day schools in Western Canada, serving a population of more than 500 students from preschool to Grade 7. As a traditional Jewish day school, VTT is dedicated to producing well-rounded, well-prepared and spiritually grounded students with a commitment to Jewish traditions and values.