March 2022 – Vancouver Police Foundation
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Monthly archive for March 2022

VPF 45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 5: Thank You!

VPF 45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 5: Thank You!

Thank you for 45 incredible years! Since 1976, thanks to the support of generous donors and partners, the Vancouver Police Foundation has granted over $12 million to more than 240 innovative and impactful programs. That’s 45 incredible years of supporting Vancouver Police officers as they go […]

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VPF Announces a Commitment of $1.6 Million in Grants for 2022

VPF Announces a Commitment of $1.6 Million in Grants for 2022

We are very proud to have completed our 2022 granting cycle and excited to announce we recently committed more than $1.6 million to 119 incredible community programs across Vancouver. Through this annual grant program, individual VPD officers apply for funding to develop and manage programs and […]

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45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 4: VPF 2016 – 2021

45th Anniversary Blog Series Part 4: VPF 2016 – 2021

Building a Safer Vancouver Together This year we are proud to be celebrating our 45th anniversary. That’s 45 years of serving this great city and supporting the goals of the Vancouver Police Department as they go above and beyond. While we do not fund essential policing […]

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A Conversation with VPD Deputy Chief Constable Fiona Wilson

A Conversation with VPD Deputy Chief Constable Fiona Wilson

The first woman hired by the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) was a matron (to care for female prisoners) in 1904 and the first policewoman, as they were then called, was hired in 1912. There are now more than 500 female officers with the VPD, including many […]

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