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Vancouver Police Foundation Announces 2013 Grants

Vancouver Police Foundation Announces 2013 Grants

The Vancouver Police Foundation recently announced that it has awarded over $300,000 in grants to successful applicants for 2013. The grants, disbursed to projects under the direct control of the Vancouver Police Department, or to an outside organization that has developed a strong relationship with the […]

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VPF Annnounces 2012 Approved Grants

VPF Annnounces 2012 Approved Grants

The VPF has announced that the following proposals have been funded for 2012: Winter Classic KidSafe Student Challenge Vancouver Police Museum Programs Collapsible Special Operations Bunker ISEP 200 BC Pilot Project Media Room Backdrop SVCPC Fingerprinting & Identification Program Equipment Upgrades for Community Policing Motorcycle Unit […]

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Vancouver Police Foundation Holds 2012 AGM

The Vancouver Police Foundation Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.  The Trustees were in attendance along with the successful grant recipients and their colleagues.  The Foundation received over 40 grant proposals, and 18 recipients were successful in receiving funding.  A few initiatives that […]

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Chief Chu Thanks VPF Members for Successful Riot Poster Campaign

The Vancouver Police Department’s Chief Constable Jim Chu recently sent the Vancouver Police Foundation a letter thanking all Foundation Members for the VPF’s contribution to the Integrated Riot Investigation Team’s massive poster campaign. On March 8, 2012 70,000 were posters handed out in less than 12 […]

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VPD Mounted Unit’s Two Newest Members: Turbo and London

INSPECTOR SCOTT THOMPSON DISTRICT ONE COMMANDER  I want to welcome you and our guests, Mr. Wynne Powell, the CEO of London Drugs, and Valarie MacLean of the Vancouver Police Foundation to the Vancouver Police Mounted Unit. I also want to acknowledge North Command Superintendent Andy Hobbs of the VPD who […]

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VPF Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

VPF  Keeps Kids Safe at Queen Alexandra Elementary

This summer, the VPF awarded $25,000 to KidSafe, an organization that provides nurturing safe havens for vulnerable inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed. Our funding helped KidSafe provide 280 hours of programming to 350 at risk children and youth. We recently heard back from them […]

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Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

Vancouver School Safety Patrol Receives VPF Funding

With the onset of cold weather and icy road conditions, in December the VPD issued a timely reminder to watch for young students coming and going from schools around the city. The VPD drew attention to the importance of the Vancouver School Safety Patrol in helping […]

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New Website

New Website

The VPF is working to create a lasting endowment fund from which the interest would be sufficient to fund our annual grant applications. Our goal is to raise $3 million over the next four years. In order to get there, we need to raise the organization’s […]

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Message from the Chief

Message from the Chief

It has been just a year since I last wrote to you in the VPF Newsletter but what a year it has been. As the year began we were still flush with pride from the 2010 Winter Games. We proved then as the world watched that […]

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Message from the Chair – Doug Brown

Message from the Chair – Doug Brown

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is already upon us. The past few months have been busy for the Vancouver Police Foundation. 2011 marked a changing of guard for the board. After three successful years in the role, Peter Armstrong stepped down as Chair. He will […]

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