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Victoria is full of incredible stories. Learn more about them from the organizations that are making Victoria the best place to live.

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Ptarmigan Music and Theatre Society

Ptarmigan Music and Theatre Society

Ptarmigan provides community arts programs of an educational and healing nature in the Southern Gulf Islands, Victoria and Vancouver.

Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra

Since 1986, uniting youth and music …In Symphony! Orchestral training by expert faculty; Main-stage & outreach concerts; Mentorship, musicianship & friendship; Inspiring youth to excellence.
1Up, Single Parent Resource Centre mom and kids1Up Single Parent Resource Centre

1Up, Single Parent Resource Centre

1Up, Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre is a registered non-profit society that has been committed to serving the varied and changing needs of single parent families in the Greater Victoria area...
Robert Bateman - Bateman Foundation painting by Robert Bateman - Bateman Foundation

The Bateman Foundation

We inspire a passion for nature in people of all ages, through the arts, observation, experience and dialogue.

Vancouver Island Providence Community Association (Providence Farm)

Our focus shall be upon the renewal of body and spirit, and upon people caring for the soil, and the soil nurturing the people.

Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society

National Historic Site and Historic House Museum
Cultural programs, productions, events and celebrations at Mary Winspear CentreYouth performing arts at the Mary Winspear Centre

Mary Winspear Centre

The Mary Winspear Centre provides Capital Regional District residents a place to celebrate, partake in events, be involved in programs, and view performing arts. The Centre is the “Heart of our...

Community Living Victoria

Hope. Help. Home.
Seniors Serving Seniors

Seniors Serving Seniors

Promoting the Independence and Well-Being of Seniors in Greater Victoria.
Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society logoPower To Be Adventure Therapy Society winter hiking

Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society

Power To Be's mission is to inspire youth and families in need of support to discover their limitless abilities through nature based programs.
Polarization of generations is broken down at the Victoria Film Festival's Free B Fest

Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival

The Victoria Film Festival brings the world to Victoria. Curating presentations of unique art, ideas and lifestyles from across Canada and around the world. Offering year-round screenings at The Vic...
Pacifica Housing logoLower Mural at "The Pacifica"; Pacifica Housing

Pacifica Housing Advisory Association

Pacifica Housing's mission is to be a leading innovative provider of affordable homes and support services that contribute to the independence of individuals and families. We believe in “...
Victoria Hospice

Victoria Hospice

Our mission: to enhance quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.
KidSport Greater Victoria funds 5000!

KidSport Greater Victoria

KidSport™ Victoria exists to ensure that kids in need can benefit from participation in a season of sport.

Volunteer Victoria

To build healthy communities enriched by volunteers.
Victoria Symphony - Symphony SplashVictoria Symphony

Victoria Symphony

Enriching lives through the shared experience of extraordinary music.
SWOVA Salt Spring Women Against Violence Society

SWOVA Community Development and Research Society

SWOVA - Empowering Youth for a Better Tomorrow! Our programs teach youth to reject violence and find peaceful solutions in their lives.

The Other Guys Theatre Company

The Other Guys Theatre creates musical theatrical productions inspired by local stories.
cover of Island Pathways 40-page history booklet, 1988-2013

Island Pathways

Working on Salt Spring Island to help create a safe, healthy, non-motorized environment to make our island safer for all road users.

Victoria Native Friendship Centre

To encourage and promote the well-being of Urban Aboriginal People, by strengthening individuals, family, and community.
SWOVA Salt Spring Women Against Violence Society

SWOVA Community Development and Research Society

SWOVA - Empowering Youth for a Better Tomorrow! Our programs teach youth to reject violence and find peaceful solutions in their lives.

Victoria Foundation

Connecting people who care with causes that matter.

Vital Youth Program (Victoria Foundation)

The Vital Youth program (previously Youth in Philanthropy) provides students with hands-on experience in philanthropy and community development.
Artemis Place Society logoArtemis Place Society - in the kitchen

Artemis Place Society

Artemis Place Society runs the Artemis Young Parent Program and Artemis Place Secondary School for young women ages 15-19 who have faced challenges finding success in the public school system or who...
Spawning Sockeye Salmon

Pacific Salmon Foundation

Since 1987, the Pacific Salmon Foundation has funded and led on projects that conserve, restore and enhance wild Pacific salmon conservation in B.C. and the Yukon.
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Georgia Strait Alliance

Georgia Strait Alliance collaborates with individuals, businesses and government to protect and restore the marine environment, and promote the sustainability of the Strait of Georgia, its adjoining...
KidSport Greater Victoria funds 5000!

KidSport Greater Victoria

KidSport™ Victoria exists to ensure that kids in need can benefit from participation in a season of sport.
Cultural programs, productions, events and celebrations at Mary Winspear CentreYouth performing arts at the Mary Winspear Centre

Mary Winspear Centre

The Mary Winspear Centre provides Capital Regional District residents a place to celebrate, partake in events, be involved in programs, and view performing arts. The Centre is the “Heart of our...
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