Comox Valley’s Vital Signs® 2018
The Comox Valley Community Foundation is pleased to be undertaking its second Vital Signs initiative with its partners, the United Way of Central and North Vancouver Island, the Comox Valley Social Planning Society and, new this year, North Island College. The report will be launched in October. Check back in the fall for more details and electronic copies of the final reports.
Quality of Life Survey 2018
Thank you to over 1200 individuals who participated in this year’s Quality of Life survey. We look forward to sharing the results with you in October.
Comox Valley Community Foundation
The Comox Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) works with donors to support the causes important to them through gifts now and/or in their wills. Endowment funds are permanently invested for long-term growth. Over the past 20 years, CVCF assets have grown to over $12 million. The CVCF has granted more than $2 million to charities and in scholarships.
United Way, Central and North Vancouver Island
United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island is pleased to be a partner of the Comox Valley Vital Signs. Our mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action in our local Vancouver Island communities. United Way builds a strong network of social services and programs for our communities’ most vulnerable people. Information gathered through Vital Signs on a wide variety of local issues will help us better identify, create and fund solutions that make true and lasting change.
Comox Valley Social Planning Council Society
Also founded in 1996, the Comox Valley Social Planning Society (CVSPS) is a collaborative group formed to address social issues, and to support community initiatives that improve quality of life in the Comox Valley. Over the years, we have published Quality of Life reports in 2002, 2004, 2009 and most recently 2014.
North Island College
North Island College (NIC) is honoured to acknowledge the traditional territories of the combined 35 First Nations of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Kwakwaka’wakw and Coast Salish traditions, on whose traditional and unceded territories the college’s campuses are situated. NIC is a comprehensive community college that focuses on student success. We proudly serve more than 9,000 students annually at our campuses in the Comox Valley, Campbell River, Port Hardy, and Port Alberni and our learning centre in Ucluelet and through online and in-community learning. NIC is committed to meeting the education and training needs of adults within our service region by providing high quality, affordable higher education and skills training, collaborating with our partners to create pathways to learning, and empowering individuals to achieve their full potential. Student success, access to learning and services, accountability, quality, relevance and responsiveness, a positive organizational culture, and social and environmental responsibility frame our commitment to our students and communities.
Vital Signs Sponsors®
This report was made possible by the financial and in-kind contributions from the following agencies.
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