Stories of impact

When you bank with Vancity, you meet your own financial goals and support investments in your community. Read our impact stories below -- and see our impact map -- to find out how.

Indigenous communities

Vancity works in partnership with local First Nations, the Metis community, and Indigenous not-for-profit organizations to support community development and independence.

Aboriginal communities Vancity member: Skwachàys

Affordable housing

For Vancity, affordable housing is all about supporting stable and affordable housing for our communities.

Affordable housing Vancity member: Lanefab Design/Build Ltd.

Energy and environment

Good Money™ supports a sustainable, continuous effort to make Vancouver the greenest city in the world.

Energy and environment Vancity member, Modo the car co-op

Financial savvy

One of the first steps on the road to self-sufficiency is financial education - providing the information and tools people need to make sound decisions about their money.

Financial Literacy Vancity member: Acorn Canada

Local and organic food

Our interest is investing in businesses, not-for-profits and sector initiatives that contributes to a healthier environment, improved individual health, and a more resilient local economy.

Local, natural and organic food Vancity member: Sharing Farm Society

Social enterprise and social venture

Social enterprises and social ventures offer products, programs and services to help social enterprises from early planning to sustainability and expansion.

Social enterprise and social venture Vancity member: East Van Roasters

Social purpose real estate

For us, social purpose real estate is all about financing to facilitate the acquisition or construction of land and buildings in support of the sustainability of the not-for-profit sector.

Social purpose real estate Vancity member: Downtown Eastside Women's Centre

Other impact stories

At Vancity we find ways to use all our resources, people and capital to strengthen members’ wealth and well-being and to create large-scale positive impacts in the communities where our members live and work.

Other impact stories Vancity member: JJ Bean