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VIDEA's Funding Partners

VIDEA has been in operation for 38 years and during this time has received funding from a range of government, community, business and organisational bodies. VIDEA strives to maintain a wide funding platform and in 2015 would like to thank the following funding partners for their kind and generous assistance that help to make VIDEA's programmes possible.

Many thanks!

Glasswaters Foundation

The Glasswaters Foundation is a privately run, family foundation that works to service communities at both the local and global level. The mandate of the foundation is to support the arts, protect the environment, promote health and education, and alleviate poverty. The focus of the organization is on supporting self-determined and community based projects.


VIDEA is grateful for funding assistance from the HIEROS foundation.

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD)

VIDEA programmes have received DFATD (formerly CIDA) funding for over 20 years and VIDEA remains grateful for the assistance through DFATD's Public Engagement, Global Classrooms, Voluntary Sector Fund and International Internships funding.


Status of Women

VIDEA is grateful for funding assistance from Status of Women for program assistance for projects like Walking with Wisdom.

Social Sciences and Humanities and Research Council (SSHRC)

VIDEA is grateful for funding assistance from SSHRC for ongoing research opportunities.

SSHRC FIP, colour version

The Province of BC

VIDEA programmes have received funding assistance for many years through the Province of BC's Job Creation Programme and Gaming Funds. This funding assistance has allowed VIDEA to develop comprehensive Community and Schools Outreach and Digital Connections Programmes.


Canadian Trade Unions

VIDEA is grateful for funding assistance in recent years from Unifor, and the British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) and the BC Teachers Federation (BCTF).

VIDEA is also a proud member of both the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation British Columbia Council for International Cooperation and Cooperation Canada

But most importantly, none of our work would be possible without the generous support of our members! Thank-you for your ongoing support!