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How We Give

We are committed to supporting our community. Our consideration of support is based on three focus areas: Acessibility, Community and Environment.

Caring Beyond, Every Day.

Our community investment program's theme is Caring Beyond, Every Day. We look for ways to fund organizations that have an innovative approach to creating community programs in our three focus areas. We will look at all applications and determine their alignment with YVR's values, mission and vision along with our theme and pillars. In 2018, we will invest one million dollars in support of our community.

Our three pillars of community investment are:

ACCESSIBILITY

As a place of welcome, we are committed to providing all travellers with universal access. Inclusivity and accessibility are at the core of our business. We will give priority to programs supporting advancements in universal access that benefit our local community. This includes:

  • Inclusivity
  • Universal access
  • Access to opportunity

COMMUNITY

We are a community-based organization. We are home to 23,600 employees and are BC's primary gateway airport. We support programs that empower communities, big and small throughout Metro Vancouver and beyond. Funding will be prioritized for initiatives focused on:

  • First Nations (focus on art, culture and heritage)
  • Aviation
  • Community building initiatives

ENVIRONMENT

It is our goal to be a leader in sustainability. We strive to build partnerships with like-minded organizations with a mission and mandate to better our environment and green community initiatives. Funding under this pillar is prioritized for initiatives focused on:

  • Reduction of emissions, waste and water consumption
  • Ecosystem health
  • Education and stewardship

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