*This bulletin, originally published March 13, 2020, was last edited on March 18, 2020.
As Vantage Point is a space primarily used for convening and group learning, we want to reach out to you amidst the most recent updates on COVID-19. We understand there are a lot of mixed feelings about this outbreak. The bottom line is we want to make sure everyone is - and feels - safe, so we have begun important conversations with our Staff and Board to determine our plans for the coming months.
As of March 16, 2020, a few workshops and labs have been cancelled while others will be offered...
On the heels of our recent bulletin regarding COVID-19, we want to provide a more in-depth resource guide for BC not-for-profits. For context, we were fortunate to have an online discussion in one of our working groups, “Decent Work in the Sector”, where we talked about the many ways in which this virus affects us in the workplace, specifically in not-for-profits – especially with anxieties looming around reliable funding.
We really appreciated being able to convene and connect over video chat, and just share concerns and strategize together on...
The Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia
Office of the Premier
Premier and President of the Executive Council
West Annex Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC., March 24, 2020
Subject: Ensuring Not-for-Profits and Charities are Included in COVID-19 Relief Plans and Funding
BC's not-for-profit and charitable sector is actively supporting the Government of British Columbia, businesses, and the public during the COVID-19 crisis. The vital work our sector exists to accomplish - from supporting people with addictions and overdose prevention services, to supporting...