The Foundation

The Jim Green Foundation was established in 2013 as a tribute to Jim and as a means to keep building the Vancouver that he saw possible.


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Jim Green was an extraordinary civic leader and community builder; he was compassionate, courageous and tireless in his many public benefit works.  The members who now comprise the Jim Green Foundation felt the need for such a project and came together in January of 2013. 

“We formed the Jim Green Foundation to remember and continue building upon the good work that Jim did during his incredible career, acting as a champion for inclusive development of the arts, education, poverty relief, health, and housing.” – Bob Williams, Chair

The Foundation solicits donations from individuals and organizations who are interested in seeing Jim’s vision and legacy continued. These contributions are administered in the form of grants to registered charities in a range of fields in Vancouver.

Additionally, the Jim Green Foundation advances education by providing public workshops, lectures and courses on leadership, civic engagement, entrepreneurship, community development, equality, public health and relief of poverty to advance education by providing scholarships, bursaries, awards and other forms of financial assistance to post-secondary students and researchers.

The Jim Green Foundation is a supporter of the 312 Main: Vancouver’s Innovation Centre.