The Horner Foundation supports not-for-profit organizations in our four regions to foster positive youth development and experiential learning opportunities outside of school time (OST).
World Fisheries Trust, created in 1995, is a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to the equitable and sustainable use and conservation of aquatic biodiversity.
Songhees Nation has been very supportive of the Songhees Academic Youth Leadership group since its inception in 2012. Songhees youth became very involved with environmental justice when the diesel spill happened in our backyard in 2016.
The Victoria Native Friendship Centre (VNFC) has been in existence for over 45 years. VNFC provides a wide variety of services to an estimated 20,000 Aboriginal people living off-reserve in the greater Victoria area, as well as the 5,000 residents from the First Nations communities in the southern Vancouver Island region, and a sizeable Aboriginal population from across Canada. VNFC takes great pride in their exceptional approach to First Nation social issues.
Science Venture’s Indigenous STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Outreach program has been developing and delivering engaging, hands-on workshops, clubs, camps, and events to Indigenous youth across Vancouver Island for over a decade.