Shared Spaces – Big Impact

The SpencerCreo Centre is a hub to provide office space and services to small charities working in Vancouver. Most charities have their own office and others have desks in open spaces. Phones, Internet, printers, copiers are provided. The costs are shared between the charities and the SpencerCreo Foundation.

The Centre is located at 500 – 610 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, V6A 2V3.

Our Partners

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Arc Foundation

ARC Foundation supports projects that exhibit Awareness, Respect and Capacity in improving the status of those who are marginalized in society by sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or financial status. Our current focus is SOGI 1 2 3, a collaboration with other community leaders to to support marginalized LGBTQ students.

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DreamRider

DreamRider trains superheroes of environmental protection through the excitement of live theatre and digital media. They reach 50,000 kids a year through their educational theatre shows across the Lower Mainland and are scaling their digital classroom program, the Planet Protector Academy, across North America!

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Environmental Youth Alliance

The Environmental Youth Alliance inspires young environmental leaders through unique nature experiences in urban spaces. Founded in 1989, EYA is the first and most well-established charity providing free environmental education opportunities for youth in Metro Vancouver.

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Growing Chefs! Chefs for Urban Agriculture

Growing Chefs! strives to educate kids about healthy eating and healthy food systems. We aim to create lifelong healthy eaters and to inspire kids with the idea that they can grow their own food, even in the city. Our vision is a future with healthy kids making healthy food choices.

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Justice for Girls

Justice for Girls promotes health and well-being, social justice, equality, and freedom from violence for teenage girls who live in poverty.

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Karmik

Karmik is a west coast Harm Reduction organization which provides pragmatic harm reduction services to festivals and nightlife events across British Columbia. We advocate for evidence-based drug policy and community engagement through research, training programs, and public education.

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Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture

Kickstart Disability Arts & Cultures supports and promotes artists who live with disabilities, to encourage and support artists to create and present authentic interpretations of the disability experience, and to provide opportunities for the development and advancement of artists with disabilities.

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Mealshare

Mealshare is a non-profit social enterprise that facilitates a buy one, give one philanthropy program for restaurants and other food providers. Their goal is to help end youth hunger in Canada and around the world in our lifetime. Mealshare partners with top restaurants and puts their Mealshare logo beside a few menu items. When a customer orders one of these Mealshare branded menu items, they get their meal – just like normal. AND, they are also providing one meal to a youth in need.

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Mom2Mom Child Poverty Initiative

Mom2Mom improves the lives of families isolated by poverty through strength-based relationships and by creating opportunities.

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ONE TO ONE Literacy Society

ONE TO ONE is a unique children’s literacy program that provides one-to-one tutoring to children in elementary schools during regular school hours. Our trained volunteer tutors work with students who are identified by their teachers as needing a boost in their literacy skills.

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Red Fox Healthy Living Society

Red Fox uses physical activity to empower Aboriginal and inner-city youth and children to build healthy, successful lives. We offer free, inclusive recreation, food and cultural programs for children and families, and recreation-based youth leadership programs that focus on practical experience and learning through action.

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Social Venture Partners Vancouver

Through the model of Venture Philanthropy, SVP seeks to effect positive social change in our communities by investing time, money and professional expertise in innovative non-profits to build capacity and increase their impact, as well as encouraging individuals to be well-informed, effective, and engaged philanthropists.

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Yo Bro Yo Girl Youth Initiative

Yo Bro Yo Girl helps young people between the ages of 12 and 18 avoid drugs and gangs, pursue education and set positive goals for the future. Our unique strength-based programs are offered from schools and learning centres across three School Districts.