Vancouver Heritage Foundation has developed a Heritage Study Guide and also offers grants for books and field trips. Our goals for this program are:
Andrew Mahon Foundation
This 28-page document provides context and an overview to VHF’s online resources, approach to heritage places and local history, and includes direct links to excellent online resources and teaching guides created by local organizations and individuals around cultural heritage and history, place-based learning and more!
An updated version will be available in fall 2021. (This document will be edited annually).
VHF Places That Matter: mini-mapping your school and neighbourhood
Friday, October 22nd – Zoom morning/afternoon sessions tbc, 1 hour. FREE
Discover VHF’s Heritage Study Guide and School Grants (field trips and book box) and dive into the Places That Matter project to inspire a mini-map project for your school and neighbourhood. One of VHF’s 2021-2022 goals with local schools are to assist in the creation of mini-maps for Vancouver schools and encourage exploration into your school’s archives, communities and historic and future legacies. Join VHF in one of two session offered on Zoom, and if you have any questions please email: email@example.com
Registration details to come. Email to get on the list!
Previous Pro-D Days have included walking tours, site histories, virtual walks, ways to engage with your school-specific local community and ways of understanding heritage; past, present and future. VHF has participated in the BCSSTA and VSB Pro-D Events, and hosted virtual events and in-person tours for educators.
If you are interested in having VHF present to your organization or school (free for VSB schools), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
School Grants Open for 2021-2022
Please note we have a limited amount of grants per school year, and will notify you if you are successful.
If you are a teacher or affiliated with an educational institution in Vancouver (priority is given to Vancouver School Board public schools), you can apply for one of two available grants for 2020-2021. Maximum value of each grant $150. Multiple educators from the same school can apply for collaborative lessons or field trips.
1) A selection of Vancouver-based books or
2) A field trip (local museums or archives, guest speakers)
To learn more and apply visit school grants
VANCOUVER HERITAGE FOUNDATION RESOURCES
SELECT DIVERSE LOCAL HERITAGE RESOURCES (ALSO IN THE STUDY GUIDE)
VHF supports the Vancouver Heritage Fairs.