S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation & S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
|S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation, incorporated in 2001, is a charitable foundation responsible for raising funds for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and its affiliated organizations to support their mandates for the betterment of the community. The Foundation organizes fundraising activities and manages an endowment fund for the long term financial planning of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Multi-Level Care Society.
Approximately 70% of S.U.C.C.E.S.S.’s annual operating funds come from the government. The remaining amounts are raised from the community through donations, membership dues, cost recovery programs, corporate sponsorships and fundraising events.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation holds three major annual fundraising events: Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala, the Walk with the Dragon and the Charity Golf Tournament. Programs such as the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Leadership Millennium Program and the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Multicultural Early Childhood Development Program are two prime examples of beneficiaries of our fundraising endeavors.
|S.U.C.C.E.S.S. was founded in 1973 and incorporated in 1974 as a non-profit charitable organization for the purpose of promoting the well-being of Canadians and immigrants.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. began as a new immigrant settlement service organization which has developed into a multi-service, multicultural agency. There are over 20 service locations in Metro Vancouver of British Columbia and 2 overseas offices. Programs are delivered in culturally sensitive ways to meet the needs of the clients.
Through innovative programming, we assist new immigrants with settlement; provide counselling and support to families and individuals with personal issues; promote personal development of children and youth; facilitate social participation of parents and seniors in the community; help the unemployed in job and career development; facilitate entrepreneurs in business development; deliver education and employment related training; and promote social change through community development and advocacy.
In 1979, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. became a member of the United Way of the Lower Mainland. In 1994, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. received the Citation for Citizenship Award for its contribution to new immigrants’ settlement and integration. S.U.C.C.E.S.S. was accredited by the Council on Accreditation in January 2004 for the achievement of best practice standards.