Invest & Donate

The Vancity Affordable Housing Accelerator Fund is made possible by a capital structure that accommodates a variety of investment types and aggregates contributions and investments from philanthropic, private and public sources. Our investors include individual and institutional social impact investors who want to directly support sustainable affordable rental housing development.

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We are proud to offer socially minded impact investors with an opportunity to truly be a financial force for change by contributing to the Vancity Affordable Housing Accelerator Fund. The money you invest into the fund is loaned to  Not-for-profit, Cooperative and Indigenous organizations.

  • Investment by way of promissory note
  • Minimum Investment of $250,000
  • 3-year minimum investment term



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Donors can invest in the Fund and creation of affordable housing by making a gift to the Vancity Community Foundation’s (VCF) Affordable Housing Impact Investment Fund. VCF’s Affordable Housing Impact Investment Fund pools donor capital and makes an impact investment in the form of a loan to the Vancity Affordable Housing Accelerator Fund.

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Vancity Community Foundation.

We believe that if all our assets are invested in building healthy communities where co-operative principles and practices flourish and where social justice and environmental sustainability are enhanced, our communities will prosper.

The Foundation’s mission is to be a catalyst for community change, helping communities thrive and prosper by using and leveraging financial tools and providing direct support to community organizations in an innovative way.

Learn more about the Foundation here.