Step Towards a New Direction

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Step Towards a New Direction

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Introductory Video

Neil's Story

STAND Fast Facts

As of November 2018:

  • The STAND Foundation has awarded a total of $303,328 in scholarships to 107 youth averaging $3,000 per scholarship.
  • An additional 240 students have benefited from a certificate program that includes First Aid, Food Safe, Fork Lift Training and World Host. Total cost per certificate averages $110.
  • 65% of money raised to date has been placed in a permanent scholarship fund with the Vancouver Foundation.
  • Total assets in STAND’s permanent scholarship fund have grown to approximately $600,000.

About STAND

STAND is a public foundation whose purpose is to support the enhancement of skills, knowledge and livelihoods of marginalized young adults in the Greater Vancouver area.

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Success Stories

Learn more about how the foundation has changed these students' lives by reading about their personal stories.

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