Building Capital Campaign Funding Partners
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BC Hydro, Vancouver BC
BC Hydro is a provincial Crown corporation that generates, purchases, distributes and sells electricity within British Columbia, with a focus on meeting growing energy demands through environmentally, socially and economically responsible ways.
Modern Green Development, Beijing China
Modern Green Development is a property development and real estate company with an interest in green buildings and a focus on energy efficiency and inhabitant comfort. Based in Beijing China, it has development projects in China, Australia, Vancouver BC, and Houston, TX, USA.
The Province of British Columbia
Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ottawa ON
Created by the Government of Canada in 1997, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) strives to build our nation’s capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for-profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies which provide solutions to issues of climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and which deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians.
Government of Canada
RBC Foundation, Montreal QC
The RBC Foundation is an arm the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of the largest financial institutions in Canada, that provide grants to charitable organizations, university programs and other initiatives world-wide that working to improve communities and the environment.
Honeywell International, Morristown NJ
Honeywell is a multinational conglomerate company that invents and manufactures technologies targeting energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity. Honeywell supplied the building monitoring system and controls for the CIRS building.
Haworth, Holland MI
Haworth is a global designer and manufacturer of workspaces, with internal research and development and products ranging from flooring and partitions, systems furniture and seating. Haworth supplied for the interior fit-out and furniture for the CIRS building, through their local supplier Brooks Corning.
Kresge Foundation, Troy MI
The Kresge Foundation is a non-profit that works to improve the life circumstances of poor and low-income children and adults, and those living in underserved communities by providing funding, grants and investments for projects in areas related to Arts and Culture, Community Development, Revitalization of Detroit, Education, Environment, Health, Human Services.
Real Estate Foundation of BC, Vancouver BC
The Real Estate Foundation of BC mission is to transform land use attitudes and practices through innovation, stewardship and learning. By supporting innovative and progressive solutions and collaborative projects that can be scaled and replicated in other communities by non-profit organizations, the Foundation’s work contributes to resilient, healthy communities and natural environments.
McCall MacBain Foundation, Geneva Switzerland
The McCall MacBain Foundation is a not-for-profit organization committed to improving the welfare of humanity by supporting innovative individuals and institutions through focused grants in education, health and the environment.
Perkins+Will, Chicago IL
Perkins+Will is an international firm that provides architectural, planning, interior design, landscape architecture and urban design services with a strong focus on sustainability in aspects of development. The Vancouver branch of Perkins+Will (then Busby, Perkins +Will) was the architect for the CIRS building.
Natural Resources Canada
Metro Vancouver, Burnaby BC
Analytic Design Group Inc, Vancouver BC
Analytic Design Group Inc. (ADGi) is a visionary user experience consulting firm with a depth of experience in several industries and across a range of hardware and software platforms.
Windsor Plywood Foundation, Vancouver BC
The Windsor Plywood Foundation is a fund held at the Vancouver Foundation.