The VCN is a valuable service. In providing widespread access, community content and a broad range of assistance, VCN helps advance education and provides a public utility which helps relieve disadvantage by providing Internet access to those who would otherwise be denied it.

VCN gratefully accepts donations of money and equipment, however large or small, and offers tax receipts for amounts of $25 or more. Tax receipts are sent out by email when the donation is processed.

Preferred donations for individuals are:

$25 Regular, $40 Family, $15 Low Income, $75 Premium
$10/month Sustainer and $200 Really Special!

Preferred donation levels for groups are:

$300 large to medium budget
$100 medium to low budget ($250,000)
$25-50 low budget ($100,000)

On PayPal Giving Fund using a credit card or direct transfer

100% of your donation will go to VCN. PayPal does not charge VCN or you to use the service. If your PayPal email is different than your VCN email please email [email protected] so we can link your donation to your VCN account.

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All donations via the PayPal Giving Fund will be given a tax receipt.

Annual donations of $15 and over constitute a membership and allow the user voting rights at the annual general meeting.

By mail

You can mail cheques to:

The Vancouver Community Network

280 – 111 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC, V6B 1H4

By credit card or direct transfer

Canada Helps also processes credit card and direct transfer donations online.

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VCN recommends making a donation on the PayPal Giving Fund site.

Canada Helps charges VCN up to 4% for each donation including PayPal donations using Canada Helps. There are no fees when donating directly via the PayPal Giving Fund.