418-1333 Hornby Street

Vancouver, BC

Canada

We acknowledge that we live, work and play on the unceded territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.

What we do? 

 

Sfaira works with private and public partner organizations worldwide to solve critical problems in ten priority areas by funding local, high impact, sustainable solutions to community development issues. Our grants range from $500 to $10,000 per project per year with a five year funding cycle. 

 

Health & 

Wellbeing

Encouraging active, social, meaningful lives that promote good health and wellbeing and proper public health, safety and sanitation

Equity &

Local Economy

 

Creating bioregional systems and economies that support equity and diversity, meaningful local employment, local self-reliance, fair trade and low carbon industries. 

Education,

Culture &

Community

Ensuring universal access to primary and secondary education and vocational training; respecting and reviving local identity, wisdom, arts and culture; encouraging the involvement of people in shaping their community and creating a culture of sustainability 

 
 

Healthy Land

& Wildlife

Habitat

Protecting and restoring biodiversity and  natural habitats through good land use planning and integration into the built environment and developing structures and civil works that enable people to live well

 

Sustainable Water

Using water efficiently in buildings, farming and manufacturing; designing to mitigate local issues such as flooding, drought, water course pollution and impacts of climate change and protecting and enhancing watersheds.

 

Sustainable

Transport

Reducing the need to travel by car, and encouraging active, shared, low and zero carbon modes of transport such as walking, cycling, and public transit 

 

Local & 

Sustainable

Food

Supporting sustainable and humane farming, promoting access to healthy, low impact, local, seasonal and organic diets and reducing food waste

 

Zero Waste

Cleaning up waste, reducing waste, reusing where possible, and ultimately sending zero waste to landfills, incinerators and in nature 

 

Sustainable

Homes

Using local and sustainable materials, practices, and labour to create homes for people in need to safely live in and that are energy efficient and resilient to climate change

Climate Change & Zero Carbon

Reducing and adapting to climate change and shifting away from fossil fuels towards renewable energy