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We are Vancity Community Investment Bank,
but you can call us VCIB.

Born from Vancity’s community-first finance model, we’re building on 70 years of banking experience to support organizations and enterprises that share a commitment to positively impact the communities where they live and work.

Our Vision

To finance a sustainable tomorrow.

Our Mission

To use the tools of finance to drive immediate and lasting social and environmental change in our communities.

Our Change

We define ourselves by our actions rather than our words. The company we keep, the change we drive – these are our investments and these are our returns.

"Climate change and housing affordability are two of the most critical challenges facing our communities, and we believe the financial industry can and should play a key role in enabling and shaping ambitious solutions"

Jay-Ann Gilfoy

CEO, Vancity Community Investment Bank

Jay-Ann Gilfoy

In 2019, we financed:

17
new social purpose real estate deals
671
units of new or preserved affordable housing
332,672sq. ft
of non-profit, co-working, cultural and community spaces

Our Values

Integrity

Do what’s right.
Sleep well at night.

Humility

We are conscious of being
part of something more.

Transparency

Nothing to hide here.

Respect for People

Every person, and their dreams,
matter.

Stewardship

Cherish, protect
and pass it forward.

Leadership

The courage to dream.
The dedication to make it real.

Respect for Place

Invest in here and here will
get there.

Partnership

Together we will.

Our Team

Clayton Buckingham Chief Financial Officer
Jay-Ann Gilfoy President & CEO
Kevin Mathias Chief Risk Officer
Trish Nixon Managing Director, Commercial Impact Banking
Vince Gasparro Managing Director Corporate Development

Board of Directors

Anita Braha Director
Bill Knight Chair
Christine Bergeron Director
Clint Davis Director
Dave Perri Director
Elain Duvall Director
Jan O'Brien Vice Chair
Jay-Ann Gilfoy President & CEO
Mary Houghton Director
Rick Sielski Director
Upkar Arora Director

BANK ON BETTER
WAYS
FORWARD

Interested in values-driven banking?
We want to hear from you.

BANK ON BETTER
WAYS
FORWARD

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Safely Insured

VCIB is a member of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC). CDIC is a federal Crown corporation that was created in 1967 to protect the money Canadians deposit in member financial institutions.

Federally Chartered

VCIB is a Schedule 1 chartered bank operating under federal guidelines and regulated by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.

Certified Beneficial

A B Corp’s™ purpose is to create social and financial value. To belong, they must meet high standards of transparency and accountability, and create positive social and environmental benefit.

Change Maker

VCIB belongs to the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, an international network of banking leaders who make social and environmental change a part of their financial model.

Vancity Community Investment Bank is a member of CDIC and is a Certified B-CorpTM