The Brazilian Cultural Foundation of Canada is a registered non-profit organization in BC whose mandate is to promote positive transformation through culture. Culture is a powerful tool for transformation, that is why we support events that promote the arts, physical fitness, health, and life skills that prepare kids, youths and young adults in becoming better citizens. The BCF is dedicated to providing a safe and positive environment for youth. Grants are awarded to participants who can demonstrate a financial need. The BCF is open to participation from everyone the community.
Donations may be mailed to:
The Brazilian Cultural Foundation
715 Yates Street
Victoria BC V8W 1L6
The Brazilian Cultural Foundation aims to:
1) To Promote Brazilian Culture & The Brazilian Cultural Festival
The Annual International Brazilian Cultural Festival is the primary focus of The Brazilian Cultural Foundation. The society runs, in addition to the annual Festival, other fundraisers in the community at different times of the year showcasing the incredible talent of local and international performers.
2) To generate economic opportunities for people through culture
The Brazilian Cultural Foundation works in partnership with other NGO’s in Canada & Brazil, to provide training, education and job placement for youths and young adults through culture. Any additional funds raised are transferred to these organizations to assist them with their operations.
3) To promote Capoeira as a powerful tool for personal development
Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that incorporates music, dance, acrobatics & self-defense. Due to its focus on discipline & community, it has the potential to have a profound impact on personal and social development. Capoeira continues to be a mainstay of the annual Brazilian Cultural Festival.