We are excited to announce the LAUNCH of the Y-NSG! The Y-NSG Pilot offers grants up to $500 to youth (ages 12-24) living in Metro Vancouver (Burnaby, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Surrey/White Rock/Cloverdale, Richmond & Vancouver). Anyone with an idea can apply, no experience necessary!

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I Have An Idea! Now What?

You’ve already gotten through the first step. We make the application process as simple as possible. Here’s what you can expect.

Write and submit your application

You can ask for a grant of between $50 to $500.

Wait for the results

Volunteers from your community review applications. You will know if your application was approved between two and eight weeks.

Bring your idea to life

Your grant will be sent to you via cheque or direct deposit. Now it’s time to get started!

Share your story

Be sure to take a few photos and share them with us. This will help inspire more people like you to get started too.

What's New

Blog

What’s new with the Neighbourhood Small Grants program? Updated by staff at Vancouver Foundation and community partners.

Stories

Stories

Project leaders love to share back on what happened during their event, gathering, or project. Get inspired for your next idea by reading about what your neighbours are up to.

Big Skirts and a Heat Wave

This summer we made a group dance video from afar. Myself and Cathy Stoyko made a framework for our fellow dancers to follow while filming their own free style videos...

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Camp Road Pollinator Pathway

I dropped off paper invitations to each home on the street (there are 60ish) in the spring and asked people to email me if they wanted to participate. Then we...

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Community Events

Find an Event

NSG events are free to attend and welcome all community members. See what’s happening soon on our community calendar.

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Resources

Getting Started

Resources for getting involved with Neighbourhood Small Grants as a grant applicant, project leader, or program partner.