The Responsive NSG grant stream remains open in select communities for projects that comply with physical distancing guidelines.

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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 together.

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

Wait for the results.

Volunteers from your community review applications as they are submitted. This can take up to two weeks.

Bring your idea to life.

Funding will be sent to you via cheque. Let's do this!

Share your story!

Photos, screen grabs, and other documentation of your project will help to inspire more people like you to get started.

What's New

Blog

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

News

August 12, 2020

Responsive NSG is Changing

Since March, 792 projects have been brought to life through the Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG). Our project leaders have...

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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.

Responsive NSG

September 9, 2020

Gift Bags for Seniors

With the help of the Neighbourhood Small Grant, I have successfully created 52 small gift bags containing local items for seniors. I reached out to a local through a website...

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Responsive NSG

September 5, 2020

Chanel’s Community Cooking

Chanel’s Community Cooking was a project led bChanel’s Community Cooking was a project that was led by myself, a third year nutrition student at UBC. Throughout my education and volunteer...

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Resources

Getting Started

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