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


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



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.

NSG Stories

January 18, 2023

40th Anniversary Movie Party

Our Community Movie night was a huge success! So Huge!!! We had just over 100 people from our close neighbors, surrounding neighborhoods in Vernon, aswel as invited BMX Clubs members. We...

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NSG Stories

January 11, 2023


My Soccer Event was successful project that brought joy, competition, and sheer will to the young kids of my community, I ordered all the soccer equipments two weeks before the...

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Getting Started

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