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.

NSG Stories

February 17, 2024

Art and Coaching event

The “Painting Together” Art Project was a success! Thank you to the Neighborhood Small Grants for supporting the project. The community arts project took place in Tumbler Ridge on three...

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Valentine’s Seed Bombs

I was originally planning to hold a Christmas wreath making workshop but was unable to secure the facilitator and venue, so was about to cancel my event. The local program...

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Creativity in Bookmarks

The “Creativity in Bookmarks!” project was a wonderful initiative aimed at fostering community bonds through the joy of artistic creation. The goal was to bring together individuals of all ages...

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Resources

Getting Started

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