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.

Find one other neighbour to collaborate with you.

Team work makes the dream work! You need a neighbour to be your co-applicant.

Write and submit your application together.

Deadlines vary between communities. Be sure you've got the correct one.

Wait for the results.

Volunteers from your community review all applications. This takes between six to eight weeks.

Bring your idea to life.

It's time to start planning.

What's New

Blog

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

News

February 10, 2020

New Year, New NSG!

Welcome back for another year of Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG). We offer small grants of up to $500 for projects...

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Stories

Stories from Next Door

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 3, 2020

Stainsbury Block Party

Attached please find some photos from the block party, and specifically taken during the drumming session with Métis elder, Aline. The photos chosen aren’t the best necessarily, but the children’s...

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Community Events

Find an Event Near You

NSG events are free to attend and welcome all community members. See what’s happening near you and meet your neighbours.

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Resources

Getting Started

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