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    2. Everyone Has Something to Offer

    3. It's Your Project

    4. Create Your Chosen Family

Our Central Team

Neighbourhood Small Grants was created by and continues to be funded by Vancouver Foundation. These are the staff members at Vancouver Foundation that work to expand the program to more communities.

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Meseret Taye

Manager, Partnerships (Vancouver Foundation)

Meseret Taye

Manager, Partnerships (Vancouver Foundation)

For many, Meseret is the face they know at Neighbourhood Small Grants. Having worked at Vancouver Foundation for more than a decade, she’s now working on her dream to spread grassroots grantmaking. First Canada, then the world!

Blanca Salvatierra

Metro Vancouver Neighbourhood Small Grants Regional Network Organizer (Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC)

Blanca Salvatierra

Metro Vancouver Neighbourhood Small Grants Regional Network Organizer (Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC)

Blanca oversees the Neighbourhood Small Grants program in 11 communities located in the Lower Mainland.