Central Vancouver


Applications are open from March 7 – May 16, 2024, in Central Vancouver.*

Projects must be completed by November 30, 2024.

*As long as funds are still available.

Please note that this year, Central Vancouver will not be offering a second round of grants in the fall, so make sure to apply in the spring.

The Central Vancouver Neighbourhood Grants Committee reviews applications approximately every 3-4 weeks.

The Central Vancouver boundaries are: from False Creek south to 41st Ave; from Granville St. east to Knight St. Note, if you apply in Central Vancouver, you must live in Central Vancouver and your project must take place in Central Vancouver.  If you have any questions, please contact Susan at info.nsgp@gmail.com.

Your Community Coordinator

Susan Faehndrich-Findlay

Susan was a project leader for many years before stepping into the Coordinator role. She loves cycling on Vancouver’s bike paths and sea walls; and discovering the parks and beaches that make Vancouver such a wonderful place to live.

Contact Susan if you have questions or feedback about the Neighbourhood Small Grants. Paper applications are also available — please get in touch with her to ask for one.

Available grants

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

  • Greenest City Grants

    Community projects that help advance climate and sustainability goals

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  • Youth NSG

    A program for youth (ages 12-24) living in Metro Vancouver communities.

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  • Indigenous NSG

    A grant stream open to Indigenous people living in Metro Vancouver interested in community building.

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  • NSG

    Grants of up to $500 for projects that deepen connection and create change in your community.

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Program partner

Your neighbourhood partner

Local partner organizations manage all aspects of the Neighbourhood Small Grants program. Partner organizations are where your community coordinators work. They also oversee the Neighbourhood Grants Committee, which is unique to each community that reviews your grant applications.

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House


Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House has been a cornerstone for services and community development since 1976. Today, it offers a wide range of programs and services for more than 3,000 people annually. Staff work with a wide range of funders, community partners and a strong volunteer base to offer community-oriented events and activities that meet the needs of the neighbourhood’s forever-changing population.

Little Mountain Neighbourhood House


Little Mountain Neighbourhood House opened its doors in 1978 and established itself as an organization that is responsive to issues experienced by residents of the Little Mountain neighbourhood. They provide needed educational, cultural, recreational and social services for different age groups, ethnicities, families and the wider community of Little Mountain/Riley Park. Through participating in the programs, residents are contributing to the development of a healthier community.

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