Downtown Peninsula


Applications are accepted in two cycles in Downtown Vancouver:

Spring: March 7 to April 18, 2024 – Projects to be completed by October 31, 2024

Fall: September 7 to October 19, 2024* – Projects to be completed by December 31, 2024

*As long as funds are still available

Applications will be reviewed by the Downtown Vancouver Neighbourhood Grants Committee and Community Coordinator (Luc) after the applications close.

The Downtown Peninsula boundaries include the neighbourhoods of: West End, Coal Harbour, Davie Village, Downtown, and Yaletown. If you apply in Downtown, you must live in Downtown and your project must take place Downtown.  If you have any questions, please contact Luc at

Your Community Coordinator

Luc Desrochers

Luc supports grant applicants and project leaders living in West End, Coal Harbour, Davie Village, Downtown and Yaletown. Please look at the Metro Vancouver Communities map for the exact boundaries.

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 advisory committee, which is unique to each community that reviews your grant applications.

Gordon Neighbourhood House

1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver, BC

Gordon Neighbourhood House is a volunteer-led, multi-service, non-profit, non-sectarian, non-government and apolitical, community-based organization. It is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Management which is elected annually by the members of the house. Gordon Neighbourhood House’s mission is to make the West End a better neighbourhood in which to live and grow. Every year they provide dozens of services to almost 10,000 individuals, including seniors, parents, children, newcomers, street youth, the unemployed and many others.

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