New Westminster


Applications are accepted in two cycles in New Westminster:

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

Fall: September 7 to October 21, 2024* – Projects to be completed by December 31, 2024

*As long as funds are still available

Note: if you apply in New Westminster, you must live in New Westminster and your project must take place in New Westminster.

Applications will be reviewed by the New Westminster Neighbourhood Grants Committee and Community Coordinator (Sima) once applications close. If you have any questions, please contact Sima at

Your Community Coordinator

Sima Sajjadi

Contact Sima 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.

  • Youth NSG

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

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  • Lighter Living

    A program for people taking action for environmental and social wellbeing.

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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.

Family Services of Greater Vancouver

200-601 6th Street, New Westminster

The vision of Family Services of Greater Vancouver is, “Brighter tomorrows in which all people are resilient, confident and filled with hope”. We work to inspire and support those in our community who need help to reach their full potential – children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered and parents make choices that build strong families.

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