Get Inspired

Project Ideas to Get You Started

Share Skill

Idea: Teach how to build Indigenous crafts and/or learn languages

Share Meaning

Idea: - Invite people to celebrate or heal together

Share Resources

Idea: Gather with friends and neighbours to prepare and deliver care packages and make someone’s day

Be Creative

Idea: Invite local Indigenous artists to lead and create an inclusive and beautiful gathering place in your neighbourhood

Getting Started

What to Expect

Once you’ve decided on your idea, here’s what to expect.

Submit your application.

You can ask for a grant of up to $500.

Wait for the results.

Volunteers from your community review applications, and will get in touch to ask questions.

Bring your idea to life.

Funding will be sent to you by cheque or Direct Bank Deposit. Let's do this!

Share your story!

Photos, screen grabs, and other documentation of your project will help to inspire more people like you to get started.

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 17, 2024

Art and Coaching event

The “Painting Together” Art Project was a success! Thank you to the Neighborhood Small Grants for supporting the project. The community arts project took place in Tumbler Ridge on three...

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Valentine’s Seed Bombs

I was originally planning to hold a Christmas wreath making workshop but was unable to secure the facilitator and venue, so was about to cancel my event. The local program...

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Creativity in Bookmarks

The “Creativity in Bookmarks!” project was a wonderful initiative aimed at fostering community bonds through the joy of artistic creation. The goal was to bring together individuals of all ages...

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