Get Inspired

Project Ideas to Get You Started

Share Skill

Idea: Teach a group how to workout at a local gym

Share Meaning

Idea: - LGBTQIA2S+ Teen Meet-ups

Share Resources

Idea: Garden kit care packages for seniors

Be Creative

Idea: Bracelet making club

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 between $50 to $500.

Wait for the results.

Volunteers from your community review applications as they are submitted. This can take up to two weeks.

Bring your idea to life.

Funding will be sent to you via 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.

Sharing Skills and Knowledge

This video was created by Project Leader Maya, and tells the story of her project: Japanese Visible Mending – Beginner Sashiko. We hope it inspires you!

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.

Intro to carving workshop

I received funding in fall 2020 to pilot a 2-day beginner’s carving workshop in the Toquaht village of Macoah on the north coast of Barkley Sound. The event was a...

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1st Tofino Chess Open 2022

Last weekend, we had more than 50 players and many more spectators from close and far gathering at the community hall and sitting around the chess boards. Over 24 kids...

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Community Pantry Project

The community pantry project began in March and is still running – it provides a barrier-free opportunity for anyone living in Alert Bay to access pantry items. We did this...

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