We are excited to announce the LAUNCH of the Y-NSG! The Y-NSG Pilot offers grants up to $500 to youth (ages 12-24) living in Metro Vancouver (Burnaby, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Surrey/White Rock/Cloverdale, Richmond & Vancouver). Anyone with an idea can apply, no experience necessary!

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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.

Big Skirts and a Heat Wave

This summer we made a group dance video from afar. Myself and Cathy Stoyko made a framework for our fellow dancers to follow while filming their own free style videos...

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