North Shore Table Matters

Funding Opportunities

District of North Vancouver Community Building Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
Eligibility: Residents, community groups
Amount: $50-500

Grants to support projects that will help residents, neighbourhood groups, and community groups strengthen their communities by bringing their neighbours together. Learn more about here.

District of West Vancouver Community Grants
Deadline: January 29; September 15
Eligibility: Non-profits

The Community Grants program helps residents of West Vancouver by providing funding assistance to non-profit organizations offering programs and services residents need. Learn more here.

Farm to School BC Grants
Deadline: November 14, 2021
Eligibility: K-12 schools in BC
Amount: Up to $2,000; $1,000

Farm to School BC offers two types of grants for BC school farm to school initiatives: Start-Up Grants of up to $3,000 and Scale-Up Grants of up to $1,000.Projects may include building garden beds, foraging local food, indoor growing spaces, cooking activities, farm field trips, and much more. Learn more here.

Gardens for Good Grants
Deadline: Spring 2022
Eligibility: Community groups, non-profits
Amount: $5,000

The Gardens for Good grant program supports community gardens across North America that are growing organic food and making a difference in their communities. Learn more about here.

Good Food Access Fund
Deadline: November 19, 2021
Eligibility: Community groups, non-profits
Amount: $10,000-50,000

Funding to address the existing and anticipated food access needs in your community that have arisen as a result of COVID-19 restrictions and impacts. Learn more about here.

Neighbourhood Small Grants
Deadline: November 9, 2021
Eligibility: Residents, community groups

Any project that will bring your community together, build community strength and resilience, or tackle social isolation. Previous projects have included everything from native plant walks to gardening workshops to food share stands. Learn more here.

Youth Neighbourhood Small Grants
Deadline: November 9, 2021
Eligibility: Metro Vancouver youth (ages 12-24)

The Youth Neighbourhood Small Grants program is a pilot for Metro Vancouver Youth (ages 12-24) that provides grants of up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other. Projects must stay within guidelines for physical distancing. Learn more here.

North Vancouver Community Grants
Deadline: January 29; September 15
Eligibility: Non-profits

Municipal Community Grants support not-for-profit organizations serving North Vancouver residents. North Vancouver municipalities provide community grants to assist with the delivery of services for groups that work to reduce social, economic or physical disadvantage, and/or improve the quality of life for residents. Learn more here.

North Shore Community Foundation Community Grants
Deadline: Closed for 2021
Eligibility: Non-profits

Funding for projects that provide a direct service or address a community need on the North Shore. Learn more here.

Vancouver Coastal Health One-Time-Only Health Promotion Grant
Deadline: 2nd round November 15, 2021
Eligibility: Non-profits, school boards, First Nations, and local governments
Amount: $100-10,000

Funding for projects that lead to greater equity in wellness by building on a community’s social, environmental, cultural and economic foundations. Learn more here.

Vancouver Foundation: Indigenous Priorities Granting Program
Deadline: November 29, 2021
Eligibility: Indigenous-led organizations
Amount: up to $50,000

Grants are to support Indigenous-led initiatives that encourage community inclusiveness, belonging, and healing.  Learn more here.

The BC Food Security Gateway maintains a list of grants focused on food security initiatives both regionally and provincially.