Grants & awards

Community Grants support a wide range of community projects that create connection and belonging for the community.

2021’s recipients can be found here.

The 2022 program is now complete and applicants have been notified.

We believe in building community and strengthening connections right where people live. We provide grants up to $500 for individuals to develop projects that build community & resiliency.

Open now.

Our generous donors have established a number of scholarships to support and cultivate our future leaders. The funds are paid directly to the student’s educational institution.

2022 is now closed and schools have been notified. 

The Transformation Grant supports community initiatives that focus on systems-level change and transformation for current and emerging issues for the benefit of the community of West Vancouver.

The 2022 program is now closed. 2023 will open in Spring.

Micro Grants provide responsive support for smaller charitable initiatives that create connection and belonging for the community of West Vancouver but fall outside of the Community Grants funding amount and timeline. The grant is to be used for time limited projects or events that will benefit the community at large.

Open until Dec 10, 2022.

This program, created in March 2020 in response to the pandemic, issued 37 grants for $145k. In addition to urgent and emergency programs, the grant program also covered recovery, rebuilding and program modifications, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This program is now closed