COVID-19 Response Grant

The North Shore COVID-19 Response Grant was for local charitable organizations serving those disproportionately affected on the North Shore by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Grant Program is now closed. 

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

Please note that this grant was funded by the North Shore COVID-19 Response Fund


West Vancouver Senior’s Activity Centre – Multiple food security programs for seniors

Harvest Project – Food security/grocery program

BC Crisis Centre  – COVID Emergency Response program 

Enhance West Van – Food security/grocery programs for families 

BC SPCA – COVID Emergency Response program

Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre – Food security program for seniors

North Shore Community Resources – Responsive Better at Home Program

Hollyburn Family Services – Women Fleeing Violence Program

North Shore Women’s Centre – COVID response for low income/homeless women/families

CNIB – Phone Mate Program for almost 600 North Shore vision impaired residents

JDRF – Increased outreach to those with Type 1 diabetes, during the pandemic

House of Omeed. Food basket program for newcomers and refugees 

North Shore Restorative Justice Society – Virtual & Restart Restorative Justice for Youth and Families program

Avalon Women’s Centre  – Re-Opening COVID-19 Safety program.

North Shore Community Resources – Farsi Assistance with Food Security and Better at Home Services

Lionsview Seniors Planning Society – Seniors Organizational Emergency Response to the COVID-19 crisis: Seniors Working Group

Sharing Abundance Association – Re-opening meal ‘to go’ program

Canadian Mental Health Association North & West Vancouver – Homeless Outreach during COVID-19

North Shore Stroke Recovery Centre – Exercise Equipment & Winter Blues Care Packages, due to COVID-19

North Shore Women’s Centre – COVID-19 Tech Support Response

"The project served the people we intended to and the needs of caregivers who accessed programs. The ability to reach someone who would listen, seek to understand and provide assistance was vital to caregivers in a time of isolation when many programs and supports were closed."
Sue Carabetta, Manager of Caregiver Supports for COVID-19
North Shore Community Resources