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