This program has issued 37 grants for $145k. In addition to urgent and emergency programs, the grant program also covers recovery, rebuilding and program modification, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The North Shore COVID-19 Response Grant is for local charitable organizations serving those disproportionately affected on the North Shore (with priority given to charities that serve West Vancouver) by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants will be made based on need, reach and available funding.
If you have questions please contact Denise Howell.
Please note that this grant is funded by the new North Shore COVID-19 Response Fund and the amounts available to grant will depend on the amounts donated to the fund.
GRANT RECIPIENTS TO DATE:
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