Social Planning Grants

The purpose of the Social Planning Grant programs is to assist organizations in responding to issues of a social nature with initiatives that enhance social cohesion, address the root causes and effects of poverty, contribute to the vitality of our community and foster social inclusion and social equity.

Looking to apply for 2020 funding?

We are no longer accepting applications from organizations seeking financial assistance in 2020. The deadline for applications was Monday, October 28, 2019 (4:00 pm).

Each year, there is a total of $85,000 available under two grant categories:

Social Response Grant

Previously known as Social Development Grants, this grant is intended for initiatives and projects of a more significant scope. The total budget for this category is $60,000. Individual applications for up to $60,000 will be accepted.

Community Vitality Grant

Previously known as Community Service Grants, this grant is intended for projects of a smaller scale. The total budget available for this category is $25,000. Individual applications for up to $10,000 will be accepted.

Did you receive funds in previous years?

Please note:  Applicants who have received funding in previous years must provide a complete Final Report within twelve months of receipt of funding.

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Contact Us

Social Planning 250-755-4464
socialplanning@nanaimo.ca

David Stewart Social Planner
250-755-4491
David.Stewart@nanaimo.ca

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