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.

Apply for 2019 Funding

The deadline to apply for 2019 funding has now passed.  A call for funding applications for 2020 Social Grants will be issued in the fall of 2019 (exact dates and grant details to be announced). 

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.

***Please Note:  Grant criteria and application forms will be published for the next application round in the fall of 2019. 

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Contact Us

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

Karin Kronstal Social Planner
250-755-4430
Karin.Kronstal@nanaimo.ca

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