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

We are currently accepting applications for 2019.  Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018.  View the full guidelines and criteria at the link below before applying. 

Social Planning Grants Guidelines & Criteria

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.

2019 Social Response Grant Application Form 

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.

2019 Community Vitality Grant Application Form

***Please Note:  If extra space is required when completing the application forms, please feel free to attach an additional page.  Also, the pdf forms can be printed and then completed manually if preferred. 

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Contact Us

John Horn Social Planner
250-755-4491
John.Horn@nanaimo.ca

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