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North Vancouver Municipal Community Grant

Grants to North Vancouver, British Columbia
Nonprofits for Initiatives to Assist the Disadvantaged

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of North Vancouver and District of North Vancouver

Deadline Date:

09/15/19 4:30 PM, Deadline for the City of North Vancouver

Description:

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Grants to North Vancouver, British Columbia nonprofit organizations for operational support and for programs and projects that will improve the quality of life for residents. Funding is intended for initiatives that address the needs of individuals who are socially, economically, or physically disadvantaged. The current funding cycle is intended for the City of North Vancouver. Organizations may apply for operating and program grants.

Grants are offered:
- To provide local government endorsement to better attract funding from more senior levels of government, donors, and foundations;
- To assist groups with the delivery of services which work to reduce social, economic or physical disadvantage; and/or which improve the quality of life for residents;
- To serve vulnerable and hard to reach populations in areas where the municipalities do not provide services;
- To effect positive social change;
- To provide seed money to enable quick responses to changing and unmet community needs.

Eligible Expenses:
a) Special projects and events: e.g. hosting a workshop or producing resource material.
b) Operating costs: e.g. ongoing operating costs such as rent, utilities, fixed costs.
c) New projects: e.g. a new program to serve a particular group. A program typically has distinct resources committed to the operation of that specific program such as staff costs and other expenses related to that program.
d) Capital costs: e.g. the purchase of office equipment. NOTE: Only the City of North Vancouver.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170944

Estimated Size of Grant:

The District of North Vancouver has no limit to the amount of money an organization may request. The maximum grant available from the City of North Vancouver is $15,000.

Term of Contract:

- The term of a North Vancouver Municipal Community Grant is one year.
- In the District of North Vancouver, two-year operating and program grants are provided.
- Grants are allocated bi-annually in the City of North Vancouver.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The organization applying for a grant must be:
a) A not-for-profit with a BC Society No. and/or Charitable Registration No.
b) Providing services to residents of the municipality(ies) from which funding is requested.
c) Seeking sources of funding other than North Vancouver Municipal Community Grants.
d) Able to provide proof of financial responsibility (latest financial statement).

The District of North Vancouver does not fund capital costs.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. January 31 of each year, or, where January 31 lands on a weekend, the last Friday of January. The City of North Vancouver has an additional intake of applications with a deadline of September 15. If your organization applied for a grant in the first round of the year, you may apply to the second round but for a different program only.

Allocations by municipal Councils are made in June/July. Organizations are notified at this time by letter.

If an organization applied for a grant in the first round of the year, they may apply to the second round but for a different program only.

There are three parts to the application package:
- An Organization Summary to be filled out by all applicants;
- An Operating Grant application for organizations applying for financial assistance with their general operations; and
- A Program Grant application for individual projects/services/programs.

Fill out a separate Program Grant application for each project/service/programs for which funding is being requested.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For the City of North Vancouver, submit two copies of your completed application package:

Email: communitygrants@cnv.org

Or mail to:
Planning Department, Attn: Edytha Barker
City of North Vancouver
141 West 14th Street
North Vancouver, V7M 1H9.

For the District of North Vancouver email one copy of your completed application package to: csac@dnv.org

Or mail to:
Community Services Advisory Committee
District of North Vancouver
355 West Queens Road
North Vancouver, V7N 4N5

Forms can be e-mailed to: communitygrants@cnv.org

Edytha Barker, Committee Clerk
Tel: 604-990-4223
Email: ebarker@cnv.org

Heather Evans, Community Planner
Tel: 604-982-3993
Email: hevans@cnv.org

Grant Coverage Areas:

North Vancouver: The District of North Vancouver and the City of North Vancouver

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia