Grants & Funding

Grants & Funding

Community Prosperity Fund – application intake OPEN from May 24th to June 24th

We are taking part in delivering the Community Prosperity Fund a $25 million investment from the Government of B.C. that advances poverty reduction and social inclusion in local communities. Nanaimo Foundation is accepting new applications from May 24th to June 24th through the online application portal.

Nanaimo Foundation is excited to partner with Kw’umut Lelum Foundation to bring this funding opportunity to the Cowichan Valley in addition to our regular catchment area of Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Lantzville, Cedar, and Gabriola Island. To learn more, visit Community Prosperity Fund.

Neighbourhood Small Grants – application intake closed until Fall 2024

These grants are for individuals–anyone can apply! Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) provides grants of up to $500 to individuals for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other. Learn more and apply at Neighbourhood Small Grants.

Give Where You Live Fund Grants – application intake closed until Fall 2024

Each year, grants are provided from the Give Where You Live Fund to registered charities and qualified donees serving the communities of Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Cedar, Gabriola Island and Lantzville in support of projects and programs that are addressing current community needs. To learn more, visit Give Where You Live Fund

Book of Giving Opportunities – submissions now accepted

Throughout the year, grants are awarded from Nanaimo Foundation Family Impact & Lasting Legacy Funds and a series of smaller funds that address specialized areas. Local organizations are invited to submit projects to our Book of Giving Opportunities publication. This Book of Giving Opportunities helps guide donors in gifting from their Donor Advised Funds held at Nanaimo Foundation. For complete submission information, visit Book of Giving Opportunities.

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