Nanaimo Vital Fund

Nanaimo Vital Fund

Each year, the Nanaimo Foundation provides grants from our Nanaimo Vital Fund. Applications must be submitted to be considered for a Nanaimo Vital Fund grant.

Applying organizations must:

  • Be a qualified donee, under the Income Tax Act
  • Currently operate within the geographical boundaries of Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District 68

Please visit Who We Support for an overview on who can apply for grant consideration.

The Nanaimo Vital Fund supports:

  • Capital projects
  • Pilot projects

Applications for ongoing program delivery and administrative expenses will not be considered.

For complete information on project eligibility, please visit Projects We Support.

Nanaimo Vital Fund – How To Apply

The Nanaimo Foundation has a two-stage application process. The first stage is a Letter of Intent, which consists of a brief proposal to determine basic suitability. The second stage is the submission of a full grant application.

For complete application information, please visit How To Apply.

Nanaimo Vital Fund – Granting Timeline

Letter of Intent submissions: September 1st – October 31st.

Applicants will be notified approximately 16 weeks after the letter of intent submission deadline.

Application submissions: March 1st – April 30th.

Applicants will be notified approximately 16 weeks after the application submission deadline.

For more information, please contact:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 250.734.3971