Monday, May 7, 2012

West End Residents: Get A Community Project Grant for Up to $500 !

Do you have an idea for a community project?

The Gordon Neighborhood House  and the Vancouver Foundation are giving West End Residents up to *$500 through the Neighborhood Small Grants Project 2012 to make their community projects happen! In 2011 they funded great projects that included:

  • Community Art
  • The West End Clean Up
  • Music
  • Community potluck & BBQ's
  • Traffic Circles
  • Organic Food Co-Ops
  • Salsa Classes
  • Theatre Groups
  • Drumming Circles
  • Community Volley Ball
  • Styro-Free Restaurants
  • More!!!
*Individuals, families, groups of friends living within the boundary map are eligible to receive grants of $50-$500.  Registered organizations are NOT eligible for funding.  The area of the map includes space between Georgia street, Burrard Street, English Bay and Stanley Park (see website for map).

Things to know:
  • Maximum Grant amount is $500.
  • Projects must abide by City By Laws -  http://vancouver.ca/parks/info/regs/bylaw.htm
  • Projects must be socially acceptable to the majority of the neighbourhood.
  • Projects must be completed by December 31st, 2012.
  • Retroactive funding for projects that have already occurred is not available.
  • Applicants cannot profit financially from the projects.
  • Applicants give Gordon Neighbourhood House permission to take and use photographs of projects for promotional purposes.
  • Applicant contact information (email/telephone) will be shared with other applicants.
The application deadline is May 25th, 2012.

You can apply online at:

www.gordonhouse.org

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