Central Small Grants

Thank you for your interest in the Central Community Incentives Program. Please read the information below carefully prior to starting your application.

In 2022 there will be 2 (two) intakes for Central Community Incentives.
The Spring Intake is reserved for projects taking place in the Summer 2022 or for longer project running between June 2022 and February 2023. The deadline for applying for the Spring Intake is June 5, 2022.

Please refrain from applying and look for the announcement for the Fall Intake this summer, if your project takes place between September 2022 and February 2023.

We appreciate your cooperation in applying for the intake that best fits your project timeline.

Requirements – To qualify for the grant, the project must:
 be sponsored by local groups (not individuals);
 take place in and benefit the residents of the Central Neighbourhoods of Central Park, Centennial and West Alexander;
 reflect the program objective of community building/connecting;
 have identified support of local residents;
 not be used for capital improvements to private property unless the property has been made available, free of charge for community use and the improvements relate to the proposed community use;
 be completed and reported on by February 26, 2023.

Examples of eligible projects: block parties, community celebrations, neighbourhood cleanups, community gardens and other such projects that support community connecting.

Eligible costs include materials and supplies, equipment or other rentals and staffing costs, but cannot be used for stipends or honorariums for participation.

Application form: Application form



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