Grant Opportunities

COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants in Canada

COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants in Canada


Deadline: 10-Aug-21

The District of West Vancouver is offering one-time COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants for not-for-profit organizations that have played, and continue to play, a critical role in the District of West Vancouver’s social, cultural, and economic vitality.

New Call to support Income-Generating Initiatives (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Micro-projects Grants to promote the Social Impact of Sport in Africa. Deadline to apply: 1 Sep 2021

This US-based Foundation will fund small organizations that provide social assistance all around the world. Deadline to apply: 30 Sep 2021

NGO Grants to promote and protect Child Rights. Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Funding for Projects promoting Youth Mental Health & Wellness (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 11 Aug 2021

Support for Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Projects (Europe). Deadline to apply: 30 Nov 2021

Grants for Latin America in the areas of Education, Business, Tourism and Culture. Deadline to apply: 10 Sep 2021

3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

The West Vancouver COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grant is a funding stream in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding is intended to provide one-time financial assistance to not-for-profit organizations (NPOs) that provide services to residents or businesses of West Vancouver, and that have incurred unforeseen and unavoidable financial expenses and hardship due to COVID-19.

Eligible NPOs include those that deliver services in the following areas: community and social services; arts, culture and heritage; sports; childcare; and environment. Organizations must be in good standing and currently incorporated as a “society” under the BC Societies Act. Proof of financial need is required.

Eligibility Criteria

New Call to support Income-Generating Initiatives (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Micro-projects Grants to promote the Social Impact of Sport in Africa. Deadline to apply: 1 Sep 2021

This US-based Foundation will fund small organizations that provide social assistance all around the world. Deadline to apply: 30 Sep 2021

NGO Grants to promote and protect Child Rights. Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Funding for Projects promoting Youth Mental Health & Wellness (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 11 Aug 2021

Support for Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Projects (Europe). Deadline to apply: 30 Nov 2021

Grants for Latin America in the areas of Education, Business, Tourism and Culture. Deadline to apply: 10 Sep 2021

3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Organizations that apply must:

not-for-profit organizations in good standing and currently incorporated as a “society” under the BC Societies Act
organizations that are located or have an active presence and deliver programs and services within West Vancouver
organizations that demonstrate within their application that their activities meet the current needs of West Vancouver residents and/or enhance residents’ quality of life during COVID-19
organizations that have been operational for at least one full year
organizations that incurred additional expenses or deficits related to COVID-19 between March 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021;
demonstrate the severity of how COVID-19 has impacted the organization and the population it serves
clearly articulate how funds will be spent and evidence that this plan will be carried out
align with the District’s vision to “inspire excellence and lead by example”
prove financial and human resources to successfully complete the project and use the funds as approved
provide complete financial statements for the periods of January to December 20, 2020 and January 1 to May 31, 2021.
Ineligible Organizations or Expenses

Individuals or businesses
Capital projects
Fundraising projects or programs
Organizations that raise money to provide flow-through funds or grants to other organizations
Organizations without any operating history
Expenses or deficits incurred prior to March 1, 2020
Activities and events of religious, ethnic, cultural, or political organizations that primarily serve their membership and/or their direct purposes
Groups that disparage others
For more information, visit https://westvancouver.ca/be-involved/grants-awards/covid-grants

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