Grants

The deadline for all grant applications is October 31, 2016. Any application received after the deadline may not be considered.

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  • The Festival Grant program provides funding to New Westminster-based organizations to support existing and new festivals in the community. These could be neighbourhood initiatives, events within specific areas of the city and/or citywide or regional events. Events must align with the City’s values for a healthy and vibrant community enhancing the quality of life, tourism, culture, recreation and providing economic benefits to the local economy.

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    Festival Event Grant Guidelines
    Festival Event Grant Application Form

    Post Project/Event Form - to be completed and submitted with project/event receipts

    Contact:
    Michelle Dean
    604.515.3827

  • The Heritage Grant program is designed to assist New Westminster based heritage organizations with the delivery of heritage programs, projects, and events. Events and/or services must contribute to the heritage of the City.

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    Heritage Grant Guidelines
    Heritage Grant Application Form

    Post Project/Event Form - to be completed and submitted with project/event receipts

    Contact:
    Julie Schueck
    604.527.4556

  • The City's Environmental Grant is designed to support locally based organizations or non-profit societies in undertaking projects which provide an environmental benefit or promote environmental awareness to the New Westminster community.

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    Environmental Grant Guidelines
    Environment Grant Application Form

    Post Project/Event Form - to be completed and submitted with project/event receipts

    Contact:
    Jennifer Lukianchuk
    604.515.3780

  • The Community Grant program is designed to support community-based projects for new and developing organizations, established organizations that work on a project bases, and organizations undertaking a special, one-time initiative. The projects must assist the City to fulfil its mission statement and accomplish strategic goals.

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    Community Grant Guidelines
    Community Grant Application Form

    Post Project/Event Form - to be completed and submitted with project/event receipts

    Contact:
    Robyn McGuinness
    604.519.1060

  • The Arts & Culture Grant program is designed to support New Westminster arts organizations or organizations whose projects take place in New Westminster and benefit the local community.  It specifically assists with delivery of new programs, events or initiatives and in addition for New Westminster-based organizations assists with specialized equipment, instruments, and costumes. The events and/or services must contribute to the artistic and cultural fabric of the City. The funding is provided on a cost-sharing basis with the balance coming from partnerships and fundraising activities undertaken by the applicant.   

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    Arts & Culture Grant Guidelines
    Arts & Culture Grant Application Form

    Post Project/Event Form - to be completed and submitted with project/event receipts

    Contact:
    Biliana Velkova
    604.515.3822

  • The City’s new Child Care Grant program promotes quality, accessibility and affordability of highly needed child care services. It is designed to assist licensed, non-profit child care operators to expand, renovate and/or repair their facility or purchase appliances, equipment and/or furnishings to better serve children in their care.

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    Child Care Grant Guidelines
    Child Care Grant Application Form

    Post Project/Event Form - to be completed and submitted with project/event receipts

    Contact:
    John Stark
    604.515.3777

  • The City Partnership Grant Program is designed to assist not-for-profit incorporated organizations with delivery of major services to the community.  The services must assist the city to fulfill the City Partnership Grant objectives.

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    City Partnership Grant Guidelines 
    City Partnership Grant Application Form

    Contact:
    Trish Nielsen
    604.527.4606

  • The Amateur Sport Fund grants are designed to support the New Westminster youth sport organizations to assist with increasing participation in all sport activities, skill development, competition and the providing of volunteer opportunities. Eligible projects can include new equipment, assistance for the development of new programs or the hosting of clinics, seminars or tournaments.

    Should the allotted spaces for answers not suffice, please provide answers on a separate page indicating relevant question numbers.

    Amateur Sports Grant Guidelines 
    Amateur Sports Grant Application Form
    Amateur Sports Travel Grant Application Form

    Post Project/Event Form - to be completed and submitted with project/event receipts

    Contact:
    Parks and Recreation
    604.527.4567