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Homelessness Action Week Grants

Does your non-profit organization have innovative ideas to build the capacity of individuals and communities to raise awareness about and respond to issues of homelessness in Vancouver?

If so, you may be eligible for a Homelessness Action Week (HAW) Grant.

A limited number of grants are given every year, so see the guidelines below for more information.

Current status Accepting applications
Application deadline Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Basic eligibility criteria

You can apply for this grant if your organization:

  • Is a registered non-profit society based in Vancouver
  • Has a proven track record for delivering projects or services, or hosting events
  • Designs projects to directly benefit people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness within local neighbourhoods

Homelessnes Action Week (HAW) occurs annually in mid-October. Events or projects may occur during the week of HAW or within one year of City Council’s approval of the grant. To apply for a grant, please see the grant documents below.

Additional eligibility criteria apply for all grants.

Grant documents

Guidelines

Download the eligibility criteria and application guidelines  (126 KB)

Apply for this grant

Download the application form Word document (192 KB)

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