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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 Closed
Next application deadline Spring 2019

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
  • Is designing a project to directly benefit people who are homeless, recently homeless or at risk of homelessness within your local neighbourhood

Homelessness 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


Download the eligibility criteria and application guidelines  (217KB)

Apply for this grant

Download the application form  (200 KB)

Contact the Homelessness Services Department

Homelessness Services Department

501-111 West Hastings St
Vancouver BC, V6B 1H4