Community incubation

VIVA Vancouver activities are currently postponed in response to COVID-19. This information will be updated as directed by the provincial health officer. 

Designing for Difference: The remaining two workshops are postponed until further notice. 

Community Pop-Up Activation Program: The deadline to submit proposals has been extended to March 27, 2020. Implementation of selected Pop-Up Activations will not occur until July of this year at the earliest.

Community Incubation Program: Implementation of selected Community Incubation projects will not occur until July of this year at the earliest.

Community incubations project proposals are always welcome. VIVA staff review applications three times per year, as capacity and funding allows. 

Some public space projects are larger, more long-term, or have higher impact than others.

The VIVA Vancouver Incubation Program supports community led ideas and projects by offering additional support and staff resources.

This program prioritizes equity-seeking projects and ideas, from communities and applicants who have not previously worked with VIVA Vancouver. 

Need support?

Does your community have a public space project that you want to lead and think that you'll need additional support?

Check back soon for an application form.

What's happening


A Thingery is a community owned lending library of things in a modified shipping container. 

Learn more and join 

Public pianos

A partnership with the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Association and Pacey’s Pianos to add pianos to public spaces around the city.