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Eligibility Quiz: Systems Change Grants Program

Take our eligibility quiz

To help you assess whether your organization is eligible to apply to Vancouver Foundation, or whether your project is likely to be funded, just answer the questions below.

Question 1. Who are you?

A non-profit organization
A for-profit business
An individual

Question 2. Are you applying on behalf of a registered charity or other qualified organization?

Yes
No
Not Sure

Question 3. Does your organization have an existing grant with vancouver foundation?

Yes
No
Not Sure

Question 4. Are you planning to submit multiple applications?

Yes
No
Not Sure

Question 5. Is your project trying to address the root cause of a pressing social, environmental or cultural issue?

Yes
No
Not Sure

Question 6. Will your project take place in BC?

Yes
No
Partially

Question 7. When will your project take place?

It's already started
Within the next 3 months
In 3-6 months
In 6-12 months

Question 8. What would you like to use the funding for?

To generate ideas and then to develop a project plan for a future systems change project that can then be submitted to funders.

To test our ability to influence or change the systemic behaviours that are creating a pressing issue in our community, or that are holding the issue in place.

To extend the systemic influence we've had through an existing project to a different scale within the system.

To learn more about the root causes of pressing issues impacting the health of our community through a research project.

To fund a program that meets the urgent, immediate needs of our constituents.

To travel to and/or attend conferences, competitions, symposia, or annual events.

To sponsor an event.

To fund bursaries, scholarships, and/or awards.

To fund on-going operations

To support our fundraising initiatives

To fund small capital costs (e.g. equipment, renovations)

To fund large capital and public infrastructure projects (libraries, schools, health care facilities)

To provide emergency, bridge, or debt-retirement funding

To increase our reserves, such as through endowment matching grants

Question 9. Will your project include activities that canada revenue agency considers "political activities"?

Yes
No
Not Sure

Question 10. Will your project generate knowledge and resources that can be shared with others?

Yes
No
Not Sure

Question 11. Will your project offer living wages to salaried positions?

Yes
No
Not Sure

Your quiz results

Thank you for taking the eligibility quiz. Our responses to the answers you provided should indicate whether your organization and your project are eligible to apply for a Systems Change Grant from Vancouver Foundation.

Please note - we do not store your quiz results, and you will not need them later.