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Small grants come to UBC!

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Are you a University of British Columbia student, staff, faculty member or member of the Musqueam community with a great idea for a community building project?

Vancouver Foundation's Neighbourhood Small Grants program is excited to announce the launch of Community Animation Grants in partnership with UTown@UBC and the Musqueam Indian Band.

The Community Animation Grants program awards up to $1,000 for projects that help build community and strengthen connections right where people live, work and learn.

UBC’s Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Musqueam people. The land it is situated on has always been a place of learning for the Musqueam people. This new grant collaboration represents the long history of partnership between the Musqueam Indian Band and UBC and the potential of our communities to share experiences, strengthen connections, and learn together.

Through our Neighbourhood Small Grants program, Vancouver Foundation is excited to support Community Animation Grants at UBC. Our partnerships with community organizations, municipalities, and now across campus, help us learn about building and strengthening community relationships.

How to apply

Want to hold a canning workshop, an intergenerational storytelling project, a street party, or a book exchange? Apply now for a Community Animation Grant!

Full details regarding eligibility and grant decision criteria can be found on the UTown@UBC website. In addition, UBC will hold Community Animation Grant information sessions in the near future to answer questions and assist with your project proposal.

Find out more about Community Animation Grants.

Grant applications deadline is October, 26th, 2016 11:59 PM.

Can't make it to the information session? Please contact Mustafa Akhtar, Coordinator, Community Programs and Outreach to find out whether your project is eligible. Phone calls are most welcome and encouraged!

Apply now!

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