Event Hosting Grants

Event Hosting Grants foster efforts to build community pride and spirit and encourage participation in sport, recreation and culture by providing financial support to local sports, recreation and cultural organizations that seek to host provincial, Western-Canadian, national and/or international championships in North Vancouver.

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

  • Applicants are encouraged to submit their grant request as early as possible in the planning process leading up to the event for which funding is being requested.

  • Grant applications must be submitted a minimum of eight (8) weeks prior to the event, and may be submitted up to nine (9) months prior to the event.

Application Form

Event Hosting Grants |  Application Form

Program Guidelines

The Event Hosting Grants Program Guidelines provide important information with respect to: eligibility considerations, evaluation criteria, submission and financial reporting requirements.  Please consult the Guidelines before contacting the Program Officer.

Levels of Available Support

The maximum level of funding per event is as follows:

  • International    $ 5,000
  • National     $ 3,000
  • Western Canadian    $ 2,500
  • Provincial    $ 2,000

To qualify for funding, applicants may be:

  • a not-for-profit society, incorporated under the BC Society Act, OR

  • a charitable organization, registered with the Canada Revenue Agency, OR

  • a recognized club or group in the community with registered membership in or affiliation to a regional, provincial or national governing body.

In addition, applicants must:

  • be based in North Vancouver, and their membership must consist of at least 75%  North Vancouver residents

  • have been incorporated for a minimum of one year at the time of application

  • be considered in good standing with the municipalities of the City and District of North Vancouver – i.e. have no outstanding accounts such as unpaid taxes, utilities, tickets, permits, etc.

  • be aligned with the NVRC mission, vision and values to support healthy individuals, families and communities.

Grants Officer - Event Hosting Grants

EMAIL:  event-hosting-grants@nvrc.ca
TEL: 604.983.6466