Community Grants

Apply for a Grant | 2022

March 31, 2022

What are your ideas for strengthening social connections in the community? Fund your idea with up to $500 through UTown@UBC's Inspiring Community grant!  Whether your idea is to create social opportunities for everyone to meet or deepen relationships between neighbours, there are...

— Image: Letter art from Postal Art Project (Community of Caring 2020 grant cycl
January 19, 2022

Just for Kids! Community Grants

Calling all Children & Youth! Applications are now closed. Congratulations to all the Just for Kids Grant Recipients!  The Inspiring Community Grants is launching its first Just for Kids! grant cycle to fund fun ideas imagined by young people 5-17 years old, living in the UBC,...

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October 20, 2021

Funded projects | Inspiring Community Grant

The Inspiring Community grant launched in June 2021, as a special cycle in our Community Grants program. All applications are reviewed by a Grant Selection Committee, made up of past grant recipients and community members.  Congratulations to all the Inspiring Community grant recipients!...

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Inspiring Community. Grants for ideas that grow a sense of togetherness.
June 01, 2021

Apply for the Inspiring Community grant!

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS. Congratulations to the 17 recipients that recieved funding for their projects this year. Please check back here in 2022 or follow our social media for updates on when the cycle reopens.  From an idea to a skill, everyone has something to offer those around...

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October 28, 2020

Funded Projects | Fall 2020 Community Grant Recipients

Read on about the 14 funded projects from the fall grant cycle. If these projects have you inspired to initiate your own community building idea, apply for a grant in the upcoming cycle! COMMUNITY POSTPARTUM CARE PROJECT The Community Newborn Transition Project supports...

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May 19, 2020

UTown@UBC Community of Caring Grant Recipients

We are very excited to share these projects supported by funding from the UTown@UBC Community of Caring Grants program, which ran from April to August 2020. Read on to learn about these upcoming community building programs.  ART WITHOUT BORDERS This art project is for the UBC and...

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March 18, 2020

UTown @UBC Community Grants Recipients Spring 2020

We are very excited to announce thirteen new projects supported by funding from the UTown@UBC Community Grants program. Read on to learn about these upcoming community building programs.  Coast Salish Two-Spirit Honouring Ceremony - $1000 The Two-Spirit Collective creates a...

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November 07, 2019

UTown @UBC Community Grants Recipients Fall 2019

We are excited to announce the recipients of UTown@UBC Community Grants Spring Cycle! Our diverse volunteer grants selection committee made up of residents, faculty, students and staff members chose 14 projects for funding this cycle. We look forward to seeing the variety of ways these projects...

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April 08, 2019

Spring 2019 Community Grant Projects

We are very excited to announce sixteen new projects supported by funding from the UTown@UBC Community Grants program. This year, we are proud to fund three projects that are organized by, and/or in partnership with members from the Musqueam community. Read on to learn about these upcoming...

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May 11, 2018

UTown@UBC Community Grants Recipients Spring 2018

We are excited to announce the recipients of UTown@UBC Community Grants Spring Cycle! Our diverse volunteer grants selection committee, made up of residents, faculty, students and staff members, chose 16 projects for funding this cycle. We look forward to seeing these projects enliven our community...

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March 22, 2018

Cooking with the Power of Plants

In the spirit of National Nutrition Month, we decided to visit the Plant Power cooking class, one of our recent UTown@UBC Community Grant projects, to unleash our inner cooking superhero. We learned how to create delicious and nutrient packed plant-based snacks, treats, and entrees that can really...

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