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Sustainable Food Systems Grants

Grants to British Columbia, Canada Non-Profits
to Increase Access to Healthy & Sustainable Food

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Vancouver

Deadline Date:

10/17/14

Description:

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Grants to British Columbia, Canada non-profit organizations for programs and services that increase access to food, promote inclusion and participation in food production and distribution, and build sustainable food systems in the City of Vancouver. First-time applicants must contact program staff to discuss proposals prior to the deadline.

The following are the current priorities:
-The funded services or programs support the principles, goals and actions outlined in the Vancouver Food Strategy.
-The funded services or programs support organizations that build coalitions of community members and organizations, agencies or businesses with the aim of working collaboratively to achieve food systems goals.
-The funded services or programs increase access to healthy, affordable, and culturally diverse food for residents.
-The funded services or programs promote inclusion, participation, celebration, skill building and/or community capacity-building.
-The funded services or programs operate at the neighborhood scale.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138418

Term of Contract:

The term is one year, from January 1 to December 31.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The organization must be a registered non-profit society or community service co-op or social enterprise wholly owned by a non-profit, in good standing with the Registrar of Companies or be a registered charity with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA). It must have an independent, active governing body composed of volunteers. The by-laws must have provisions that no Board director can be remunerated for being a director; staff members cannot be voting members of the Board or Executive.

The organization must extend its services to the general public, and shall not exclude anyone by reason of religion, ethnicity, gender, age, language, disability or income; except in instances where it can be proven that exclusion of some group is required for effective targeting of another group to occur.

The organization must have the demonstrated functional capacity and sufficient resources to deliver the services and programs to which the City is being asked to contribute.

The service or program must directly address current food systems problems and/or issues; costs must be reasonable and on par with other similar programs; and the City funded service must primarily serve Vancouver residents in Vancouver.

City funding must be used primarily for staff salary and benefit expenses (maximum of 15% of grant for program, administrative or other costs).

Pre-Application Information:

Note: All new applicants that were not funded in the previous year must contact a grants planner in Social Policy to discuss their application prior to submitting.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Phone: 604.829.2007
Fax: 604.871.6048
E-mail address: socialpolicygrants@vancouver.ca

By mail or courier, or in person:
Social Policy Division
City of Vancouver
501 – 111 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Vancouver

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia;

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