Community Grants

Funding for a better future.

Explore how our grants can support your next big project to help create a more resilient and equitable world.

Doing the work, with you in mind.

Non-profits of all sizes

No matter how big or small, we support non-profits challenging the status quo to move towards a clean, fair world.

Businesses making a difference

Whether you’re passionate about zero-waste, or elevating equity-deserving groups, we want to help you make an impact.

Indigenous organizations and First Nations government

We want to walk alongside resilient Indigenous communities by supporting outcomes and projects that enable economic Reconciliation.

Grants to level-up your next big project.

Through our Shared Success program, 30% of our net profits go back to members and communities. With funding for many of our grant programs coming from Shared Success, we’ve got a network of members cheering you on.

Community Branch Partnerships

For smaller, neighbourhood-based projects and initiatives.

  • Grants distributed via Vancity branches.
  • Funding to support groups doing work on climate action, Reconciliation, social and financial inclusion, and anti-racism.
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Non-Profit Housing Retrofit Program

For non-profit housing providers.

  • Supports climate-friendly renovations
  • Helps put buildings on a pathway to net-zero and climate resilience.
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Vancity Affordable Community Housing Program & Accelerator Fund

For affordable rental housing development projects across BC.

  • Provides grants and flexible low-cost financing to Not-For-Profit, Cooperative and Indigenous organizations
  • Offers individual and institutional social impact investors an opportunity to invest in local community-owned affordable rental housing projects.
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Community Partnership Program

For financial resilience or climate justice projects that remove barriers to economic well-being.

  • No new grants are available for the Community partnership program in 2024.
  • We continue to support communities through existing funding partnerships.

Vancity enviroFund™ Program

For projects that reduce waste and carbon emissions.

  • In 2024, the enviroFund will continue to focus on enabling climate-ready housing for members and equity deserving groups.
  • Community partners have already been identified during the 2023 granting cycle, and we will not be accepting additional applications.