Grants of Assistance

Recent Awards

On April 19, 2022, Council awarded a total of $15,500 in grants to 11 organizations.

Read the related 04-19-2022 Staff Report here.

On September 20, 2022, Council awarded a total of $3370 in grants to three organizations.

Read the related 09-20-2022 Staff Report here.

The next intake period is from September 16, 2022 to March 15, 2023.


The Town of Gibsons recognizes that from time to time individuals, groups and non-profit organizations representing the local community or the Sunshine Coast region may need assistance to participate in an activity, start a new program, or enhance a program that is already established.

Individuals or groups and non-profit organizations in the community may apply for short-term assistance of a financial nature by submitting a completed application form to the Director of Finance. Download a copy of the Application form here.

Assistance approved by Council will reflect the following priorities:

  • youth programs
  • seniors programs
  • programs that benefit disadvantaged members of the community
  • programs that are designed to improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the community
  • events that are held in the community and are open to all members of the community
  • new programs or enhancements to existing programs

Assistance will not be provided to a business or for the purpose of competing with a business.

View the Grants of Assistance Policy here.

Deadline for Applications

There are two intakes per year for Grants of Assistance. Please submit completed applications to the Director of Finance by March 15th or September 15th.