On April 19, 2022, Council awarded a total of $15,500 in grants to 11 organizations. As a result, a balance of $4,900 is available for the September 2022 intake session.
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.
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.