External Grant Review Committee

The External Grant Review Committee provides assistance to Council in its deliberations on Strategic Plan Grants.

Now Recruiting!

The City of Victoria is currently looking for members of the public to fill four positions on its External Grant Review Committee:

  • two, two-year term positions
  • two, one-year term positions

Your role as a member of this committee will be to review all of the Strategic Plan Grant applications the City receives annually and make recommendations to City Council on which of the proposed community programs and/or projects should receive funding. 

The committee’s recommendations will be guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, and in particular, the evaluation matrix specifically established for Strategic Plan Grants.

Applicants should have interest or expertise in: 

  • Good Governance and Civic Engagement
  • Reconciliation and Indigenous Relations
  • Affordable Housing
  • Prosperity and Economic Inclusion
  • Health, Well-Being and a Welcoming City
  • Climate Leadership and Environmental Stewardship
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Strong, Liveable Neighbourhoods

Potential candidates should not be affiliated with any organizations that apply for the City's annual Strategic Plan Grant

How to Apply

Please complete the fillable Application Form or the accessible Application Form and email it to legislativeservices@victoria.ca

If you would like to fill out the form in person or drop it off at City Hall, please make an appointment by calling 250.361.0571 or email legislativeservices@victoria.ca.

Application Deadline:
The deadline to submit your application form is Friday, January 29, 2021

Those who are appointed by Council will be contacted by the end of February and will have the opportunity to review and make recommendations on this year's Strategic Plan Grant applications. 

Terms of Reference

Learn more about the Terms of Reference.

Learn more about the City's Strategic Plan Grant program.


Council has appointed the following members to this five-person committee:

  • Chris Tilden
  • Athena Madan
  • Alan Humphries
  • Colleen Kasting
  • Serena Klaver