Direct-Award Grants

Direct-Award Grants are paid to organizations that deliver a service on behalf of the City on an ongoing basis, including organizations that operate a City-owned facility. These grants are awarded annually by Council without a competitive process; annual reporting back to the City is required. Direct-Award Grants include:

  • Community and seniors centre operating grants
  • Neighbourhood base grants and insurance
  • Heritage grants
  • Recreation Integration Victoria
  • Volunteer coordinators for each neighbourhood with a community garden
  • Youth Council
  • City of Victoria Grant Policy