My Great Neighbourhood Grant Application

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(up to 50 words)
Please provide a brief description of your proposal (up to 50 words)
Type of Organization

Partnering Not-For-Profit Group
Project Lead
Project Type

Project Lifespan What is the intended lifespan for your proposed project?

How will your project be maintained through its lifecycle and retired after its intended lifespan? (up to 200 words)
Who will assume responsibility for ensuring these actions are undertaken? (up to 100 words)
Please describe your proposed project (up to 200 words)
How will your proposed project involve the community before, during and following implementation? (up to 200 words)
How will your proposed project benefit the community? (up to 100 words)
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Equity means treating everyone fairly by acknowledging their unique situation and addressing systemic barriers. The aim of equity is to ensure that everyone has equal access to benefits and outcomes. Inclusion is the process of improving the terms of participation in society for people who are disadvantaged on the basis of age, sex, gender identity or expression, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion, or economic or other status, through enhanced opportunities, access to resources, voice and respect for rights.

What approvals and/or other regulatory requirements must be met to complete your project? (e.g. property owner permission, Heritage Alteration Permit, etc.)
Are there aspects of your proposal that present risk to people or property during the activity or placemaking project installation? How will risk be managed during the lifespan of the placemaking project after installation? (e.g. insurance)
Will there be any acquisitions of materials, goods or tools for this project? What will happen to them once the project is completed and removed?
Project Timeline

Projects must be completed within one year of receiving funds.

(format date like yyyy-mm-dd, e.g. '2022-12-31')
(format date like yyyy-mm-dd, e.g. '2022-12-31')
Project Location
Workplan Schedule
Date Milestone
Project Cost

Please complete the following budget. Please enter whole numbers only. If your estimate includes decimals, please round up to the nearest dollar.

Items Funded by Grant For Placemaking, include any funding required to maintain and/or retire the project.
Item Amount
Total Requested (must not exceed Your Total Matching Contribution below)
Items Provided by Applicant
Item Amount
Total Provided

I certify that the information given in this application is correct. I agree to the following terms:

  1. The not-for-profit organization is not in arrears with the City.
  2. The Project will be carried out when and as described in the application. If there are significant changes to the Project or it is not completed, I am responsible to notify the City of Victoria of any changes and if required, will return the funds back to the City of Victoria.
  3. I will return all unused funds to the City of Victoria.
  4. I assume all liability for activities associated with Project or Activity implementation and for all life cycle costs described above.
  5. The Project or Activity must comply with all applicable municipal policies, bylaws and requirements of the City of Victoria respecting use of City property.
  6. A final report conforming to the format on the last page of this application will be submitted.
  7. I provide the City of Victoria permission to share my name and details of this application to outside organizations for the purpose of determining funds from those organizations for the project.
  8. I acknowledge that information contained in this application will become a matter for the public record and is subject to disclosure under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
If you are not a formal organization, please put your sponsor organization name here
Please type your name here
List of Attachments (optional)
Verification Question: What is the colour of the sky on a clear day?