The 2017 Grant Application Process is now closed.
The next application process will open mid-February of 2018. Please check back or email for more information.
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Smart & Caring Communities is a landmark effort that brings Community Foundations together to ensure that communities across the country have access to dedicated resources through Smart & Caring Community Funds established specifically to respond to local priorities.
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Surrey Community Fund
Our 2017 community grant cycle is now open.
Each year SurreyCares Community Foundation makes funds available to qualified applicants.
These are some of the criteria for successful grants. A full list of criteria is released with the most updated Grant Application.
- Not-for-profit organizations recognized by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) as registered charities.
- Funding from other viable sources has been sought and/or obtained
- Services/ projects/ events that:will benefit Surrey Residents
All grant applications must address a Vital Signs issue as identified in Surrey’s Vital Signs Report
(These dates are an approximation. Please check back for exact dates and times)
March: Applications available online
April 28: Grant applications due in SurreyCares’ office by noon.
May : Grant Committee meet to evaluate and make recommendations to the Board of Directors
June: Successful grant applicants approved by Board, announced
August: funds released to successful applicants
September: Grant Awards and Recognition Ceremony (mandatory for grant recipients, all are welcome)
The 2017 Grant Cycle is open until noon, Friday, April 28 2017.
Charitable registration #: 892378043 RR0001
We occasionally, as a courtesy, post additional funding opportunities available in the community. Unfortunately, we aren’t aware of any other opportunities at this time.