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Neighbour Grants


Wildwood Water Spiral // Megan Zimmerman

Soul of the City Neighbour Grants

In partnership with Calgary Economic Development, the second edition is now open!


Do you dream of creating something great for your community? Maybe it’s a community garden, a neighbourhood mural, a local festival, or another creative idea that brings together community and celebrates active citizenship. Take your idea, make some local partnerships, and apply for a $5,000 Soul of the City Neighbour Grant.

Winning applications will be awarded $5,000 for their project and have the chance to share their project story with the community. 

Application deadline is March 17, 2015, 4 p.m. MST. Apply now! 

Winning projects must take place sometime between May 1 and September 30, 2015.

SOUL OF THE CITY NEIGHBOUR GRANTS BACKGROUND 

SOUL OF THE CITY NEIGHBOUR GRANTS APPLICATION FORM

Check out the Our City, Our Soul video to see 2014 Soul of the City Neighbour Grant recipients in action.


Neighbour Grants Program

Grants up to $5,000 to support resident-led projects that help create and strengthen the ordinary bonds of neighbourliness. 

Neighbour Grants is our original grassroots granting program, offering grants since 1999. We run five cycles each year, outside of the special edition cycle Soul of the City Neighbour Grants we run each spring. 

The next deadlines for our regular ongoing Neighbour Grants program are:

  • May 14, midnight, for results the week of May 25.
  • June 10, midnight, for results the week of June 22.
  • Late August or early September, TBD.

RECENT PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY NEIGHBOUR GRANTS

NEIGHBOUR GRANTS FINAL PROJECT REPORT FORM

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