What is the Community Projects Grant?
A fund administered by the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation (BNRC) to support community projects for up to $5,000.
The purpose of the grant is to support small projects that bring people together and respond to priorities of the BNRC. Funds are provided to local groups that require modest short-term project funding.
What are BNRC's objectives?
- Neighbourhood Capacity & Empowerment
- Housing & Homelessness
- Economic Development
- Crime & Safety
- Recreation & Wellness
Who can apply?
Non-profit organizations, or community based organizations (incorporated and unincorporated).
What projects are eligible?
Projects should address:
- Capacity Building (eg. outreach activities such as consultations, newsletters and meetings)
- Stability (eg. beautification activities such as community gardens, murals, and clean-ups)
- Well-being (eg. social/recreational activities such as street festivals, after-school activities and support groups)
- Economic Development (eg. skill building activities such as home repair workshops, personal development workshops and employment/volunteer development)
Preference will be given to projects that are located in or of significant benefit to residents in the BNRC District and have strong community support.
The NRC District boundary extends from 24th Street in the west, Park Avenue in the south, Franklin Street in the east and to the Assiniboine River in the north.
When are applications due?
There are four intakes per year for community grants:
*Please allow 45 days before event date for processing of application.