Grants

Emergency Fund Grants Available

To apply, click the Emergency Fund tab below.

The Whistler Community Foundation supports the local charitable organizations in Whistler, Pemberton and area by providing Emergency Fund grants that address the needs of vulnerable community members by way of the agencies working to relieve the stresses associated with financial insecurity, physical distancing and self-isolation.

Emergency Community Support Fund

We’re proud to have partnered with Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF)  in Whistler.

Launched on May 19, 2020, we’ve invested$40,000 through the ECSF, plus an additional $5,315 from the Whistler Emergency Fund, towards local charities and qualified donees supporting populations experiencing heightened vulnerability during this crisis. We are pleased to announce the ECSF has supported six projects. Applications are no longer available. Read more and sign up for future funding notifications from CFC here.

Emergency Fund

The Whistler Community Foundation supports the local charitable organizations in Whistler, Pemberton and area by providing Emergency Fund grants that address the needs of vulnerable community members by way of the agencies working to relieve the stresses associated with financial insecurity, physical distancing and self-isolation.

The Emergency Fund Grants will prioritize funding the following services:

  • Food Security (e.g. food banks)
  • Shelter (e.g. housing, rent support)
  • Safety (e.g. information; access to violence and abuse support; violence and abuse prevention)
  • Mental Health and Wellness (e.g. peer support; crisis support, social inclusion and support)
  • Information and Community navigation (e.g. providing information; navigating community supports)
  • Charity’s Operating Costs (e.g. rent, salaries, office supplies)

Timeline:

September 1 – Emergency Fund grants open

September 30 – Emergency Fund grants close

October 15 – Applicants are notified of the status of grant request

Grants for Non-Profits

Community, Learning and Legacy

The Whistler Community Foundation is proud to offer a number of grant programs for the benefit of nonprofits in the Whistler and Pemberton areas. Grants are divided into three categories: Community, Learning and Legacy.

Our grant applications are closed for 2020. If you would like to check on the status of your application sign into your online grant portal account. For further questions contact us at info@whistlerfoundation.com.