Grants Program

Community Tool Shed


You could be awarded $500 - $1500 in funding!

The purpose of the VIPIRG Grants Program is to support individuals and organizations carrying out action-based projects in Victoria.


Grant applications are reviewed once a year. The next grants deadline is March 31 2019 at midnight.

Please note applicants are only eligible for any form of VIPIRG funding once each fiscal year (September to August).

Grants Criteria

Priority is given to:

  • Groups working on the following issues: sustainability, student engagement, poverty, harm reduction, and strengthening relationships with local indigenous nations.

  • Groups that demonstrate accessibility and long-term vision

How to submit

Please review our grant guidelines (PDF) before applying. 

We have three funding categories:

  1. Small grants ($500)

  2. Large grants ($1500)

  3. Conference & Workshops ($150)

Apply Online

Apply In-Person

If you’d rather attend an in-person grant interview instead of filling out the application form, please email to schedule one. Interviews take place in VIPIRG's office in 204 - 2722 Fifth Street, Victoria BC.

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