Grant opportunities for SOBC Locals

Grants are a great opportunity to raise funds for a specific project or need. Listed below are potential funders for SOBC programs throughout the province. 

When searching for a grant, make sure to check the grant application requirements, what they will fund, the application deadlines, and reporting requirements.

If you have any questions or would like support putting together a grant application, please contact Charlotte Taylor, SOBC Fund Development Manager, at ctaylor@specialolympics.bc.ca or by phone at 604-737-3056.
 

Hosting BC grant

Funded by viaSport British Columbia, the Hosting BC grant provides funding for sport events taking place in communities throughout British Columbia. Single-sport competitions involving multiple Locals, including Regional Qualifiers, are eligible for funding. Please note that multi-sport Games and competitions that do have a confirmed date are ineligible.

This grant opens for applications approximately every three to four months, so check the website regularly to see when you can apply!

Hosting BC grant information

Hosting BC online application

 

Community grants

Below is a list of community-based funders throughout British Columbia, listed alphabetically by Local. These foundations have a broad interest area and generally focus on enhancing the lives of community members.

100 Mile House

Abbotsford

Burnaby

Burns Lake

Campbell River

Castlegar

Chilliwack

Comox Valley

Coquitlam

Cowichan Valley

Creston

Dawson Creek

Delta

Elk Valley

Fort St. John

Golden

Grand Forks

Invermere

Kamloops

Kelowna

Keremeos

Kimberley / Cranbrook

Kitimat

Langley

Mackenzie

Merritt

Mission

Mount Waddington

Nanaimo 

Nelson

North Shore

Oceanside

Penticton

Port Alberni

Powell River

Prince George

Prince Rupert

Princeton

Quesnel

Revelstoke

Richmond

Ridge Meadows

Salmon Arm

Salt Spring Island

Smithers

South Okanagan

Squamish

Summerland

Sunshine Coast

Surrey

Terrace

Trail

Vancouver

Vanderhoof

Vernon

Victoria

Whistler

Williams Lake