Grants

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 LegacyAll applications must go through our online Grant Portal.

Grants are open from January 15 – February 15, 2020. See the following guides for grant details:

Community
Learning
Environmental Legacy

Community

Whistler Community Grants support projects and programs taking place in the Whistler region and benefiting the local community.  Grants are made possible by the Community Fund, the American Friends of Whistler Fund, and the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation Fund. Grants between $500 and $3,000 will be awarded to projects that focus on making a significant difference in improving the quality of life for community members, with a focus on children, youth and families. Applications benefiting other areas will also be considered.

Pemberton and Area Community Grants support projects and programs taking place in Pemberton, Mount Currie and surrounding areas. Grants are made possible by the Pemberton Community Fund. Grants are generally between $1,000 and $3,000 and focus on supporting the creation of long-term legacies for the community.

Social Care Grants support projects and programs taking place in the Sea to Sky corridor that focus on the health, economic and social well-being of children, youth, families, seniors or other segments of society. Social Care grants are made possible by the Jill Ackhurst Social Action Fund. Grants up to $3,000 will be awarded.

Whistler Youth Grants support programs that benefit local youth or are conducted by local youth. Whistler Youth Grants are made possible by the Whistler Youth Foundation Fund. Grants up to $1000 will be awarded.

Emergency Fund Grants are a one time grants designated for community groups, families and / or individuals needing short-term support as a result of a natural or socio-economic disaster.