Applicants are notified approximately four months after the application deadline, once the approval process has been completed. The Grant Coordinator will contact applicants within two weeks of receiving Council approval for grants.
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In order to be eligible for a Spirit of Coquitlam Grant, applicants must be:
For more information on the eligibility requirements, please refer to the Spirit of Coquitlam Grant Information Guide (PDF) or contact the Grant Coordinator.
The priority of the Spirit of Coquitlam Grant is to support not-for-profit, community-based organizations that are based in and serving Coquitlam residents. Priority may be given to new and one-time programs and projects, or those that demonstrate a reduced reliance on City funding in following years.
For information on the priorities of each funding stream, please refer to the Spirit of Coquitlam Grant Information Guide (PDF).
No, applying for a Spirit of Coquitlam Grant does not guarantee that you will receive funding. The granting process is competitive and applicants should submit the best application possible.
Organizations must be in good financial standing with the City, including having completed any requirements for previously received City funding, in order to receive a Spirit of Coquitlam Grant. If you are unsure of your organization’s standing with the City of Coquitlam, please contact the Grant Coordinator at 604-927-3571 or by email.
If your application has not yet been reviewed by the committee, please submit changes to the Grant Coordinator.
If your request for funding has already been approved, contact the Grant Coordinator at 604-927-3571 or by email to discuss the changes.