Grants for small festivals

Maximum grants are $300 for small festival in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows.

Grant funding is now available for anybody organizing a small festival in the community.

Event organizers are being invited to apply for a maximum grant of $300 to help with event production costs.

The festival should be volunteer-driven, free to the public, in a public place and foster a sense of community spirit.

Applications for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows parks and leisure services “Festival Grassroots Grant Funding” will be accepted year-round.

However, the allocation of funds is drawn down during the course of the year as money is awarded to groups.

Applications are available at

• For more information, contact the Festival and Volunteer Office at 604-467-7325 or email

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