At A Glance

The Community Support Small Grant Program supports Manitoba’s non-profit and community-led organizations in their efforts to provide avenues for Manitobans to support and sustain thriving communities with the program objectives:
·      Build capacity within community organizations.
·      Support community driven goals that have a public benefit.
·      Prioritize innovative projects.
·      Increase the reach or effectiveness of successful projects.
Grants:  Non-profit and community-led organizations can apply for one-time funding of up to a maximum of $20,000.00.  Applicants must provide a minimum of 10% matching cash funding and only one application per organization per year will be considered. Projects must be completed by March 31, 2019. In order to accommodate the year end (March 31) deadline for project completion, applications for the Community Support Small Grant program will be accepted until January 15, 2019. Please watch for upcoming funding opportunities.
Consultation Services:  Recreation and Regional Services staff can assist community organizations with the application and the application process.
Eligibility Criteria:  Non-profit and community-led organizations throughout Manitoba are eligible to apply for the Community Support Small Grant Program.  Organizations must have been in existence for at least one year. Ineligible organizations include schools, hospitals, local governments and for profit organizations. 
Eligible Costs:
·        Project labour and materials
·        Project supplies
·        Operational cost for equipment
·        Equipment and /or machinery lease costs
·        Promotional materials
·        Training
·        Rental / lease of project facilities for approved project
·        Equipment
·        Furniture / Appliances/Technology
Ineligible Costs:
·        Ongoing core operation costs
·        Vehicles
·        Music festivals
·        Competitions and tournaments
·        Centennials and homecomings
·        Travel costs
·        Projects that do not have public benefit
Grant Payment Process:  Grants to successful applicants will receive an initial payment of up to 60% of grant upon receipt of signed agreement.  A final payment of 40% of the grant will be made on submission of a final report. Grants of under $3,000 will receive full payment upon approval.
Application Process:  Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with notification made quarterly.  If your community organization is planning a project, please contact your Recreation and Regional Services office to discuss how we can help.


For Program Guidelines click here

Application and supporting information can be submitted by mail, e-mail or fax to:
Municipal Relations
Community Support Small Grant Program
6th floor – 800 Portage Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3G 0N4
Phone (204) 945-3766    Fax (204) 948-4042 
Contact your regional office to discuss your project and application
Central Region
225 Wardrop St.
Morden MB  R6M 1N4
Ph:   204-822-5418
Fax: 204-822-2915
Toll Free:  1-866-346-5219
Interlake Region
Box 1519, 62 2nd Ave.
Gimli MB  R0C 1B0
Ph:  204-642-6006
Fax: 204-642-6080
Toll Free:  1-866-259-5748
Eastman Region
Box 50, 20 1st St. S.
Beausejour MB  R0E 0C0
Ph:  204-268-6021
Fax: 204-268-6070
Toll Free:  1-800-665-6107
Parkland Region
Box 14, 27 2nd Ave. S.W.
Dauphin MB  R7N 3E5
Ph:  204-622-2022
Fax: 204-622-2298
Norman Region
Box 2550, 3rd St. & Ross Ave.
The Pas MB  R9A 1M4
Ph:  204-627-8213
Fax: 204-627-8236
Westman Region
Rm. 335, 340 9th St.
Brandon MB  R7A 6C2
Ph:  204-726-6066
Fax: 204-726-6583
Toll Free:  1-800-259-6592
 Winnipeg Office
Manitoba Municipal Relations
Community Support Small Grant Program
6th floor - 800 Portage Ave
Winnipeg MB R3G 0N4
Ph:  204-945-3766
Fax 204-948-4042