Metro Vancouver supports agriculture awareness by providing funding grants to community organizations to educate the public about local food production. Grants are open to any non-profit organization meeting the eligibility criteria. The next grant application process begins in January 2017 and applications are due by March 6, 2017.
Grant recipients and projects
In 2016 Metro Vancouver provided a total of $40,000 in funding grants to non-profit organizations to help promote agriculture awareness throughout the region. Eleven grants were awarded ranging in value from $500 to $5,000. Since 2008, Metro Vancouver has awarded 74 grants, totaling $310,000.