The City of Waterloo offers different types of funding to support neighbours in their efforts to build strong, connected communities. Whether you are planning a small project that costs $200, or a large placemaking project that will cost $7000, there is funding available to support your initiative. Visit the links below for more details on the different types of funding available.

If you are unsure which funding opportunity will best support your project, connect with neighbourhoods@waterloo.ca to chat about your idea. 

Affiliation 

Affiliated community and neighbourhood groups are eligible to receive foundational operating funds.

Mini-Grants for Neighbours 

Apply for up to $300 to support projects that enhance neighbourhood connection. 

Community Cash Grants 

The cash grants program is available to organizations that encourage recreation, sports, arts, culture, festivals and neighbourhood participation. Eligible organizations may apply for up to $5000 in operating or project funds. 

Neighbourhood Matching Fund 

Apply for up to $7500 in matched funds to support placemaking projects and events that are inclusive to bring neighbours together.