Council Discretionary Grants

Council Discretionary Grants are available to organizations that contribute to the general interest and quality of life for residents. 

Applicants must:

  • be community based.
  • provide a service which is not provided by any other group or organization.
  • not be in receipt of a City of Vernon grant or regional funding in the current fiscal year.
  • only submit one application per calendar year.
  • be a non-profit organization or registered society. 

For full eligibility requirements and the application process details, please read the Council Discretionary Funds Grant Policy. All applications must include a completed Application Form.

Application Intake Periods & Deadlines

  • April 1 to 30 (deadline: April 30 at 4:30 pm)
  • October 1 to 31 (deadline: October 31 at 4:30 pm)

Note: If City Hall is closed on the deadline noted above, applications are due by 4:30 pm on the next day that City Hall is open.

Required Application Materials

  • A signed, completed Application Form.
  • The most recent set of financial statements.
  • The minutes of the most recent annual general meeting.
  • A list of the members of the executive (including positions held, address and contact numbers) Confirmation of registered society status.
  • A profile and history of the organization and its accomplishments.