Thanks for your interest in Meet Your Street!
The program is now FULL for 2023, watch for openings in Spring 2024.
Meet new people, reconnect with neighbours, and hear what’s going on in your community by hosting an event for your neighbourhood.
Municipal staff can also help your neighbours brush up on emergency preparedness, safety and crime prevention.
Panorama Recreation will also provide an 'activity game bag' that includes: spikeball, large tic tac toe, ladder ball and corn hole to add some fun games to your event.
|Neighbourhood BBQ/block party
|Outdoor movie night
|Neighbourhood clean up
|Emergency preparedness presentation
|Create a tool/sports equipment sharing system
|Language, cultural learning
|Chalk art challenge
|Ask a local band to play live music
Event must take place in Central Saanich
Max one event per year per neighbourhood; priority for 2024 applications will go to neighbourhoods that did not receive the grant in 2023
Event must be inclusive and accessible
Event must be free-of-charge
Event should demonstrate consideration for waste reduction
Noise must be kept at a respectable level for the consideration of your neighbours
All event promotions must be neighbourhood based. Event announcements on channels that would reach a city wide audience are not permitted
Depending on the event, other considerations may need to be taken into account or required, such as additional permits or approvals. For example, if requesting a street closure for your event, a Road Usage Permit is required.
In memory of Heather Player, block party enthusiast
Ensure you meet the follow qualifications:
Your event is free, inclusive, neighbourhood driven and neighbourhood based
You are a Central Saanich-based neighbourhood (neighbours within close proximity to each other)
You have co-applicants (two individuals living in Central Saanich but residing in different households) responsible for the grant money
You will be inviting 30+ individuals (including children) and cap attendance at 50 people
You are seeking funds for the following eligible expenses: food, non-alcoholic beverages, insurance