NECRC provides support towards the community’s revitalization and to meet its mandate. The following is a summary of the resources available to the community.
We offer several grant programs to assist residents and businesses to improve their properties and instill community pride.
Small Grant Fund
2019 – 2020 Small Grants Fund
What are the NERI Small Grants?
The North End Revitalization Inc. (NERI) in partnership with the North End Community Renewal Corporation and the Province of Manitoba, has established a Small Grants Fund in the amount of $150,000.00 per year. The SGF operates on a fiscal year, from April 1st – March 31st annually. The reporting deadline for 2019-2020 NERI Small Grants is March 13th, 2020.
The SGF supports smaller community based projects that focus on Capacity Building, Stability, Community Connecting, Well Being and Economic Development. Activities undertaken with the SGF must also respond to one or more areas of the North End Five Year Plan.
NERI 2019-2020 Reporting Documents (please complete both):
The NERI small grants fund is available to community groups in five North End neighbouhoods. These groups must be situated in or providing services in William Whyte, St. John’s, Dufferin, Lord Selkirk Park, and Point Douglas.
Eligible projects must assist in achieving local goals related to:
- community connecting,
- capacity building
- stability or
- community economic development
- further the objectives of the North End five Year Plan Five Year.
The amount per application is $2,500.
Projects for 2019-20 can operate from April 1, 2019- March 15, 2020.
For further info, contact Jessie at 204-451-1271 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Exterior Home Improvement Program (EHIP) Grants
The Exterior Home Improvement Program (EHIP) Grant aims to improve a property’s exterior quality, safety and appearance. The Point Douglas Residents Committee (PDRC) and the William Whyte Neighbourhood Association (WWNA), in partnership with North End Revitalization Incorporated (NERI) and the City of Winnipeg, are pleased to offer the grant program in the William Whyte and North Point Douglas communities.
The owner-occupant application deadline has been extended from May 1 to May 24th, 2019 and the landlord application deadline has been extended from May 8 to May 24, 2019. Watch for an application in the William Whyte Neighborhood Association Newsletter and the Point Community News in your mailbox in April 2019. Please note that the EHIP funding is subject to City of Winnipeg approval for the 2019-2020 year.
The selection of all grant applicants will be completed by May 31, 2019. All applicants will be notified via email or by telephone.
EHIP forms here:
NECRC would also like to thank the City of Winnipeg for providing the funding to allow for the continuation of Exterior Home Improvement Program grants within the City designated North End Housing Improvement Zone (HIZ) communities of William Whyte and North Point Douglas
Storefront Enhancement Grant
What is the Storefront Enhancement Grant Program?
North End Revitalization Incorporated (NERI), in cooperation with the North End BIZ, Selkirk Avenue BIZ, and the Between the Parks Business Association have established the Storefront Enhancement Grant (SEG) Program for local small businesses and non-profit agencies/organizations in the North End. The SEG Program promotes local community investment by providing cost-shared non-repayable funding grants to eligible North End small businesses and non-profit agencies and organizations for exterior renovations to the frontage of their property (visible to passing traffic) that enhances the appearance, safety, and value of their property. The program is administered by the North End Business Development Centre.
Neighbourhood Renewal Fund
The Neighbourhood Renewal Fund (NRF) assists neighbourhood organizations representing residents and other local interests, in strengthening local capacity and revitalizing designated neighbourhoods/communities through a broad range of locally planned and supported initiatives.