Grassroots organizations are well-known for their role in directly addressing the needs and interests of equity-seeking groups. Yet, research has shown that large-scale non-profit organisations usually receive more support and higher amounts of grant funding than those organizing at the community level. This project aims to understand how the City of Vancouver can better foster broader community well-being by supporting grassroots community organizing practices.
Partner: City of Vancouver
Funder: City of Vancouver & UBC
Keywords: equity, diversity, inclusion, healthy city, leadership & behaviour change, social sustainability, Grassroots Organizations