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Applications open for Richmond Neighbourhood Block Party Program

Block parties strengthen the sense of community in Richmond.
Neighbourhood block parties help create a sense of community in Richmond.

Richmond residents looking to connect with their neighbours in a fun way can now apply for the city's block party program.

Applications for the Richmond Neighbourhood Block Party program are now open and Richmond-based neighbours (two individuals not living in the same household) can apply for funding of up to $500 for a block party.

Block parties take place in different spaces including parks, local streets or on private property in the city. This could be welcome parties for new residents, a barbeque or a picnic.

For applications to be considered, block parties must:

  • Take place in Richmond between May 1 and Oct. 1, 2024.
  • An event that builds and strengthens a sense of community in Richmond
  • Be free for participants.

Applicants must also show that they have the capacity to host a block party, a realistic estimate of the resources needed and the total budget required.

Forms must be submitted six to eight weeks before the proposed block party date.

For more information and to submit an application, click here.

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