The Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership (SISSIP) Network is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for four Seed Grants in Surrey for January 3rd, 2023.

This is the second Call for Seed Grants under the SISSIP Network Project .Organizations that have applied previously applied and/or have successfully received funding can re-apply. The Network is inviting proposals for the four seeds grants with funding up to $5000 each, for the period April 2023 to March 2024.


Seed Grants are a unique opportunity for community service providers, and organizations within the city of Surrey to collaborate with the SISSIP Network, with the aim of engaging and supporting social inclusion and inter-culturalism for seniors in Surrey.

There are 2 streams of seed grants that organizations can apply for:

1. New Ideas (2 Grants in total)

The Seed Grant is designed to help organizations change the way they support Seniors, Indigenous seniors, Immigrant seniors and marginalized seniors in the community.

2. Collaborative Activities (2 Grants in total)

The Seed Grant for Collaborative Activities is designed to help organizations collaborate with other organizations/community groups to organize innovative short-term activities that will lead to sustained collaborations that support intercultural developments.



The application is linked below and the submission deadline is February 1st, 2023. Applications will be accepted via email. Please submit your applications to: If you have any questions regarding the Seed Grants you can email or call the Network at 604-596-7722 Ext. 307. The hours of operation are from Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm.

We look forward to reviewing everyone’s applications and having the opportunity to collaborate and support our seniors through these new initiatives.

Proposal Link: SISSIP Network- Seed Grants Application _Final


The SISSIP Network

As a leading seniors project in Surrey, funded by New Horizons for Seniors Program, we strive to continuously learn and collaborate with community partners to address social isolation and make Surrey an intercultural and socially inclusive community for seniors 55+.

Our project currently has 7 active initiatives that offer unique and engaging programs to seniors. The wide ranging activities/programs designed for seniors include – group recreational telephone calls, life coaching, intergenerational activities and digital literacy classes.

To learn more about the SISSIP Network Project and our current sub-initiatives visit:

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