The Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association is able to provide financial support and general assistance for events located within the BIA area. We are able to assist in communication with member businesses, provide community knowledge, advise and assist with access to community resources, provide general planning and promotional assistance, offer the services of our Core Area Patrol (CAP), and offer funds for event operations.

Events must meet a minimum criteria to be considered as an applicant. You may download the PDF Introduction letter and Application form below, or obtain a copy from the DMRBIA office. If you have any questions, please contact the DMRBIA office.

Minimum Criteria:

  • Event located in downtown Maple Ridge;
  • Business plan prepared;
  • Provides an economic benefit to the downtown community,

The following criteria are preferred over others:

  • Not for profit event (or organization);
  • Inclusion of local businesses;
  • Minimal or no cost to attend;
  • Attendees encouraged to participate in activities;
  • Family friendly

Letter of Introduction to the Sponsorship Program (pdf)

DMRBIA Event Funding & Sponsorship Application (pdf)