Government of Canada launches call for proposals for national funders to support charities and not-for-profits

Selected organizations will distribute the Community Services Recovery Fund to charities and not-for-profits GATINEAU, QC–Charities and not-for-profits are at the forefront of addressing communities’ needs, especially during the COVID‑19 pandemic. However, many of them are struggling to recover and adapt their services to the changing needs of Canadians. Today, the …

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Futurpreneur’s Black Entrepreneur Startup Program Celebrates Milestone, Gets $1 million

The Funding Collaboration with RBC, with Additional Loan Financing from BDC, Supports the Black Business Community in Canada TORONTO, ON–Futurpreneur announced a new funding partnership with the Government of Ontario, with a $1 million commitment in the Fall Economic Statement presented by Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy. This funding will …

Children's ProgramsFundingYouth Initiatives

Hockey Canada Foundation $1 Million to Support Return for Young Canadians

Funding applications for registration fee subsidies open to Canadian families on August 1, 2021 CALGARY, AB–The Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund and its all-star team of ambassadors are returning for a second season to give young Canadians and their families an assist with registration fees, and get them back in …

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children accepting grant applications

More than $1 million available for youth programs across the country OTTAWA, ON–The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children is accepting applications for 2021 grants. A total of $1.17 million is available for charities, school programs and groups that serve the needs of children and youth (up to age 21). …

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Leading Canadian Foundations Answer The Foundation for Black Communities’ Call to Action

TORONTO, ON–The Foundation for Black Communities announced today that it has achieved an important milestone towards its goal of establishing a $300-million-dollar endowment. The Laidlaw Foundation and the Inspirit Foundation are committing a combined $3.85 million dollars to the Foundation for Black Communities to ensure a sustainable base of support …

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Canada invests $247,240 to improve North York Women’s Shelter

OTTAWA, ON–The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of Canadians, with women and girls being especially impacted. The Government of Canada makes sure to take into consideration the pandemic’s disproportionate effects on different groups, including women and girls when designing policy, its development and implementation. Women’s organizations provide vital programming …


Fred Victor gets $50,000 from Penny Appeal for Women’s Bakery

TORONTO, ON–Fred Victor has received $50,000 in funding from Penny Appeal Canada to support its Women’s Bakery – a training program that prepares women for jobs in the food industry. An increasing number of Toronto women are finding themselves in low-paying, temporary jobs. Unstable employment leads to more women experiencing …


Stabilize the nonprofit sector to rebuild Ontario–ONN

A proposal and statement from the Ontario Nonprofit Network Imagine communities without nonprofits and charities – no summer camps, no minor softball or soccer clubs, no museums, art galleries or theatres, mental health services, women’s shelters, immigrant services, community health centres, food banks, nonprofit housing. Every Ontarian has benefitted from …

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FGM will support three new projects; two in Kahnawake, Kanesatake

MONTREAL, QC–The Foundation of Greater Montréal (FGM) is announcing the projects it will back as part of the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, with each project receiving a grant of $15,000. The Challenge offers tangible support to young people between 15 and 29 years of age from 150 small- and …

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Canadians can apply for funding to build wildfire resiliency in their communities

Groups invited to organize Wildfire Community Preparedness Day events GUELPH, ON–Canadians can now apply for funding to support their local Wildfire Community Preparedness Day activities, and join municipalities from coast to coast in a national effort to reduce wildfire risk to local communities. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is an annual, …