Strengthening Community Capacity to Support Mental Health and Wellbeing: COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant Program – Applications due July 29
The Canadian Red Cross has announced the Strengthening Community Capacity to Support Mental Health and Wellbeing: COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant Program. This new grant program is intended to assist community organizations working on the frontlines supporting those whose mental health and wellbeing have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Click here to learn more.
Foundation for Black Communities’ Ontario Youth Wellness Grant – Applications due August 1
The Foundation for Black Communities’ Ontario Youth Wellness Grant aims to increase the quantity and improve the quality of wellness programs for Black youth (ages 6-29) in Ontario, and support the planning and piloting of new ideas that employ sports and recreation to positively impact Ontario’s Black youth. Click here to learn more.
Capacity Canada Creative Day for Social Good – Applications due August 26
Capacity Canada, in partnership with Intertek Catalyst, Conestoga College, HIM&HER, and the creative community, will donate design and marketing work to non-profit organizations across Canada through Creative Day for Social Good (CD4SG). CD4SG will bring together teams of art directors, writers, account managers, and other creative professionals who will donate their time to guide talented design and public relations students from Conestoga College. Click here to learn more.
Public Voice Fund – Accepting rolling applications
The Public Voice Fund provides funding to Canadian environmental organizations so they can hire skilled government relations professionals to influence decision-makers. No deadline; applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Click here for information on this grant.
Desjardins Credit Union GoodSpark Fund – Accpecting rolling applications
The Desjardins Credit Union GoodSpark Fund aims to boost regional development and socioeconomic recovery, investing $250 million by 2024 in projects that support community priorities, including youth, sustainable development and entrepreneurship. Click here for information on this grant.
RBC Future Launch Fund – Accepting applications now
RBC Future Launch is a 10-year $500 million commitment to help Canadian youth prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. The fund is intended to address three critical barriers youth need to overcome: lack of relevant experience, relevant skills, and professional networks. Click here for information on this grant.
Community Foundation Canada’s Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund – More funding is now available (applications open for monthly intakes)
The Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund (IPRF) is an Indigenous-led effort to respond to urgent community needs while taking a long-term view on building community resilience. Any Indigenous-led organization or Indigenous-serving organization working to foster resilience in Inuit, Métis, and First Nations communities anywhere in Canada can apply for resiliency funds ranging from $5,000 to $30,000. Click here for information on this grant.
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