Deadline Alerts: January 30th through February 28th, 2014

Deadline Alert!Holy smokers, Funds Fans!  This is the longest post to date.  Just look at all the funds that are coming up over the next month!!

January 30th, 2014.  Grants range from $25,000 to $100,000.  The TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund aims to increase accessibility to financial literacy education for people living in Canada who may normally be excluded from mainstream financial organizations, enabling them to develop skills, knowledge and confidence in financial issues.  The Fund will gather and disseminate the learnings that emerge from the best practices of projects supported through the Fund and will evaluate and communicate the impact of funded projects.  Projects may be up to two years in length.

January 30, 2014. Maximum Grant: $8,000.  The Canadian Foundation of Dental Hygiene Research and Education (CFDHRE) exists to foster and deliver funding that supports dental hygiene research and education in Canada, in order to enhance the oral health and well-being of Canadians.

January 31st, 2014.   The Alpine Club of Canada Environment Fund is intended to provide support that contributes to the protection and preservation of mountain and climbing environments, including the preservation of alpine flora and fauna in their natural habitat.  Funding priority will be given to projects related to the alpine and Arctic environments and climbing areas in Canada in recognition of our members’ unique appreciation of these areas. As funds permit, projects in other mountainous and polar regions of the world may be supported.

January 31st, 2014.  Up to $1,000. (New info will be posted in early January)    BC Water & Waste Association will begin accepting applications from communities or organizations to aid in hosting educational events or activities for Drinking Water Week, May 4 – 10, 2014.

February 1st, 2014.  Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) Expedition Support. MEC has proudly made contributions to some very inspiring and successful expeditions. Their members have pioneered new routes, stood atop the highest peaks, and paddled challenging rivers across the country and around the world. They support expeditions because they are inspired by the stories of the most adventurous among us, and want to help Canadians push their boundaries and reach for their goals.

February 1st, 2014.   The BC SPCA Community Animal Spay/Neuter Grant is a grant competition that will help communities across British Columbia address pet overpopulation.  The grants are available to registered animal charities and non-profits, municipalities, veterinarians, First Nation’s governments and tribal councils and BC SPCA branches.

February 3rd, 2014. LOI’s due.  The vision of the Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada (AWFC) is that all animals be well cared for and treated with respect.  They receive donations and direct funds toward activities of national significance and to other important activities that are not likely to receive support from local or provincial sources. Such activities include humane education and research, the investigation and reporting of issues, and other promising initiatives.

February 3rd, 2014.  The Canadian Women’s Foundation is pleased to announce the call for proposals in violence prevention.  Each of their grant areas have different eligibility and criteria.  Funding streams include the following:  Teen Violence Prevention: Rebuilding LivesLoan funds: Collaborative projects.

February 3rd, 2014.  Grants range from $1,000 to $10,000,  RBC Blue Water Project™  Community Action Grants are awarded to local or community-based organizations in Canada, the United States or the Caribbean. We have established an application deadline for Community Action Grants, rather than accepting applications year round. This will allow us to review all applications in a fair and consistent manner. The 2014 Community Action Grant application is now available.

February 4th, 2014 (LOI due) Catherine Donnelly Foundation  invites LOI’s from applicants seeking funding in the area of adult education and housing.

February 6th, 2014.  Grants range from $25,000 to $35,000.  The Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI) supports the preservation and revitalization of Aboriginal languages for the benefit of Aboriginal peoples and other Canadians. Projects may begin on or after July 1, 2014 and must be finished by March 31, 2015.

February 7th, 2014.  A maximum of 85% of the cash cost of a project can be provided.  The Agriculture Environment Initiative addresses agriculture environment issues and wildlife impact mitigation; provides funding assistance for projects aimed at improving environmental sustainability in agriculture. Topics addressed may for example be related to soil, air or water quality, water conservation, pesticide reduction and/or biodiversity.  Wildlife impact mitigation projects may involve innovative ways of reducing wildlife impacts in an environmentally responsible way.

February 11th, 2014.  Up to $5,000.  The Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund provides financial support to people who would not otherwise be able to afford to engage the law to resolve their environmental disputes. Support is towards legal work and associated costs only.  While they do not set specific limits on the amount of EDRF funding awarded, the average size of an EDRF Grant is $5,000.

February 11th, 2014.  Up to $2,000.  Local Sport Program Development: The Local Sport Program Development Fund makes community sport more accessible to people of all abilities by providing funding to sport programs delivered by local sport organizations, municipalities and Aboriginal communities. Eligible applicants are invited to apply for funding for new and expanded programs that directly lead to new sport participation opportunities in their communities.

February 11th, 2014.  Maximum grant: $2,000.   Girls Only:  The Girls Only grant category was developed to provide opportunities for girls and women in all regions of BC to participate in sport and integrate regular activity into their lives. Organizations can apply for the Girls Only grant to support the development and delivery of sport programs that benefit girls and women of all ages.

February 11th, 2014.  Maximum grant: $2,000. Forever Active Bodies (FAB) 55+:  The FAB 55+ grant was developed to provide opportunities specific to women aged 55 and older in all regions of BC to help target an audience that does not receive the same level of opportunity and access to sport that their younger counterparts now have.  FAB 55+ provides funding for programs specifically geared towards getting senior women active and participating in sport programming that overcomes barriers and stigmas surrounding women in sport.

February 18, 2014.  Up to $35,000.  Hosting BC:   The Province of BC through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development invests in event hosting and the Hosting BC program to facilitate sport, economic, and community development. Eligible applicants are invited to apply for Hosting BC funding of depending on the type of event for events taking place between April 1, 2014 – July 31, 2015.

February 21, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.  The Vancouver Foundation’s purpose is to bring together community assets to address current and emerging community needs.  Letters of Intent are being invited under: Education:  Education grants enhance the quality of, and access to, education and lifelong learning opportunities for all British Columbians and under Generation Green Grants:  To support youth’s ideas for green neighbourhoods.

February 28th 2014.  $5,000 to $15,000.    Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation:  providing funding to stimulate and invigorate non-profit organizations in the cultural and creative arts and the social services throughout British Columbia.

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