Good day, Funds Fans! Since I have a lot on my plate this coming week I thought I should get this posted for your fund-hunting pleasure. It’s a great, long list so get yourself a cuppa and enjoy the show :)
January 30th, 2015. Two grants valued at $6,000 to $10,000. The Canadian Foundation of Dental Hygiene Research and Education (CFDHRE) provides funding that supports dental hygiene research and education in Canada in order to enhance the oral health and well-being of Canadians.
January 30th, 2015. Maximum grant $150,000/project. Justice Canada: Measures to Address Prostitution Initiative . Funding recipients will include organizations that have strong partnerships and networks within their communities, have experience working with persons involved in prostitution, including conducting outreach activities, and have experience supporting and managing complex program implementation and evaluation. Eligible organizations include: not-for-profit community or professional organizations; provincial, territorial, regional, municipal and local governments/agencies; Aboriginal governments; and police services, universities and educational institutions/boards of education.
January 31st, 2015. Grants up to $5,000. The William A. Burnham Memorial Fund is calling for proposals from people who are working with birds of prey, on bird species in the Arctic, falconry-related topics or other bird species program. Proposals should describe the basic biological question(s) being examined or other project being proposed. Awards are for one year and range up to $5,000. Grants are open to people of all ages for use anywhere in the world.
January 31st, 2015. Grants up to $5,000 (est.) 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.
February 1st, 2015. 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 2nd, 2015. Up to $25,000. Canadian Women’s Foundation: 2015 Annual Violence Prevention Grants. Approximately 40 grants up to a maximum of $25,000 each will be selected under four main themes. (1) Prevention Work Involving Teens and/or Girls (2) Rebuilding Lives (3) Loan Funds (4) Collaborative Projects. Also, if your organization and work fits the selection criteria, you may apply for additional funding of up to $3,000 to assist with access costs.
February 3rd, 2015. 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 6th, 2015. Up to US$25,000. The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) is currently accepting letters of inquiry from NGOs around the globe for conservation projects that address a significant conservation need. Preference will be given to projects with a significant conservation action component. Applicant organizations from outside of the US must partner with a US 501(c)(3) organization who will act as the project intermediary/sponsor.
February 6th, 2015. Grants range from $3,000 to $30,000. The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is now accepting applications to its 2015 Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grant Program. This program is intended to build a collaborative approach to water management and promote more uniform standards and best practices throughout the valley. The OBWB hopes that the program will increase knowledge sharing and lead to the development of innovative solutions. The purpose of the program is to assist local organizations in addressing water issues and to enhance the valley-wide sustainable use of water. The OBWB aims to foster innovative and collaborative projects that might otherwise lack funds to move forward in a timely manner.
February 9th, 2015. 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 9th, 2015. 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 9th, 2015. 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 10th, 2015 (LOI’s due) Catherine Donnelly Foundation invites LOI’s from applicants seeking funding in the area of Adult Education, Environment and Housing.
February 13th, 2015. Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000. BC Rehab works toward a British Columbia that is inclusive and accessible to all people. We promote projects and initiatives that increase accessibility so that all people — regardless of their physical capabilities — can thrive, participate and contribute in their communities. Additional deadlines throughout the year include May 15th, September 2nd and November 17th.
February 17th, 2015. 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 18th, 2015. Grants from $25,000+. NEW BUILDING CANADA FUND – SMALL COMMUNITIES: Canada and British Columbia governments are investing up to $218 million under the New Building Canada Fund – Small Communities Fund (NBCF-SCF) Program to support infrastructure projects in communities with a population of less than 100,000 people. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: (municipalities, Band Councils, private entities including NGO’s)
February 18th, 2015. 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, 2015 – June 30th, 2016.
February 20th, 2015. Up to $10,000. GoodLife Kids Foundation has changed their mandate for the 2015 funding cycle. They will only be accepting requests for funding for inclusive physical activity programs for children with special needs.
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