Deadline Alerts: August 30th thru September 30th, 2013

Deadline Alert!Hey Funds Fans!  Here is a bit of weekend reading for you; a summary of previously posted funds that are coming due soon.  It’s funding for everything under the sun!

August 30th, 2013.  Maximum Grant: $10,000  GoodLife Kids Foundation is a Canadian private foundation with a vision for every Canadian kid to have the opportunity to live a fit and healthy good life. By inspiring, supporting and creating opportunities for Canadian kids they believe this vision can become reality.   GoodLife Kids Foundation is accepting requests for funding from registered charities and qualified donees.

August 31st, 2013.  Three (3) $15,000 grants available.  Organic Gardening Magazine to create the Gardens for Good grant program.  If you are a US or Canadian registered non-profit or registered charity and have an organic community gardening project, then submit your application.

August 31st, 2013.  Organizations within B.C. helping animals in distress from abuse, neglect or injury need to apply for community gaming grants by Aug. 31, 2013.

September 1st, 2013.  Grants range up to $50,000.  The Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) is now accepting applications in the categories of Music and RTR (research, training and regional events) as part of its 2013 general grants program.  The call is open to Arab individuals living in the Arab region or in diaspora and to local, regional and international institutions whose projects are related to contemporary Arab culture.  Music and RTR applications must be submitted online.

September 3rd, 2013.  Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000BC Rehab is an organization working toward a British Columbia that is inclusive and accessible to all people.  They promote projects and initiatives that increase accessibility so that all people — regardless of their physical capabilities — can thrive, participate and contribute in their communities.  Through advocacy and fundraising efforts they are able to assist British Columbians who are living with a physical disability. Grants fulfill individual needs, such as personal mobility equipment, when individuals cannot afford to purchase such items on their own.

September 10th, 2013.  Mountain Equipment Co-Op (MEC) has some excellent opportunities with deadlines on this date.  These include:  Capacity Building Grants: To strengthen the effectiveness of conservation and outdoor activity organizations.  Grants range from $5,000 to $35,000.  Advocacy and Awareness Grants: To support the protection of ecologically significant cores and corridors.  Grants range from $1,000 to $15,000.  Access & Activity Grants: Access and Activity Grants support programs, initiatives and infrastructure projects that encourage backcountry, urban and near-urban outdoor recreation. Grants range from $500 to $15,000.  Land Acquisition Grants: To conserve ecologically and/or recreationally significant resources.  Grants range from $10,000 to $100,000.

September 13th, 2013.  Grant range varies according to need.  The Real Estate Foundation of BC supports real estate and land use practices that contribute to resilient, healthy communities and natural systems. They provide grants and information to non-profit organizations working to enable transformational change in BC communities.  Sept 13 – for Small Grant and Responsive Grant requests of any size (Dec decision).

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has the following deadlines upcoming:

September 11th, 2013: Operating Grant: Population Health Intervention Research (Fall 2013 Competition)

September 16th, 2013: Operating Grant: 2013-2014

September 16th, 2013: Operating Grant: Fall 2013 Priority Announcement (Specific Research Areas)

September 16th, 2013: Operating Grant: Industry-Partnered Collaborative Research (Fall 2013 Competition)

September 16th, 2013.  Grants range up to $25,000+ (estimate).  Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) is providing a 2013-2014 Interim Call for Proposals  solely for proposals that address the Structural Readiness component found in both the Education Partnerships Program (EPP) and the First Nation Student Success Program (FNSSP) National Program Guidelines. This will allow First Nation education organizations to strengthen their organizational capacity for the delivery of educational services to First Nation Schools.  

September 19th, 2013.  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.

September 22nd, 2013.  Maximum Grant: varies.  Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund (AYSLF) – High Performance: The Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund (ASLYF) supports programs which encourage BC’s Aboriginal youth to participate in physical activity and sport.

September 22nd, 2013. Maximum Grant: $2,000.   Local Sport Program Development Fund (LSPD): The Local Sport Program Development (LSPD) Fund allows community sport to be more accessible to people of all abilities by providing funding support to sport programs initiated by municipalities, sport organizations and Aboriginal communities.

September 22nd, 2013. Maximum Grant: $2,000  Girls Only and Forever Active Bodies (FAB) 55+:  Founded by ProMOTION Plus, the Girls Only and Forever Active Bodies (FAB) 55+ grants are part of an overarching grant fund geared towards the development of sport opportunities that inspire girls and women to get active in BC. A program with two available categories, Girls Only focuses on supporting girls and women of all ages, while FAB 55+ is limited to women aged 55 and above.

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