Grants

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United Way (Lower Mainland)

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Due: Friday, July 10 at 4:30 PM, rolling grant application with decisions being made weekly

United Way of the Lower Mainland is offering grants between $10,000 and $50,000 for organizations who are working to increase access to healthy, local, sustainable, culturally diverse food for vulnerable populations, including children and youth. Funds must be expended and activities completed by March 31, 2021.

“The COVID-19 outbreak is having a tremendous impact on many of our community members leaving them more at-risk than ever to economic insecurity and hunger and increased mental health vulnerabilities due to social isolation. We’re here to help.

As part of Employment and Social Development Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, United Way of the Lower Mainland is supporting local community service organizations to provide rapid, innovative emergency community support to vulnerable community members. We call this local love.”

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Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants

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Due: Ongoing

Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) provides grants of up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other. Projects must stay within guidelines for physical distancing. Program is distributed in eight regions across the province.

Grant requests can be for up to $500 per project. If your project involves skill-sharing, you may pay out an honorarium of up to $350.

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Greater Vancouver Community Entity (CE) Lu’ma Native BCH Housing Society

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Due: Ongoing.

The Greater Vancouver Community Entity (CE) Lu’ma Native BCH Housing Society, in partnership with Vancity Community Foundation (VCF) and the Greater Vancouver Community Advisory Board (CAB), is pleased to announce that applications for funding under Reaching Home’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan are now open under the Greater Vancouver Designated Community funding stream. Non-profits and educational institutions that are providing food services for children and youth are eligible to apply for funding.

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PC School Nutrition Grant

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Due: Ongoing

“President’s Choice School Nutrition Grant – Grants are available for schools and local non-profits to deliver nutritious meals, snacks and food-based education programs.

This grant may be used to cover the costs associated with the purchase of food and consumable supplies for daily school meal programs. This grant is intended to supplement the funding of existing programs, allowing for higher quality, more sustainable programing. Grants are not intended to cover the cost of equipment, staff, or travel.” For the 2020/2021 school year.

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Breakfast Club of Canada

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Due: Ongoing

“Breakfast Club of Canada: Breakfast Club of Canada is issuing special grants for community organizations to help ensure children and families have access to food during the crisis.”

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