In May 2020, the Government of Canada announced a $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund to support charities and non-profit organizations adapting frontline services to better serve vulnerable Canadians during this pandemic.
Community organizations may apply for funds through the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada or the United Way Centraide network until October 30, 2020. The right place to apply depends on the community organization’s type:
- Non-profit organizations can apply to the Canadian Red Cross’ portal here.
- Registered charities and other qualified donees can apply to Community Foundations of Canada’s portal here or to their local United Way Centraide here