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CANADA 150 FUNDING

November 19, 2016

COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS OF CANADA 150 FUNDING

www.communityfoundations.ca/cfc150

Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

Canada’s 150th is an historic moment with the power to strengthen our communities and our connection to one another.  The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is a collaboration led by the Community Foundations of Canada and the national network of community foundations, of which the Nakusp and Area Community Foundation is part of.  The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is a small grants program that will support local community initiatives.

The purpose of the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is to engage Canadians from all walks of life in a wide range of local projects that build community, inspire a deeper understanding of Canada, and encourage participation in a wide range of initiatives that mark Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Who can apply?

Qualified Donees – must be a registered charitable organization or supported/sponsored by a registered charitable organization.

What kinds of projects are eligible for funding?

In collaboration with the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, the Nakusp and Area Community Foundation, will consider applications for grants from projects that meet the following eligibility criteria

  1. Eligible projects must be based in Canada and must work towards the Fund’s objectives to:
  • ENCOURAGE participation in community activities and events to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation;
  • INSPIRE a deeper understanding about the people, places and events that shape our country and communities;
  • BUILD vibrant and health communities with the broadest possible engagement of all Canadians, including indigenous peoples, groups that reflect our cultural diversity; youth, and official language minorities.
  1. Eligible projects are required to Match the grant requested, through in-kind or cash contributions equal to the value of the grant.

 

Ie: An applicant that requests a $2,000 grant for a project would be required to come to the table with $2,000 worth of cash or in-kind support for their own project.  Cash can come from other funding sources; in-kind contributions may include volunteer hours or other resources that are not covered by the request grant.

Eligible projects must commit to performing funded activities and expenditures between the date of the grant approval and January 31, 2018.

The Nakusp and Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for this endeavour.  For more information and to apply please visit http://www.communityfoundations.ca/cfc150

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