Funding Opportunities

Regional Development Corporation Funding Opportunities

Regional Development Corporation Funding Opportunities

Organization: Regional Development Corporation

Description: Funding opportunities include the Family and Youth Capital Assistance Program, which provides eligible capital costs of projects in support of youth and family related activities that, without such support, would otherwise not proceed. Also included is the Community Investment Fund which supports projects, through non-repayable contributions, that: 1) Enhance a community’s identity; 2) Provide economic and social benefits; 3) Enhance existing community assets; or 4) Enhance or develop initiatives that strengthen a community.

Area of Funding: Recreation facilities, recreation equipment, community events, community growth initiatives

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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Scotts Canada Gro For Good Grants

Scotts Canada Gro For Good Grants

Organization: Scotts Miracle Grow

Description: Gro For Good is partnering with like-minded organizations to improve children’s access to fresh food and increase their time outside connected to nature through monetary grants, educational curriculum and training.

Area of Funding: Gardens, green spaces, children

Maximum Funding Amount: $2,500

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Shell in the Community

Shell in the Community

Organization: Shell Canada

Description: Shell provides funding for community projects and initiatives that are located near our facilities and exploration interests throughout Canada. By investing in education, community skills & enterprise development, safety, the environment, health, access to energy and community development, we work to address concerns and positively impact the community.

Area of Funding: Education, community skills & enterprise development, safety, the environment, health, access to energy and community development

Maximum Funding Amount: Not specified

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CDA Shade Structure Grant Application

CDA Shade Structure Grant Application

Organization: Canadian Dermatology Association

Description: The Canadian Dermatology Association Shade Structure Grant Program will provide one grant or a number of grants to schools daycares, city parks and not-for-profit organizations for the purchase or construction of permanent shade structures.

Area of Funding: permanent shade structures

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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Canadian Tire Jumpstart

Canadian Tire Jumpstart

Organization: Canadian Tire

Description: Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation. The Community Development Grants help qualified organizations develop or sustain sports and recreational programming for kids aged 4 - 18 in financial need. Jumpstart Accessibility Grants are for projects (i.e. renovations, retrofits or construction of community facilities and venues) designed to enhance existing or new building plans for sport and recreation spaces with uniquely innovative solutions for inclusion and accessibility for children of all abilities.

Area of Funding: children, youth, recreational programs, transportation, registration, inclusion and access

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Telus Community Grant

Telus Community Grant

Organization: Telus

Description: Operating and capital funds to support community projects that focus on youth engagement, health, education and social well-being.

Area of Funding: Youth engagement, health, education, social well-being

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $5,000

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TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

Organization: Toronto Dominion Bank

Description: The Foundation supports a wide range of environmental initiatives, with a primary focus on environmental education and green space programs. Eligible projects include schoolyard greening, park revitalization, community gardens, park programming and citizen science initiatives. Area of Funding: Green spaces, schoolyards, gardens, parks

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $8,000

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WISE Fund Grant

WISE Fund Grant

Organization: Canadian Women & Sport

Description: The WISE Fund program is designed to inspire innovative initiatives, creating quality opportunities for women and girls to participate and lead through sport.

Area of Funding: Women and girls, sport

Maximum Funding Amount: $2,500


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Atlantic Lottery Community Festival and Events Program

Atlantic Lottery Community Festival and Events Program

Organization: Atlantic Lottery Corporation

Description: This program supports festivals, exhibitions and events that celebrate the culture that is unique within each community/region (i.e., farming, fishing, multi-cultural and traditional roots).

Area of Funding: Grassroots programming, community festivals and events

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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Air Canada Sponsorships and Community Investments

Air Canada Sponsorships and Community Investments

Organization: Air Canada

Description: Air Canada and the Air Canada Foundation offer in-kind and monetary support for charitable causes, events or organizational sponsorships in exchange for brand visibility and engagement with communities, customers and employees.

Area of Funding: Canada’s official languages, Canada’s First Nations, diversity and inclusion, equity and leadership, peace and social justice, regional and international economic growth, youth development

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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Canadian Heritage Funding

Canadian Heritage Funding

Organization: Canadian Heritage

Description: A list of Government of Canada funding opportunities related to culture, history and sport.

Area of Funding: Culture, history, sport

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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Community Tree Grants

Community Tree Grants

Organization: Tree Canada

Description: Through this program, Tree Canada and our partners offer grants and technical and logistical support encouraging the spread of “green infrastructure” in our communities. This includes supporting local greening projects as well as developing and rolling out urban forest best management practices and innovative urban design solutions.

Area of Funding: Greening, schoolyards, urban foresting

Maximum Funding Amount: Not specified

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Mountain Equipment Coop Community Grants

Mountain Equipment Coop Community Grants

Organization: Mountain Equipment Coop

Description: Support for outdoor activity programs and clubs through funding and product donations for initiatives and infrastructure projects that inspire and enable people to be active outdoors.

Area of Funding: Outdoor recreation, environmental stewardship

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $20,000

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Canada Post Community Foundation

Canada Post Community Foundation

Organization: Canada Post

Description: A national capacity-building fund that supports organizations and groups in delivering and expanding child and youth programming, including sports and healthy living initiatives.

Area of Funding: Staff, schools, disabilities, physical activity, playgrounds, after school programs

Maximum Funding Amount: Project grants up to $25,000, signature grants up to $50,000

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Gender Equity in Recreational Sport Community Grants

Gender Equity in Recreational Sport Community Grants

Organization: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association

Description: Through this funding opportunity, CPRA will support community level interventions through programs, events, practices and/or policy changes that aim to increase participation and/or retention of girls and women in recreational sport across Canada.

Area of Funding: Participation and retention of women and girls in recreational sport Maximum Funding Amount: 15 grants worth up to a maximum of $2,500 each, 13 grants worth up to a maximum of $5,000 each, 7 grants worth up to a maximum of $15,000 each (up to $105,000 in total)

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The North Face Explore Fund Grant

The North Face Explore Fund Grant

Organization: The North Face Canada

Description: The Explore Fund supports outdoor exploration through an annual open-grants cycle. We’re looking for innovative ideas, both large and small in scale, that are changing the way we think about outdoor participation, accessibility, and protection of the environment.

Area of Funding: Outdoor recreation, environmentalism, accessibility

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $5,000

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Go NB Grant

Go NB Grant

Organization: Government of New Brunswick - Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture Description: The Go NB grant is designed to strengthen physical literacy and reduce barriers to sport participation for children and youth, with a particular focus on under-represented populations.

Area of Funding: Physical literacy, under-represented populations (Aboriginal youth, persons with a disability, women and girls, economically disadvantaged)

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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RBC Supporting Youth

RBC Supporting Youth

Organization: Royal Bank of Canada

Description: We help communities around the world by funding initiatives through donations and sponsorships. There are 3 different types of grants that you can apply for: RBC Future Launch, RBC Youth Mental Well-being and RBC Emerging Artists Project

Area of Funding: Youth, mental health, arts and culture

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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New Horizons for Seniors Program

New Horizons for Seniors Program

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada

Description: This program supports projects designed by and for seniors who make a difference in the lives of others and their communities. Through the NHSP, the Government of Canada encourages seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experiences to the benefit of others. The program provides funding for projects that encourage seniors to play an important role in their communities by volunteering, participating in and leading community activities. The program also provides funds to help organizations make necessary modifications or repairs to their facilities, or to purchase replacement equipment and furnishings, to enable their continued use for programs and activities for seniors.

Area of Funding: Seniors, volunteerism, inclusion, capital assistance

Maximum Funding Amount: $25,000

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Goodlife Kids Foundation

Goodlife Kids Foundation

Organization: GoodLife

Description: GoodLife Kids Foundation accepts requests for funding from organizations providing an ongoing physical activity program for children and youth with intellectual disabilities and/or autism, ages 4 to 21 years.

Area of Funding: Physical activity for children and youth with intellectual disabilities

Maximum Funding Amount: $10,000

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KidSport Grants

KidSport Grants

Organization: KidSport New Brunswick

Description: KidSport provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport.

Area of Funding: Children and youth, sport participant fees, mandatory sport equipment

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $200

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Jays Care Foundation Field of Dreams Program

Jays Care Foundation Field of Dreams Program

Organization: Jays Care Foundation

Description: Field Of Dreams is Jays Care's granting program for infrastructure dedicated to youth life-skill development and physical activity. The Field Of Dreams program provides funding to design, refurbish and build safe spaces for children and youth to play baseball, develop life skills and learn from positive role models.

Area of Funding: Recreation infrastructure, baseball

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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Infrastructure Canada's Funding Programs

Infrastructure Canada's Funding Programs

Organization: Infrastructure Canada

Description: Through the Investing in Canada plan, the Government of Canada is making historic new investments in infrastructure – more than doubling existing funding – to build the cities of the 21st century and provide communities across the country with the tools they need to prosper and innovate. The Investing in Canada plan is based on three key objectives: create long-term economic growth; support a low carbon, green economy; and build inclusive communities. To do this, the federal government is investing more than $180 billion over 12 years.

Area of Funding: Infrastructure streams: public transit, green, social, trade and transportation, and rural and northern communities' infrastructure

Maximum Funding Amount: Not Specified

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NHL Players Association Goals & Dreams Fund

NHL Players Association Goals & Dreams Fund

Organization: NHL Players Association

Description: NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund provides equipment grants to volunteer-based, grassroots hockey programs for up to 50 children.

Area of Funding: Equipment, children, youth, hockey

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $2,000

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N7 Fund

N7 Fund

Organization: Nike N7

Description: N7 is committed to bringing sport and all of its benefits to Native American and Aboriginal communities in the United States and Canada. Nike N7 and the N7 Fund are aligned with Nike’s Community Impact commitment to get kids moving through sport and play so that they can lead healthier, happier and more successful lives.

Area of Funding: First Nations, children, youth, sport, physical activity

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $20,000

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CIBC Community and Sponsorship

Organization: Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada

Description: CIBC will consider funding for Canadian registered charities or non-profit organizations for projects supported by a measurement and evaluation process. Projects must also be aligned to cancer, persons with disabilities, financial literacy, or Indigenous communities.

Area of Funding: Cancer, persons with disabilities, financial literacy, indigenous communities

Maximum Funding Amount: Not specified

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Desjardins Foundation Prizes

Organization: Desjardins

Description: The Desjardins Foundation Prizes award financial assistance for small projects with a direct impact on kindergarten, elementary and secondary school students.

Area of Funding: Children & youth, education, mental health, healthy lifestyles

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $3,000

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Sport Relief Fund

Organization: Canadian Tire

Description: The Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund will prioritize programs and activities that address systemic barriers to sport & play in the following communities: children with disabilities, girls and young women, BIPOC children and youth, and families in financial need.

Area of Funding: Sport & recreation programming

Maximum Funding Amount: Up to $15,000

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