Apply now for a City of Vancouver cultural infrastructure grant

Arts and culture facilities are essential to every vibrant, healthy community. The City of Vancouver offers funding to help nonprofit organizations buy, build, renovate, or expand a cultural space. Your organization must be a registered Vancouver-based non-profit society, charitable organization, or non-profit cooperative with a strong cultural mandate having an independent, active governing body composed of […]

Communities in Transition – A photo contest for engaged youth

Are you under the age of 30 and like taking pictures? The Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement is putting together a photo show to help explain what engaged youth are thinking and seeing in their communities. They believe there is going to be a big transition in the coming decade, and the impact of climate change […]

CIRA Community Investment Program accepting applications for community internet projects

CIRA’s Community Investment Program grants  fund innovative community internet projects to build a resilient, trusted and secure internet for all Canadians. Grants are available up to $100,000. In addition, one grant is available up to $250,000. Nonprofit and charitable organizations, as well as academics at universities and colleges in Canada, are welcome to apply. Priority funding areas include infrastructure, digital […]

Government of Canada launches environmental funding programs

Today, the Government of Canada launched the annual call for proposals for eight environmental funding programs. These programs will contribute to community-based projects that will have positive and measurable impacts on the environment and Canadians. For example, potential projects funded this year could help contribute directly to the recovery of species at risk, address plastic pollution […]

Nominations for the 2020 Champions of Mental Health Awards now open

The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is proud to announce that the submissions for the 2020 Champions of Mental Health Awards are now open. The Champions Awards is an annual campaign that recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for their contributions to mental health. Each year the Champions are introduced at a […]

Investment Readiness Program accepting funding applications

Social purpose organizations are key levers in helping create more resilient, equitable and sustainable communities. Across Canada, they are operating at many different stages of development. The IRP is designed to help social purpose organizations build their readiness to receive investment. Community Foundations of Canada is one of 5 national organizations delivering the Investment Readiness Program, with […]

Future Bright helps parents and guardians access education funds for children

Future Bright is a free Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver program that helps parents and guardians access up to $3,200 for their child’s education through the Canada Learning Bond (CLB) and BC Training and Education Savings Grant (BCTESG). This money is free for you to claim for your child and you don’t have to contribute any money yourself. To be eligible a child must: Have […]

International Face2Face Fundraising Congress accepting session proposals

The first international Face2Face Fundraising Congress, taking place from 17th-19th November 2020 in Vienna/Austria, will for the first time ever bring together 250 experts in face2face fundraising on a global scale. They are currently finalizing the program and are still accepting session proposals focusing on the following main topics: Ethical standards and self-regulation Innovation and […]

Home Depot Canada Foundation accepting applications for The Orange Door Project Grants

The Home Depot Canada Foundation is committed to supporting initiatives that prevent and end youth homelessness in Canada. They support youth at-risk or facing homelessness by helping them realize their full potential and build a brighter future through The Orange Door Project Grants. This program provides grants up to $50,000 to charities working to prevent […]

82% of employees would quit their jobs because of no progression

A new study conducted by revealed that progression is considered more important than pay, with an astonishingly high number of survey participants (82.39%) saying that a lack of progression would influence their decision to leave their jobs. Survey respondents were asked to rate different reasons that would affect their decision to quit based on […]