The Community Services Recovery Fund has opened for applications. The fund is a 400 million dollar investment from the Canadian government with the Canadian Red Cross working in collaboration with the Community Foundations of Canada and United Way Centraide Canada to distribute grants through this fund. Red Cross spokesperson Jason Small explains….
“The funding is to help non-profit organizations, charities and Indigenous governing bodies to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and those organizations need to look at what their needs are and they can apply for the funds at www.communityservicesrecoveryfund.ca and that website will also have all the information about the criteria and how they can go through the application process.”
The Funds main goals are to strengthen organization’s ways of working to build back stronger while considering new approaches, adaptation to ensure organization’s processes are flexible and agile to quickly prepare for new conditions and resiliency to anticipate, withstand, respond and recover from future disruptions and crises.
The deadline for applications is February 21st.