Funding Information

Most of the work done by organizations working on healthy aging initiatives relies on external funding for programs, projects, and on-going operating costs. This section provides listings of relevant funding calls, granting criteria, and timelines. It also includes a variety of fundraising resources, as well as information on training, and tips and strategies for successfully securing funding.  For more comprehensive information and discussions on this topic, please join the Funding Information and Opportunities Group.

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Current Funding Opportunities

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Alberta
In support of rural, remote, and secondary communities through COVID-19, Alberta Blue Cross, in partnership with Alberta Recreation and Parks Association and Communities ChooseWell, is offering grants...
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Alberta
The COVID-19 Government Supports Guide for Alberta Nonprofits is a practical guide to provide nonprofits and charities with information about government supports available to them during the current...
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Canada
The Local Food Infrastructure Fund (LFIF) is a five-year, $50 million initiative ending March 31, 2024. The program is part of the Government of Canada’s Food Policy which is Canada’s roadmap for a...
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Canada
Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 20 years. Working with 70 universities, 6,000 companies, and both federal...
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Alberta
As charities recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and face the possibility of reduced government funding and the uncertainty of donations, they may have to look at different ways of...
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Canada
The Government of Canada’s new Aging in Place Challenge Program is currently seeking researchers from the academic community, the not-for-profit and private sectors, and Indigenous governments to...
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Canada
The Community Housing Transformation Centre (The Centre) is a Pan-Canadian non-profit organization that works with housing organizations across the country to drive transformation, sustainability, and...
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Canada
The Petro‑Canada CareMakers Foundation will create awareness and understanding of the issue of family caregiving in Canada and inspire Canadians to help. We will work to raise funds that can be used...
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Canada
The Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund (IPRF) is an Indigenous-led effort to respond to urgent community needs while taking a long-term view on building community resilience. With the declaration of...
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Alberta
Starting June 29, eligible small- and medium-sized businesses, co-ops and non-profits can apply for funding so they can open their doors and get Albertans back to work. The Small and Medium Enterprise...
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Canada
This $55 billion program provides interest-free loans of up to $60,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits. Repaying the balance of the loan on or before December 31, 2022 will result in loan...
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Canada
As a Canadian employer who has seen a drop in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of your employee wages, retroactive to March 15, 2020. This subsidy...
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Alberta
The TELUS Friendly Future Foundation is an independent registered charity dedicated to funding health and technology focused charitable programs in communities across Canada. National and Provincial...
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Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg
Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is a co-operative that supports other co-operatives that serve people in Western Canada. We are a local employer and part of the Co-operative Retailing System...
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January 19, 2021, Bell announced that applications for grants are now being accepted for the 2021 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund. The $2 million annual program supports registered charities working to...
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Alberta
MARD Centre issues a second funding call for alternate transportation for seniors’ service providers in rural and remote Alberta The spread of COVID-19 and temporary closures of alternate...
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Canada
The Community Better Challenge is an annual event that gets Canadians across the country moving together. At the conclusion of the challenge, one community will earn the top prize and title of being...
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Canada
Volunteers from community organizations across Canada help eligible people do their taxes for free through the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) or through...
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Canada
The Healthy Communities Initiative is a $31 million investment from the Government of Canada to transform public spaces in response to COVID-19. Public spaces are the glue to our communities: they...