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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Starting in mid-April, the Enhanced COVID-19 Business Benefit will provide payments of up to $10,000 to eligible small and medium businesses most affected by the pandemic and ongoing public health...
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Calgary
Neighbour Grants offers up to $7,500 to help people build their sense of inclusive belonging in their own neighbourhoods and communities. To qualify for a Neighbour Grant: Registered charities must...
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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 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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Government of Canada announces $9M for vulnerable seniors funding to United Way Centraide Canada United Way Centraide Canada welcomes the Government of Canada’s $9M funding announcement from the New...
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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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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 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
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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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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Small- and medium-sized businesses, cooperatives, and nonprofits that have been impacted by the public health measures introduced in April 2021 can now apply for the Small and Medium Enterprise...
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Calgary
UCeed is a unique partnership in social finance that supports a growing ecosystem of organizations focused on making positive changes in our communities. Activated by Innovate Calgary, the university...
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Calgary
Calgary Learns provides grants to educational programs and projects that work with adults learning at the basic level (i.e. <Grade 9). Their key priorities are literacy, numeracy, basic digital skills...
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The Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program aims to build more community buildings and improve existing ones – in particular in areas with populations experiencing higher needs – while...
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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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This coaching stream helps community organizations clarify what they aim to achieve, how they will achieve it, and how they will measure their success. Participating organizations conduct an in-depth...
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The Dr. Peter N. McCracken scholarship is awarded annually to a student in Medicine or a graduate student in another health discipline, with a special interest in geriatrics. Selection will be based...
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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...
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The Alberta Jobs Now program will provide up to $370 million to help private and non-profit businesses support much-needed jobs for unemployed and underemployed Albertans across the province and help...
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Alberta
The Multiculturalism, Indigenous and Inclusion Grant (MIIG) Program supports initiatives and projects that builds intercultural awareness, and understanding. The Program fosters cultural awareness in...
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Calls for Proposals under the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) program is open between June 4 and July 29, 2021. This call for proposals funds capital projects to help increase the physical...
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The Intersectoral Action Fund Submission deadline - July 12, 2021 The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) launched a new funding opportunity entitled “The Intersectoral Action Fund”. PHAC is...
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Innovative affordable housing solutions The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation recently announced funding for 10 demonstration projects that have forward-looking technologies, practices, programs...
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Canada
The Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) aims to help communities across Canada build and improve community infrastructure projects so they can rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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CIHR would like to provide information to the research community on one upcoming funding opportunity, as part of Government of Canada's continued response to address the health challenges of the COVID...