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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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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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 up...
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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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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
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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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
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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Edmonton
Are you an Edmonton not-for-profit organization that provides basic needs support for those that need it most? Do you offer programs that focus on food, shelter, mental health, substance abuse and...
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STRONGER WITH EVERY STEP We are listening to charities and our conversations with them are integral to help us identify how we can bridge the gaps and meet critical needs. In response, we have...
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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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Canada
On October 5, the Federal Government will release the final installment of the $350M in emergency community funding to alleviate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable communities. Three...
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Calgary
Calgary Learns is the Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) granting council for Calgary. The Ministry of Advanced Education funds CALP, which supports over 100 community-based learning...
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Canada
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for projects that prevent and address family violence and its health impacts by...
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Rural Alberta
The Rural Mental Health Project is excited to announce that we are starting a Community Grants program! The Community Grants program aims to support projects that focus on mental health promotion in...
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Alberta
Alberta’s government is keeping its commitment to expand civil society capacity and help reduce social issues in Alberta by launching the new Civil Society Fund. Civil society plays a critical role in...
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Alberta
The new Civil Society Fund (CSF) provides $20 million to expand civil society’s capacity to address social problems for Albertans. Of that, $7 million is budgeted for 2020/21 to support civil society...
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Canada
The CRRF COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION FUND (CMF) is a $300,000.00 investment from the Canadian Race Relations Foundation to support charities and non-profit organizations serving vulnerable populations as...
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Do you have a project focused on anti-Black, anti-Asian or anti-Indigenous racism? Are you part of a grassroots organization or local not-for-profit group that advocates for racialized communities? Or...
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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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Alberta
Since March 2020, Calgary Foundation has provided more than 14 million dollars in grants to support the immediate and mid-term COVID-19 related needs of 300+ charities and other qualified donees...
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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...