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 national partners including United Way Centraide Canada, Canadian Red Cross, and Community Foundations of Canada will be responsible for the distribution of funding. Organizations seeking funding for community relief efforts can apply starting October 5. A joint statement was released by United Way Centraide, Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross. Seventy-seven UWCs have currently opted in.
The deadline to apply for funding is October 30.