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Canada Service Corps – Service Placements Regional Stream:


Up to $3,000,000 per fiscal year


Open to applications – CSC Service Placements Regional Stream aims to fund youth-serving organizations with a local or regional reach to develop and deliver flexible volunteer service placements for youth participants, including youth from Indigenous populations, under-served populations, or both. CSC also provides funding to organizations with a national reach under the Service Placements National Stream, and to organizations that support youth-led projects under the Micro-grants Stream.

Eligible Applicants

To be an eligible applicant, your organization must belong to one of the following categories:

  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • For-profit organizations, if the nature and intent of the activity is:
    • Non-commercial
    • Not intended to generate profit
    • Supports program priorities and objectives
  • Research organizations and institutes
  • Indigenous organizations or governments
  • Municipal, provincial, and territorial* entities, which includes:
    • Institutions
    • Agencies and Crown Corporations
    • Public health
    • Educational institutions (universities, colleges, CÉGEPs, school boards/school districts)

*Provincially/territorially funded institutions are eligible with the consent of the provincial/territorial government.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible costs include:

  • overhead costs, normally up to 10%, including costs related to central administrative functions of the recipient organization that are drawn upon to support agreement activities (such as shared postage, telephones, information technology maintenance, and head office support)
  • data collection and reporting (including tools such as software programs, outside of administrative costs, that are used to collect data)
  • costs of materials and supplies
  • wages and mandatory employment-related costs (MERCs)
  • training and professional development costs for project staff
  • honoraria (program participants aren’t eligible)
  • printing and communication costs
  • professional fees, such as consultant, technical expertise, or facilitation
  • domestic travel costs, not exceeding rates and allowances in the National Joint Council travel directives
  • participant costs and supports such as:
    • living expenses
    • equipment or services that enable virtual service opportunities
    • mentorship
    • dependent care
    • transportation
    • accommodation
    • meals
    • mental health supports
    • career development supports
    • specialized services or referrals to appropriate resources
    • arrangements or equipment for persons with disabilities
  • recognition or completion certificates and other non-financial incentives to encourage youth to participate and successfully complete their service placements

Deadline Date

  December 19, 2023.


Contact Name: Canada Service Corps – Service Placements Regional Stream

E-mail Address:


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