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Community Foundation | Canada Post

Value

$25,000 (Community-based support projects); $50,000 (Signature Grants)

Description

The Canada Post Community Foundation provides grants to Canadian schools, charities and community organizations that make a difference in the lives of children and youth (up to age 21). Since 2012, the Community Foundation has granted over $11 million to 1000 projects across Canada.

Eligible Applicants

Project Grant (maximum $5,000)

  • schools (as defined by the education act in each province)
  • school/parent organizations
  • community libraries
  • daycares
  • indigenous groups
  • recreation facilities
  • unregistered organizations

Project Grant ($5,001 – maximum $25,000)

  • registered charities with a Canadian Charitable Registration Number
  • registered non-profit organizations with a valid B/N business registration number
  • community libraries
  • registered Canadian amateur athletic associations

Signature Grant ($50,000)

  • National charities and organizations

New Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Signature Grant ($50,000)

  • National charities and organizations

Eligible Expenses

Project Grant (maximum $5,000)

  • library supplies, chrome books and other electronics, musical instruments, art supplies, sporting goods (balls, hockey sticks, curling brooms, etc.), sporting facility improvements (pools, ice rinks, skateboard parks, climbing walls, etc.), participation in school-organized humanitarian efforts, after-school programs, special needs supplies and adaptive equipment (autism room supplies, modified sporting equipment for children with special needs, etc.)

Project Grant ($5,001 – maximum $25,000)

  • library supplies, chrome books and other electronics, musical instruments, art supplies, sporting goods (balls, hockey sticks, curling brooms, etc.), sporting facility improvements (pools, ice rinks, skateboard parks, climbing walls, etc.), participation in school-organized humanitarian efforts, after-school programs, special needs supplies and adaptive equipment (autism room supplies, modified sporting equipment for children with special needs, etc.)

Signature Grant ($50,000)

  • General operating costs or project-specific requests are accepted

New Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Signature Grant ($50,000)

  • Programming anchored in the principles of Indigenous truth and reconciliation and supports Indigenous children and youth across the country.

Deadline Date

  The 2022 application period will be open from March 7 to March 31, 2022.
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