ValueUp to $200,000 per project in the case of grants, and $1,000,000 per project in the case of contributions.
The Projects component of the Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program provides funding for community development, anti-racism initiatives and engagement projects that promote diversity and inclusion by encouraging interaction among community groups.
The following groups and institutions are eligible for funding:
- Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) governments, tribal councils, band councils or not-for-profit Indigenous organizations;
- Canadian not-for-profit organizations and associations;
- Non-federal Canadian public institutions such as boards of education, schools, colleges and universities, chambers of commerce, law enforcement and police agencies, hospitals and other health care institutions;
- Crown Corporations as defined in theFinancial Administration Act;
- Provincial, territorial, municipal and regional governments and their agencies (must apply in partnership with a non-governmental organization).
Only project-related expenses which can be of cash and in-kind value are eligible. These may include:
- rental of office space and equipment not normally used in your organization’s daily operations;
- promotion and communications costs:
- salaries, benefits and consultant fees directly related to the project;
- travel and accommodation within Canada, which must not exceed the rates permitted fortravel on government business;
- hospitality (only for meals and refreshments for participants of workshops/activities);
- insurance (recipients must ensure that any public events funded by the Program are covered by appropriate insurance);
- project evaluation;
- translation fees;
- audit when project funding is $250,000 and above;
- meetings, events and workshops (organization, logistics, venue).
The following types of activities are eligible, these may include:
- mentorships and internships;
- skills development initiatives;
- development of new learning materials, tools and training sessions;
- network and partnership development;
- leadership and volunteerism initiatives;
- knowledge sharing initiatives;
- meetings, events and workshops;
- development of new programs, policies and services responsive to diversity, or combatting racism and discrimination.
Deadline DateThe application intake is now closed.
Contact Name: Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program Department of Canadian Heritage
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org