Community Services Recovery Fund


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Community Services Recovery Fund

Cortes Island Community Foundation (CICF) is included in the Community Services Recovery Fund! A $400M fund that goes through Red Cross, United Way and Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), each different channel has a different focus.

Funds distributed through Community Foundations of Canada channels are for Investing in Systems and Processes. Funding will support one-time projects that invest in the Systems and Processes involved in creating the internal workings of an organization’s overall structure.

We will only be accepting applications within our Foundation’s catchment area (Cortes Island).

Total Funding to be granted through CICF: $100,000

Applications will start being accepted on Jan. 6th until Feb. 21st.

CICF will be reviewing all of the Applications and through the assessment criteria lens: 

The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced, affected, or shaped the operations of the CSO*. Our granting for the community services recovery fund will be done with the following Assessment Criteria:

  • The proposed project is viable, meaning it can be implemented in the available time and with the available funding.
  • The organization has the capacity to provide oversight of the project.
  • The proposed project will help the CSO adapt, modernise, or build resilience following the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The applicant uses an equity lens in its work.

*Definition of Community Service Organizations – The Community Services Recovery Fund will accept applications from Community Service Organizations, which means non-profit organizations, Indigenous Governing Bodies or Registered Charities located in Canada that provide services to communities within Canada.

Interested Community Service Organizations (CSO) can submit applications to the CFC online grants portal:

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