Grant Opportunities

Canada: Social Inclusion and Infrastructure Grant ($100,000 in grants)

Canada: Social Inclusion and Infrastructure Grant ($100,000 in grants)


Deadline: 1-Oct-22

The City of Cold Lake is excited to launch the Social Inclusion and Infrastructure Grant to mitigate social issues through a combination of preventive and intervention-based initiatives.

The Social Inclusion and Infrastructure Grant was developed by the City of Cold Lake to assist organizations in funding projects that will assist vulnerable people in the community.

Funding Information
A total of $100,000 in grants is available each year, either as one large grant of $100,000, or as several smaller grants. Allocation will ultimately depend on the qualifying submissions and the grant board decisions.

Eligible Projects
Identify a strategy to mitigate the underlying factors contributing to poverty, homelessness and food insecurity as it pertains to social inclusion;
Collaborate with fellow social, civic service partners to achieve the program’s goals (a variety of combinations of social, civic and stakeholder relationships may be considered);
Demonstrate knowledge of, and the ability to mitigate the barriers to the success of the proposed initiative.
Examples of eligible projects:

Creation of a sustainable employment program for transient or homeless individuals seeking temporary employment;
Provision of facilities capable of supporting hygiene, such as laundry services, thereby supporting client requirements for access to the temporary employment program;
Provision of facilities which offer detoxification services, thereby supporting client requirements for access to the temporary shelter or employment program;
Supportive outreach programs (including transportation) for marginalized individuals, providing the services of a trusted intermediary between clients and supportive social services related to poverty, crisis shelter access or independent living, financial literacy, mental health disorder or assessment, social inclusion, family violence, detoxification/ treatment or aftercare services, addictions, health, and justice.
Eligibility Criteria
Identify a strategy to mitigate the underlying factors contributing to poverty, homelessness and food insecurity as it pertains to social inclusion;
Collaborate with fellow social, civic service partners to achieve the program’s goals (a variety of combinations of social, civic and stakeholder relationships may be considered);
Demonstrate knowledge of, and the ability to mitigate the barriers to the success of the proposed initiative.
For more information, visit https://coldlake.com/en/city-hall/social-inclusion-and-infrastructure-grant.aspx

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