Grant Opportunities

The Catherine Donnelly Foundation Grant Program – Canada

The Catherine Donnelly Foundation Grant Program – Canada

Deadline: 04-Aug-21

The Catherine Donnelly Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program. This foundation has been established to provide a long-term way to serve specific community needs anywhere in Canada.

Focus Areas

The Catherine Donnelly Foundation will use its endowment to fund projects/programs that address community needs in three primary areas:

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Adult Education Advancement Initiatives: The Foundation will consider applications that focus on the adult education and learning needs of new Canadians and marginalized populations and in particular, those that seek to address the most pressing contemporary problems and concerns of these groups.
Environmental Enhancement Initiatives: The Foundation will consider applications that aim to catalyze a significant increase in public support for fast and deep-reaching climate change solutions. Priority will be given to broad integrated approaches linking disparate initiatives, enhancing public engagement, and integrating marginalized sectors of the population into climate change dialogues and movements. Of particular interest is a desire to engage with and support Indigenous-led climate justice movements.
Housing Initiatives: The Foundation will consider applications for projects that address homelessness and the scandalous lack of affordable housing through research, policy development, capacity building and advocacy within the sector.
Eligibility Criteria

The Foundation seeks applicant organizations that:

Are registered Canadian charities
Can provide evidence that their operative values are consistent with those of the Catherine Donnelly Foundation
Work in areas where the needs are greatest
Work with persons not served or reached by traditional programs
Are undertaking projects or programs that have promise as a model for imitation in other Canadian communities and will train others to set up similar programs
Partner with other like valued organizations to achieve shared goals
General Exclusions

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The Catherine Donnelly Foundation will not consider funding the following:

Retroactive funding
Fund raising campaigns
Operating deficits
Projects outside of Canada
Emergency appeals
Purely commercial recordings or film projects
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