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Mike Weir Foundation Grants

Grants to Canada Non-Profits for
Programs that Improve the Welfare of Children

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Mike Weir Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/31/13

Description:

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Grants to Canada registered non-profit organizations that offer innovative, high-quality programs, projects, and/or services that have a direct, positive impact on the physical, emotional, and educational welfare of children or youth. Proposed projects must have relevance to the past and future of the communities in which they operate.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 136832

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An applicant organization must be a registered charity within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and have a valid charitable number.

Grants will not be awarded to:
Individuals
Reduction of deficits
Religious causes
Political causes
Sponsorship
Conferences
Memberships

Pre-Application Information:

The application process to The Mike Weir Foundation has a two-stage process consisting of an initial Letter of Interest, which if invited, will be followed by a Full Proposal.

The Letter of Interest must be limited to one page and must include the following:
- A brief overview of the budget, other income sources, and expenses for the project;
- A description of the organization and an indication of competence in the area of the proposal;
- An outline of the proposed funded project including: those who will benefit, design of the project, and expected outcomes from the project.

Please submit two (2) copies of your Letter of Interest.

Deadlines: Letters of Interest may be submitted at any time and are reviewed on an ongoing basis. If a Letter of Interest is chosen for further consideration, the organization will be invited to submit a Full Proposal that will consist of a more detailed application. Application materials will be sent to the prospective grantees with an invitation letter. Unsolicited Full Proposal requests will not be accepted and no Full Proposal will be reviewed without prior approval of the Letter of Interest.

Delivery of Applications: The Foundation requests all correspondence be via regular mail at the address below:
The Mike Weir Foundation
617 Humber Drive
Sarnia, Ontario
N7S 6B4

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Wendy Bennett
Phone: 519-330-0785
Email: info@themikeweirfoundation.com

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Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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