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Grants to Canada Nonprofits in Multiple Provinces for Interprovincial or Territorial Issues & Community

Cooperation with the Community Sector - Interprovincial/Territorial Project

Government of Canada, Canadian Heritage

Agency: Federal

GrantWatch ID #161098

Grant Description

Grants to Canada nonprofits in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories or Yukon to support interprovincial or territorial projects for community development. The goal of funding is to give nonprofits the resources to tackle issues and to encourage vitality, innovation and excellence in the community.

Priority is given to projects that address current issues or are innovative, such as projects which help develop areas that are largely unexplored or are unique. Projects are defined as one-time activities whose implementation does not require ongoing funding.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Canadian nonprofit organizations, as legally defined, associations, institutions, commercial organizations for not-for-profit activities, and foundations for not-for-profit activities. These bodies must represent the interests of official-language minority communities.

Their missions, mandates or the majority of their activities must support and assist the development and enhance the vitality of official-language minority communities nationally, provincially, regionally or locally.

Individuals, government bodies, universities, schools, school boards, foreign institutions and organizations are not eligible to apply.

Eligible expenditures include, but are not limited to:
- Costs to set up, deliver and monitor activities and projects (cultural activities program, volunteer training program, recreation, cultural services, community communication services, etc.);
- Costs related to studies or analyses carried out for the purpose of developing activities and projects essential to development of official-language minority communities; and
- Administrative costs, including, but not limited to, auditing and evaluation costs and other administrative overhead related to the funded activities.

Expenditures related to activities with an international dimension are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

For an application, contact the appropriate regional or district office. An application will be emailed or sent to the applying organization. Fill it out and send it back to the same office.

Term of Contract:

Multi-year funding may be provided in some cases.

Contact Information:

National Headquarters
15 Eddy Street, 7th floor
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M5
Telephone: 819-994-2222
Toll-free*: 1-866-811-0055
Fax: 819-953-6580

Alberta - Edmonton
Official Languages Support Programs
Department of Canadian Heritage
9700 Jasper Ave., Suite 1132
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
Telephone: 780-495-3350
Toll-free*: 1-866-811-0055
Fax: 780-495-4873

British Columbia - Vancouver
Official Languages Support Programs
Department of Canadian Heritage
351 Abbott Street, Suite 205
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 0G6
Telephone: 604-666-0176
Toll-free*: 1-866-811-0055
Fax: 604-666-3508

Manitoba and Nunavut Office
Canadian Heritage
Official Languages Support Programs
240 Graham Avenue, Suite 510
PO Box 2160
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3R5
Telephone: 204-983-3601
Toll-free*: 1-866-811-0055
Fax: 204-984-6996

Northwest Territories
Canadian Heritage
Official Languages Support Programs
5101 50th Avenue, Suite 323
PO Box 460
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4
Telephone: 867-766-8480
Toll-free*: 1-866-811-0055
Fax: 867-766-8489

Canadian Heritage
Official Languages Support Programs
1975 Scarth Street, Suite 400
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2H1
Telephone: 306-780-7287
Toll-free*: 1-866-811-0055
Fax: 306-780-6630

Official Languages Support Programs
Department of Canadian Heritage
300 Main St., Rm. 205
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B5
Telephone: 867-667-3925
Toll-free*: 1-866-811-0055
Fax: 867-393-6701

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