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SurreyCares Community Foundation Grant

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Activities to
Benefit Youth and Address Community Priorities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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SurreyCares Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/30/21 Noon

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia nonprofit organizations in an eligible region to benefit youth and individuals with special needs, and to address vital community needs. Focus areas eligible for funding may include: arts and culture, education and literacy, local heritage, immigrants, the environment, and seniors. Organizations serving the Surrey community and its residents may apply.

Priorities:

General Community

General Funds were set up to provide the greatest impact on community needs. This allows SurreyCares the discretion to direct funds to the most critical needs in the City. We have made the decision to fund needs that are identified by the most recent Surrey Vital Signs report.  These may include Arts & Culture, Education & Literacy, Heritage, Successful Integration of Immigrants into Surrey Society, the Environment, and Seniors.

Special Needs

The SRS Vocational Services Society Fund was established to provide grants for charities that offer employment programs for adults who are disadvantaged.

Youth Initiatives

The Coast Capital, Surrey Youth and CIBC Wood Gundy Field of Interest Funds were established by donors who have indicated youth as an area of community need but leave the decision-making up to SurreyCares based on donor criteria.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171067

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Criteria
- Not-for-profit organizations recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) as registered charities.
- Funding from other viable sources has been sought and/or obtained

Reasonable project salary expenses are eligible.

The Foundation does not fund:
- Capital projects, ie. new construction, expansion, renovation or replacement projects
- Purchase of major equipment (assets)
- Major maintenance or rehabilitation project for existing facilities
- Staff salaries

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- The deadline to apply is noon on the last Friday in April. Late applications cannot be accepted.
- Adjudication by the Grants Committee begins in early May.
- All applicants will be notified of the SurreyCares Board decision sometime in June.
- All application information must be submitted at the time of application.
- Grant ceremony attendance is mandatory for all successful applicants or a representative of their organization.

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://www.surreycares.org/2021-grant-application

For any questions and queries please contact: community-grants@surreycares.org

SurreyCares Community Foundation
P.O. Box 34089
Surrey, BC, Canada V3S 8C4

Grant Coverage Areas:

Surrey

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia;

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