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United Way Northwest Territories (NWT) Community Investment Fund

Grants to Northwest Territories Nonprofits for
Health, Social Services, Youth, and Education

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Foundation / Corporation

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United Way Northwest Territories (NWT)

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Grants of up to $7,500 and multi-year grants of up to $15,000 each year to Northwest Territories registered charities for community benefit projects. Funding will be allocated to projects that fit within the Fund's three focus areas: education and child development, assistance to people living in poverty, and improved access to healthcare and social services.

Focus area details:

- From poverty to possibility: Moving people out of poverty and meeting basic human needs
- Healthy people, strong communities: Improving access to social and health-related support services and supporting resident and community engagement
- All that kids can be: Improving access to early childhood learning and development programs, helping kids do well at school, and make the healthy transition into adulthood

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177259

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum amount is $45,000, allocated in three annual distributions of up to $15,000.

Single-year funding is up to $7,500.

Term of Contract:

Applicants may request single-year funding, or multi-year funding for up to three years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be an organization that is a:

- Nonprofit, charity registered with Canada Revenue Agency
- Direct service provider
- Offers programs or services directly addressing one or more of United Way’s three
priority areas
- Operates in the NWT

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadline: December 8, 2017

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Contact Information:

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

For further information or clarification, please contact Amber Henry, Campaign Coordinator and Administrator at: 

You can either email your completed application to the above email address or mail it to the Fund at:

United Way NWT
PO Box 1145
Stn. Main
Yellowknife, NT.  X1A 2N8

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Northwest Territories