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Immigration Grants

Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits,
Groups, and Institutions for Immigration Support Projects

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Moncton

Deadline Date:

12/15/17

Description:

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Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofit organizations, ethnocultural associations, and public post-secondary institutions for programs, activities, and projects that help implement key objectives of the Greater Moncton Immigration Strategy. The City is especially interested in funding immigration programs that incorporate the objectives of the City of Moncton Corporate Strategic Plan.

Corporate Strategic Plan Objectives:
- Environment: To be a green community
- Social: To be a healthy community
- Culture: To be a vibrant community
- Economy: To be a prosperous community
- Governance: To be an engaged community

Here are the key themes to be achieved from the grant:

i. Expand use of post-secondary education system as a conduit for immigration (international student integration and retention with a focus on labor market integration) (1.e. in immigration strategy)
ii. Continue to focus on attracting French-speaking immigrants ( Francophone immigration economic integration (1.f . in Immigration Strategy)
iii. Encourage local immigrant networks and cross-pollination among the networks (2.g. in immigration strategy)
iv. Integrate professional immigrants into local business networks (3.c. in immigration strategy)
v. Mentorship for highly skilled immigrants and international students (2.e. in immigration strategy)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182519

Term of Contract:

All grants are valid for one year only.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must meet the following criteria to be eligible for an Immigration Grant:
- Registered non-profit organizations, public post-secondary institutions or registered ethnocultural association.
- Organizations with significant community involvement
- Organizations within or holding principle activities within the geographic boundary of the City of Moncton
- Organizations that respect the Canadian Charter of Human Rights and promote equal access and opportunity for all persons
- Be in good standing with no outstanding or defaulted final reports from previous project grants

Ineligible organizations and projects:
- Commercial or for-profit organizations
- Individuals
- Performances (theater, music, dance, poetry)
- Religious or political groups: The municipality is non-partisan and does not provide financial support to a group espousing religious or political doctrine.
- Private educational institutions
- Commercial galleries or business locations (bars, restaurants, private clubs)
- Be in good standing with no outstanding or defaulted final reports from previous project grants

Ineligible Expenses
- Commercial art sales, private galleries, institutional or private collections
- Performances of any kind including but not limited to theater, live music or poetry
- Art competitions or art markets
- Trade shows
- General fund-raising and fundraising events
- Travel expenses
- Commercial publishing or sales (including books, CDs and DVDs)
- Sales, exhibitions or events held in commercial premises
- Funding that is primarily for the benefit of an individual
- Retroactive funding (projects substantially completed before the grant deadline)
- Deficits or debts
- Free or discounted tickets
- Memberships to organizations
- Fellowships, scholarships, or bursaries
- Contributions to an endowment fund
- Reunions, alumni associations, anniversaries, memorial services
- Expenses to further a profit venture or advantage a for-profit partner - funding must be used to further the applicant’s non-profit activities
- Expenses related to programs/services that are delivered by an organization aligned with any religious group or political party

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2017.

A list of successful Applicants, including the amount of funds committed to each, will be made publically available following approval by City Council.

Successful Applicants will be notified in writing of their grant amount, as well as any conditions that must be met by the Applicant in order to receive the full amount of funding offered. Unsuccessful Applicants will also be notified in writing.

Contact Information:

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

Questions regarding the policy or grants to organizations should be directed to;

Angelique Reddy-Kalala
anglique.reddy-kalala@moncton.ca.
(506) 389-5937

Applications should be forwarded to:
Angelique Reddy-Kalala
Immigration Strategy Officer
655 Main street
Moncton, NB E1C 2J8
immigration@moncton.ca

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Moncton

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: New Brunswick

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