Foundation / Corporation
United Way Centraide Canada - United Way Yukon
06/14/20 Midnight Local Time
Grants of up to $10,000 to Yukon registered charities and municipalities to address urgent community needs due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to strengthen the capacity of frontline community service organizations providing services to support vulnerable individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ECSF will provide financial support for community services that:
Funding may be used to support:
Food security, financial wellness, health and hygiene, home care or personal support services, information and navigation, legal supports, mental health and wellness, shelter, safety, social inclusion and learning, transportation, engaging and recruiting volunteers, community outreach and engagement, and/or other.
Funded activities may include:
Preparing and delivering meals and/or food hampers; Supporting individuals in accessing income supports and financial coaching; Providing home care or personal support for seniors, elders, and persons with disabilities; Mental health & wellness supports, including crisis counselling and peer support; Personal safety supports, including for those living in or escaping situations of violence; Access to safe transport for essential appointment and errands.
Vulnerable individuals include:
Caregivers, children and youth, indigenous peoples, low income or living in poverty, members of LGBTQ2S+ communities or non-binary, newcomers (all), official language minority communities, people experiencing domestic or gender-based violence, people experiencing homelessness, people living in group homes or supportive living (under the age of 55), people living with mental illness, people struggling with addiction, persons with disabilities, prison populations (detained and incarcerated people), racialized (all), seniors and Elders (not in care), seniors and Elders (living in care), students (post-secondary), workers who are vulnerable (essential workers, temporary foreign workers, workers in the informal labour market, etc.), veterans, and women and girls, and/or others.
Eligible expenses include wages and benefits, professional fees, travel and accommodations, materials and supplies, printing and communication, equipment rental/lease/maintenance, administration costs, capital costs, and disability support for staff.
GrantWatch ID#: 189976
United Way Yukon will be issuing grants between the ranges of $1,000 and $10,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions or support in completing this application, please contact:
Jamie Boyd, Executive Director
United Way Yukon
305 Wood Street
Canada Y1A 2E7
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