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Marginalized Youth Grants

These funding opportunities are given to projects that improve the lives of marginalized youth, each of the options have more information about these funding sources!

CAAWS (Canadian Assoc. for the Advancement of Women)

Region: National

Funding: Up to $1,000 (10 grants available) 

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Supports opportunities for girls and women to participate in sport and/or promote sport to girls and women

Application deadline: See website for 2018/19 deadlines

Link: http://www.caaws.ca/grants-and-recognition/wise-fund/application-process-2/

Community One Foundation Rainbow Grants

Region: Greater Toronto Area

Funding: Between $5,000 & $50,000

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Provides funding to foster new and innovative services and programs for the LGBTTIQQ2S community in the GTA, in the areas of health & social sciences, arts & culture, and research, education & advocacy

Application deadline: 2019 applications will begin in February 2019

Link: http://communityone.ca/grants-awards/

DreamCatcher Fund

Region: National

Funding: Not Specified

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • For Ontario First Nation status members Minor sports teams, individual athletes 25 years and under & special events
  • To address risk factors faced by First Nations youth, by providing scholarships, bursaries, and grants to attend educational programs, and by providing equipment, facilities, and opportunities to participate in structured recreational and/or organized sporting activities

Application deadline: See website for 2018/19 deadlines

Link: http://www.dcfund.ca/index.php?id=sports-recreation

Hydro One Power Play Grant

Region: Provincial

Funding: Up to $20,000

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Hydro One aims to help build strong, healthy and safe communities in Ontario by promoting strong, healthy, safe and active lifestyles for children and youth Designed to significantly improve the level of healthy and safe active living for Aboriginal children and youth (i.e. less than 18 year of age)
  • Located within a First Nation or Métis community serviced by Hydro One
  • For building, renovating or installing to recreation facilities or equipment
  • Must serve a greater community

Application deadline: Round 1: for applications submitted from December 1 in the previous year through May 31 in the current year; Round 2 for applications submitted from June 1 through November 30

Link: http://www.hydroone.com/OurCommitment/Community/Pages/powerplay.aspx

Imperial Oil Charitable Foundation

Region: National

Funding: Not Specified

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Build capacity or leadership for Indigenous people or areas

Application deadline: See website for 2018/19 deadlines

Link: http://www.imperialoil.ca/Canada-English/community_invest.aspx