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Community Fund for Canada's 150th 

The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th will provide communities with thousands of small grants to support local projects, led by participating community foundations from coast to coast to coast. 

To learn more about the national initiative, visit the Fund's homepage.

Sign up (to the right) to start an application. ​​

Applications are currently being accepted for the community foundations below, as well as for regions that do not have a community foundation
Applications will be accepted from communities without community foundations until January 16, 2017.

British Columbia
Community Fund of North Kootenay Lake: March 16 - April 30, 2017
Coquitlam Foundation: Ongoing
Creston-Kootenay Community Foundation: June 27, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Delta Community Foundation: Ongoing
Haida Gwaii Community Foundation: Ongoing
Kitimat Community Foundation: March 10 - April 21, 2017
Nakusp and Area Community Foundation: Ongoing
Nanaimo Foundation: March 15 - April 14, 2017
North Thompson Communities Foundation: March 1 – April 15, 2017
Osprey Community Foundation: January 26 - March 31, 2017
Parksville-Qualicum Foundation: February 15 – April 7, 2017
Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities: Ongoing
Port Moody Foundation: Ongoing
Prince Rupert Regional Community Foundation: Ongoing
Revelstoke Community Foundation: Ongoing
Richmond Community Foundation: Ongoing
Shuswap Community Foundation: March 1 – March 31, 2017
South Cariboo Community Enhancement Foundation: March 13 - March 31, 2017
Terrace Community Foundation: February 24 - May 1, 2017
Vancouver Foundation: February 15 – April 4, 2017*
*The Community Fund is available in Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster, North Shore and North Surrey through the Neighbourhood Small Grants Program. Click here for more information. 

Battle River Community Foundation: Ongoing
Community Foundation of Lethbridge And Southwestern Alberta: January 19 - April 28, 2017
Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta: Ongoing
Drayton Valley Community Foundation: Ongoing
Red Deer & District Community Foundation: January 3 - April 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm MT
Wood Buffalo: March 17 - April 27, 2017*
*This opportunity is stewarded by volunteers who are working towards the creation of the Wood Buffalo Community Foundation.
Contact with any questions on the process to present an application.

Saskatoon Community Foundation: March 1 - April 15, 2017
South Saskatchewan Community Foundation

Altona Community Foundation Inc.: 
March 1 – March 31, 2017
Beautiful Plains Community Foundation: Ongoing
Big Grass Community Foundation Inc.: Ongoing
Boissevain and Morton Foundation Incorporated: March 1 – March 31, 2017
Brokenhead River Community Foundation Inc.: January 16 - May 15, 2017
Carberry and Area Community Foundation Inc.: February 1 – April 12, 2017
Carman Area Foundation Inc.: December 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Minnedosa & District Foundation Inc.: Ongoing
North Norfolk - MacGregor Foundation: Ongoing
Northern Neighbours Foundation Inc.: Ongoing
Oak Lake and Area Foundation: September 30, 2016 - May 1, 2017
Reston and Area Foundation: Ongoing
Rivers and Area Community Foundation: January 31 - March 31, 2017
Roblin District Community Foundation: January 26 - March 31, 2017
The Southwest Manitoba Regional Foundation: Ongoing
Thompson Community Foundation: March 5 - March 31, 2017
Virden Area Foundation Inc.: February 13 - March 31, 2017
Winkler Community Foundation Inc.: Ongoing

Aylmer Area Community Foundation: Ongoing
Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation: Ongoing
Elgin St. Thomas Community Foundation: Ongoing
Grand Bend Community Foundation: Ongoing
Hamilton Community Foundation: January 1 - March 30, 2017
Huronia Community Foundation: March 13 - April 24, 2017
Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation: January 9 - May 1, 2017
Napanee District Community Foundation: Ongoing
Norfolk Community Foundation: Ongoing
Oxford Community Foundation: Ongoing
Sarnia Community Foundation: Ongoing
WindsorEssex Community Foundation: February 22 - March 24, 2017

Fondation communautaire du Saint-Maurice: Ongoing
Fondation Laurentides: Ongoing
Fondation Québec Philanthrope: March 1 – March 31, 2017

Ville de Rimouski: February 20 - April 28, 2017

New Brunswick
Carleton North Community Foundation: February 14 - May 1, 2017
Fondation communautaire de la Péninsule acadienne: Ongoing
Fundy Community Foundation: March 1 – April 12, 2017

Newfoundland and Labrador
Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador: Ongoing

Nova Scotia
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia:
*For projects within Halifax: Projects with confirmed funding from the Halifax Regional Municipality's Community Grants Program and that also meet the criteria of the 150 Fund will receive favourable consideration. The Halifax Regional Municipality’s Community Grants Program accepts applications until March 31, 2017; please check the HRM's guidelines and eligibility criteria here
Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia, Rural Vitality Grants: March 1 – April 1, 2017

Northwest Territories 
Yellowknife Community Foundation: Ongoing

The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is a collaborative effort, seeded by the Government of Canada and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast, and matched and delivered locally by Canada’s 191 community foundations.