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.
Campbell River Community Foundation: November 3, 2016 - March 17, 2017
Community Foundation of the North Okanagan: April 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017
Community Foundation of Whistler: January 16 - February 28, 2017
Cranbrook & District Community Foundation: February 1 - March 10, 2017
Creston-Kootenay Community Foundation: June 27, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Delta Community Foundation: Ongoing
Haida Gwaii Community Foundation: Ongoing
Kimberley and District Community Foundation: February 6 - February 28, 2017
LeRoi Community Foundation: June 23, 2016 - February 28, 2017
Mission Community Foundation: January 16 - March 1, 2017
Nakusp and Area Community Foundation: Ongoing
North Vancouver: Due March 1, 2017*
*Interested applicants must first apply for funding through one of the Arts & Culture Grants Programs by the North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission. Applications to those programs are due by March 1, 2017; more information is available here.
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
Salt Spring Island Foundation: February 1 – March 15, 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.
Community Foundation of Lethbridge And Southwestern Alberta: January 19 - April 28, 2017
Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta: Ongoing
Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta: January 21 - March 15, 2017
Drayton Valley Community Foundation: Ongoing
Red Deer & District Community Foundation: January 3 - April 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm MT
Saskatoon Community Foundation: February 21 - April 15, 2017
South Saskatchewan Community Foundation: Ongoing
Beautiful Plains Community Foundation: Ongoing
Big Grass Community Foundation Inc.: Ongoing
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
Cartwright and Area Foundation Inc.: August 16, 2016 - March 1, 2017
Dauphin & District Community Foundation: February 8 - February 28, 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
Pembina Manitou Area Foundation Inc.: January 13 - February 28, 2017 at midnight
Reston and Area Foundation: Ongoing
Rivers and Area Community Foundation: January 31 - March 31, 2017
Roblin District Community Foundation: January 26 - March 31, 2017
Selkirk & District Community Foundation: August 4, 2016 - February 28, 2017
The Interlake Community Foundation Inc.: December 15, 2016 – February 28, 2017
The Southwest Manitoba Regional Foundation: Ongoing
Virden Area Foundation Inc.: February 13 - March 31, 2017
Wawanesa Community Foundation Inc.: January 1 - March 1, 2017
Winkler Community Foundation Inc.: Ongoing
Aylmer Area Community Foundation: May 5, 2016 - March 1, 2017 5:00pm ET
Brockville and Area Community Foundation: February 1 – February 28, 2017
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
Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation: January 9 - May 1, 2017
Muskoka Community Foundation: January 16 - February 24, 2017
Napanee District Community Foundation: Ongoing
Niagara Community Foundation: November 3, 2016 - March 13, 2017 12:00pm ET
Norfolk Community Foundation: Ongoing
North Bay and Area Community Foundation*: November 9 - December 31, 2016
*Applicants are required to apply first through the community foundation's application form, here.
Oxford Community Foundation: Ongoing
Prince Edward County Community Foundation*: December 15, 2016 – March 3, 2017 at 12pm ET
*The community foundation will accept applications for projects focusing on children/youth and learning; food security; and transportation.
Stratford Perth Community Foundation: December 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017
Sudbury Community Foundation: February 3 - March 1, 2017 at 4:30 pm ET
The Temiskaming Foundation: June 21, 2016 - February 28, 2017
WindsorEssex Community Foundation: February 22 - March 24, 2017
Fondation communautaire de l'Estrie: Ongoing
Fondation communautaire du Saint-Maurice: Ongoing
Fondation Laurentides: Ongoing
Outaouais*: January 30 - March 1, 2017
*A regional collaboration; contact email@example.com with any questions.
Ville de Rimouski: February 20 - April 28, 2017
Carleton North Community Foundation: February 14 - May 1, 2017
Fondation communautaire de la Péninsule acadienne: Ongoing
Fredericton Community Foundation Inc.: Ongoing
Sussex Area Community Foundation: November 8, 2016 - March 8, 2017 at 12pm AT
The Greater Saint John Community Foundation: February 1 – March 3, 2017
*Only youth-led projects will be considered for this opportunity. Please call the community foundation at 506.672.8880 before creating an application.
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia: Ongoing*
*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.
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.