$400-MILLION FUND: COVID recovery money available to service groups

Community Service Fund organizers.

THE COUNTIES, Ontario - The Community Services Recovery Fund is currently accepting applications from Community Service Organizations.

The Community Services Recovery Fund is a $400-million fund, led by Employment and Social Development Canada, to help charities, non-profits, and indigenous governing bodies strengthen their internal structures and practices as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada and United Way Centraide Canada are coming together as National Funders to administer the fund.

This fund is open to both local and national/provincial/territorial Community Service Organizations. Projects approved under this fund will fall into one of three focus areas: 

  • Investing in People 
  • Investing in Systems and Processes 
  • Investing in Program and Service Innovation and Redesign 

Depending on the focus area selected, community service organizations will apply to one of the three national funders. Please click here to learn more about the project focus areas, eligibility, and where to submit an application.

Please note that the application deadline is Feb. 21, 2023, at 8 p.m. EST.

If you have any questions, you can email CSRFgrants@redcross.ca or phone 1-833-966-4225, Mon-Fri. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST.