IMPORTANT: applications for this fund do not go to the Terrace Community Foundation through our usual granting application process.
Please read all eligibility requirements and expectations and see 'How can I apply?' in the information below.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MAY 1, 2017
About the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th
The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is a small grants program that will support community initiatives in all parts of Canada. The Fund is a collaboration between Canada’s community foundations, and the Government of Canada. Terrace Community Foundation is participating in this initiative to support local priorities connected to Canada’s 150th. Up to $20,000 in grant funds is available for community groups to apply for to participate in this initiative.
When can I apply?
You can apply now! The deadline to apply is May 1, 2017.
Who can apply?
Registered charities operating within Terrace, B.C. are eligible to apply.
Community groups and individuals are welcome to work with a qualified donee to make an application to the Fund. In the case of such a collaboration, the qualified donee would submit the application and act as a fiscal agent on behalf of the collaborating parties.
Check the Canada Revenue Agency Charities Listing and List of Other Qualified Donees to find partners in our community that may be interested in collaborating on a project.
Please note that the following are not eligible to apply:
What are the selection criteria for projects?
A wide range of projects are eligible for funding as long as they meet the following selection criteria:
1. Eligible projects must be based in Canada and must work towards the Fund’s objectives to:
2. Eligible projects must commit to performing funded activities and expenditures between the date that the grant is approved and before January 31, 2018.
3. All successful applicants must match the amount of the grant made through in-kind or cash contributions. For example, an applicant that requests a $2,000 grant for a project would be required to contribute $2,000 worth of funding from other sources and/or in-kind support such as volunteer hours, donated services, equipment or space.
Are there any projects or expenditures that are ineligible for funding?
The following projects will be ineligible for funding:
Expenditures that are necessary to the successful completion of the project are eligible. The following outline the expenditures that are ineligible – please keep them in mind when designing your project:
How can I apply?
Please read through completely before you begin.
All applications will be made online at http://www.cfc150.fluidreview.com
This video provides an overview of the online application process (also posted at the top of this web page).
You will be directed to register an account before you can start your application.
When preparing your application, note that there are three main steps:
The information gathered through the application process will not be made public, and will be available only to the Terrace Community Foundation, Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada exclusively for purposes related to the Fund.
What are the reporting requirements if our application is successful?
The story of the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th will be told as part of the 150Alliance, an open network of groups, individuals and organizations working together to make the most of Canada’s sesquicentennial.
Within 30 days of receiving the grant, Grantees are required to:
Within 15 days of project completion, Grantees are required to:
This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between Terrace Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.
Cette initiative est rendue possible grâce au Fonds communautaire pour le 150e anniversaire du Canada, qui est une collaboration entre Terrace Community Foundation, le gouvernement du Canada et des leaders extraordinaires de l’Atlantique au Pacifique à l’Arctique.
This one-pager provides details on the objectives, eligibility requirements, and steps to applying for the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th.
This document is useful for organizations interested in submitting a grant application to the Fund and for community foundations promoting the Fund in their community.