Emergency Community Support Fund

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The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is the federal government’s commitment to providing funding for charities and non-profit organizations serving vulnerable populations disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Winnipeg Foundation is working with our national umbrella group, Community Foundations of Canada, along with local partners Canadian Red Cross and United Way of Winnipeg, to distribute the Emergency Community Support Fund in Winnipeg. This is the second phase of The Winnipeg Foundation’s emergency support for charities responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Winnipeg Foundation has been allocated $1.4 million for this purpose. Applications are online through Community Foundations of Canada’s portal; requests will be reviewed in Winnipeg and decisions will be made at the local level.

  • Applications open May 19
  • Maximum request: $75,000

For criteria, application materials, and to apply, visit the Community Foundations of Canada’s portal.


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