Eligibility & Exclusions

To be eligible for consideration of support, organizations must meet the following criteria:

  • A registered nonprofit charity in Canada
  • At least one paid staff person
  • Completed a tax return or financial audit for the previous fiscal year

No grants will be made to support:

  • Endowments
  • Annual fundraising drives or fundraising events/galas
  • Individuals
  • Religious institutions seeking support for programs whose participants are restricted by religious affiliation or whose activities promote a particular creed
  • Other granting agencies or foundations for ultimate distribution to agencies or programs of its own choosing
  • Units of government (municipalities, school districts, etc.) for services within their normal responsibilities
  • Replacement of government dollars that previously supported a program