Fundraising & Grants
Fundraising & Grants
RBC Learn to Play Community Grants and RBC Learn to Skate Program ($1,000 to $10,000) is awarded to local organizations that teach new skills or sports to kids, and/or expose them to a multiple sports or multiple skills such as swimming or skating lessons. Programs eligible for funding include those that:
- Provide instruction/learning of a new skill or sport that the child/youth would otherwise not have an opportunity to experience; and/or
- Emphasize and expose children/youth to a multi-sport or multi-skill participation experience; and/or
- Implement a new approach/delivery to sport and physical activity through the creation of programs recommended by Canadian Sport for Life.
The application deadline is May 8, 2015. Visit their website to learn more: RBC Learn to Play Grants
The Coca-Cola Foundation strives to make a unique and sustainable difference in the area of active healthy living especially for children and young people. Funding for a new KOMPAN ICON electronic playground might just be the thing to help combat obesity in some of BC’s urban communities. By combining the joys of outdoor play with the immersion of video games, ICON brings together two central elements of children’s modern need for play. Take a video of kids playing in the park and that just might be the new Coke commercial!
For more information visit their website: http://www.coca-colacompany.com/our-company/the-coca-cola-foundation
The N7 fund from Nike is inspired by Native American wisdom of the Seven Generations: In every deliberation we must consider the impact of our decisions on the seventh generation. The N7 Fund provides product donations and grants to Aboriginal communities in support of sports and physical activity programs for youth.
Deadline: November 15, 2014
Range: Up to $10,000
Eligibility: Canadian nonprofits that exclusively serve the Aboriginal community
Partners for Places is a successful matching grant program that creates opportunities for communities in the Vancouver area to promote a healthy environments, a strong economy, and well-being of all residents. Through these projects, Partners for Places fosters long-term relationships that make our urban areas more prosperous, livable, and vibrant. In the first two years, Partners for Places funded 29 proposals for more information on the awardees, please visit www.fundersnetwork.org.
The Max Bell Foundation is a Canadian independent grantmaking foundation that pursues its mission and strategic priority by supporting Canadian registered charities with Project Grants, Internship Grants, and Senior Fellow Grants. The Foundation is interested in supporting projects that promote good health in the broadest sense. We are particularly interested in identifying practical, alternative approaches to the creation and maintenance of the programs and policies which shape Canada’s health care practices. For more information please visit http://www.maxbell.org/.
The BC government has funding available to help with the costs associated with the creation of new licensed child care spaces. Under this program, non-profit child care organizations may receive up to a maximum of $500,000 and private sector child care organizations may receive up to a maximum of $250,000 for:
– Building a new child care facility including the cost of buying land or a building;
– Assembly of a modular building and site development;
– Renovations to a building; and/or
– Buying eligible equipment and furnishings to support new child care spaces in an existing facility or as part of the above activities to create new spaces.
For more information, visit their website https://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/childcare/major_capital.htm?WT.svl=LeftNav.