Emergency Community Support Fund

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  • Call for application closes on June 12.
  • Apply for a project up to $20,000 in Swift Current & Area.
  • Local assessment committees review May 28 to July 3.  
  • Funding decisions finalized and communicated by July 10.

Call for Applications 
United Way Regina is now accepting applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund to help charities and non-profit organizations serve and support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

This funding has been made available by the Government of Canada and funding streams are being administered by United Way Centraide Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross in communities from coast to coast to coast. 

United Way Regina is proud to support this important investment by the Federal Government. 

Starting May 19th, 2020, United Way Regina will be accepting applications for funding. 

How to apply? 
Applications will be accepted until June 12, 2020 at 4:00 PM. We anticipate a high volume of requests and are working to ensure that all requests are reviewed as quickly as possible. 

To apply for a Project up to $20,000 in Swift Current & Area, visit https://www.unitedwayregina.ca/servlet/eAndar.article/442

Who can apply? 
United Way Regina will fund organizations that provide direct services to vulnerable populations who are impacted by COVID-19. Your organization is eligible to receive funding if your organization has a charitable number, or is otherwise a Qualified Donee, and is providing supports and services to meet immediate community needs related to the COVID-19. 

This funding is intended to support frontline community service organizations providing services to support vulnerable Canadians, including low-income seniors, women, children and youth, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ2S+ community, refugees, Indigenous peoples, members of racialized communities, and more. 

Funds may be used for immediate needs and priorities related to the impact of COVID-19.

This includes, but is not limited to, services such as: 

  • Preparing and delivering meals and/or food hampers 
  • Supporting individuals in accessing income supports and financial coaching 
  • Providing home care or personal support for seniors, elders, and persons with disabilities 
  • Mental health & wellness supports, including crisis counselling and peer support 
  • Personal safety supports, including for those living in or escaping situations of violence 
  • Access to safe transport for essential appointment and errands, and 
  • Others 

What Types of Activities could be funded? 

  • Community outreach and engagement 
  • Developing and/or delivering new programs, services or delivery models as a result of COVID-19 
  • Sharing information and knowledge 
  • Engaging and recruiting volunteers