The Government of Canada’s $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) aims to help charities and non-profit organizations adapt and increase frontline services for vulnerable populations during COVID-19.

The Government of Canada is releasing the balance of the $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in a second round of funding ($73.9 million). These funds are available to support communities continuing to address the impact of the pandemic.

United Way Durham Region is pleased to support an investment of $678,750.00 through this second round of emergency funding from the Government of Canada.

Applicants can begin submitting applications October 5, 2020. See more below.

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We’re pleased to announce that we have launched a Catch the ACE lottery in Durham. The proceeds from our end will ALL support our local community Durham COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund. Get your tickets here!

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The United Way of Durham Region is proud to have partnered with United Way Centraide Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in Durham Region.

For a list of agencies and programs funded, please click more..

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The COVID-19 emergency is having a profound impact on the lives of all Canadians and we in Durham see and feel the impacts every day. The United Way is uniquely positioned to work with our existing agency, program and community partners to address the areas of greatest need. Your contribution now will enable us to mitigate the worst impact of the virus on the most vulnerable in Durham Region.

For further information about this fund or to apply for funding, please click more below.

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New Horizons Seniors Grants are at work in Durham helping to lessen the burden of this crisis on Seniors in Durham. For a list of agencies and programs funded please click on more.

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