Guidelines for Community Service Organizations Seeking ECSF Funds from UWDR

COVID-19 is top of mind for everyone and it is affecting the ways we support those who are vulnerable in our communities.  This pandemic has created an increase in demand for local services, shortages in supplies, and disruption in service. The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million investment made by the Government… Continue Reading Guidelines for Community Service Organizations Seeking ECSF Funds from UWDR

ECSF Call for Applications

Who can Apply? United Way Durham Region 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… Continue Reading ECSF Call for Applications

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the size of the grants being administered by United Way? United Way Durham Region has not established a minimum or maximum grant amount. We will be issuing grants based on the proposed services, associated amounts requested and overall demand. How much money is available through this fund? Is it possible to find out… Continue Reading Frequently Asked Questions

Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF)

Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million emergency funding program from the Government of Canada. United Way Durham Region is proud to support the important investment of $1,583,163.00 into our local communities. The following organizations have received funding:

Seniors Response Fund

To help seniors across the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on March 29, 2020 that the federal government will be investing $9 million across Canada to support vulnerable seniors. These funds, distributed by local United Ways, will support agencies with the delivery of a range of community services including meeting basic needs like food,… Continue Reading Seniors Response Fund

The United Way Durham Region COVID-19 Relief Fund The COVID-19 Community Relief Fund can be accessed by local organizations that are providing COVID-19 relief to individuals and families in Durham Region. We will be working closely with local organizations in the coming weeks to respond where support is needed most.  Applications will be accepted on… Continue Reading

UWDR Community Relief Fund

About 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. What began as a medical crisis/emergency very rapidly morphed into an economic crisis and what is needed to mitigate the impacts on all of us, is a broad and… Continue Reading UWDR Community Relief Fund

              211 is a United Way Durham Region partner and Canada’s primary source of information on government and community based health and social services. We are committed to providing accurate and up-to-date information to local residents about responses to the novel coronavirus in our Region. Please visit the links… Continue Reading

211 needs your help

Many programs, services, and businesses are closing down or offering limited services in an effort to keep staff and clients safe. These measures are important to limit the spread of COVID-19. However, these changes also leave significant gaps in services for the most vulnerable in our community. It is important that we know what essential services… Continue Reading 211 needs your help