ECSF Call for Applications

Who can Apply?

Organizations providing front-line services to vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19 are eligible to apply, including registered charities, and other qualified donees.

This funding is intended to support 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:

 What Types of Activities could be Funded?

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted from October 5-30, 2020. We anticipate a high volume of requests and are working to ensure that all requests are reviewed as quickly as possible.

For questions not addressed in these resources or for assistance with the application process, please contact:

Barbara Fannin, Community Investment Coordinator
(289) 200-3671 or by email at


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