Updated October 31, 2020
Applications for the second round of the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) are now closed.
All applications submitted before the deadline (October 30, 2020) are currently under review and organizations will be notified of funding decisions no later than November 27th. A stewardship alliance, comprised of influential organizations committed to COVID-19 relief efforts, will continue to inform and direct funds to where they have the potential to create the most impact.
About the Emergency Community Support Fund
The Government of Canada is released the balance of the $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in a second round of funding ($73.9 million) to support communities continuing to address the impact of the pandemic and designed to help organizations carry out their vital work to ensure no one is left behind.
The funding streams were 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 of Calgary and Area is proud to continue to support this important investment and second round of emergency funding from the Government of Canada.
The Emergency Community Support Fund was funded by the Government of Canada through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).