Archive for March, 2009

Evergreen 2009 Common Grounds Funding

Evergreen, a national registered charity founded in 1991, is an environmental organization with a mandate to bring nature to Canadian cities through naturalization projects. Evergreen’s Common Grounds program — in partnership with Wal-Mart Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, The Home Depot Canada, and Unilever Canada — provides grants to community groups doing environmental […]

Community Grants Program – Halifax Regional Municipality

Each year, the HRM Community Grants Program provides cash grants to registered non-profit organizations and charities located throughout HRM. There are two types of grant (a) a project grant of up to $5,000 and (b) a capital grant of up to $25, 000. The program provides assistance for projects in the following categories: EnvironmentRecreation & […]

Government of Canada – Call for Proposals

On February 23rd, the Government of Canada announced a multi-year Call for Proposals (2009–2012) focusing on projects that will improve services or accessibility for people with disabilities to allow them fully participate in society. Proposals submitted must meet the program criteria and fall under one of two streams: Social Development Projects and the Accommodation Fund. […]

Speaking of Collaboration

The Centre for Social Innovation, located in downtown Toronto, is an excellent model of community collaboration. Home to approximately 100 social mission groups, the Centre boasts 20,000 square feet of shared space, ideas, strategies and experiences. Proponents of collaboration, market transformation and systems change, The Centre for Social Innovation’s website provides links to articles on […]

Federal Dollars for Vulnerable Populations

On the eve of International Women’s Day, the federal government has announced $188,000 in funding for the P.E.I. Rape and Sexual Assault Centre’s STEPS Program for Women. Funding was provided to STEPS through the Women’s Community Fund of the Women’s Program of Status of Women Canada. The full news release is available online:

International Women’s Day – 1 week from today

Thank you to everyone who has submitted events and happenings celebrating and supporting IWD. Here’s one more: Host: The Atlantic Council for International CooperationDate: Saturday, March 7, 2009Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pmLocation: The Company House, 2202 Gottingen St., Halifax, NSPhone: 902-431-2311Email: Join us for a potluck and evening of performances in celebration of women. The […]