Apply Now to the Community Services Recovery Fund

The Community Services Recovery Fund (CSRF) is now open and accepting applications. With three funding streams, this $400 million investment from the Government of Canada will support community service organizations as they adapt for pandemic recovery. 

Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation is working with the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia (CFNS) and the Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia to distribute the funding for the Investing in Systems and Processes funding stream.

Investing in Systems and Processes

This funding stream will support one-time projects that are focused on the systems and processes of an organization’s internal workings/overall structure. For example, this could include projects such as: 

·      Investment in a contact management system

·      Implementation/development of a new communications plan or fundraising strategy

·      Enhancement of a new accounting system

·     A governance review through an organizational resilience lens

·      Exploring a merger or amalgamation with another organization

·      Development/adaptation of a data/privacy strategy or plan

·      Other activities to help modernize or adapt your systems and processes

How to apply

To access the online application, organizations must apply through the Community Services Recovery Fund portal. Applications will be accepted until February 21, 2023.

Note: If your project is local, be sure to apply to the local funding stream. Funding from $10,000 to $200,000 is available, depending on the scale of the project. If your project has provincial or national reach or spans multiple provinces, apply to the national/provincial/territorial stream, with funding from $20,000 to $500,000 available. You are encouraged to read the applicant guide before beginning the application process.

The application deadline is February 21, 2023.