How to write a successful proposal?
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Youth-led Community Change Program - Deadline March 6th, 2017
We are interested in supporting projects that are bold, out of the box and disrupt the status quo. Share with us how you are igniting important conversations that need to happen. Applicants may request a minimum of $5000 and to a maximum of $25,000 in funding.
Parents Reaching Out Grants. Deadline May 25, 2017
Applications open for Parents Reaching Out Grants for the 2017-18 school year. Grants are available to school councils, Parent Involvement Committees, and not-for-profit organizations working with parents. Deadline: May 25, 2017.

Community Worker Portal organized a list of funding agencies and foundations that may support your project/program. If you have more information about Funders & Grants, please send the name and link by email to

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

Aboriginal Peoples’ Program

Actuarial Foundation of Canada

Alva Foundation

Animal Aid Foundation

Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada


Atkinson Foundation

Athlete Assistance Program

Banting Research Foundation

Better Day Alliance Foundation

Breakfast for Learning, Canadian Living Foundation

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage

Canada 150 Fund

Canada Arts Presentation Fund

Canada Arts Training Fund

Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Cultural Investment Fund

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund

Canada History Fund

Canada Media Fund

Canada Music Fund

Canada Trust Friends of the Environment Foundation

Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research (CFDR)

Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Geological Foundation

Canadian Kennel Club Foundation

Canadian Million Dollar Round Table Charitable Foundation

Canadian Nurses Foundation

Canada Periodical Fund

Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program

Canadian Conservation Institute internship programs

Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit

Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF)

Carthy Foundation

Catherine Donnelly Foundation

Celebrate Canada

Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon

Chez Cora Foundation

The Children’s Prize Foundation

Columbia Institute

Commemorate Canada

Community Foundations of Canada

Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

Community Infrastructure Program

Community One Foundation

Counselling Foundation of Canada

Destination Clic — French Enrichment Bursary Program

Donner Canadian Foundation

Dreamcatcher Fund

Drummond Foundation

Durham Community Foundation

Exchanges Canada

Explore — Second Language Bursary Program

Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit

Justin Eves Foundation


Inter-Action: Multiculturalism Funding Program

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation

Sir Joseph Flavelle Foundation

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Gainey Foundation

Glassco Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Gairdner Foundation

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation


Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation

Grocery Foundation

Groundswell Community Justice Trust Fund

Harbinger Foundation

The Healing Cycle Foundation

Heart and Stroke Foundation

HOPE (Volleyball) Foundation

Hospital For Sick Children Foundation

Ivey Foundation

The Joyce Foundation

Krembil Foundation

Laidlaw Foundation

Lambda Foundation

Law Foundation of Ontario

Lawson Foundation

Leonard Foundation

Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF)

Lupina Foundation

Lymphoma Foundation of Canada

Masonic Foundation of Ontario

Maytree Foundation

MAZON Canada

J.W. McConnell Family Foundation

McLean Foundation

Metcalf Foundation

Mike Weir Foundation

Movable Cultural Property Program

Odyssey — Language-Assistant Program

Official Languages Funding Programs

Ontario Arts Council 

Ontario Arts Foundation

Ontario HIV Treatment Network

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF)

OutCare Foundation

Paloma Foundation

Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada

Project Change Foundation

Rare Disease Foundation

Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation

Richard Ivey Foundation

Rick Hansen Institute, The

Roasters Foundation

Rotary Foundation

RCMP Foundation

Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Education Foundation

Royal LePage Shelter Foundation

Salamander Foundation

S’Cool Life Fund

Carolyn Sifton Foundation

SOCAN Foundation

Sport Support Program

Sprott Foundation

Belinda Stronach Foundation

Terry Fox Foundation, The

Tides Canada Foundation

Toronto Arts Council Foundation

Toskan Casale Foundation

Tree Canada

Trudeau Foundation

United Church of Canada Foundation

Hilary M. Weston Foundation for Youth

W. Garfield Weston Foundation

Wildlife Habitat Canada

Women’s College Hospital – Women’s XChange

Young Canada Works

Youth Take Charge Program

Zukerman Family Foundation

This list was based on Government of CanadaCharity Village, United Way and others websites.