Indigenous Harm Reduction Grants – Jan. 26th
Up to $50,000 per grant in response to the opioid crisis organizations, schools and agencies that are engaged in direct health service delivery to Indigenous people may be eligible for funding to provide a community–driven harm reduction event or initiative.
BC Physical Literacy for Communities Initiative – Jan. 31st
Up to $50,000 over a two-year period, along with mentorship and support, to approximately 17 BC communities toward the collaborative design and multi-sector development of physical literacy.
Island Health Community Wellness Grant – Feb. 7th
Provides the opportunity for not-for-profit organizations, local government organizations and aboriginal communities to apply for one-time funding for the development and establishment of new programs. Criteria for community wellness grants includes healthy aging, positive mental health, social and family connectedness, healthy eating and physical activity.
Go Grants – Feb. 15th
GO Grants provide field trip grants for K-12 classes and schools to help get students outdoors learning about B.C.’s fish, wildlife, habitats and biodiversity. GO Grants cover transportation, project materials and or program fees to support student learning and connecting in nature.
Red Cross Traditional Foods Wildfire Assistance – ongoing
The Red Cross is assisting with traditional food needs of First Nations communities impacted by the wildfires with funding from the Government of BC, Government of Canada and Canadians. The Red Cross will provide $300 per person living on-reserve. Contact 1-800-863-6582 for a confidential, one-on-one needs assessment.
KidSport Grants – ongoing
Grants (up to $400) for children ages 18 and under to participate in a sport season of their choice.
Breakfast Club of Canada – ongoing
Interested in a healthy breakfast program at your school? There are a number of options, to learn more: Steven.Letts@breakfastclubcanada.org.
Doulas for Aboriginal Families Grant Program – ongoing
Funding is available to pay for prenatal, birthing and postpartum doula services for expectant Aboriginal mothers and families, living in BC (living either on and off reserve). This grant program provides up to $1000 of coverage for each pregnancy in a family.
Aboriginal Scholarship Guide: Provides links to scholarship opportunities.
Indspire – financial awards, deliver programs, and share resources with the goal of closing the gap in Indigenous education.