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Youth at Risk Program

Grants to Winnipeg, Manitoba and Brockville, Ontario
Charitable Organizations for Programs that Support At-Risk Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Carolyn Sifton Foundation

LOI Date:

07/31/18

Deadline Date:

09/15/18

Description:

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Grants to Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Brockville, Ontario charitable organizations for projects to help at-risk youth reach their potential. An LOI must be submitted by July 31, 2018. Funding may be used for projects in education, arts and culture, healthcare, and social services. Eligible projects are those designed to assist young people who do not have the same opportunities due to social or economic circumstances, as other youth, to develop to their fullest potential.

In general, the Foundation prefers to fund specific projects, preferably pilot projects or new initiatives; these could include capital items as well as operating costs.

Projects should have explicitly measurable outcomes that support and further the Foundation's mission statement.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172509

Term of Contract:

Multiple-year grants are considered, but not exceeding three years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation will accept proposals only from charitable organizations in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Brockville, Ontario.

Generally, the Foundation will decline requests to support the following:

- Grants to individuals
- Organizations not recognized as charities by Canada Revenue Agency
- Capital acquisitions, unless they are an integral part of a special project that the Foundation supports
- Conferences and travel
- Publications, films, videos, and CDs
- Deficits in operating budgets

Pre-Application Information:

The Carolyn Sifton Foundation has a two-step application procedure, beginning with a two-page letter of inquiry, which should contain the following:

- A brief description of the project and purpose for which funding is sought.
- A brief description of the organization's history, objectives, and activities.
- A brief budget and timeline for the project.

If the project falls within the Foundation's guidelines and the Foundation has the capacity to consider the proposal, the grant seeker, will be asked to provide a full, written proposal.

Deadlines

- Letters of intent: January 31, July 31
- Full proposals: March 31, September 15

The Foundation favors challenge or matching grants.

Guidelines: http://www.siftonfoundation.com/guidelines/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Graeme D. Sifton
siftonfoundation@gmail.com
P.O. Box 37
Brockville, ON
K6V 5T7

Grant Coverage Areas:

Winnipeg, MB and Brockville, ON

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Manitoba   Ontario