Community Foundation of Orillia & Area takes part in new Emergency Community Support Fund

The Community Foundation of Orillia & Area is partnering with the Community Foundations of Canada to provide emergency funds to local registered charities. A total of $75,000.00 is available to grant locally.

The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million investment made by the Government of Canada to support vulnerable populations as they manage the impacts of COVID-19. Applications are currently being accepted through an online national portal on the Community Foundations of Canada website. Local applications will then be reviewed by the Community Foundation of Orillia &Area to assess the greatest community needs.

Applications will be received and evaluated on a rolling basis until July 27th 2020and decisions will be made weekly to fund activities occurring between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.                                                                              For more information, visit the Community Foundations of Canada website @ communityfoundations.ca or e-mail covid19@communityfoundations.ca

Local charities can also contact the Community Foundation of Orillia and Area @ info@communityfoundationorillia.ca or by phone @ 705-325-4903 Ext 207

The Emergency Community Support Fund      

Funded by

Contact: Carol Benedetti

Community Foundation of Orillia and Area

info@communityfoundationorillia.ca   705-325-4903 Ext 207