This phase of the Emergency Fund is now closed. Nine local agencies providing basic needs (food, personal protective equipment, hygiene products, baby products, etc.) have been supported in their efforts.
This phase of the emergency fund is now closed. Investments in this phase are being directed to registered charitable organizations in the Halton & Hamilton regions, focusing on supporting seniors
Please note, Phase 3 ECSF funding allocations for Halton Region are complete. We are still accepting Hamilton applications, though funds are nearly depleted. Hamilton-based organizations are encouraged to apply ASAP. *ECSF funds are being allocated equally across Halton & Hamilton.
This is an open call to all registered charitable organizations in the Halton & Hamilton regions, with a focus on supporting the vulnerable population affected by Covid-19.
Intake is occurring on a rolling basis beginning May 19, 2020 and will be reviewed as they are received; funding decisions will be made by July 31, 2020.
Multiple program applications are encouraged and can be submitted. The list of program applications will be reviewed collaboratively between all funders. Regardless of which funder is being applied to, only one program application should be submitted for funds. United Way Halton & Hamilton is accepting applications, across all communities. For the Community Foundations, we ask that you apply to the funder located in the primary community that your charity serves.
For information on how to access the fund locally, visit:
Community Foundation of Halton North
Hamilton Community Foundation
Oakville Community Foundation
United Way Halton & Hamilton
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United Way Halton & Hamilton will then continue conducting intakes when possible, based on funds available, accepting requests for basic needs, mental health supports, and community services capacity.