Funding available for frontline organizations in Estrie

Record Staff

Centraide Estrie is now accepting funding applications for the Emergency Fund for Community Support (FUAC). This fund was announced by the Government of Canada on April 21 and is administered in collaboration with Centraide United Way Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross. The FUAC is intended to support organizations that are adapting their frontline services to meet the needs of vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Centraide Estrie is pleased to support this important investment of $783,167 for the benefit of our communities. We are also proud of the unquestionable confidence placed in us by the Government of Canada. Centraide Estrie’s social expertise and strong community networks have never been more relevant than during this pandemic,” commented Yves Jodoin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Centraide Estrie.

A simplified process
Organizations interested in filing an application can visit
They will be reviewed on an ongoing basis between May 19, 2020 and July 17, 2020. “We are committed to ensuring that funds are widely available to organizations that support populations affected by COVID-19. You don’t have to be an agency currently receiving funding from Centraide Estrie to apply,” said Marie-Hélène Wolfe, Executive Director of Centraide Estrie.
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