Cooperation with the Community Sector – Development of Official Language Communities

From: Canadian Heritage

Cooperation with the Community Sector supports engagement by community organizations and strengthens their ability to act while encouraging innovation and excellence.

Who can apply

Eligible organizations must represent the interests of official-language minority communities. Their missions, mandates or the majority of their activities must support the development and enhancement of official-language minority communities nationally, provincially, regionally or locally. These organizations include:

  • a Canadian non-profit organization, duly registered;
  • an association, institution; or a Canadian foundation; or
  • a Canadian for-profit organization (solely for non-profit activities).

The following are not eligible: individuals; government organizations; universities, schools, school boards; and foreign institutions and organizations.

Eligible projects and programming

Project funding is available for one-time activities that do not require ongoing funding. Priority is given to projects that address current issues, are innovative and help develop areas that are unique or unexplored.

Program funding is available to carry out ongoing activities supporting community development and can cover organizations' operating costs. Priority is given to programming activities that have a lasting effect and strengthen relations between community stakeholders.

Application deadlines

Program funding:

National organizations
Ongoing

All regions
October 15, 2018

When an application deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or statutory holiday, it is extended to the following working day.

Project funding:

National organizations
September 10, 2018

When an application deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or statutory holiday, it is extended to the following working day.

All regions

Manitoba; Northwest Territories; Nunavut; Quebec; Saskatchewan
November 13, 2018

New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island
December 6, 2018

Alberta; British Columbia; Ontario; Yukon
February 4, 2019

When an application deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or statutory holiday, it is extended to the following working day.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

Contact us

Address
Department of Canadian Heritage
Official Languages Support Programs
15 Eddy Street, 7th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M5
Email
pch.dglo-olsp.pch@canada.ca
Telephone
819-994-2222
1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)
TTY
1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (ET).

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