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Canada Service Corps (CSC) network and funding opportunities

Learn more about the organizations delivering CSC-funded opportunities across Canada & how to access funding.

CSC funding opportunities

Apply for Canada Service Corps funding and contribute to building a culture of service amongst Canadian youth.

Organizations interested in contributing to a national movement of service can apply for funding through a CSC Call for Proposals.

The last Call for Proposals closed in December 2023.

Subscribe to the Government of Canada’s Youth Engagement Sign-Up to receive information on funding opportunities for youth and organizations working with youth, including updates on future CSC Calls for Proposals. By subscribing, you will also receive updates about the Government of Canada’s policies, programs and activities for young Canadians.

Why CSC?

Make a difference

Contributing to building a culture of service in Canada by delivering volunteer service opportunities to youth across the country!

CSC Network

Benefit from a vast network of highly knowledgeable and diverse organizations—exchange knowledge and best practices with over a hundred CSC-funded organizations!

Support the Leaders of Today & Tomorrow

Help youth reach their full potential by equipping them with new skills and experiences!

Organization Name Location Description
Apathy is Boring
Montréal, Quebec

Apathy is Boring is a non-partisan, charitable organization that supports and educates young people to be active and contributing citizens in Canada’s democracy. Their vision is a Canada where every young Canadian is an active citizen, and youth are meaningfully engaged in all aspects of the democratic process.

Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF)
Kanata, Ontario

The Canadian Wildlife Federation’s mission is to conserve and inspire the conservation of Canada’s wildlife and habitats for the use and enjoyment of all. They engage over 575,000 people and reach over 2.5 million each year who join them in working from coast to coast to maintain something very important — a bright future for Canada’s wildlife.

Chantiers jeunesse
Montréal, Quebec

Chantiers jeunesse is a non-profit organization created in 1980 to foster the development of young, active, and socially engaged citizens while encouraging community development. Through their projects, young people increase their potential and gain new skills.

Montréal, Quebec

Katimavik’s mission is to develop diverse youth as engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada. Their vision: Diverse, engaged and empowered youth working together to create just relationships and transform communities, the environment and themselves for a better Canada.

Ocean Wise
Vancouver, British Columbia

Ocean Wise is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower communities and individuals to take action to protect and restore our world’s oceans.

Toronto, Ontario

TakingITGlobal empowers youth to understand and act on local and global challenges.

Victoria International Development Education Association (VIDEA)
Victoria, British Columbia

VIDEA strengthens the environment where youth and communities, globally, have access to the education, skills and support necessary to take feminist leadership in developing their own sustainable solutions to gender equality, environment, Indigenous and human rights violations and injustice. VIDEA strives to support and inspire others, especially Indigenous, and underrepresented youth, to better understand global issues, and issues of oppression, discrimination, systemic sexism and colonialism, and to use their power and voice, towards more just communities. Their work integrates intersectionality, gender and climate justice throughout, centering the needs, experiences, and leadership of those most impacted by inequality, discrimination and oppression. They are more than a feminist organisation, they are a women’s organisation. As a feminist, women’s organisation, VIDEA aims to create the conditions where the voices of those who identify as women, girls, gender-diverse, and 2SLGBTQ+, and those with additional barriers, are brought to the centre of conversations.

Volunteer Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta

Volunteer Alberta is a diverse and inclusive member association strengthening and creating pathways for volunteerism and civic engagement in Alberta. Their strategic priorities are:

  1. Convening networks and collaborates across sectors to nourish relationships and advance collective work.
  2. Amplifying diverse voices to elevate the power of volunteerism and civic engagement in communities across Alberta.
  3. Strengthening nonprofits and community capacity to engage Albertans.
Newmarket, Ontario

The YMCA’s mandate is to advance the health and well-being of Canadians in spirit, mind and body. Across the country, YMCA Member Associations are providing vital community services that have a positive impact on some of Canada’s most pressing social issues, from chronic disease to unemployment, social isolation, poverty, inequality and more.

BridgingTheGap Ventures
Kitchener, Ontario

BridgingTheGap Ventures, a women-led social enterprise, was founded with the goal of bringing together young changemakers with the world’s top industry leaders, decision-makers and influencers to usher in a new era for humanity that is more connected, collaborative and empowered than the status quo.

Ability Online
Mono, Ontario

Ability Online provides a holistic and innovative model of support for helping vulnerable youth and young adults with disabilities or health challenges to reduce social isolation and increase inclusion. Their supportive and safe online community fosters positive attitudes, builds self-esteem, and inspires involvement which contributes to emotional health and wellness.

GLOCAL Foundation of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

GLOCAL is a national not-for-profit organization that promotes civic awareness through local engagement and global understanding in Canada. They currently have offices in Ottawa, Vancouver and Winnipeg. The four pillars of their activities are youth engagement, digital civic engagement, accessibility of civic information, and knowledge mobilization. The goal of their digital initiatives and community outreach is to improve the infrastructure and accessibility of public information, in an effort to combat misinformation, information overload, and low-information rationality in the digital age.

Institute for Canadian Citizenship
Toronto, Ontario

Institute for Canadian Citizenship is powered by a committed and passionate national network. Their programs and special projects inspire inclusion, celebrate newcomers, and encourage active citizenship. Their goal: to unlock Canada for newcomers.

Broad Reach Canada
Toronto, Ontario

Broad Reach Canada fosters diversity, equity, and inclusion by supporting under-represented youth in their positive development of knowledge, skills and social belonging. They use sailing and tall ship sail training to achieve these objectives.

About the Canada Service Corps

The Canada Service Corps (CSC) promotes civic engagement among young people from 15 to 30 years old through access to meaningful volunteer service placements that help them gain essential life skills and experience.

Learn more about Canada Service Corps

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