Funding Directory


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After School Hours Initiatives or Activities GrantThe After School Hours grant program provides $1,000 to successful applicants. It supports affordable opportunities offered to all school children to be active, pro-social and engaged in fun activities. Source: Government of NB.up to $1000SchoolsOngoing
Breakfast for LearningFunding for healthy school breakfast program.VariableSchoolsApril/May
Communities in Bloom Special ProjectsEach year, Communities in Bloom and its partners offer new promotional opportunities to its participants.VariableAllVarious
Community-Based Projects for SeniorsCommunity-based projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) that enable seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experiences with others and help communities increase their capacity to address local issues.Up to $25 000SeniorsJuly 5, 2013- might renew
Day of CaringSeveral gardens, food banks, community neighborhoods, centers, seniors homes, and others have benefited from the material and labour support provided through the United Way Day of Caring. Why not take advantage of this great opportunity for help with your group's own projects, renovations, etc. VariableAllMarch 28, 2020 - might renew
Environmental Trust FundThe Fund provides assistance for action-oriented projects with tangible, measurable results, aimed at protecting, preserving and enhancing the Province's natural environment.VariableAllDecember 2013- might renew
Grow 1000 CanadaFunding for community gardens. Source: Scotts Canada Ltd.up to $1500
AllJanuary- February (funding will repeat until 2018)
The Innovation FundThe fund is intended to provide seed money, or start-up money, to initiate practical, quality improvement projects that directly improve the management of persons with diabetes and at risk of developing the disease.VariableAllUntil 2014
McConnrll Foundation Sustainable Food Systems GrantsThe Foundation's Sustainable Food Systems initiative aims at systemic change to increase local and regional sustainable food production capacity while ensuring that healthy food is accessible to all.VariableAllVariable
Public Health Agency of CanadaList of funding opportunities available through PHACVariableAll-
School Wellness GrantThe grants provide financial resources to schools to support the implementation of Comprehensive School. Source: Government of NB. VariableSchoolsMid-April to the end of May (annual)
Show Kids You CareFunding for healthy school meal programs.VariableSchoolsOngoing
Social Innovation FundThe funding is available to help support the new venture through market validation and market research and/or business plan development and to raise additional funding. Source: Pond-Deshpande Centre.VariableAllNovember
Crowdfunding sitesTop 10 Crowdfunding SitesVariableAll-
EcoAction Community Funding ProgramSupport to community-based, non-profit organizations for projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment.VariableAllNovember- might renew
The Sow It Forward Garden Grants ProgramThe grant is for nonprofit causes or organizations (schools, 501c3s, food banks, community gardens, colleges, libraries, prisons, senior programs, etc.) interested in starting or expanding food garden projects that are of general benefit to their community.$500AllJanuary 5th
United WayContact your regional representatives. Funding may be available for projects that support: poverty reduction, homelessness, affordable housing, early childhood development, and neighbourhood revitalization.VariableAllVariable
TATU Anti-Tobacco Grant (Wellness NB)Many communities, organizations and individuals are already working hard to make a difference, to make New Brunswick stronger and healthier. The Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program supports community-led initiatives to increase tobacco-free living, strengthen community action with an emphasis on youth-led initiatives, partnerships and comprehensive actions. up to $5000AllFebruary 15/2015
Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds School Ground Greening GrantsThe Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds program helps schools create outdoor classrooms to provide students with a healthy place to play, learn and develop a genuine respect for nature. Since the program began in 2000, it has provided funds to over 3,000 schools from coast to coast, providing countless opportunities for students to engage with nature on their school grounds.Amount offered: Up to $3,500 for schools, up to $2,000 for daycares.Schools, DaycaresThe final application deadline for the 2014–2015 funding program is ​May 8, 2015.
Community Forward FundCharities and Non-Profits can apply for loans through this program.VariableCharities and Non-ProfitsN/A
We Are Cities: Community Innovation GrantBuilding off of the We Are Cities campaign—a national collaboration focused on sustainable city-building—the We Are Cities: Community Innovation Grant supports projects addressing issues critical to the success of our communities including, but not limited to, mobility, the built and natural environment, citizen engagement, multi-sectorial collaboration, policy design, waste management and energy.Grants of $2,000 and $5,000 are available.AllMonday May 25, 2015, 5pm EDT.
Wellness Learning Opportunities GrantsAs part of our commitment to New Brunswick’s Wellness Strategy, the Department of Social Development supports wellness initiatives related to our mandate’s key focus areas: mental fitness and resilience, healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free living.
(maximum $3000)AllVariable
After School Hours Initiatives or Activities GrantThis grant program will provide up to $1000 to support after school hours initiatives that are held during the school year. This program is intended to support affordable opportunities that are offered to all school aged children to be active, pro-social and engaged in fun activities while building positive relationships.$1000community groups and/or organizations, daycares, recreational organizationsVariable
Wellness - Grant to Promote Healthy Foods in Recreation FacilitiesThis grant program will provide $500 to support community recreation facilities in making healthy changes to their food and beverage options. People are becoming more aware of the foods they eat, and want to have healthy options available.$500Community recreation facilities including arenas, rinks, community centres, youth centres, pools, parks/trailsVariable
Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant ProgramNB’s Wellness Strategy is designed to accelerate progress on wellness in New Brunswick. It supports actions in schools, communities, homes and workplaces. Actions relate to partnerships and collaboration, building capacity for community development, promoting healthy lifestyles, developing and supporting healthy policies, and wellness-related surveillance, evaluation and research. Grants of up to $5000CommunityVariable
Wellness - Community Food Action ProgramThe Department of Social Development is now accepting applications for the Community Food Action Program until funds are expended.
An organization can receive only one Community Food Action program grant for the same initiative.