Emergency Support Fund

Emergency Community Support Fund

The Government of Canada’s $350M Emergency Community Support Fund is a vital step forward in our country’s rapid response to COVID-19.

As Minister Hussen has noted, “The COVID-19 crisis is having a real and significant impact on all Canadians. Today’s announcement will help ensure that if Canadians need the support of a community organization, it will be there for them.”

$867,357 Invested by United Way in Local Agences to Help Vulnerable People Impacted by the Pandemic

Red Deer, Alberta – Tuesday, August 4, 2020 – United Way Central Alberta (UWCA) has granted $867,357 through the Government of Canada and United Way Canada’ and United Ways Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) to help the most vulnerable people in our communities.

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TOGETHER WE CAN KEEP OUR COMMUNITY STRONG.

We look forward to collaborating with partners, charities, and non-profit organizations via our respective networks to swiftly implement the Fund in communities from coast to coast to coast. Together, we will work to ensure that rapid relief reaches those that need it most, and that no one is left behind. The new Fund will provide a much-needed boost to organizations on the frontlines, while we also continue our efforts to secure the funding and support required for the stabilization and recovery phases ahead.

Together, the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada and United Way Centraide Canada are collaborating with the Government of Canada to flow ECSF support to those who need it most right now.  United Way Central Alberta is pleased to support this vital investment by the Government of Canada in critical services for vulnerable people in our community.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?
Funded by the Government of Canada.

AS THE SITUATION CHANGES, UNITED WAY WILL WORK WITH OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO ADAPT.

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