Community Futures Heartland 11 2nd Street NE, Portage la Prairie, MB - Phone: (204) 239 0135

Amended 2021 COVID Relief Grant

  • February 5, 2021
  • Written by Heartland Admin

2021 COVID Relief Grant Updated Application



Community Futures Heartland is providing those Non-Profit and/or Social Enterprise’s within the region with the opportunity to apply for a non-repayable Covid Relief grant.

The Covid Relief grant will provide immediate support of up to $1,000.00.

This will be to assist Non-Profit and/or Social Enterprise’s with efforts needed to meet the Covid 19 challenge (equipment or materials needed to meet public health guidelines) or to cover regular operating costs necessary to continue operations.

Eligible Organizations:

  • Must be a non-profit and/or social enterprise organization based in the Heartland region and have been in operation since April 1, 2019. Financial statements for the years ending in 2019 and 2020 must be provided. (2020 can be your in house accounting if financial statements are not yet ready for year end)
  • Must be able to demonstrate the negative economic impact experienced due to Covid 19. This will be evidenced by comparison between previous years’ financial statements showing normal revenues and expenditures.
  • Must provide information on how operations will be adjusted to address the current situation.

Ineligible Organizations:

  • Organizations that are government owned or receiving public funding to support the basic operations (tax levy contributions, uninterrupted public operating funding).
  • Organizations that have reserve or savings funds necessary to sustain the organization through 2021. Financial statements for the years ending in 2019 and 2020 must be provided.
  • ***Organizations that have previously received Government sponsored Covid relief funding. DOES NOT INCLUDE BRIDGE FUNDING - if you received the bridge funding you may still apply.

Funding Approval Process:

After reviewing all complete applications, funding will be awarded based on:

  • Demonstrated need for funding and organization survival.
  • Impact of organization’s activities on the community and region.
  • Access to other funding options.
  • Organization’s pre-covid sustainability.

Applications not accompanied by the required financial information and documentation will not be considered.

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