Spotlight on new funding

Funding has been approved for:
Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) ($340,000)
The grant will assist Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) Canada in expanding its program of providing farmers and ranchers with technical support and payments for ‘ecosystem services’ – conservation practices that protect wetlands and rivers while conserving biodiversity and sequestering carbon.
Canadian Association of Residential Options for Criminalized Women (CAROW) ($153,000)
CAROW will implement an innovative and proven approach to redirecting low-risk female offenders in Ontario from the remand system to a suite of community-based supports. The grant will enable CAROW to gather additional evidence needed to reform current remand policy and practices nationally.
Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning ($490,000)
This grant will be used to help Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning become an accredited university.
Discourse Media ($200,000)
These funds will help Discourse Media expand coverage of Indigenous reconciliation, cities and clean energy; employ interns, and help to shape solutions journalism curriculum in universities.
InWithForward ($450,000)
To support InWithForward’s work with leading charities in several sectors, including Community Living BC and West Neighbourhood House, to advance service innovation and social systems design in Canada.
MaRS Discovery District (up to $1,000,000)
MaRS will work with partners to develop a national platform for skilled volunteering in Canada, linking professionals with work with social change organizations to create social impact.
TakingITGlobal ($76,000)
TakingITGlobal is working with Cisco Canada’s Connected North program and the Child Development Centre on a trial introduction of the SNAP (Stop Now and Plan) to a school in the Yukon.