Small Change Fund

Small Change Fund

April 16, 2013 11:17 ET

Funding Opportunity for Grassroots Groups Working on Community Sustainability Issues

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 16, 2013) - Small Change Fund (www.smallchangefund.org) is looking for eight Ontario-based grassroots projects which focus on the connection between people and the land and water to be posted on our on our crowdfunding platform and take part in an online fundraising campaign to raise up to $5,000.00 each!

We are seeking projects to work with SCF over a six-week online campaign to promote and raise funds from individual donors that uses Small Change Fund and their social-media channels. SCF has already fully raised $3,000 for each of the chosen projects. This opportunity is made possible through the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

In order to be eligible, projects must adhere to the following:

  1. Support SCF's 'guiding principles' found on our application page.
  2. Funding requests cannot exceed $5,000.
  3. Only projects taking place in Ontario will be considered for the campaign.
  4. Applicants must either be a Registered Charity or Qualified Donee, as per Canada Revenue Agency's Charities division.
  5. Organizations must provide a plan on how they will cooperate with SCF in developing communications tactics to bring online traffic and donors to their project.

See the website for more details. Applications will be accepted through our online application portal (www.smallchangefund.org/submit-a-project) only. The deadline for applications is April 26th, 2013 at 12pm (noon) EST.

Small Change Fund (www.smallchangefund.org) works towards a stronger, more resilient and inspired grassroots movement in Canada. We work with individual and institutional donors to provide micro grants to grassroots led projects that address issues of sustainability as it relates to ecological resilience in the integration of economic, social and cultural well being of people and communities.

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