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October 5th - October 30, 2020

Deep River and District Community Foundation takes part in the second round of the federal Emergency Community Support Fund
An additional $30K in funding available in the Upper Renfrew County Area for charities supporting COVID-19 response

Deep River and District Community Foundation (DRDCF) today announced it has $30K  to support local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of an ongoing partnership with Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), United Way Centraide Canada and the Canadian Red Cross, funded through the Government of Canada’s $350M Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). This vast national effort is the second round of funding that aims to support vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19. DRDCF is one of many community foundations across Canada which are taking part.  

Starting on October 5, 2020, DRDCF is accepting applications for funding from qualified donees. The deadline to submit your application is October 30, 2020, but apply early before funds run out. Grants can be used for a variety of purposes, including covering staffing or resource needs, purchase assistance and more.

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