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Funding Sources

Crime Prevention/Victim Services


    AllState Foundation
    Provides grants to charities and not-for-profit organizations that are involved in a variety of activities or educational initiatives around crime prevention, road safety and home safety.

    Funder: AllState Foundation

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Description:

    Allstate Foundation of Canada was established in 1977 to provide grants to charities and not-for-profit organizations that are involved in a variety of activities or educational initiatives around crime prevention, road safety and home safety.

    Contact:

    website:  AllState Foundation

    e-mail:  foundation@allstate.ca

    fax:  (905)513-4018

    mailing address:

    Allstate Foundation of Canada
    27 Allstate Parkway, Suite 100
    Markham, Ontario
    L3R 5P8


    Crime Prevention Action Fund
    The Crime Prevention Action Fund (CPAF) provides funding to assist communities and organizations in two specific areas: developing and implementing crime prevention initiatives and developing and implementing knowledge-transfer initiatives.

    Funder: National Crime Prevention Centre

    Deadline: Varies

    Description:

    The Crime Prevention Action Fund (CPAF) provides time-limited funding to assist communities and organizations in two specific areas:

    1) Developing and implementing crime prevention initiatives that address known risk and protective factors associated with offending behaviour.  The projects must support evidence-based interventions aimed at reducing offending among at-risk children, youth, and high risk offenders in communities. The projects will focus on the delivery of direct interventions.

    2) Developing and implementing knowledge-transfer initiatives that focus on the application of research-based evidence to inform crime prevention practice. These projects may take the form of tool and resource development, testing and dissemination, conferences, workshops, colloquiums, other training and/or innovative approaches to the transfer of knowledge about crime prevention.

    Contact:

    website:  Crime Prevention Action Fund

    e-mail:  prevention@sp-ps.gc.ca

    phone  (867)766-8443 or 1-877-302-6272


    Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund
    Awards money to projects designed to provide services and information to support victims of offences. Also funds projects that reduce crime, address the root cause of criminal behaviour, and prevent violence against women and children.

    Funder: Yukon Justice

    Deadline: March 1 and September 1

    Description:

    The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund awards money to projects designed to provide services and information to support victims of offences. The fund also is intended to help reduce the incidence of crime, address the root cause of criminal behaviour, prevent violence against women and children, and publicize information about crime prevention and how people can protect themselves from becoming victims.

    Contact:

    website:  Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund

    e-mail:  crimeprevention@gov.yk.ca 

    phone:  (867)667-5367
     


    Family Violence Initiatives
    The objectives of the Family Violence Initiative are to examine and address issues of violence in immediate and extended Aboriginal families and to research and develop holistic and culturally-appropriate responses to family violence.

    Funder: Aboriginal Peoples’ Program Department of Canadian Heritage

    Deadline: Unspecified

    Description:

    The objectives of the Family Violence Initiative are to examine and address issues of violence in immediate and extended Aboriginal families and to research and develop holistic and culturally-appropriate responses to family violence.

    Contact:

    website:  Family Violence Initiative

    phone:  1-866-811-0055


    Girls' Fund Grants
    Support women’s organizations that are using the most effective approaches to ending violence against women, moving low-income women out of poverty and building strong, resilient girls. Priority to funding work with females who face multiple challenges.

    Funder: Canadian Women's Foundation

    Deadline: Varies - please check the website

    Description:

    We support women’s organizations across Canada that are using the most effective approaches to ending violence against women, moving low-income women out of poverty and building strong, resilient girls. We give particular priority to funding work with women and girls who face multiple challenges.

    Contact:

    website:  Canadian Women's Foundation 

    e-mail:  adugal@canadianwomen.org

    phone:  (416) 365-1444 ext. 228 or 1-866-293-4483 ext. 228


    Human Rights Program
    Funds projects aimed at increasing the awareness, knowledge, and practical enjoyment of human rights.

    Funder: Canadian Heritage

    Deadline: Funding applications are accepted year round and project funding is allotted as long as funds remain available.

    Description:

    Funds projects aimed at increasing the awareness, knowledge, and practical enjoyment of human rights.

    Contact:

    website:  Human Rights Program

    e-mail:  rights-droits@pch.gc.ca

    phone:  (819) 994-3458 or (867)667-3910

    mailing address:

    Room 205, 300 Main Street
    Whitehorse, YT
    Y1A 2B5 


    Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women
    YG Women's Directorate allocates a total of $100,000 yearly to run programs and events designed and developed by Aboriginal women for their communities. The purpose of the funding is to work on eliminating violence against Aboriginal women.

    Funder: YG Women's Directorate

    Deadline: Varies - spring time

    Description:

    Allocates a total of $100,000 yearly to run programs and events designed and developed by Aboriginal women for their communities. The purpose of the funding is to work on eliminating violence against Aboriginal women.

    Contact:

    website:  Prevention of Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    email:  lorie.larose@gov.yk.ca

    phone:  (867) 667-3030 or 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3030


    Violence Prevention Fund
    The Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) is Canada’s only national public foundation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. CWF is only permitted to give grants to organizations which are charities.

    Funder: Canadian Women's Foundation

    Deadline: Varies - check the website

    Description:

    The Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) is Canada’s only national public foundation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. CWF is only permitted to give grants to organizations which are charities.  

    Contact:

    website:  Violence Prevention Fund

    e-mail:  adugal@canadianwomen.org

    phone:  (416)365-1444 ext. 228 or 1-866-293-4483 ext. 228


    Women's Community Initiatives
    Funding under the Aboriginal Women's Program includes the Family Violence Initiative and the Self-Government Initiative component.

    Funder: Aboriginal Peoples’ Program Department of Canadian Heritage

    Deadline: Varies

    Description:

    Funding under the Aboriginal Women's Program includes the Family Violence Initiative and the Self-Government Initiative component.

    Contact:

    website:  Women's Community Initiatives

    e-mail:  autochtone_aboriginal@pch.gc.ca

    phone:  1-866-811-0055


    Youth Gang Prevention Fund
    The Youth Gang Prevention Fund (YGPF) invests in communities where youth gangs are an existing or emerging threat and supports initiatives that clearly target youth in gangs or youth at greatest risk of joining gangs.

    Funder: National Crime Prevention Centre

    Deadline: Varies

    Description:

    The Youth Gang Prevention Fund (YGPF) invests in communities where youth gangs are an existing or emerging threat and supports initiatives that clearly target youth in gangs or youth at greatest risk of joining gangs.

    Contact:

    website:  Youth Gang Prevention Fund

    e-mail:  prevention@ps.gc.ca

    phone:  1-877-302-6272


    Youth Investment Fund - $500 and under
    The Youth Investment Fund provides financial support to short term projects aimed at Yukon youth. These programs should promote self-esteem, encourage development of positive lifestyle choices, or create social or recreational opportunities.

    Funder: Yukon Government Departments of Education, Community Services, Health & Social Services, Justice and the Women's Directorate

    Deadline: Ongoing

    Description:

    The Youth Investment Fund provides financial support to short term projects aimed at Yukon youth. These programs should promote self-esteem, encourage development of positive lifestyle choices, or create social or recreational opportunities.  For applications $500 and under. 

    Contact:

    phone:  (867)667-5367

    Youth Investment Fund Application Form and Guidelines: 

    Application Form

    Guidelines



    Youth Investment Fund - over $500
    The Youth Investment Fund provides financial support to short term projects aimed at Yukon youth. These programs should promote self-esteem, encourage development of positive lifestyle choices, or create social or recreational opportunities.

    Funder: Yukon Government Departments of Education, Community Services, Health and Social Services, Justice & the Women's Directorate

    Deadline: April 1 & October 1

    Description:

    The Youth Investment Fund provides financial support to short term projects aimed at Yukon youth. These programs should promote self-esteem, encourage development of positive lifestyle choices, or create social or recreational opportunities.  For applications over  $500. 

    Contact:

    Phone:  (867)667-5367

    Youth Investment Fund Application Form and Guidelines:  

    Application Form

    Guidelines


    Youth Justice Fund
    The Department of Justice Canada administers the Youth Justice Fund, a program designed to enhance citizen and community participation to promote a fair and more effective youth justice system.

    Funder: Department of Justice Canada

    Deadline: Please check website for deadlines.

    Description:

    Activities eligible for funding support could include:

    • Organize and host meetings between youth justice service providers and stakeholders and other service providers such as education, employment, housing and recreation to analyse ongoing/emerging youth justice issues.
    • Research activities which will synthesize the results of existing research or contribute to a growing awareness and recognition of promising practices and models for on-going or emerging youth justice issues.
    • Organize regional or national activities that encourage the sharing of information on programs and services, including best practices, lessons learned and opportunities for cross-sectoral solutions to support youth with mental health issues, including FASD, who are involved in the criminal justice system.
    • Training and educational initiatives for service providers typically working outside of the youth justice system to assist them in working more effectively with youth in conflict with the law and with mental health issues, including FASD.
    • Develop, implement and evaluate practices and/or models that facilitate community involvement and programming that respond to youth in conflict with the law with unique needs such as chronic and repeat offenders or youth with mental health issues, including FASD.

    Contact:

    website:  Youth Justice Fund

    e-mail:  Youth-Jeunes@justice.gc.ca

    phone:  (613)946-9452


    Youth Justice Fund - Anti-Drug Component
    Resources are available through the Youth Justice Anti-Drug Component to fund treatment opportunities designed to assist youth already in the justice system with their rehabilitation, including the development of pro-social skills.

    Funder: Department of Justice Canada

    Deadline: Please check website for updates.

    Description:

    Activities eligible for funding support could include: 

    • Activities that contribute to the development of better linkages between the health care system and the justice system to ensure better access to drug treatment programming for youth in contact with the justice system.
    • Activities that connect youth in contact with the justice system with community-based programs and services that will help them develop pro-social skills, make smart choices and address their drug use.
    • Activities that facilitate knowledge development and transfer between provincial/territorial governments and/or organizations interested in drug treatment approaches for youth.  This could include the sharing of best practices or the development of training and resource materials.
    • Projects that support community-based rehabilitative or reintegration strategies designed to assist youth with addiction issues coming out of custody.
    • Projects that increase the capacity (i.e., training) to deliver drug treatment programs for youth in a custodial setting.
    • Projects that support the development, implementation and evaluation of community-based drug treatment options for youth involved in the youth justice system.
    • Research activities which advance the current body of knowledge relating to drug addiction and treatment options for youth in the justice system in Canada.

    Contact:

    website:  Youth Justice Fund - Anti-Drug Component

    e-mail:  Youth-Jeunes@justice.gc.ca

    phone: (613)952-8353

    fax:  (613)954-3275

    mailing address:

    Program Analyst
    Youth Justice Fund, Youth Justice Policy
    Department of Justice Canada
    180 Elgin Street, 7th Floor
    Ottawa, ON
    K1A 1B9


    Youth Justice Fund: Guns, Gangs and Drugs Priority
    The intent of the Guns, Gangs and Drugs Priority is to respond to youth involved in the justice system and in gun, gang and drug activities.

    Funder: Department of Justice Canada

    Deadline: Please check website for deadlines.

    Description:

    Activities eligible for funding support could include:

    • Research activities which advance knowledge relating to youth involved in gun, gang and drug activities.
    • Developing, implementing, testing and evaluating demonstration/pilot projects for youth;
    • Providing small amounts of seed money to community-based programs recognized by youth justice stakeholders as having the capacity to provide innovative and valued programs and services for youth.
    • The organization and hosting of meetings between service providers and stakeholders such as education, employment, housing and recreation to examine how services can be better co-ordinated for youth.
    • Training and educational initiatives for service providers typically working outside of the youth justice system to assist them in working more effectively with youth; and,
    • The development, implementation, and evaluation of models and/or practices that facilitate community involvement and programming at any stage of the youth justice system, such as extrajudicial measures, pre-trial detention, sentencing and rehabilitation and reintegration for youth.

    Contact:

    website:  Youth Crime Prevention: Guns, Gangs and Drugs Priority

    phone:  (613)941-4179

    fax: (613)954-3275

    mailing address:

    Youth Justice Fund, Youth Justice Policy
    Department of Justice Canada
    180 Elgin Street, 7th Floor
    Ottawa, ON   
    K1A 0H8