Government of Canada: Seeking Applications for Social Development Partnerships Program

Deadline: 27 July 2018

The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in receiving funding from the Social Development Partnerships Program – Children and Families for innovative projects related to early learning and child care service delivery.


The Social Development Partnerships Program is a federal grants and contributions program. It funds partnership-based projects. It supports:

  • the development and use of approaches to address social issues and challenges; and,
  • the development, exchange and application of knowledge, tools and resources that address social needs of individuals, families and communities.

Grant Information

  • The total amount of funding requested from ESDC does not exceed $1 million.
  • If the proposed project extends over two fiscal years, the applicant breaks down the total cost of the project by fiscal years. The Government of Canada’s fiscal year runs from April 1 to March 31 of the following year.

Eligible Projects

  • The proposed project ends no later than March 31, 2020. It is not expected to start before January 2019.
  • The applicant identifies key result measurement indicators and the relevant data collection mechanism(s) to be used.
  • The applicant identifies one eligible partner for the project.
  • The applicant identifies the following two activities:
    • Development of a sustainability strategy
    • Development of an evaluation plan for the project.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The legally authorized representative(s) of the organization sign(s) the application for funding.
  • The applicant attaches a document from the Canada Revenue Agency with the application for funding. The document includes the organization’s business or registration number. This information can be found on tax-related documents or CRA correspondence.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada

For more information, please visit Social Development Partnerships Program.

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