CanCode Program: Funding to Deliver Coding and Digital Skills Programs and Initiatives to Youth

Deadline: 26 July 2017

The Government of Canada is seeking applications for its CanCode Program with an aim to provide coding and digital skills learning opportunities to a diverse set of participants, principally students from kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12) across Canada, including traditionally underrepresented groups, as well as their teachers.

Funding Information

Maximum contribution funding to any one recipient cannot exceed $5 million per year, and the need for the contribution must be clearly demonstrated by the applicant.

Eligibility Criteria

  • To qualify for funding, applicant’s organization:
    • Must be a not-for-profit organization incorporated in Canada; and
    • Must have a minimum of three years’ experience in the delivery of coding and digital education programs to K-12 youth and/or their teachers.
  • Applicant’s funding proposal must also clearly demonstrate that:
    • Applicant’s proposed initiative meets the objectives of the program in terms of target participants and content (e.g. computational thinking, coding concepts, programming robotics, internet safety, teacher training);
    • Applicant’s initiative will be delivered at no cost to participants;
    • With program funding, applicant’s organization will have the resource capacity and expertise, either internally or through partnerships, to successfully deliver the proposed initiative; and
    • Applicants can deliver the proposed initiative within the program timeframe.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada

For more information, please visit CanCode Program.

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