ABOUT THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY SUPPORT FUND

Together, the Co-Investor Table is working to ensure that help reaches those that need it most, and United Way is working to ensure that no one is left behind

The COVID-19 Emergency Support Funding is intended to provide a much-needed boost to organizations on the frontlines.

This grant is funded in support of government, local businesses, foundations, trusts, and philanthropists, United Way of Chatham-Kent is accepting applications from registered charities, non-profits, and community groups that directly assist with human and social services needs as part of the COVID-19 response as a vital step forward in our country’s rapid response to COVID-19.

Programs and services are eligible for funding if they support:

  • Vulnerable seniors (55+)
  • Vulnerable youth (0-25)
  • People experiencing homelessness
  • Emergency food insecurity
  • Mental health or problematic substance use
  • Intimate partner violence

​Qualify as charities in Ontario for the purposes of receiving gifts from other Ontario charities include:

  • Registered charities
  • Registered national arts service organizations
  • Municipalities in Canada
  • The Government of Canada, a province, or a territory

Applications for COVID Relief Fund closed on March 31, 2021.
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If your organization is experiencing need, we encourage you to contact Patricia Peters BEFORE you complete this application.

If your organization falls outside of this definition but is experiencing need and providing services in CK that directly assists with human and social service needs as part of the COVID-19 response, we still encourage you to connect with Patricia Peters as there may be other ways that United Way of Chatham-Kent can help.

[email protected] or 226-626-5023