CHF Canada Regional Diversity Grants Application Deadline

CHF Canada      15 Apr 2023           Partner/affiliate event

CHF Canada will fund innovative ideas and projects that promote diversity in your co-op community!  This is your opportunity to develop a project for your co-op, while at the same time encouraging and inspiring diversity initiatives across Canada!

CHF Canada supports diversity projects in co-operative communities. We want to help your co-op to promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion while also spreading the word about these initiatives to other co-ops across Canada.

Who can apply?

Any CHF Canada member co-op.

What do we mean by “ideas and projects that promote diversity”?

We mean projects that celebrate, and educate others about diversity and inclusion. By diversity and inclusion we mean respect for and appreciation of differences, including; ethnicity, gender identity and expression, nationality, sexual orientation, age, religion, education, ability.

How much can you ask for?

Between $500 and $3,500.

What are the grant criteria?

Your project must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • educate CHF Canada’s members about diversity and inclusion
  • promote equity
  • develop leadership in underrepresented groups
  • be useful to other housing co-ops across Canada

How do I apply?

We are currently accepting applications for 2023. The application deadline is April 15, 2023. Successful applicants will receive the grant payment after submitting receipts and a final report no later than October 31, 2023.

What are the reporting requirements?

When your project is done, send us a final report of no more than two pages. Tell us what you did, who did them, things you learned, and how your co-op benefitted from this initiative. Send us a summarized list of the costs and include receipts. Also send us pictures of your project. Submit the report and receipts no later than October 31, 2023.



Past Grant Recipients

Past grant recipients include several B.C. co-operatives, including:

  • Alder Bay (False Creek South Co-ops)
  • Twin Rainbows Housing Co-op
  • Vancouver East Housing Co-operative
  • Kaslo Gardens Housing Co-op
  • CHF BC & the Community Living Society