Grants and Contributions Program to National Voluntary Organizations
Public Safety Canada offers grants and contributions to national voluntary organizations (NVOs) that work in the area of criminal justice and whose objectives and activities support and promote the public safety mandate and priorities of the Department.
The Grants and Contributions Program to National Voluntary Organizations (GCP NVO) provides funding to eligible recipients who are active in the area of corrections, conditional release and/or community reintegration.
Contribution stream – Currently closed:
The call for applications for the 2022-23 to 2025-26 funding cycle for the GCP NVO is now closed. The deadline to submit an application was March 18, 2022.
The contributions provide funding for NVOs to create or expand application support services for individuals with criminal records looking to apply for a record suspension (pardon).
Grant stream – Currently closed:
The call for applications for the April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2025 funding cycle is now closed. The deadline to submit an application was September 27, 2019.
The grants provide funding for NVOs to maintain a national structure and cover core operating expenses, including salaries and benefits, rent, translation, telephone, postage, and equipment/material for staff and board members.
How to apply
Please read the Application Guide which provides detailed information to assist you with the application process. The following will be required of all applicants in order for the Department to consider an application:
- A completed Application Form;
- Most recent annual report; and
- Most recent financial statement, prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and certified by a person duly authorized by the organization.
Completed applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. The maximum file size limit for email attachments is 10Mb. Funding decisions are made based on a departmental review and approval process. Applicants will be notified of the status of their respective applications upon completion of this process.
For more information
Please read carefully the Terms and Conditions of the Grants and Contributions Program.
Please direct requests for assistance to: email@example.com.
Assistance is available to answer general questions.
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