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Immigration Grants

Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits,
Associations, and IHEs for Immigration Support Projects

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Moncton

Deadline Date:

07/26/19

Description:

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Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofits, ethnocultural associations, and public IHEs for programs, activities, and projects that help implement key objectives of the local immigration strategy. Funding may be used for new initiatives, to enhance an existing initiative, or to maintain existing levels of services or programming.

Here are the key themes to be achieved from the grant:
i. Expand use of post-secondary education system as a conduit for immigration (international student integration and retention with a focus on labor market integration)
ii. Continue to focus on attracting French-speaking immigrants (Francophone immigration economic integration)
iii. Encourage local immigrant networks and cross-pollination among the networks
iv. Integrate professional immigrants into local business networks
v. Mentorship for highly skilled immigrants and international students

For additional considerations, see:
http://www5.moncton.ca/docs/grants/Immigration_Grant_Policy.pdf#page=5

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182519

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding allocations shall be determined by the City of Moncton on a case by case basis.

Term of Contract:

All grants are valid for one year only.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must meet the following criteria to be eligible for an Immigration Grant:
- Registered non-profit organizations, public post-secondary institutions or registered ethnocultural association.
- Organizations with significant community involvement
- Organizations within or holding principle activities within the geographic boundary of the City of Moncton
- Organizations that respect the Canadian Charter of Human Rights and promote equal access and opportunity for all persons
- Be in good standing with no outstanding or defaulted final reports from previous project grants

Ineligible organizations and projects:
- Commercial or for-profit organizations
- Individuals
- Performances (theater, music, dance, poetry)
- Religious or political groups: The municipality is non-partisan and does not provide financial support to a group espousing religious or political doctrine.
- Private educational institutions
- Commercial galleries or business locations (bars, restaurants, private clubs)
- Organizations that have defaulted on past project grants or that have received financial assistance from the City and have outstanding final reports or budgets.

Ineligible Expenses
- Commercial art sales, private galleries, institutional or private collections
- Performances of any kind including but not limited to theater, live music or poetry
- Art competitions or art markets
- Trade shows
- General fund-raising and fundraising events
- Travel expenses
- Commercial publishing or sales (including books, CDs and DVDs)
- Sales, exhibitions or events held in commercial premises
- Funding that is primarily for the benefit of an individual
- Retroactive funding (projects substantially completed before the grant deadline)
- Deficits or debts
- Free or discounted tickets
- Memberships to organizations
- Fellowships, scholarships, or bursaries
- Contributions to an endowment fund
- Reunions, alumni associations, anniversaries, memorial services
- Expenses to further a profit venture or advantage a for-profit partner - funding must be used to further the applicant’s non-profit activities
- Expenses related to programs/services that are delivered by an organization aligned with any religious group or political party

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applications is July 26, 2019.

Successful Applicants will be notified in writing of their grant amount, as well as any conditions that must be met by the Applicant in order to receive the full amount of funding offered. Unsuccessful Applicants will also be notified in writing.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to: immigration@moncton.ca

City Clerk's Office
655 Main street
Moncton, NB E1C 2J8

506.389.5937

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Moncton

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: New Brunswick