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Funding: Innovative solutions to homelessness

  Posted on: October 13, 2016

The Innovative Solutions to Homelessness funding stream is delivered nationally and supports the development of innovative approaches to reducing homelessness. Funding can be used to support activities in three key areas: community-based innovative projects to reduce homelessness and/or the cost of homelessness; building strategic partnerships with key stakeholders; and testing and/or sharing tools, social metrics, and research findings geared towards homelessness.

The following calls for proposals are now open:

  • Innovative Solutions to Homelessness – Contribution projects
    Deadline: Nov. 14, 2016
    Applicants are invited to submit proposals for projects that develop innovative and effective best practices or innovatively build capacity to prevent or reduce homelessness in Canada. Successful applicants will receive funding between $25,000 to a maximum of $500,000 to create and/or evaluate concrete and potentially groundbreaking best practices that can be used to improve client outcomes.
  • Innovative Solutions to Homelessness – Microgrants
    Deadline: Oct. 21, 2016
    Applicants are invited to submit proposals for small scale experimental projects or prototypes up to a maximum of $25,000 in grant funding to develop and/or evaluate effective, innovative and potentially groundbreaking practices, tools, or initiatives that prevent or reduce homelessness in Canada.

Once your application is completed, please submit all required documents by email to


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