Redleaf Foundation builds abundant communities through grants to both faith-based and secular Canadian charities in places where its members have roots. They also support innovation by Canadian Christian charities in collaboration with a group of foundations and individuals.
Redleaf Foundation aspires to see the communities where they live become more abundant, shaped by their sacrificial giving, service, and presence.
Redleaf Foundation partners with Canadian registered charities that are building abundant communities in the following areas:
- Charlotte County (New Brunswick): 35%
- Oakville (Ontario): 10%
- Colombia: 35%
Redleaf Foundation also collaborates with other major donors to fund program innovation for Canadian Christian charities.
- Collaboration: 20%
NOTE: For the Spring 2020 granting round, Redleaf Foundation understands charitable activity will be compromised by the COVID-19 pandemic, and will welcome proposals which address the resulting gaps within the above geographical areas.
Size of Grants
A variety of grant requests will be considered between $1,000 – $50,000, and from one to three years in duration. The average grant will be between $15,000-$20,000.
Believing that each person involved with the foundation can be changed as well as contribute to change in our communities, its members seek personal involvement of various kinds with all organizations receiving grants.
Applicants must be registered Canadian charities or other qualified donees undertaking projects in specified geographic locations listed in the portfolio distribution.
In Spring 2020, Redleaf Foundation will consider grant requests aligned to its mission and representative of the portfolio distribution listed above:
- Open for LOIs – March 1-April 30, 2020 (revised)
- Shortlisted LOIs will be asked to complete a project application
- Grantmaking meeting – to be scheduled between June 1-15, 2020
- Grants are issued by June 30, 2020
Read “How to Apply for Grants” for help in developing your application.
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