Emergency Community Support Fund

 Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF)

Phase 2

UWSM is pleased to offer additional funding to Simcoe Muskoka community agencies, effective October 5, 2020.

Please see below for application details.

Please Note: Recipients of ECSF Phase One funding are ineligible to apply for Phase Two funding.

Only registered charities are eligible for funding through United Way Simcoe Muskoka.

Non-Profits must partner with a registered charity and contact us prior to submitting an application.

Applications will be accepted until October 30, 2020.

Attention: Si vous avez des questions ou souhaitez présenter une demande de financement au Fonds d’urgence pour l’appui communautaire en français, veuillez communiquer avec nous à FUAC-demande@centraide.ca.

COVID-19 has continued to have a disproportionate impact on the most vulnerable in our communities. In response, United Way Simcoe Muskoka will be distributing additional funds in Phase Two of the Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF).

This funding is meant to assist charities to adapt frontline services and support those most at risk in Simcoe Muskoka during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PLEASE NOTE:

Applications for the ECSF Phase Two are now being accepted.

Please read the instructions on this page to complete your applications.

All applications must be submitted by 4:30pm on October 30, 2020.

One application will be accepted per registered charity.

All applicants will be notified by November 27, 2020.

Other funding is available through the Canadian Red Cross and the Community Foundations of Canada. Click here to see where you should be applying.

Please check in with your local CFC or Red Cross to determine if funding is still available via their separate funding streams.

Click the Download the ECSF Applicant Guide button below more for information.

Application Instructions

  1. Download the application by clicking the black Download the ECSF Application button below.
  2. Complete the application and save as a Word document on your computer. Do not print out and handwrite your responses.
  3. Once you have completed the application to the best of your abilities, print it and sign the last page. If you do not have access to a printer, an e-signature will suffice.
  4. Fill in the general contact details using the form below.
  5. Scan your signed application and save to your computer. Click the Choose File button to upload your completed and signed application using the form below.
  6. Click the red Submit button.

Submit Your ECSF Phase Two Application








For questions, please contact Roz or Jenna:

Rosslyn Junke | Director, Community Impact

ECSF@UWSimcoeMuskoka.ca

705.726.2301 x2024

705.627.4179

Jenna Thorkildsen | Associate, Community Impact

ECSF@UWSimcoeMuskoka.ca

705.726.2301 x2040

Canadian Red Cross and Community Foundations of Canada Contact Info

Canadian Red Cross

Fadia Abboud

fadia.abboud@redcross.ca

Orillia Community Foundation

Carol Bendetti

info@communityfoundationorillia.ca

Muskoka Community Foundation

Lynn DeCaro

info@muskokacommunityfoundation.ca

Barrie Community Foundation

Sarah Ingram

sarah@ingramgroup.ca

Huronia Community Foundation

Scott Warnock

scottw@huroniacf.com

Innisfil Community Foundation

Jenn Rae

jrae@innisfil.ca