On October 5, 2020, United Way of Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick launched a second call for applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The fund provides financial support to charities and other qualified donees adapting their frontline services to support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of Canada has released the balance of funding for ECSF, which is being administered in collaboration with United Way Centraide Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross.
United Way of Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick is pleased to share an update on the recipients of this second round of funding. In this second round of funding, 17 organizations have been approved for a total of of $343,686.17 ($203,488.17 in southeastern New Brunswick, and $140,198 in Northeastern NB regions). They are:
“Canadian charities and non-profit organizations play a vital role in our communities and continue to do so in the face of real challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our government is pleased to support these organizations through the Emergency Community Support Fund so that they can continue to help the most vulnerable members of our communities during these difficult times.”
– Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen
The charity and non-profit sector in the Greater Moncton Area has been hit hard by this pandemic as our population`s needs have continued to grow while the people working in these agencies have had to continue operating in increasingly challenging circumstances. Funding offered through the Emergency Community Support Fund will help these valuable organizations continue to help our citizens in their hour of need.
– Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe
“Over the course of the pandemic, agencies in our community have gone above and beyond to help others,” said Debbie McInnis, CEO of United Way of Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick. “This funding will enable their teams to continue to deliver vital services for our community.”
Funded by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund:
United Way of Greater Moncton and southeastern New Brunswick