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[Resource] Funding Programs for Non-Profits Directory

Charity Village

curated list of Canadian government grant programs, foundations, and corporate funding programs for nonprofits and charities

[Article] Preventable hospitalizations and deaths ‘of despair’ associated with income inequality

University of Alberta

Prevention and support programs should be targeted to regions with highest social inequities, researchers say.

[Report] Black Lives Experiencing Homelessness Matter: A Critical Conceptual Framework for Understanding How Policing Drives System Avoidance among Vulnerable Populations

Taylor and Francis Online

This paper examines racialized encounters with the police from the perspectives of people experiencing homelessness in San Diego, California in 2020. By some estimates, homelessness doubled in San Diego during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

[Study] Accessible, Functional Sheltering for People with Disabilities

MacEachen Institute

Study aimed to contribute to knowledge about accessible and functional sheltering during an emergency for all people, including people with disabilities.

Emergency Preparedness Guide: What Seniors Need to Know

United Way BC

Prepare for the unexpected with our comprehensive Emergency Preparedness Guide: What Seniors Need to Know, a collaborative effort by United Way BC and community agencies, generously funded by BC’s Ministry of Health. Emergencies can strike suddenly, leaving individuals and families, especially t

[Resource] BC Hydro Customer Crisis Fund

BC Hydro

Click HERE to learn moreCustomer Crisis FundIf you're a residential customer experiencing a temporary financial crisis, such as a loss of employment or benefit income, unanticipated medical expenses, or a death in the family and you've fallen behind on your BC Hydro bill, you may be eligible for a g

[Report] Strengthening Cultural Responsiveness in Intergenerational Programs: Passion, Purpose, and Planning to Drive Equitable Change

Generations United

As part of Generations United’s diverse intergenerational programs initiative, they commissioned this report to highlight the intentional and creative ways that organizations are combatting systemic racism by prioritizing the voices and lived experiences of diverse staff and participants in the

[Report] Employment by choice and necessity among Canadian-born and immigrant seniors

RenĂŠ Morissette & Feng Hou

Many seniors work past their mid-60s for various reasons. Some find it necessary to keep working because of inadequate retirement savings, mortgage payments, unforeseen expenses, or the responsibility to support children and other family members in Canada or abroad. Others choose to work to provide

[Recorded Webinar] CORE 101 Training Session

CORE Alberta, CORE BC, CORE National

In this introductory session, the Healthy Aging CORE Alberta and BC teams will provide a general overview of the CORE platforms, their linkages to the vision of Healthy Aging Alberta and Healthy Aging BC, how they can be used in the work of the Community-Based Seniors Serving (CBSS) sector and its allies, and the benefits of the platform for connections and networking.


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