Developing Effective and Innovative Best Practices that Prevent or Reduce Homelessness

Submitted by Tamarack on October 27, 2016 - 6:14am
Funding Opportunity

The Community Development and Homelessness Partnerships Directorate (CDHPD) at the Department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) invites applicants 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 to create and/or evaluate concrete and potentially groundbreaking best practices that can be used to improve client outcomes.The aim of these projects will be to demonstrate the effectiveness of current practices; or to develop, test and evaluate a new practice.

Emphasis will be placed on projects that are innovative and potentially groundbreaking, and that demonstrably help to prevent or reduce homelessness for the client population.

Of specific interest are the following priority areas: interventions for Indigenous peoples, youth, veterans, and women fleeing violence; the establishment of partnerships between funders, service providers and the private sector to provide coordinated services that yield demonstrably positive results for homeless clients; and, data collection.

Budgets can range between $25,000 to a maximum of $500,000.

The deadline to submit applications is November 14, 2016.

For more information, or to apply, visit the Government of Canada's Call for Proposals.