CANADA STUDENT SERVICE GRANT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

We encourage you to first read through all eligibility requirements. If you are uncertain if your not-for-profit organization fits the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) criteria, we still encourage you to complete the application form so that a CSSG representative can help you determine eligibility.

Eligible Volunteer Placements

An eligible placement opportunity must be with a not-for-profit organization, which includes non-profits and registered charities. Volunteer placements must:

  • Take place in Canada.

  • Be in support of Canada’s response to COVID-19.

  • Be a minimum of two hours a week for four weeks and run within the period from Thursday June 25, 2020 until Saturday October 31, 2020.

  • Adhere to public health regulations.

  • Provide a meaningful experience for student volunteers.

Post-secondary educator
Post-secondary educator

Canada Service Corps (CSC) participants: Those in a CSC placement or using a CSC micro-grant to lead a service project can count their volunteer hours towards the CSSG.


Ineligible opportunities

  • Those used for lobbying, advocacy or that provide financial benefits to an organization or its members.
  • Those used as a way to replace a position where a person was previously paid, or, where a person would reasonably expect to be paid.

Next steps for organizations who don’t meet the eligibility criteria above

If you are uncertain if your not-for-profit organization fits the CSSG criteria, we still encourage you to complete the application form so that a CSSG representative can help you determine eligibility.


Eligibility
Eligibility
Are you eligible for the CSSG program?

Not-for-profit organizations are encouraged to download and read through the entire eligibility requirements.

Eligibility
Eligibility
Are you eligible for the CSSG program?

Not-for-profit organizations are encouraged to download and read through the entire eligibility requirements.

HAVE QUESTIONS?