The Shevchenko Foundation believes it is beneficial for young Ukrainians displaced in Canada by the war to attend educational, cultural, or recreational Ukrainian Canadian arts and heritage programming in Canada. Participants have an opportunity to advance their learning, and sustain and share their cultural values in an enjoyable and supportive environment.  

Through a generous donation of $100,000 from the Temerty Foundation, the Shevchenko Foundation has set aside $180,000 to support Ukrainian Canadian community arts, recreational and educational organizations (including youth organizations, arts schools, Ridni Shkoly), as well as education providers offering Ukrainian language and cultural instruction K-12. 

Grants up to a maximum of $5000 per organization or school are available for such things as instrument rental, specialty footwear, art and teaching supplies, uniforms, etc.  

Applications will be assessed by the Shevchenko Foundation monthly until the dispersal of the Instructional Resources for Ukrainian Canadian Arts and Education Organizations funding is completed. 

NOTE: Performance resources such as costuming and registration fees are not eligible 

 

Requirements for Application Assessment 

a letter stating: 

  • the reason for the need for the requested funding assistance (include the type of programming you are providing, the number of participating displaced youth, the time-period of instruction); 
  • financial statement adopted by AGM; 
  • an interim budget, with projections and actuals; 
  • documentation showing what grants have been received to date (if any). 

 

Other 

Priority will be given to organizations that are registered charities or not-for-profit organizations. 

The Shevchenko Foundation is grateful to the Temerty Foundation for its generous support.

Contact 1-866-524-5314 if you have any questions or require assistance with your application. 

Instructional Resources for Ukrainian Canadian Arts and Education Organizations

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Please attach the following supporting documentation:
  • a letter of intent stating the reason for the need for the requested funding assistance (include the type of programming you are providing, the number of participating displaced youth, the time-period of instruction;
  • latest financial statement adopted by AGM;
  • a budget with projections and actuals;
  • documentation showing what grants have been received to date (if any).
  • A completed Declaration Form must accompany your application.
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