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Explore our grants and resources for the community-housing sector

Green’s not just good in gardens!

Let a Centre expert coach you in how to apply for a grant from the FCM’s $300-million Sustainable Affordable Housing fund.

Building the foundations of a much bigger tent

Building the foundations of a much bigger tent

It’s been a long year for most of us, but we’re finally entering the holiday season. Whether we’re thinking of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or just our need for a quiet break, our homes are the heart of winter celebrations. Warm shelter on a snowy day, the kindliness...

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Ending radio silence: podcasts to build strength, solidarity

Ending radio silence: podcasts to build strength, solidarity

Tired of spending all day in front of a screen, more and more people are tuning into their favourite podcasts, and the choices are endless. Whatever your interests, you can easily find a slew of entertaining, informative podcasts to keep you enthralled while performing mundane tasks. A recent report by The Podcast Exchange suggests 8 million Canadian adults listen to podcasts at least once a month.

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Local Projects

Sector Transformation Fund

Enhance the capacity of your local organization to provide affordable housing in a better way.

Sectoral Impact Projects

Sector Transformation Fund

Develop new services, models or tools to help the sector build and manage affordable housing.

Community-Based Tenant Initiative Fund

Develop projects that aim to engage tenants/co-op members in housing decisions that affect them and in helping define services.

Discover how we can help you apply for other grants

FCM - Green Municipal Fund

Reap environmental, social, and economic benefits by achieve higher-energy performance of your affordable-housing project.

Become a volunteer Project Reviewer

Join the wave of transforming community-housing practices

Explore Centre resources

This section offers a growing selection of resources, including a resource Tool Box and a Self-Evaluation Tool.

A home for all & our strategic plan

Everyone deserves a safe, affordable place to call home. But in reality, a decent home is out of reach for too many of us. Through transformation, the community-housing sector can help meet housing needs now and in the future. Read more about our Strategic Plan.