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The Financial Relief Navigator (FRN) provides information on relief measures in place for major banks, credit unions, utilities and telephone/internet providers.

The Financial Relief Navigator (FRN), is an online tool that helps vulnerable Canadians and those impacted financially by COVID-19 access critical emergency benefits and financial relief from governments, financial institutions, telecoms and internet providers. While some other tools focus on only emergency benefits, the FRN acts as a one-stop portal where Canadians can access relief measures from all of these entities.

Some unique features include:
• Simple, intuitive navigation with plain language descriptions of benefits and financial relief measures.
• Information on the impact of COVID-19 benefits on existing benefits that people may already be receiving (e.g. Social Assistance).
• Information on relief measures in place for major banks, credit unions, utilities and telephone/internet providers.

How it works:
Users can find out what benefits and relief they could get by selecting the money issues that describe their situation. A full list of benefits and relief measures can also be viewed for each province. The FRN is available in French and English.

Click here to find out what benefits and relief you are eligible for!
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Our deadline has been extended! Applications for grants up to $10,000, are now being accepted until Friday July 3, 2020 at 4 pm.

The Government of Canada’s $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund aims to help charities and non-profit organizations adapt and increase frontline services for vulnerable populations during COVID-19. Together, the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada and United Way Centraide Canada are collaborating with the Government of Canada to flow ECSF support to those who need it most right now. United Way Peterborough & District is pleased to support this vital investment by the Government of Canada in critical services for vulnerable people in our community.

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Update (May 13, 2020) Way to Go Peterborough! Together, you donated $10,000 which will be matched by Miskin Law! Thank you!

The COVID -19 Fund is still active! Click here to donate today.
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Pearce-Goyette donate $50,000 to United Way

The United Way’s annual fundraising campaign has received a big shot in the arm. Chair David Goyette and his partner Victoria Pearce have announced they will be donating 50-thousand dollars.

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Leadership Development Program

United Way of Peterborough and District, together with Laridae, launched a strategic partnership to increase community capacity through a new training program for senior leaders in the charitable and non-profit sector. Training topics will include but are not limited to; Governance, Strategic Planning and Risk Management. A scholarship opportunity has been developed where recipients receive up to 75% contributed to their registration fee. To learn more about the course and scholarship or to register please click the button below.

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