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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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United Way Peterborough & District grants $366,079.96 to 35 local programs through Emergency Community Support Fund

On May 19, United Way Peterborough & District launched a call for applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The fund provides financial support to charities and other qualified donees adapting their frontline services to support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ECSF is funded by the Government of Canada and is being administered in collaboration with United Way Centraide Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the Canadian Red Cross. United Way Peterborough & District is pleased to share an update on the recipients of this funding. United Way Peterborough & District has received over 40 applications for community programs and services that support vulnerable community members. To date, 35 organizations have been approved for a total of $366,079.96.

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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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