JC Legacies – Intergenerational Wellness – Intake 2 Deadline Extension: May 24

The application deadline for the second intake of Intergeneration Wellness has been extended to Friday, May 24 in order to help those who need a little more time to finish their application details and budgets.

Applications will end on Friday, May 24 at 11:59pm PST.

CATEGORY 1: Family Sharing & Healing
Families: up to $5,000 for projects tied to intergenerational wellness and healing.

CATEGORY 2Seniors Intergenerational Group Wellness grants
Organizations and groups: up to $10,000 for projects that support seniors groups.

CATEGORY 3Intergenerational Group Gatherings grants
Organizations and groups: up to $40,000 ($10,000 for Unincorporated Japanese Canadian Groups) for projects that support group gatherings that address historical trauma.

We have put together a Q&A to help address questions families may have about what can be funded and how to get help with your applications.


Q: What is Family Sharing & Healing, and who can apply? 
A: Family Sharing & Healing is for families impacted by Government policies and actions of the 1940s who are encouraged to apply for up to $5,000 for projects tied to the core value of family healing, sharing and intergenerational trauma.

Please note that families are only eligible to apply to Category 1, Family Sharing & Healing, and are not able to apply to Categories 2 & 3 which are restricted to Organizations and Unincorporated Groups. 

Q: What kinds of things will you fund? 
A: Eligible sharing activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • self-published books
  • self-made art projects
  • digital scrapbooks
  • reflective storytelling
  • oral histories
  • family genealogy
  • internment camp tours
  • family counselling

Q: How do I apply? 
A: Applications are made on our website jclegaciesfund.com/funding-streams/intergenerational-wellness. The application form will guide you through a series of questions, including a budget template. We have a downloadable worksheet that you can use to work out the details of your application before filling in the online form.

Q: My family wants to apply for a project that will take place this summer. Can we get approved in time to make our travel plans? 
A: Families seeking grant funding for projects that involve travel during summer 2024 are encouraged to submit their project applications as early as possible. This will allow the Project Office to process and bring forward applications for assessment on a rolling basis prior to any travel taking place.

We hope this answers some of your questions.

CLICK HERE for complete guidelines, to download worksheets to aid in the application process, and to apply. 

Deadline for applications: May 24, 2024
Application results out June 28, 2024

Category 1 & 3 projects must be completed by September 30, 2025
Category 2 projects must be completed by June 30, 2025

Click Here for Guidelines and Application Forms


For questions on the Community Fund, please contact community@jclegacies.com


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