Application Process

Academic Perseverance: The Silver Dollar Foundation will accept proposals for the 2018/19 school year in the winter of 2018, with a deadline for proposals of February 28, 2018. Granting decisions will be made and communicated in April 2018. New in 2018: Organizations that have received support from the Foundation for at least 2 consecutive years may submit requests for multi-year funding.

Capital projects: The Silver Dollar Foundation receives proposals throughout the year, with no deadline for applications.

For both capital projects and academic perseverance projects, eligible organizations are invited to submit a letter of inquiry with the following information:

– Background (mission, history, main areas of activity, etc.)

– Rationale for the proposed project, desired outcomes and activities to be undertaken

– Timeline

– Detail on the support sought from the Silver Dollar Foundation

– Information on other sources of confirmed funding

– Contact information

– Charitable registration number

Please note that support from the Foundation may in some cases be spread over a number of years.

Letters of inquiry and supporting documents (Annual Report, audited financial statements, etc.) should be sent to:

The Silver Dollar Foundation

PO Box 55016

RPO Fairmount

Montreal, Quebec

H2T 3E2

The Foundation has limited staffing and grants capacity and can consider a limited number of projects each year. We will respond to all inquiries. We invite interested organizations to contact the Silver Dollar Foundation with any questions.