Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) Portal

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Children and Youth - Funding Opportunities

The Bright Futures fund supports community-based organizations and partner schools to address the key barriers to post-secondary education that are faced by under-represented students:

MB4Youth will contract with non-profit organizations, community- based groups, institutions and private agencies to develop and deliver project activities through the Youth Now Program.

After School Leaders: Manitoba Children and Youth Opportunities (CYO), with its partner organizations, launched the first session of The After School Leaders (ASL) program in March 2012.  Based on the successful After School Matters program in Chicago, ASL was created to assist children and youth living in low-income neighbourhoods, who may experience multiple barriers to reaching their full potential: 

Safer Communities-Lighthouses: Lighthouses is a youth crime-prevention program run by Manitoba Justice. It is an initiative of Neighbourhoods Alive!

After School Arts Enrichment Program, the After School Arts Enrichment program funds new and existing arts programming designed for students who do not normally have access to arts programs in their community. This competitive grant program (applicants are evaluated against all eligible applications) supports new or existing after-school arts instruction and activities.

Child care and Early Learning

Business Planning

This site has the Online Child Care Registry that allows parents to add their children to a centre's waitlist and helps centres manage their intake and demand for services.

This Child Care Online site has links to several operations guides on topics such as: infection control in child care settings; early learning curriculum development; developing safety plans; and codes of conduct.


Financial Management and Reporting

The Service Provider Financial Reporting Requirements site outlines the standard reporting requirements for service providers who receive funding from Manitoba Family Services and Labour.


Getting Started

This Child Care Online site has links to online training materials and other information on such topics as boards of directors, facility reporting, records of child care employees and service injury notifications.


Human Resource Management

This Child Care Online site links to information and resources on registered pension plans and retirement support for early learning and child care workers.

This Child Care Online site requires a login ID and helps providers keep their employee lists and qualifications, as well as their board membership lists and history.



This site has The Community Child Care Standards Act and Child Care Regulation that govern the Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care program.



This Child Care Online site describes the Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care program and has a link to Manitoba's Five-Year Agenda for Early Learning and Child Care (2009 - 2013).

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