How does the Sandbox Impact Program Work?
Sandbox Impact Program grants are open to Project Teams supporting child and youth-focused initiatives in Canada. To qualify, applicants must form teams that bring cross-sector expertise to their proposed project. Teams must include:
At least one young person (aged 25 or younger) or youth-led initiative
At least one charity, non-profit organization or foundation
Team members from at least two other organizations whose areas of focus are research, healthcare or policy.
Foundational components towards a child and/or youth health and wellbeing priority
Scale up a program or undertake planning to boost sustainability
Bring together partners to create an innovative proposal toward a longer-term goal
Undertake a multi-sector environmental scan
Strategic communication that bridges information gaps among stakeholders
Develop a position statement or call to action
Convene a broader group of stakeholders to address a specific challenge
June 21st, 2019 - Application deadline
July to August 2019 - Review of applications and selection of successful projects:
Review of all applications for completeness, fit with criteria & basic due diligence
Communication of decisions to all applicants
September 2, 2019 - Announcement of successful Project Team(s)
September 2019 to March 2020 - Project milestones as agreed, on a project-by-project basis.
March 2020 - Final project deliverables due
April 2020 - Presentation of project outcomes at the 2020 Sandbox Summit