November 2004 is when it all started. I am so excited that the CRFC is now accepting its first call for proposals! Brief snippet of the press release below, so go visit the website if you want more info.
Ottawa – The Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) is pleased to launch its first call for proposals for Canadian community-oriented broadcasters and associations.
“The establishment of the fund, and this first call for proposals, is a historic event in the development of community radio in Canada,” says Victoria Fenner, CRFC President. “Our first two programs will provide training and production resources that are aimed at strengthening programming while contributing to the capacity of the sector. It’s a great first step for us, and we are excited to see the impact these programs will have in the coming years.”
For details on eligibility, the programs, and how to apply, as well as information about the CRFC, please visit our new website: www.communityradiofund.org
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The Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) is an not-for-profit funding organization that solicits and distributes funds geared toward the development and sustainability of local community radio broadcasting in urban and rural Canada. Its goal is to provide the sector with the resources needed to continue providing local programming and community access, as well as for the development and enrichment of this vital component of the Canadian broadcasting system.
(Links updated November 2013)