COVID-19 Special Situation Fund for businesses and organizations

The application period for the special situation fund for businesses and organization closed on April 15, 2020.

The COVID-19 Special Situation Fund for businesses and organizations will provide funding to businesses, community groups and non-government organizations that have experienced urgent income loss as a result of COVID-19 and are not eligible for other federal and provincial funding support. 

This is a temporary program put in place to support organizations that have been significantly affected by COVID-19, have an urgent need, and are not eligible for federal or provincial financial support.

Is my organization eligible?

Your organization may be eligible if it is experiencing an urgent financial impact between March 16, 2020 and April 15, 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health state of emergency in Prince Edward Island.

  • This program is only for organizations that aren’t eligible for other federal and provincial government programs, including COVID-19 emergency funding programs.
  • Businesses must have declared business income on their most recent tax return.
  • Community groups and non-government organizations must have been operating in PEI as of December 31, 2019.
  • Only one application per organization will be accepted.

How to apply

The application period for the special situation fund for businesses and organization is now closed.

Learn more about COVID-19 supports for businesses or call 1-866-222-1751 or email

You must keep supporting documents proving your eligibility for the program for a period of three years following approval to the program for audit and compliance purposes. Learn more about eligibility at COVID-19 Special Situation Fund - eligibility and collection of information.

What happens after I apply?

A special committee will review the applications to ensure they meet the criteria. A representative may be in touch if there are further questions. If the application is successful, we will ask you to provide information to allow direct deposit into your bank account. 


For questions on the special situations fund, email

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