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Sustainable hygiene products

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, the applicant must:

For all

  • Be a resident of CDN-NDG
  • Submit the duly-completed form and supporting documents within three months of purchase
  • Provide a void cheque

Purchase of washable diapers

  • Be the parent of a child aged 24 months or under
  • Purchase at least 20 new or used washable diapers
  • Purchase fabric to make a set of at least 20 diapers (between 10 and 20 m of various fabrics and notions)
  • Commit to using the washable diapers acquired with the grant for as long as your child wears diapers
  • Submit only one application per eligible child

Rental of washable diapers

  • Have one child aged 24 months or under
  • Secure a rental service contract for at least 12 months
  • Commit to using the washable diapers acquired with the grant for as long as your child wears diapers
  • Submit only one application per eligible child

Supplement for low-income families

  • Have a net family income of $51,340 or less

Purchase of sustainable feminine hygiene products

  • Purchase sustainable feminine hygiene product(s) of any kind (menstrual cup, washable sanitary napkins, washable period underwear, sponges)
  • Purchase material to make washable sanitary napkins
  • Submit only one application per eligible person and per two-year period

Products accepted and details on the grants available

A – Washable diapers for babies

  • Purchase of a minimum of 20 washable diapers (new or used)
  • Purchase of fabric used to make washable diapers
  • Use of a washable diaper rental service

Amount of the grant

Regular program:

  • 50% (up to a limit of $120) for the purchase of washable diapers
  • $10 per month for 12 months – washable diaper rental service ($120)

OR

Subsidized program for low-income families:

  • $200 for the purchase of washable diapers (purchase value of at least $200)
  • $17 per month towards the use of a washable diaper rental service for 12 months (up to a maximum of $204)

 B – Sustainable feminine hygiene products

  • Purchase of sustainable feminine hygiene products (menstrual cup, washable sanitary napkins, washable period underwear, sponges)
  • Purchase of fabric used to make washable sanitary napkin

Amount of the grant 

„h         50% of the purchase cost (up to $100 per person for a period of two years)