Foundation / Corporation
Campbellford/Seymour Community Foundation (CSCF)
Grants of up to $5,000 to Campbellford/Seymour, Ontario nonprofits, agencies, and IHEs for capacity building programs. New applicants are highly recommended to contact the funding source prior to applying.
The grant program focuses on building community capacity which can be defined in a number of ways:
- Projects that nurture and build on a community’s strengths and assets, such as skills and resources.
- Projects that respond creatively and effectively to local problems or challenges.
- Projects that develop leadership, promote self-reliance, mobilize civic participation and resources, or emphasize prevention.
The grant program provides grants in the following fields of interest:
- Arts and Culture
- Community Development
- Social Services
When considering applications for funding, the grant review committee considers projects that:
- Address challenges and opportunities
- Promote networking and sharing
- Impact people in a significant way or means
- Build effective community partnerships
- Improve organizational effectiveness
- Plan for continuation of the project beyond initial funding
- Realize a significant and sustainable result with a moderate amount of funding
- Are innovative
GrantWatch ID#: 136632
Grants are capped at $5,000 per project.
Expenses charged against this grant must be incurred after the effective date of the grant, but before the termination date.
In order to be eligible to apply for a grant, an organization must:
- Be a Qualified Donee, as defined by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
- Provide your charitable registration number (nine-digit Business Number).
- Ensure grant projects benefit residents of the Campbellford/Seymour Ward in the Municipality of Trent Hills. Grants are geographically bound to the benefit of Campbellford/Seymour residents.
- Make services available without discrimination.
- Demonstrate fiscal and management responsibility.
- Agree to abide the Community Foundation's Recognition Policy
- Be in good standing with regards to the Grant Terms and Condition for previous grants
Your organization may be sponsored by a Qualified Donee, in which case the mandate of the sponsoring organization’s charitable activities must be compatible and verifiable with your organization. Qualified Donees, as defined by Canada Revenue Agency, include:
- A registered charity (including a registered national arts service organization)
- A registered Canadian amateur athletic association
- A registered housing corporation resident in Canada constituted exclusively to provide low-cost
housing for the aged
- A registered Canadian municipality
- A registered municipal or public body performing a function of government in Canada
- A registered university outside Canada that is prescribed to be a university, the student body of which ordinarily includes students from Canada
- A registered charitable organization outside Canada to which Her Majesty in right of Canada has made a gift
- Her Majesty in right of Canada, a Province, or a Territory
- The United Nations and its agencies
Her Majesty in right of Canada, a Province, or a Territory, and the United Nations and its agencies are qualified donees that do not have to be registered to be recognized as such.
The committee will accept applications only from organizations and for projects, which are free from detrimental discrimination based on gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, creed or disability.
Organizations cannot apply for a grant unless they are in good standing with their previous years grants.
The CSCF does not fund:
- Core operating costs
- Capital building campaigns
- Deficit reduction
- General fundraising activities
- Religious or political activities
- Endowment campaigns
- Expenses incurred prior to CSCF awarding the Grant
- Individuals, sabbatical leaves or student exchanges
Grant Application Deadline - January 15th
Apply for a grant link:
See Supporting Documents to download the application.
New Applicants, or organizations with a new project, should call the Foundation office to discuss their idea to ensure it meets the granting criteria, before starting the application process.
Grants will be awarded for definite purposes and for projects covering a specific time period. The Community Foundation encourages the participation of other funding bodies through matching or challenge grants.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Mail, deliver, fax or e-mail (preferable) your application and attachments to the CSCF office by the deadline date.
Campbellford/Seymour Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1146,
39 Doxsee Avenue N.
For Further Information Contact:
Martha Murphy, Executive Director
Pamela Vandesteeg, Executive Assistant
Campbellford/Seymour Ward in the Municipality of Trent Hills