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Grants to Ontario Registered Charities and Qualified Donees
in Eligible Locations for Community Building Programs

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Campbellford/Seymour Community Foundation (CSCF)

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario registered charities and qualified donees in eligible locations for capacity building programs. Eligible programs include those addressing arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health, recreation, social services, and youth. Applicants must ensure that grant projects benefit residents of the Campbellford/Seymour Ward in the Municipality of Trent Hills.

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 new and innovative

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 136632

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are capped at $5,000 per project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be eligible to apply for a grant, an organization must:
- Be registered as a charity or be a qualified donee with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
- Make services available without discrimination.
- Demonstrate fiscal and management responsibility
- Agree to abide by the Community Foundation's Recognition Policy
- Be in good standing with regards to the Grant Terms and Condition for previous grants

Non-charity or non-qualified donee
- A non-charity may partner with a registered charity or qualified donee in a Joint Venture Relationship to accomplish a project. This requires a written contract or formalized partnership agreement. Better Together - A Guide to Charity/Non-charity Partnerships, written and prepared by Katherine Main, is an excellent resource for both non-charities considering a project, and registered charities considering a request for partnership. We suggest both parties read this document before completing an application.
- The Municipality of Trent Hills will consider partnering on grant projects that address any of the following: Improvements to the following Municipal public spaces - recreation facilities, streetscape, heritage and cultural spaces, and green space beautification.

The lead organization delivers the approved grant project, with the Municipality retaining direction and control over the project funds.

Organizations should contact the Community Foundation first to see if their proposed project meets the municipal eligibility guidelines. If the Community Foundation feels that the project meets the guidelines, the organization must make the request in writing to the municipality no later than the end of September. The request must outline how the proposed project meets the eligible project requirements noted above.

The CSCF does not fund:
- Core operating costs
- Capital building campaigns
- Deficit reduction
- General fundraising activities
- Religious or political activities
- Sponsorship
- Endowment campaigns
- Expenses incurred prior to CSCF awarding the Grant
- Individuals, sabbatical leaves or student exchanges

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Application Deadline - January 15th

New Applicants, or organizations with a new project, should call the office to discuss their idea to ensure it meets the granting criteria, before starting the application process

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

E-mail (preferable) your application and attachments to by the deadline date.

For Further Information Contact:
Martha Murphy, Executive Director
Pamela Vandesteeg, Executive Assistant

39 Doxsee Avenue North
PO Box 1146
Campbellford ON, K0L 1L0
Tel: 705.653.2005
Fax: 705.653.0505

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario: Campbellford/Seymour Ward in the Municipality of Trent Hills;

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