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Community Green Fund Grants: Project Funding and Fast Track Funding

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and Volunteer-Led Organizations
for Environmental Protection and Enhancement Initiatives

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Town of Caledon - Community Green Fund

LOI Date:

02/19/21

Deadline Date:

03/26/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario nonprofit and volunteer-led organizations for initiatives to protect and enhance the environment in eligible locations. Project funding applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Applicants must be based in Caledon and/or serve Caledon residents.

Funding Streams:

  • Project Funding Stream: Funds are provided for the delivery of a program, project, or hosting an event
  • Fast Track Funding Stream: Funds are provided for small budget projects or events with time constraints, or to cover costs for the development of a proposal for a larger project

All eligible projects must:

  • Have a clear environmental focus (i.e. air, climate change, energy, waste, water, green economy, natural heritage, etc.)
  • Engage with the community
  • Specify projected outcomes (i.e. community involvement, behavior change, improved park aesthetic, etc.) and outputs (i.e. number of visits or services, events, resources or tools, etc.)
  • Include a monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Provide meaningful, measurable results (i.e. greenhouse gas emissions reductions, energy savings, number of citizens engaged, etc.)
  • Support the Town's environmental plans and policies
  • Team with other community groups and organizations (encouraged, not required)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142233

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Project funding stream: up to $5,000
- Fast track funding stream: up to $1,000

Term of Contract:

Funding must be used within one year of receipt.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the grant you:
- Must be a not-for-profit or volunteer-led organization with a formal organizational structure; board of directors and/or executive;
- Cannot apply for the Town's municipal, agricultural community grant for the same project;
- Applicants must be based in Caledon and/or serve Caledon residents
- If your organization already receives funding from the Town, the Community Green Funds must be used for a new and unrelated project.

Pre-Application Information:

The submission deadlines for the 2021 Community Green Fund are as follows:

Letter of Intent Submission
- Project Funding Stream: Friday February 19, 2021
- Fast Track Stream: Not required

Full Application Deadline:
- Project Funding Stream: Friday March 26, 2021
- Fast Track Stream: Friday March 26, 2021

The Town is now accepting letters of intent for the project funding stream. Contact Energy and Environment to request a copy of the Letter of Intent and Application Guide.

Contact Information:

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

Energy and Environment
6311 Old Church Road
Caledon ON
L7C 1J6

To access the Contact Form, click "E-mail" below the Energy and Environment address on the URL for Full text.

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario: Caledon;

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