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Community Micro-Grant Program

Grants to Prince Edward Island Nonprofits, Businesses,
and Individuals in Eligible Areas for Community Betterment

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Charlottetown

Deadline Date:

07/31/20 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Prince Edward Island nonprofit organizations, institutions, businesses, and individuals in eligible locations for projects and programs that support community sustainability. Funding is intended for support due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to promote environmental, economical, social, and cultural activities that benefit residents in the city of Charlottetown.

The Micro-Grant program provides an opportunity to support the community and respond to current, sustainability-related issues impacting the lives of Charlottetown residents. As such, this year's selection committee will give special consideration to applications that:

  1. Aim to address the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic (i.e. the effects of social isolation, lack of access to resources, adaptation of events or initiatives to meet current public health regulations, etc.); or
  2. Contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive culture in Charlottetown

Projects should:

  • Move toward achieving goals and actions as laid out in the City’s Sustainability Plan.
  • Improve the visibility and knowledge of the City’s Sustainability Plan
  • Contribute to actions that foster principles of sustainable development and sustainability principles in decision making
  • Foster community partnerships and collaboration
  • Engage community members in fun, meaningful, and impactful projects that create an awareness of the importance and value of the City’s Sustainability Plan.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144565

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to a maximum of $2,500.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed by December 31, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible partners include Charlottetown organizations, institutions, and residents. Businesses can apply but must partner with a not-for-profit organization.

Partner Institutions – those funded in part, or in full by the City of Charlottetown – can apply but must partner with a not-for-profit organization. In both cases, the not-for-profit organization must be the lead applicant.

Ineligible:
- Fundraising events are not eligible.
- Events, where admission is charged, are not eligible.
- Expenditures made prior to application submission are not eligible for reimbursement.
- Project proposals that are not in accordance with COVID-19 recommendations or requirements set by the Chief Public Health Officer and/or municipal, provincial, or federal governments will not be eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted by 4:00 pm on July 31, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.charlottetown.ca/environment___sustainability/sustainability/programs_and_initiatives/micro_grant_program/microgrant_application

Katrina Cristall, Sustainability Officer
tel: (902) 629-6368
kcristall@charlottetown.ca

City of Charlottetown
199 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4B7

Grant Coverage Areas:

Charlottetown

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

Canada: Prince Edward Island;

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