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South Kent Wind (SKW) Community Fund

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities for
Initiatives to Benefit Local Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Chatham Kent Community Foundation (CKCF)

Deadline Date:

03/31/21

Description:

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Grants to Ontario registered charities to benefit local communities in eligible locations. Areas of focus include youth and education, community, health and wellness, First Nations and Metis, and the environment. Funding is intended for initiatives to support the development of strong and vibrant communities in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

Funds are distributed among five areas of giving through a grant process to charitable and qualifying non-profit organizations in support of capital, operating, and special one-time costs for facilities, programs, and events. While all applications are welcome, the Foundation will continue giving priority to applicants with the most urgent needs.

The South Kent Wind Community Fund will support community resilience and prosperity through each of the following areas:

  • Community: Initiatives that inspire local community spirit and engagement, including through community events and beautification projects.
  • Environment: Initiatives that enhance community action on ecological preservation, restoration, land stewardship and education.
  • Health and Wellness: Initiatives that are working proactively on fostering individual and community health and wellness.
  • Youth and Education: Initiatives that are working to meet the needs of children and youth development through education, recreation and safety.
  • First Nations and Métis: Initiatives benefiting First Nations and Métis whose traditional territory is within Chatham-Kent, with emphasis on causes that support cultural awareness, the environment, health and wellness, and youth and education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146364

Term of Contract:

Grants may be made through multi-year disbursements.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only registered charitable organizations will be considered for grants.

Restrictions:
- Grants are not normally made to have the effect of providing sponsorship or contribution to fund raising events by other charitable organizations.
- Grants are not usually made to support the normal annual operating costs of organizations or core services that are otherwise directly or indirectly, publicly funded. Enhanced services that are not core funded or part of regular operating are eligible. Individual donor designated funds may be directed by the receiving organization, as deemed necessary.
- Grants are not made to establish or increase endowment funds and are not usually paid to other charitable foundations except as part of a capital specific campaign or as described in individual donor designated agreements.
- Grants are not made to organizations for the delivery of direct religious or political activity or to make improvements to facilities that are to be used primarily for the delivery of these activities.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is on March 31, 2021.

For Grant Seekers: http://chathamkentcommunityfoundation.ca/for-grant-seekers/

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online: http://chathamkentcommunityfoundation.ca/for-grant-seekers/application/

Send authorization forms to info@chathamkentcommunityfoundation.ca.

South Kent Wind Community Fund:
southkentwind@patternenergy.com
1 855 431 1523

The Chatham Kent Community Foundation
P. O. Box 35
Chatham, Ontario
N7M 5K1

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario: the Municipality of Chatham-Kent;

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