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Pembroke Petawawa District Community Foundation Grant

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities and Qualified Donees in Eligible
Locations for Programs to Enhance the Quality of Life for Local Residents

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Pembroke Petawawa District Community Foundation (PPDCF)

LOI Date:


Deadline Date:

03/16/21 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants to Ontario registered charities and qualified donees in eligible locations for programs and services to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for organizations based in and providing service to Pembroke, Petawawa, and the surrounding area.

The Pembroke Petawawa and District Community Foundation’s grant programs support and encourage the effectiveness of local charitable organizations in meeting their missions and improving the quality of life in the surrounding area. By providing investments that strengthen organizational infrastructure and leadership, this granting program:

  • Builds the capacity, stability, and sustainability of charitable organizations; and
  • Fosters the development of new or existing ideas, programs, services, and learning opportunities.

The PPDCF provides grants to fund projects in the following sectors.

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • Bereavement
  • Children, Youth, and Families
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health, Wellness, and Research
  • Social Welfare (for economically disadvantaged groups.)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152948

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Grants are made only to organizations recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency as registered charities and qualified donees such as municipalities or school boards; however, an organization that does not have charitable status may apply in a formal partnership with a charitable organization if the non-charitable organization is helping the charity fulfill its mission and mandate.
- Applicants must demonstrate fiscal responsibility and effective management.
- Organizations must be based in the Pembroke, Petawawa, and surrounding area, and projects must benefit the residents of the Pembroke, Petawawa, and surrounding area.
- The applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the project through meaningful contributions of their own human and/or financial resources.

The PPDCF will not support grants for the following:
- Ongoing core operations (ie. permanent staff salaries)
- Fundraising events or campaigns
- Partisan political or religious activities
- Individuals
- Event Sponsorships
- Deficit reduction
- Equipment purchases for administrative purposes.

Pre-Application Information:

- Letters of Intent Deadline is February 28, 2021
- Application Deadline is March 16, 2021. The application must be received by the PPDCF no later than 5:00 pm
- All applicants will be notified of the results in mid-April 2021.

The Letter of Intent form must be completed and accepted by the Foundation prior to submitting a formal grant application.

Contact Information:

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

Letters of Intent and Applications should be delivered by email to the PPDCF at

Pembroke Petawawa District Community Foundation
c/o Debbie Ryan
284 Pembroke Street East
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 6X7

Phone: 613-635-2256

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario: Pembroke, Petawawa, and the surrounding area;

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