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Safe and Healthy Community Advisory Committee Inclusion and Belonging Neighbourhood Grant

Grants to Kitchener, Ontario Individuals, Neighborhood
Groups, and Associations for Inclusion Events and Projects

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City of Kitchener

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Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,000 to Kitchener, Ontario individuals and neighborhood community organizations, groups, and associations for one-time events, initiatives, or projects that promote inclusion and belonging within city neighborhoods. Eligible projects must be led by a group of residents. Priority will be given to new initiatives.

In addition, preference will be given to:
- Groups with a demonstrated financial need
- Groups who have not previously accessed the grant
- A variety of geographic locations throughout the city of Kitchener
- Groups that can demonstrate funding through other sources or in-kind support

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156418

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Maximum of $2,000 per proposal for one time initiatives/events with ties to a City of Kitchener Neighbourhood Association or established community organization/group
- Maximum of $1,000 per proposal for one time initiatives/events for an individual or an informal collaborative group

Term of Contract:

The project/event must take place within one year of the grant approval.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Criteria:
- Must be led by a group of residents (formal or informal) within a neighborhood
- Ability to demonstrate follow through on the project
- Must be located in the City of Kitchener
- Priority is given to new initiatives
- Application will only be considered if the group has not been awarded another City of Kitchener grant

Pre-Application Information:

This grant runs until funds are exhausted.

Grants will be accepted on an ongoing basis.
- To be considered in October, applications must be submitted by September 15th.
- To be considered in May, applications must be submitted by April 15th.
- Granting decisions will be made the first Thursday in May and October annually.
- Special circumstances requiring decisions outside of this timeframe will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Contact Information:

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

Send proposals to:

Fran Miller, Administrative Assistant
Community Services Department
City of Kitchener
PO Box 1118
Kitchener ON N2G 4G7 or

For questions or application support:
Denise Keelan
Manager, Aquatics
Community Services Department
519-741-2200, ext. 7420

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Canada: Ontario