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Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation (OEFCYR) Fund

Grants to Hamilton, Ontario Nonprofits for
Recreation Opportunities for Children and Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Hamilton Community Foundation (HCF)

Deadline Date:

05/04/18

Description:

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Grants ranging from $2,000 to $8,000 to Hamilton, Ontario nonprofits for recreation programs that provide for the social, developmental, and physical needs of at-risk youth, children with special needs, and low-income children. Funding is intended to promote access to healthy and safe recreation among Hamilton's young people.

Through this fund, the Hamilton Community Foundation intends to encourage and support projects that will:
- Focus and dedicate specific resources to foster recreational initiatives
- Provide recreational opportunities to those who would otherwise not have access to them
- Promote the fact that quality recreation is an integral part of a healthy community
- Promote the value of recreation in healthy child development
- Increase the number of children and youth participating in healthy recreation
- Enhance the self-development of individuals
- Promote healthy, active living
- Encourage youth leadership development
- Strengthen social, mental and physical health of children and youth in Hamilton

In addition to the values integral to all Hamilton Community Foundation work, proposals that address the following priorities are encouraged:

- Initiatives that are inclusive and accessible
- Initiatives that have meaningful participation of youth
- Initiatives that develop social and physical skills, improve social, mental and physical health or that foster creativity
- Initiatives that lead to positive experiences
- Initiatives that encourage youth to stay in school
- Initiatives that encourage participation from the diverse community
- Initiatives that encourage voluntarism and that develops leadership

Please note that applications for support for March Break/December holiday camps may be considered but not summer camps.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156421

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants generally are in the $2,000 to $8,000 range.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

HCF provides grants for projects that benefit the citizens of Hamilton and by law, grants only to registered Canadian charities and others qualified as described in Section 110 of the Income Tax Act. On occasion, not-for-profit organizations without charitable status may be sponsored by a registered charity.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted to the Foundation office in hard copy only. Submissions via email or facsimile will not be considered.

The application form is attached below.

For more eligibility information:
https://www.hamiltoncommunityfoundation.ca/grants/

Contact Information:

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

Hamilton Community Foundation
120 King Street West
Suite 700
Hamilton, Ontario
L8P 4V2

Phone: 905-523-5600
Fax: 905-523-0741

Sharon Charters
Manager of Grants
s.charters@hamiltoncommunityfoundation.ca
905-523-5600 x242

Tami Henderson
Grants Administrative Assistant
t.henderson@hamiltoncommunityfoundation.ca
905-523-5600 x241

Grant Coverage Areas:

Hamilton

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario: Hamilton;

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