Project Applicant Eligibility:
- Community, Youth & Cultural Organizations
- Individual Artists
To be eligible for a Project Grant, organizations must:
- Have a community, youth, or culture sector focus/mandate.
- Be an incorporated non-profit organization or non-incorporated collective which operates on a non-profit basis.
- Have a clearly stated purpose and function and be fully responsible for the planning and provision of its services.
- Operate from a location in the City of Thunder Bay and carry out programs in this community for the benefit of its people.
- Extend its services to the general public and/or Indigenous public in Thunder Bay, and accommodate for needs related to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, and disability, unless to do so would cause undue hardship.
- Must maintain a clear distinction in programs and budgets between religious activities and community service programs if operating under the auspices of a religious body.
- Have an independent, active governing board composed of volunteers and a considerable volunteer component.
- Demonstrate a need for the requested funding and provide evidence that funds are confirmed/projected from a variety of other sources, e.g. donations/sponsorships, user fees, and other government sources.
To be eligible for a Project Grant, an individual artist must:
- Conduct a project on a non-profit basis within Thunder Bay and for the benefit of the community.
- Demonstrate a need for the requested funding and provide evidence that funds are confirmed/projected from other sources, e.g. donations/sponsorships, user fees, other government sources