Grants of up to $30,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit disadvantaged residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support social service projects in the areas of well-being, safety, and health. Funds must benefit the residents of the Halton Region, which includes the city of Burlington and the towns of Oakville, Milton, and Halton Hills.
The HRCIF enhances the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents through funding to nonprofit human service programs and initiatives. The HRCIF is part of Halton’s approach to community safety and well-being (CSWB) planning and supports a holistic response to human service needs. To be considered for funding, programs and initiatives must:
The HRCIF encourages collaborative applications that demonstrate a coordinated, integrated or collective impact approach to meet community needs.
HRCIF applicants must ensure all public health guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic will be followed in the delivery of programs and initiatives.
Category One: Category One will support short-term, small capital and/or innovative projects, including piloting a new program, developing an innovative approach to service delivery, program improvements and/or capital items/equipment to improve service delivery.
In addition to achieving impact on one (or more) of Halton’s CSWB objectives, applicants are asked to demonstrate where the proposal fits within the following CSWB planning framework. The framework highlights four key areas that work together to make communities safer and healthier, including:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Grants are for one year.
To apply online: https://www.halton.ca/For-Business/Halton-Region-Community-Investment-Fund-HRCIF/hrcif-submission-form
If you are unable to complete the online application form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 311 for assistance.
Applicants that have questions are invited to contact a member of the Human Services Planning and Investment team in the Social and Community Services Department:
- Harmeet Sandhu, Community Partnerships Analyst - email@example.com
- Daniel Ridsdale, Community Partnerships Analyst - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call 905-825-6000 for assistance (toll free 1-866-442-5866).
HRCIF - Halton Region
1151 Bronte Road
Oakville, Ontario, L6M 3L1