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Terence Haight Financial Assistance Program

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and CBOs in
Eligible Areas to Benefit Local Residents

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Town of Gravenhurst

Deadline Date:

03/08/21 4:30 PM


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Grants of up to $25,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations and community groups in eligible areas to benefit the local community. Funding is intended to support special events and activities, as well as to improve the current assets of qualified organizations. The goal of the grant is to support groups that contribute to the well-being of residents in the Town of Gravenhurst.

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GrantWatch ID#: 164076

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $25,000 may be awarded in grants annually.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following are eligible to apply. Non-profit community groups and organizations that:
1. Offer a service, program or activity that benefits Gravenhurst residents.
2. Demonstrates financial support from other sources e.g. ticket sales, membership fees, Provincial/Federal funding or community donations.
3. Clearly demonstrates the need for the specific request. Each request must identify a specific defined benefit and outcome.
4. Have accountability for public funds and organizational transparency demonstrated in a manner that is satisfactory to the Terence Haight Financial Assistance Committee.

Ineligible for Funding
1. Previous year’s recipients that have not submitted a complete Post-Grant Evaluation Form by the required deadline
2. A request for a grant to fund prior year deficits incurred by the organization.
3. Organizations that are profit-oriented.
4. Applications to support political/religious activities.
5. Travel, accommodation, uniforms, personal equipment, rent (excluding municipal facilities), or debt repayment.
6. Attendance at conferences, workshops or seminars.
7. Purchase of land or buildings.
8. Costs incurred prior to the approval of a grant.
9. Organizations that have outstanding receivables or are part of any ongoing or potential legal matters with the Municipality.
10. Organizations in violation of Town by-laws and operating requirements.
11. Funding requests received after the application deadline.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications with supporting documentation must be submitted no later than March 8, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to

Or hand-deliver to:
Town Hall Tax Counter
Attn: Terence Haight Financial Assistance Program
Town of Gravenhurst
5 Pineridge Gate
Gravenhurst ON, P1P 1Z3

Ross Jeffrey, Treasurer
T. 705-687-3412 ext. 260

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