Foundation / Corporation
Grants of up to $20,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations to install recreational facilities and equipment for children and youth and Metis and First Nations communities within the Funding Source’s service area. Qualifying projects will promote safe and healthy active living for Aboriginal children and youth.
Proposed initiatives must serve the community-at-large (i.e., not be part of a business or private club) and have a high probability of successful completion within one year of the grant approval.
Eligible projects must be designed to improve the level of healthy and safe active living for First Nations and Métis youth and be located within a First Nation or Métis community.
Funding may be applied for building, renovating, or installing any of the following:
- Durable recreational equipment
- Equipment for recreation facilities that enhance accessibility for First Nations and Métis youth
- Indoor or outdoor recreational facilities
- Playground structures
- Pow-Wow grounds
- Street lighting that permits youth to be safe and active after dark
GrantWatch ID#: 172317
The PowerPlay program may provide grants up to $20,000.
Projects must have a high probability of successful completion within one year of the grant approval.
The Company will hold committed funds for a maximum of twelve (12) months. Should the project not be able to move forward in that time, Hydro One's funding commitment will be withdrawn.
Preference is given to organizations that are registered charities, provide provincial or significant regional coverage, and have measurable impacts and achievements.
The following are not eligible for support:
- Religious organizations for sacred or sectarian purposes
- Political parties, ridings, associations, and candidates
- Commercial and/or third-party fundraising initiatives.
Applications can be submitted at any time; however, there will be two rounds of review and grants per year based on the following schedule:
Round 1: for applications submitted from December 1 in the previous year through May 31 in the current year
Round 2: for applications submitted from June 1 through November 30
The review and decision-making process may take up to 60 days from the close of the submission period.