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Community Fund for Canada's 150th - Larger Grant

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Youth Development
and Poverty Prevention Programs in Burlington

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Burlington Foundation - Community Fund for Canada's 150th

Deadline Date:

10/31/16 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $15,000 to Ontario nonprofits and municipalities for programs and activities in the areas of youth development, poverty prevention, and mental health in Burlington. The programs will be part of an initiative to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary while building a vibrant and healthy community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176302

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $15,000

Term of Contract:

Eligible projects must commit to performing funded activities and expenditures between the date that the grant is approved and before January 31, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible qualified donees operating within Canada may apply for small grants from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th.

Eligible qualified donees include:

- Registered charities;
- Registered Canadian amateur athletic associations;
- Registered housing corporations resident in Canada constituted exclusively to provide low-cost housing for the aged;
- Registered Canadian municipalities;
- Registered municipal or public bodies performing a function of government in Canada.

Please note that the following qualified donees, as well as their departments and agencies, are ineligible for support from the Fund:

- The Government of Canada (federal government)
- The federal, provincial, and territorial governments
- The Crown
- The United Nations

The following projects will be ineligible for funding:

- Large-scale infrastructure projects (ie. building a building or a local facility).
- Recurring events, activities or festivals (ie. the annual folk fest, the 26th annual community fair)
- Projects related to political activities or lobbying
- Projects that are designed for fundraising purposes
- Projects deemed controversial, dismissive or offensive
- Ongoing activities, such as the publication of regular issues of newsletters, magazines and periodicals
- Any activity taking place outside Canada
- Projects that are funded in whole or in part by the Government of Canada.

Pre-Application Information:

All successful applicants must match the amount of the grant made through in-kind or cash contributions. For example, an applicant that requests a $2,000 grant for a project would be required to contribute $2,000 worth of funding from other sources and/or in-kind support such as volunteer hours, donated services, equipment or space.

Recipients will be notified by mid-January.

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Contact Information:

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

To apply, go to

Laura Pizzacalla
905-639-0744 x 221

Burlington Community Foundation
3380 South Service Road, Unit 107
Burlington, Ontario L7N 3J5

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario