Local Initiatives Program Grants (LIP)

The HCDC created the Local Initiatives Program to strengthen Haliburton County communities by supporting community economic development projects that are incremental (a new initiative, enhance existing activities or in addition to existing activities) and involve not-for-profit organizations that strive to enhance the economic development efforts of the community.

Deadline for 2017-2018 applications:  April 14th 2017

Eligible recipients:

  • Not-for-profit community organizations in Haliburton County.
Eligible Expenses     decline Ineligible Expenses
  •  Eligible costs may include any direct capital or non-capital cost of the project.
  •  Must relate directly to the project activities.
 
  •  Development of basic websites.
  • Operating costs of ongoing operations.
  • Wages for current staff.

Funding Criteria:

  • The project must take place between April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018;
  • The Local Initiatives Program may pay up to 80% of eligible costs.
  • Recipients must contribute a minimum of 20% - with a minimum of 10% in cash and a maximum of 10% in-kind contribution.
  • Partnerships and other funding sources are encouraged.

Guidelines & Application Forms:

   

Guidelines for the LIP program 

Application form   

Budget  

 

 

 

 

 

To discuss the process and find out more about the Local Initiatives Program please contact the HCDC office at: (705) 457-3555 or email ptallman@haliburtoncdc.ca