Funding - Culture, History & Sport
A listing of a variety of funding programs available that are still open to receive applications for funding.
Resilient Communities Fund - Ontario Trillium Foundation
OTF is committed to supporting the non-profit sector recover and rebuild from the impacts of COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario. Through OTF’s Resilient Communities Fund, eligible non-profit organizations can apply for a grant for capital and non-capital activities to:
- aid their medium to longer-term recovery efforts
- help with their stabilization
- build their capacity and resiliency in the aftermath of COVID-19
Grant application details
Request amount: From $5,000 to $150,000
Grant term: Up to 1 year
Grant application deadline is Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 5 pm ET. *updated
Grant application resources
- OTF has updated the financial statement requirements for grant applications. This change has been made to help new organizations and/or organizations with small/medium sized revenues be better able to meet required financial standards while still being able to access our grants.
- Application Questions *updated
- Assessment Criteria *updated
- Application Tips *new
- Financial Workbook Instructions
Visit the Resilient Communities Fund resources page to learn more about these updates, how organizations can apply, and to review important grant application tips.
Still have questions and looking for more support?
If you are looking for application support, information about the application process or require technical assistance:
- Contact the Support Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1 (800) 263-2887
- Attend a Live Group Q&A session and have your questions answered
- Book a 15-minute support call with a Program Manager
Canada Healthy Communities Initiative
This initiative will provide up to $31 million in existing federal funding to support communities as they deploy innovative new ways to adapt spaces and services to respond to immediate and ongoing needs arising from COVID-19 over the next two years. The initiative will support projects under three main themes:
- Creating safe and vibrant public spaces
- Improving mobility options
- Digital solutions
Funding for the Initiative is being repurposed from existing funding for a second Smart Cities Challenge competition to support communities in dealing with the immediate and ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19. Additional details on the application process will be available soon. For questions about the Initiative, please contact the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative team at: email@example.com.
Local Food Infrastructure Fund
Applications for phase 2 of the program are now being accepted.
The Local Food Infrastructure Fund (LFIF) is a five-year, $50 million initiative ending March 31, 2024. The program is part of the Government of Canada’s Food Policy which is Canada’s roadmap for a healthier and more sustainable food system in Canada. The LFIF objective is to strengthen food systems and to facilitate access to safe and nutritious food for at-risk populations.
The fund supports community-based, not-for-profit organizations to improve their food systems through investments in infrastructure that are directly related to addressing food insecurities and increasing the accessibility of healthy, nutritious, and ideally, local foods within their community.