Ontario Municipal Funding Update:
Responding to an Active Funding Landscape
It’s Time To Start Thinking Proactively About Funding For Your Community.
The Municipal funding landscape is experiencing an influx of activity as provincial and federal governments respond to economic uncertainty with creative programming designed to stimulate local economies. Currently, there are numerous funding programs accepting applications, not limited to the featured programs below. Now is the time to start thinking proactively about pursuing funding for your community. The GrantMatch team is here to help. We encourage you to check out the programs featured below, and reach out to us to get the ball rolling on your strategic pursuit of funding.
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund
The Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (CCSF) aims to support the arts, heritage, culture and creative innovation through physical needs such as equipment, renovation, and construction projects. The intention of the CCSF is to invest in local creative hubs because they provide Canadian creative talent with access to shared space, equipment and other resources needed to develop skills which will lead to success in and contribution to the creative economy.
- Up to 50% of project costs can be covered to a maximum of $1.5M.
Ontario Trillium Foundation
- Enhance access to community spaces, programs, activities and services, and facilitate community members’ full participation in the life of the community
- Enhance and build community spaces
- Enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of programs
- Make better use of technological resources
Municipal Asset Management Program
- Up to 90% of project costs to a maximum of $50,000 is available.
Improving Connectivity for Ontario (ICON) Program
The Improving Connectivity for Ontario (ICON) program aims improve broadband and cellular coverage across Ontario, particularly those communities who have little to no access. ICON intends to promote industry partnerships and cross sector investments to encourage new solutions for creating better connected communities.
- Up to 25% of project costs can be covered through the ICON Program.
- The deadline is August 21, 2020
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