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Applications for the Halton Region Community Investment Fund now being accepted

Oct 25, 2018

Applications for the Halton Region Community Investment Fund now being accepted

Oct 25, 2018

Non-profit organizations that provide social services or community health programs to Halton residents are invited to apply to the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF). The Fund provides one-year and multi-year funding to programs and initiatives that support the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents. The HRCIF also supports issues emerging from community safety and well-being planning.

Three categories of funding are available to organizations that meet eligibility criteria, including a stream of funding targeted to programs that address food security. A total of approximately $1,000,000 will be awarded in new grants through the HRCIF in 2019.

Funding streams include:

  • Category One: Provides one-year of funding up to $30,000 to non-profit, charitable or unincorporated community organizations for short-term, small capital and/or innovative projects. The deadline for Category One applications is December 14, 2018 at 2 p.m.
  • Category Two: Provides up to three years of funding to charitable organizations for programs and initiatives. The deadline for Category Two applications is December 14, 2018 at 2 p.m.
  • Category Three: Provides up to three years of funding to non-profit and/or charitable organizations to enhance food security. The deadline for Category Three applications is December 14, 2018 at 2 p.m.

Organizations interested in applying can learn more about the HRCIF by attending an information session on November 6 or 8. A collaboration session is also being offered on November 14 for potential applicants interested in exploring collaborative and/or innovative project opportunities with other community partners. For more information about these sessions or HRCIF guidelines, application forms and funding priorities, visit halton.ca or call 311.

The Regional Municipality of Halton serves 570,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; paramedic services; waste management; public health; social assistance; children’s and seniors’ services; housing services; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, call 311 or visit Halton Region’s website at halton.ca.

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Media Contact:
JohnWinkels
Communications Advisor
Policy Integration & Communications
905-825-6000, ext.7490
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