Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation’s Grant Program – Canada

Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation’s Grant Program – Canada

Deadline: 19-Feb-21

The Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grants program.

Principles

Guiding Principles:
Building community assets and facilitating philanthropy.
Establishing an effective and imaginative grants program.
Implementing responsive and accountable processes.
Reflecting the diversity and fostering renewal.
Building community capacity.
Creating community dialogue and partnerships.
Operating Principles:
Maintaining and respecting the confidentiality of information obtained throughout all processes.
Declaring and recognizing conflicts of interest that may arise through the granting process.
Eligibility Criteria

Grants are made only to groups/organizations registered as Canadian charitable organizations and others qualified as described in Section 110 of the Income Tax Act.
Preference will be given to projects, which contribute to the community’s growing needs for artistic, cultural, recreational, educational, environmental, health and social service-related programs.
Organizations must demonstrate vision, action, effectiveness, fiscal responsibility and good management.
Applicants must establish the seriousness of the need and the degree of potential benefit to the community served.
It must be clear that the organization and its personnel are able to achieve results.
A clear outline of partnership, co-operation and co-ordination with other similar programs or projects should be evident.
The likelihood of independence from Foundation support must be clear as well as reasonable assurances that the amount requested is sufficient to achieve results.
The degree of volunteer participation and citizen involvement along with constructive attention to diversity and positive change should be evident.
All applicants will be required to complete a grant application form and supply requested reference information. A meeting with the Grant Making Committee or the President & CEO may be required.
Restrictions:

The Foundation does not support the following items:

Fundraising events or campaign activities;
Partisan, political or direct religious activities;
Individuals Sports and recreation teams or club sponsorship;
Pay down of mortgages, deficit reduction or projects already completed;
Operating expenses of established agencies or programs or capital building campaigns;
Multiple year requests;
Research, a publication of studies, educational material, seminars, conferences or workshops, tours or travel outside the community and scholarships or fellowships.
For more information, visit https://bramptoncaledoncf.ca/apply-for-a-grant/

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