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Monday, October 02, 2017

Seniors community grant program 2017-19

The Ministry of Seniors Affairs is pleased to invite applications for the fifth annual Seniors Community Grant Program. Since its inception, these grants have supported more than 1,300 projects that have touched the lives of approximately 435,000 seniors. Funding of up to $5 million is available in 2017-19 to organizations working to benefit Ontario seniors.

If you have a wonderful project idea for seniors, we want to hear from you!

New this year!
Grants of up to $100,000 are available for the first time this year.

If you represent an incorporated organization and have an idea for a
major project, you may be eligible.

What kinds of grants are available, and who can apply?
Applicants must represent seniors’ groups or offer programs or services that directly benefit Ontario seniors.

There are three types of grants:

1. Grants for individuals who represent seniors’ groups, unincorporated or incorporated not-for-profit organizations, local services boards, municipalities or Indigenous groups that are incorporated.
Grant amount: From $1,000 to $3,000.

2. Grants for not-for-profit organizations that have been incorporated for at least one year, such as local services boards, municipalities or Indigenous groups.
Grant amount: From $3,000 to $12,000.

3. Grants for organizations that have been incorporated for more than two years. This can also include organizations that receive funding from the province of Ontario such as Community Health Centres, Family Health Teams, colleges and universities.
Grant amount: Up to $100,000.

How Do I  Apply?
The application form and guidelines can be found
in English and French at: www.ontario.ca/seniors

Deadline:
Please note the deadline to apply for all grants is
5:00 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, November 30, 2017

Questions?
Contact the Ministry of Seniors Affairs
Web: www.ontario.ca/seniors
Email: seniorscommunitygrant@ontario.ca
Toll Free: 1-833-SCG-INFO (1-833-724-4636)
TTY: 1-800-387-5559
Fax: 416-326-7078
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