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