Applications for the Halton Region Community Investment Fund now being accepted

Applications for the Halton Region Community Investment Fund now being accepted

Release Date: Sep 27, 2017

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 that support the health, well-being and safety of Halton residents. 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 $870,000 will be awarded through the HRCIF in 2018.

Funding streams include:

  • Category One: Provides one-year 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 1, 2017 at 2 p.m.
  • Category Two: Provides up to three years of program funding to charitable organizations for programs and initiatives. The deadline for Category Two applications is December 8, 2017 at 2 p.m.
  • Category Three: This category was introduced in 2016 to provide a dedicated stream of funding to food security programs to increase access to food in partnership with community agencies. Category Three funding will focus on collaborative and innovative approaches to food security. The deadline for Category Three applications is November 24, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Organizations interested in applying can learn more about the HRCIF by attending an information session in October 12 or 13. Collaboration and networking sessions are also being offered for potential applicants interested in exploring innovative project opportunities with other community partners. For all session details, access to HRCIF guidelines, application forms and funding priorities, or to sign up for updates, please visit halton.ca/investmentfund or call 311.

The Regional Municipality of Halton serves more than 500,000 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:
Stacey Hunter
Communications Specialist
Halton Region
905-825-6000, ext. 7529
1-866-442-5866
stacey.hunter@halton.ca