Community Grants

Non-profit organizations have access to a number of programs to support project and operating costs.

Community Facility Enhancement Program

Community Initiatives Program

Other Initiatives Program

Community Grants - Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have more questions than answers? Read our Frequently Asked Questions for further information regarding how our grant programs work.

Transitioning to Different Grant Application Deadline

In order to create a smooth transition from the quarterly to tri-cycle application deadlines, there is a transition process during 2016-17 and 2017-18 before the full implementation in 2018-19.

Transition 2016-17 and 2017-18 Schedule:

Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) and Community Initiatives Program (CIP)

Grant Program Intake/deadline
CIP-Project-Based
CIP Operating
CIP International Development
CFEP Small Funding Stream

*Transitioning from four intakes to three intakes per year: May, September and January
December 15, 2016
March 15,2017
June 15, 2017
September 15, 2017
January 15, 2018
CFEP Large Funding Stream
*Transitioning to one intake per year: October
2016-17 Deadline: January 15, 2017
October 1, 2017
CIP Major Cultural and Sport Events
*Transitioning to two intakes per year: April and October
2016-17 Deadline: January 15, 2017
April 1, 2017
October 1, 2017

Full implementation 2018-19

Grant Program Intake/deadline
CIP-Project-Based
CIP Operating
CIP International Development
CFEP Small Funding Stream

*Three intakes per year.
May 15, 2018
September 15, 2018
January 15, 2019
CFEP Large Funding Stream
*One intake per year.
October 1, 2018
CIP Major Cultural and Sport Events
*Two intakes per year.
April 1, 2018
October 1, 2018
Last reviewed/revised: January 6, 2017
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