Halton Region Community Investment Fund

The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports non-profit community health and social service through three categories of funding.

Category Three – Food Security Grants – PROPOSAL CALL OPEN

Halton Region is now accepting funding proposals through Category three of the Halton Region Community Investment Fund. Category Three provides funding to programs that increase access to food and enhance the ability of food security programs to respond to the needs of Halton residents. Funding priorities are defined in the Category Three Guidelines.

  • Applicants must be an incorporated non-profit organization (with or without charitable status) and meet all eligibility criteria in the funding guidelines. This includes experience delivering a food security program.
  • Approximately $200,000 of funding is available. Funding is for a one year period.
  • The program must support Halton residents that have inadequate access food.
  • Funding will support programs/initiatives and capital requests.
  • The deadline for applications is Friday, May 27 at 2 p.m.
  • To apply, please thoroughly review the Category Three Funding Guidelines (PDF file) and complete the Application Form (Word file).
  • Potential grant applicants are invited to attend an information session on May 17, 2016, from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the Milton Sports Centre, 605 Santa Maria Blvd. (Optimist Room). To attend the information session, register online or dial 311 (in Halton) or 1-866-442-5866 (toll free).

Category Two (Multi-year grants)

The proposal call for 2016 funding is now closed.

  • Provide up to 3 years of funding to community health and social service programs aligned with funding priorities.
  • Applicants must be a registered charity to apply.

Category One (One-year grants)

  • Provide funding to community health and social service programs aligned with funding priorities for short-term, small capital and/or innovative projects.
  • Non-profit, charitable and unincorporated community organizations may apply.
  • Grants of up to $20,000 are awarded for 1 year.
  • The proposal call for 2016 funding is closed.