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Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF)

 

The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports non-profit human service programs that enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents. The HRCIF provides $3 million in annual funding.

The Fund provides one-year and multi-year grants to programs and initiatives through two categories of funding. Applications for HRCIF funding must focus on supporting residents who are vulnerable to negative health and social outcomes. The HRCIF encourages proposals that demonstrate collaborative approaches to address community needs.

2021 HRCIF Funding

The HRCIF is part of Halton’s approach to community safety and well-being planning and supports a holistic response to human service needs. Approximately $2.3 million is available for funding in 2021. 

An initial intake of funding applications for 2021 HRCIF funding has closed. Applications will be accepted throughout 2021 to respond to community needs. This will include assisting agencies to meet the needs of vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing needs identified through the Halton Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) planning initiative, and supporting other emergent requests that strengthen the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents.

Information about ongoing intake will be posted in January 2021.

Category One

Initial intake has closed.

  • Provides funding to human service programs and initiatives that enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents for short-term, small capital and/or innovative projects
  • Grants are for one year and up to $30,000 
  • Non-profit, charitable and unincorporated community organizations may apply

Category Two

Initial intake has closed.

  • Provides up to three years of funding to human service programs and initiatives that enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents
  • Applicants must be a registered charity to apply

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Currently Funded Programs/Initiatives

Halton Region is making investments in programs and services that are supporting vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding is being provided through the HRCIF and through Provincial and Federal initiatives. Please visit the COVID-19 Social and Community Supports webpage for a list of local community programs and services that are being funded.

In 2019, Regional Council approved the following community programs and initiatives to receive HRCIF funding. Funding for these programs/initiatives continues into 2020.

In 2018, Regional Council approved the following community programs/initiatives for multi-year funding. Funding for these programs/initiatives continues into 2020.

The following community programs/initiatives were previously approved by Regional Council. Funding for these programs/initiatives is complete.

2019

2018

2017

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Updates include information about HRCIF funding opportunities, community safety and well-being initiatives and Action Tables and related activities that support the health, safety and well-being of our community.

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