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Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF)

 

The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports a wide range of non-profit health and social service programs that enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents.

The Fund provides one-year and multi-year grants to programs and initiatives through two categories of funding and is part of Halton’s overall approach to community safety and well-being planning. 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.

Apply for HRCIF funding

The HRCIF is now accepting funding applications for Categories One and Two. Approximately $1 million is available for new grants in 2020. Please check back regularly for updates.

Category One (one-year grants)

  • Deadline for applications: November 1, 2019 at 2 p.m.
  • Provides funding to health and social service programs aligned with health, safety and well-being objectives (refer to the funding guidelines) 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
  • To apply, please review the Category One Guidelines(PDF file) and complete the Category One Application Form (Word file)

Category Two (multi-year grants)

  • Deadline for applications: November 1, 2019 at 2 p.m.
  • Provides up to three years of funding to health and social service programs and initiatives aligned with health, safety and well-being objectives (refer to the funding guidelines).
  • Applicants must be a registered charity to apply.
  • To apply, please thoroughly review the Category Two Guidelines(PDF file) and complete the Category Two Application Form (Word file)

Note: Eligible applicants seeking funding for food security programs and initiatives (previously Category Three) are invited to apply to Category One and/or Category Two.

Submit an application

Attend an HRCIF information session

Community organizations interested in applying for HRCIF funding are encouraged to attend an information session to learn more about the Fund, the application process and through networking, explore collaborative opportunities with other community partners.

Each information session will address both funding categories.

The first information session will be held on:

The second information session will be held on:

Register to attend an information session

Currently Funded Programs/Initiatives

On May 22, 2019, Regional Council approved 26 community programs and initiatives to receive HRCIF funding. Funding is for periods of one, two or three years.

In spring of 2018, Regional Council approved the following community programs/initiatives for multi-year funding. Funding for these programs/initiatives continues into 2019.

In spring of 2017, Regional Council approved the following community programs/projects for multi-year funding. Funding for these programs/projects continues into 2019.

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

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2017

2016

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