Community Funding

Grants are partnerships or investments that help the City of Toronto Achieve its social, economic and cultural goals for its residents. The City's goals are better achieved by supporting the work of organizations that are closer to the communities they serve.

Grants Program Updates

Call for Application

The Access, Equity and Human Rights (AEHR) and Community Safety Investment (CSI) grant programs are now accepting applications (deadlines in June, 2015).

PRE-REGISTER BY MAY 31 to access the on-line application

please note: if you are new to the system, you won't be able to access the online system after this date.

To pre-register, please click here:
We encourage you to register within the first two weeks of the call for applications. You can gain timely access to support from an Agency Review Officer, and become familiar with the online system. Pre-registration takes no more than 5 minutes. Your group can decide not to apply even if you pre-registered.


Grant Recommendations:

Allocation recommendations for the 2015 Community Recreation, Community Festivals, and Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Festivals & Events grant programs were approved by City Council on March 31.

Please find the link to the Report by clicking here. Appendix B of the Report provides the brief summary of all projects.

Community Funding Programs

Community Service Partnerships (CSP) Funding

The Community Service Partnerships (CSP) program supports a strong community based sector and facilitates access to services that improve social outcomes for vulnerable, marginalized and high-risk communities.

Investment Funding Programs

The Community Funding Investment Programs provide short-term grants to projects that contribute to the City's social, economic and cultural goals.

On this page you will find information about the following Investment Programs:

  • Access, Equity and Human Rights
  • Community Festivals and Special Events
  • Community Recreation
  • Community Safety
  • Identify 'N Impact (for youth-led groups)
  • Game On Toronto!