GRANTING

Specialized Criteria Grants

 
 

What are Specialized Criteria Grants?

Specialized Criteria Grants are application streams with very specific criteria. Each fund is adjudicated by its own separate committee. Grants are awarded at the grassroots level to registered charitable organizations with application intakes that occur throughout the year.

The Waterloo Region Record - Lyle S. Hallman Foundation Kids to Camp Fund
The Kids to Camp Fund provides grants to organizations who provide camping opportunities and are seeking funds for children and youth in need of financial assistance to attend a variety of day, overnight recreational and educational camps.

Waterloo Region International Plowing Match 1995 and 2012 Fund  
The IPM Fund provides grants to organizations whose services benefit the citizens of Waterloo Region and that focus on agriculture, health and/or education.

The Musagetes Fund  
The Musagetes Fund provides grants to registered charitable organizations that support making the arts more central and meaningful in peoples’ lives by building community and culture.

The Woolwich Community Fund
The Woolwich Community Fund provides grants to organizations whose services that benefit the citizens of Woolwich Township. These grants support capital expenditures and seed money for new initiatives.

The Waterloo Region Record Literacy Fund
The Waterloo Region Record Literacy Fund provides grants to organizations that support literacy series for adults, English language training for newcomers, literacy activities for children and other activities that have a significant impact on literacy in Waterloo Region.

Youth in Recreation Fund - Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation Fund
The Youth in Recreation Fund provides grants to organizations that encourage broad participation in healthy and safe community recreation activities for children and youth in Kitchener-Waterloo and area. Community recreation includes sport, recreation, fitness, youth leadership, camping/outdoor education, play groups, the arts and cultural activities.

 
 
 
 
 
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PRE-SCREEN OPENS:
Mon. January 21, 2019

PRE-SCREEN DUE:
Fri. February 22, 2019

FULL APPLICATION DUE:
Fri. March 1, 2019

APPROX. GRANT SIZE:
$1,000-$10,000

TOTAL AVAILABLE (EST):
$50,000

DECISION ANNOUNCED BY:
Early April

 
 

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PRE-SCREEN OPENS:
Granting decisions for 2019 have already been made.

PRE-SCREEN DUE:
Granting decisions for 2019 have already been made.

APPLICATION DUE:
Granting decisions for 2019 have already been made.

APPROX. GRANT SIZE:
$1,500-$3,000

TOTAL AVAILABLE (EST):
$17,000

DECISION ANNOUNCED BY:
Closed for 2019

 
 

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PRE-SCREEN OPENS:
Fri. March 1, 2019

PRE-SCREEN DUE:
Wed. March 27, 2019

APPLICATION DUE:
Fri. March 29, 2019

APPROX. GRANT SIZE:
$5,000-$20,000

TOTAL AVAILABLE (EST):
$150,000

DECISION ANNOUNCED BY:
Late April

 
 

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PRE-SCREEN OPENS:
Mon. April 1, 2019

PRE-SCREEN DUE:
Fri. April 26, 2019

APPLICATION DUE:
Fri. May 3, 2019

APPROX. GRANT SIZE:
$500-$3,000

TOTAL AVAILABLE (EST):
$11,500

DECISION ANNOUNCED BY:
Late May

 
 

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PRE-SCREEN OPENS:
Mon. April 1, 2019

PRE-SCREEN DUE:
Fri. April 26, 2019

APPLICATION DUE:
Fri. May 3, 2019

APPROX. GRANT SIZE:
$1,000-$2,500

TOTAL AVAILABLE (EST):
$5,000

DECISION ANNOUNCED BY:
Late May

 
 

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PRE-SCREEN OPENS:
Mon. August 12, 2019

PRE-SCREEN DUE:
Thurs. August 29, 2019

APPLICATION DUE:
Tues. September 10, 2019

APPROX. GRANT SIZE:
$1,000-$10,000

TOTAL AVAILABLE (EST):
$45,000

DECISION ANNOUNCED BY:
Mid October

 
 
 

Questions?

Contact Sarah Witmer at 519-725-1806 x 206.