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Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) Resilient Communities Fund (Canada) - deadline: 8-Dec-21

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 24, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on December 7, 2021
Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) logo
Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) logo

The Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) Resilient Communities Fund supports the non-profit sector recover and rebuild from the impacts emerging from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario.

OTF is investing in projects of eligible non-profit organizations to aid their medium to longer-term recovery efforts, help with their stabilization and build their capacity and resiliency in the aftermath of COVID-19.

This fund is providing a flexible range of activities to address the diverse needs of organizations and to support them where they are at in their recovery and rebuilding.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Community-based or provincial non-profits delivering services and programs in Ontario that are looking ahead to recovery planning with the aim of rebuilding their capacity.
2. Eligible applicants include:
a) charitable organizations or public foundations registered as a charity by the Canada Revenue Agency;
b) organizations incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation without share capital in a Canadian jurisdiction;
c) First Nation / Metis / Inuit or other Indigenous communities;
d) municipalities with a population of 20,000 or less, or their cultural and recreational agencies, including public libraries and museums.
3. All applicant organizations, with the exception of First Nations, must meet OTF’s Board of Director’s requirements.

Term length: Maximum 12 months.

Grant amount per year:
• Minimum $5,000.
• Maximum $150,000.

Next deadline: 8 December 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 24
Nov 24

Friendly reminders:
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• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one.
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
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Best regards,

Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Nov 24
Nov 24

Thanks, Ana.