Region investing more than $2 million in human service programs and initiatives.

By Staff

September 16th, 2022



Community organizations can now submit applications to the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) for 2023 funding. The HRCIF supports non-profit human service programs and initiatives that enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents. Approximately $2.1 million is available for new grants in 2023.

Funding is available in single year and multi-year grants through two categories:

Category One: Provides up to one year of funding, for a maximum of $30,000. Non-profit, charitable or unincorporated community organizations can apply to fund short-term, small capital and/or innovative projects.

Category Two:Provides up to three years of funding to registered charities for programs and initiatives.

Organizations that meet eligibility criteria may submit one application in each funding category. The initial application deadline for both categories is Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 2 p.m.

Additional opportunities to apply for HRCIF funding will be available in 2023 for programs and initiatives that help respond to emerging community needs.

Virtual information sessions will be held for community organizations looking to learn more about the HRCIF and the application process on:

• Friday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to noon
• Wednesday, September 28 from 2 to 4 p.m.
• Tuesday, October 4 from 6 to 8 p.m.

To learn more about HRCIF guidelines, upcoming virtual information sessions or the application process, please visit the HRCIF webpage on or call 311.

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