Senior Community Grant Program 2017 - 2019

Published: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Ministry of Seniors Affairs is pleased to invite applications for the 5th annual Seniors Community Grant Program.

The Seniors Community Grant Program gives funding to groups and organizations for projects that encourage seniors to be active, healthy and engaged in their communities. It is the first grant program in Ontario dedicated to seniors.  Applications are now being accepted for this funding opportunity.  Applicants must represent seniors’ groups or offer programs or services that directly benefit Ontario seniors.

There are three types of grants:

1. Grants for individuals who represent seniors’ groups, unincorporated or incorporated not-for-profit organizations, local services boards, municipalities or Indigenous groups that are incorporated.
Grant amount: From $1,000 to $3,000.

2. Grants for not-for-profit organizations that have been incorporated for at least one year, such as local services boards, municipalities or Indigenous groups.
Grant amount: From $3,000 to $12,000.

3. Grants for organizations that have been incorporated for more than two years. This can also include organizations that receive funding from the province of Ontario such as Community Health Centres, Family Health Teams, colleges and universities.
Grant amount: Up to $100,000.

Applications (for all streams) are due Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. E.S.T.  To apply, please visit: