Grant Application Guidelines
The following grant application guidelines have been approved for the agencies completing grant applications:
*** The following guidelines do not apply to designated cemetery funds.
- 1. Projects approved for granting must primarily benefit the people of the Family & Friends Community Foundation Inc. region.
- 2. Grants are made only to non-profit organizations with Canada Revenue Agency Charitable Registration numbers or other "qualified donees" under the Income Tax Act (Canada), including towns and municipalities. A recipient that qualifies as above, with the recipient's permission, may be designated by an applicant (where the applicant is not otherwise a "qualified donee") as the recipient of the grant for the applicant. Where a recipient is designated by an applicant, the grant will be paid directly to the recipient.
- 3. Preference will be given to projects which contribute to the community’s growing needs for artistic, cultural, recreational, educational, and historical and health related programs.
- 4. Capital projects will be considered if there is a demonstrated need.
- 5. Projects must include provisions for an evaluation and a realistic plan for financial viability beyond the pilot stage.
- 6. The Foundation encourages the participation of others in funding projects and on occasion provides matching funds or challenges grants to stimulate increased responses from other sources.
- 7. Grants are unavailable to promote political activities.
- 8. All applicants will be required to complete a grant application form and supply requested reference information. A meeting with Foundation directors and or staff may be required.
- 9. Applicants receiving a grant will be required to submit a final report upon completion of the project. Please notify the Foundation if project is not completed prior to July 31.
- 10. The Foundation reserves the right to audit the project upon completion or at intervals during the project.