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Advance Brampton Fund

​The City recognizes the unique and valuable role that the non-profit sector can play in offering projects that meet community need, complement City services and contribute to advancing the 2018-2022 Term of Council Priorities . As such, the City is pleased to offer the Advance Brampton Fund: a community granting program that supports non-profit sector development and provides municipal funding to eligible Brampton-based non-profit or charitable organizations for strong project proposals that align with these priorities.

Please read all of the information on this page before starting or submitting an application to the Advance Brampton Fund.

Available Funding Streams 

The 2021 Advance Brampton Fund offers three funding streams:

Emerging 

Funding to be allocated:  $250,000

Eligible Organizations:  Registered Charities, Incorporated Non-Profits, Unincorporated Non-Profits

Maximum Available Grant:  Up to $5,000 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses.

Application Intake:  Quarterly – Open now, closes April 30, 2021. APPLY NOW​

Project Types:  This stream of funding is designed to support new programs or organizations to the Advance Brampton Fund. It seeks to provide funding to organizations with an innovative idea that impacts Brampton residents.

Developing 

Funding to be allocated:  $250,000

Eligible Organizations:  Registered Charities, Incorporated Non-Profits, Unincorporated Non-Profits

Maximum Available Grant:  Up to $12,500 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses.

Application Intake:  Annually – Closed on February 3, 2021

Project Types:  This stream of funding is designed to support a program that has been run successfully at least once in Brampton. Funding is provided to help develop the project’s work, audience, impact and/or reach.

Amplifying 

Funding to be allocated:  $250,000

Eligible Organizations:  Registered Charities, Incorporated Non-Profits

Maximum Available Grant:  Up to $25,000 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses

Application Intake:  Annually – Closed on February 3, 2021

Project Types:  This stream of funding is designed to support a program that has been run at least twice before in Brampton. Funding is provided to help amplify the project’s work, audience, impact and/or reach.

All Streams 

  • All applicant organizations must carry $2,000,000 in Commercial General Liability Insurance from the time the application is submitted until the end of the project duration as outlined within the application.

  • All projects must take place between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021

  • ​Within each stream of funding $50,000 is earmarked specifically for Community Safety projects under the Brampton is a Healthy and Safe City Term of Council Priority.

Term of Council Priorities 

Within each of the above funding streams applicants must select a Term of Council Priority Area with which their project aligns. In 2021 the Term of Council Priority Areas the Advance Brampton Fund seeks to impact are:

  • Brampton is a Mosaic

  • Brampton is a Healthy and Safe City

  • Brampton is a Green City

Administration of the Advance Brampton Fund further supports the Term of Council Priorities of: 

  • Brampton is a Well-Run City: Through the transparent and accountable management of municipal funding; and

  • ​Brampton is a City of Opportunities: Through the provision of non-profit sector support, training and capacity building opportunities offered throughout the year.

Important Resources 

Before starting or submitting an application to the Advance Brampton Fund please consult the important documents below

2021 Advance Brampton Guidelines​  – This document outlines all of the guidelines for the Advance Brampton Fund, including: organizational eligibility, project eligibility, eligible expenses, close out reporting information and much more. It is a crucial document to an applicant’s success within the Advance Brampton Fund

2021 Eligibility Quick Reference Guide  – This document outlines all of the organizational eligibility criteria and supporting documentation that must be submitted with an application.

2021 Registered Charity Eligibility Checklist  – This document is a quick checklist an applicant can use to ensure applications contain all the appropriate eligibility information and attachments.

2021 Incorporated Non-Profit Eligibility Checklist  – This document is a quick checklist an applicant can use to ensure applications contain all the appropriate eligibility information and attachments.

2021 Unincorporated Non-Profit Eligibility Checklist  – This document is a quick checklist an applicant can use to ensure applications contain all the appropriate eligibility information and attachments.

Frequently Asked Questions​  – This document outlines some frequently asked questions to help provide any information you may still be looking for.

Applications

Access our applications by clicking on APPLY NOW above. On the next screen, please use the buttons on the top right of the screen to register or log in. Once this is complete you will be taken to a listing of available applications.

Other Important Links and Information

​City of Brampton Culture Master Plan

City of Brampton Age Friendly Strategy and Action Plan

City of Brampton Grow Green Environmental Master Plan

City of Brampton Active Transportation Master Plan

Region of Peel Neighbourhood Information Tool

Region of Peel Community Safety and Well-Being Plan​

Grant Writing 101

There are no Grant Writing 101 workshops currently scheduled. Stay tuned for future opportunities.

Download the most recent Grant Writing 101 Presentation​

Other Training and Development Opportunities

Stay tuned to learn more about the Advance Brampton Fund's 2021 non-profit and charitable sector development opportunities.

Advance Brampton Fund Information Sessions and Q&A

All information sessions have completed for the 2021 Grant Cycle. 

Download the presentation from the Brampton is a Mosaic Priority Area Information Session

Download the presentation from the Brampton is a Healthy and Safe City Priority Area Information Session

Download the presentation from the Brampton is a Green City Priority Area

Have a question about the Advance Brampton Fund or need support? Email program staff at abf@brampton.ca

Current Advance Brampton Fund Recipients

Q1 Emerging Projects Stream
Organization Name Funding
10126306 Canada Foundation (Laal Button) $5,000.00
Brampton Festival Singers $4,950.00
Concord in the City Community Ability Initiative​ $5,000.00
Congress of Black Women $4,100.00
En'tyce Mentorship $5,000.00
Grace United Church $4,975.00
Gujarat Public Affairs Council of Canada $5,000.00
Off the Record $1,500.00
Priority Wellness Canada $4,650.00
Testoper $4,520.00

Developing Projects Stream
Organization Name Funding
10126306 Can​ada Foundation (Laal Button) $12,500.00
Artists and Artisans Development Network $11,850.00
Arts and Culture Initiative of South Asia $12,500.00
Brampton Young at Heart Seniors $6,075.00
Brams United Girls Soccer Club $5,900.00
Canada India USA Development Forum (CIUDF) $11,924.00
Canadian Indo-Carribean Festival $12,500.00
Canadian Multicultural Heritage Council $9,181.00
Desi Royals Community Service $12,350.00
Essence of Mind Outreach Program $9,100.00
Ghandian Initiative for Development of Support Services $12,450.00
Gujarat Public Affairs Council of Canada $10,562.50
Journey Neighbourhood Centre $8,800.00
Krish Hope Rehabilitation $12,500.00
Maj. Wm. Dwight Sharpe Branch 15 Royal Canadian Legion $3,425.00
Mental and Emotional Health Awareness Rennaisance $12,500.00
Music at the Towers $12,500.00
My Nose Inc. $12,500.00
Skills for Life $10,875.00
Swar Sadhana Music Lovers Club $12,250.00
Swargunjan Music Academy $12,100.00
Testoper $12,500.00
The Hive Performing Arts $11,220.00

Amplifying Projects Stream
Organizat​ion Name Funding
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel $25,000.00
Broadening Horizons $25,000.00
Free for all Foundation $22,580.00
Friends of Gujarat $25,000.00
Generation No Limit $25,000.00
Kiwanis Club of Brampton $25,000.00
Lady Ballers Camp $25,000.00
One Voice One Team Youth Leadership $25,000.00
Punjabi Community Health Services $25,000.00
The FOLD Foundation $25,000.00

Past Advance Brampton Fund Recipients

2020 Advance Brampton Fund Recipients​