Advance Brampton Fund

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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.
   
The Advance Brampton Fund 2021 program offers three program streams:
   
Program Stream
Emerging Projects Stream
Developing Projects Stream
Amplifying Projects Stream
Funding Allocation:
$250,000
$250,000
$250,000
Open to:
       Registered Charities
       Incorporated Non-Profit Organizations
       Unincorporated Non-Profit Organizations
       Registered Charities
       Incorporated Non-Profit Organizations
       Unincorporated Non-Profit Organizations
       Registered Charities
       Incorporated Non-Profit Organizations
Insurance Required:
All applicant organizations must carry $2M Commercial General Liability Insurance.
Available Funding:
Up to $5,000 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses.
Up to $12,500 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses.
Up to $25,000 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses.
*$50,000 in each stream has been prioritized for Community Safety projects under the Brampton is a Healthy and Safe City Term of Council Priority.
Grant Term:
Projects must take place between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021.
Application Intake:
Quarterly
 Annual Call for Projects
 
 
Within each of these funding streams, applicants select which Term of Council Priority with which their project aligns. For 2021, the Advance Brampton Fund is accepting applications from eligible non-profit and charitable organizations for projects that take place in Brampton and align with the following priorities:
 
·       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 grant 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.
 
 
 
 

Advance Brampton Fund 2021 Guidelines​

 

Annual Call for Projects (Developing & Amplifying Projects Streams) - Apply Now​ 

First Quarterly Call for Projects (Emerging Projects Stream) - Apply Now​ 

   
 
 
 
 
Key Dates
  
 
Annual Call for Projects (Developing Projects and Amplifying Projects Streams) - NOW OPEN
 
·       For projects taking place between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.
 
o   Opening date: December 10, 2020
 
o   Closing date: February 3, 2021
   
First Quarterly Call for Projects (Emerging Projects Stream) - NOW OPEN
 
·       For projects taking place in January, February, March, April, May, June 2021
 
·       For projects starting in January, February, March, April, May, June 2021 and concluding on or before December 31, 2021.
 
o   Opening date: January 4, 2021
 
o   Closing date: January 29, 2021
 
  Second Quarterly Call for Projects (Emerging Projects Stream)
 
·       For projects taking place in July, August, September 2021
 
·       For projects starting in July, August, September 2021 and concluding on or before December 31, 2021.
 
o   Opening date: April 1, 2021
 
o   Closing date: April 30, 2021
 
Third Quarterly Call for Projects (Emerging Projects Stream)
 
·       For projects taking place in October, November, December 2021
 
·       For projects starting in October, November, December 2021 and concluding on or before December 31, 2021.
 
o   Opening date: July 2, 2021
 
o   Closing date: July 30, 2021
   
Fourth Quarterly Call for Projects (Emerging Projects Stream)*
 
·       For projects taking place in January, February, March 2022
 
·       For projects starting in January, February, March 2022 and concluding on or before December 31, 2022.
 
o   Opening date: October 1, 2021
 
o   Closing date: October 30, 2021
 
*Pending Council approval of the 2022 municipal operating budget.
   
 
 
 
Resources
   
Online Grant Writing 101 Workshops
 
Learn the basics of grant-writing for success! These online workshops are focused on building applicants' general grant writing skills for a wide variety of funding opportunities. 
 
·       Thursday, December 3, 2020 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
 
·       Tuesday, December 8, 2020 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
 
·       Tuesday, January 12, 2021 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm | Click Here to Register
 
Access slides for these sessions here.
 
Online Q&A Sessions
 
A live online opportunity for applicants to ask program staff questions about the Advance Brampton Fund. Q&A Sessions are scheduled by Term of Council priority, as follows:
 
·       Brampton is a Mosaic: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Click Here to Register
    • Access slides for this session here.
·       Brampton is a Healthy and Safe City: Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Click Here to Register
    • Access slides for this session here.
·       Brampton is a Green City: Monday, January 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Click Here to Register
    • Access slides for this session here.
   

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