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Advance Brampton Fund

​Brampton Non-Profit & Charitable Sector Development Seminars

The City of Brampton recognizes the unique and valuable role that the non-profit sector can play in delivering projects that meet community needs, complement City services and contribute to advancing the 2018-2022 Term of Council Priorities. As such, the City is pleased to offer a limited seminar series, in partnership with The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University, which will help to advance the capacity and knowledge of the non-profit and charitable sectors in Brampton.

Please note that these sessions will not be related to Advance Brampton Fund funding but are about professional and organziational development.

Available Funding Streams 

The 2022 Advance Brampton Fund offers three funding streams:

Emerging: Closed

Funding to be allocated:  $200,000

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:  Biannually; Open 1: October 4th, 2021 | Deadline 1: October 29th, 2021 | Announcements: January 2022

                                                     Open 2: February 1st, 2022 | Deadline 2: February 28th, 2022 | Announcements: April 2022

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 - Closed

Funding to be allocated:  $200,000

Eligible Organizations:  Registered Charities and Incorporated Non-Profits

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

Application Intake:  Annually; Open: October 4th, 2021 | Deadline: November 29th, 2021 | Announcements: January 2022

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 - Closed

Funding to be allocated:  $200,000

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; Open: October 4th, 2021 | Close: November 29th, 2021 | Announcements: January 2022

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, 2022 and December 31, 2022

  • Please consult the 2022 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines before submitting an application to the Advance Brampton Fund

Important Resources 

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

2022 Eligibility Quick Reference Guide and Application Submission Checklist​

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

Applications

​How to Access Applications:

  1. Click on the 'APPLY NOW' button above.
  2. Use your Advance Brampton Fund Grants Portal login information or create a user account using the 'Login' and 'Register' buttons in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Once logged your "My Applications" screen will show. This screen shows previously submitted applications and any open or unfinished applications returning users have to complete. It will also include any 2021 Close Out Reports that are still pending.
  4. Click 'Programs' in the top right corner of the screen.
  5. This screen shows all of the open granting streams. Select the one you wish to apply to (2022 Emerging 1, 2022 Developing or 2022 Amplifying) and click 'Start'. At this time the application will launch.

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.

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​

Access to the 2021 ABF Guidelines is provided, below, in order to aid organization's in completing close out reports. In order to understand 2022 granting criteria, eligibility and applications please view the 2022 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines, available above.

Training and Development Resources

Grant Information Session Slides

Click here to view the Emerging 2 Information Session Slides on Eligibility

Click here to view the Emerging 2 Information Session Slides on Grant Writing Strategy and Application Responses​


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

Current Advance Brampton Fund Recipients

Past Advance Brampton Fund Recipients

2020 Advance Brampton Fund Recipients​

2021 Advance Brampton Fund Recipients​