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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: Open - Click here to apply 

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. Closes July 30th.

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:  $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: Closed 

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​

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

Quarter 2 Advance Brampton Fund Emerging Stream Grantees
Organization Name Funding
Afro Caribbean Business Network $5,000
Artists and Artisans Development Network $5,000
Diversity Cultural Association $5,000
Ghandian Initiative for Development of Support Services $5,000
Heart Lake Run $5,000
Jamiat Ul Ansar $5,000
Jhanvi Sports Club $5,000
Keep 6ix $5,000
Kingdom House $5,000
Nepalese Canadian Cricket Club $3,920
Network of Nigerians in Canada $5,000
OVBI Canada $5,000
Senior Empowerment Assisstance Centre $5,000
Hope 24/7 $5,000
We The Environment $3,900

Past Advance Brampton Fund Recipients

2020 Advance Brampton Fund Recipients​

2021 Quarter 1 and Annual Advance Brampton Fund Recipents​