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Advance Brampton Fund

The City of Brampton recognizes the unique and valuable role that the non-profit sector plays in delivering projects that meet community needs and complement City services. The Advance Brampton Fund is 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 the following priority areas:

  • Brampton is a Mosaic
  • Brampton is a Healthy and Safe City
  • Brampton is a Green City

2023 Advance Brampton Fund Grant Information Sessions

The City of Brampton is pleased to offer Grant Information Sessions to help applicants to the 2023 Advance Brampton Fund learn more about eligibility requirements for their organizations, projects and programs. In these sessions you will also learn more about funding priority areas and receive some helpful hints and tips to completing the Advance Brampton Fund Application. Please click the links below to register for one of the two sessions available. The two sessions will provide the same content so attendance to only one is necessary.

Registration for this session will close at 10:00am on October 12. Those who have registered before the deadline will receive a link to the online meeting no later than 2:00pm on the day of the session. This link will be delivered to the email address provided when registering. Attendance is limited to the first 100 registrants. 


Registration for this session will close at 9:00am on October 27. Those who have registered before the deadline will receive a link to the online meeting no later than 11:00am on the day of the session. This link will be delivered to the email address provided when registering. Attendance is limited to the first 100 registrants.

Available Funding Streams 

The 2023 Advance Brampton Fund offers three funding streams:

Developing - Opens October 3rd

Funding to be allocated:  $300,000

Eligible Organizations:  Registered Charities and Incorporated Non-Profits

Maximum Available Grant:  Between $5,000 and $12,500 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of project expenses.

Application Intake:  Annually; Open: October 3rd, 2022 | Deadline: November 25th, 2022 | Announcements: January 2023

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 - Opens October 3rd

Funding to be allocated:  $300,000

Eligible Organizations:  Registered Charities, Incorporated Non-Profits

Maximum Available Grant:  Between $12,500 and $25,000 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of project expenses

Application Intake:  Annually; Open: October 3rd, 2022 | Close: November 25th, 2022 | Announcements: January 2023

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.

Emerging: Opens Spring 2023*

*Pending Council Approval of the 2023 City of Brampton Municipal Operating Budget

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, 2023 and December 31, 2023

  • Please consult the 2023 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines before submitting an application to the Advance Brampton Fund

2023 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines  

Before starting or submitting an application to the Advance Brampton Fund please consult the 2023 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines which outline all of the eligibility criteria and necessary supporting documentation. Applicants are responsible for ensuring they have provided all of the documentation needed to support their application at the time of submission.

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 (2023 Developing or 2023 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 2023 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 2022 ABF Guidelines is provided, below, in order to aid organization's in completing close out reports. In order to understand 2023 granting criteria, eligibility and applications please view the 2023 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines, available above.

Training and Development Resources

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​