External Resources

External Resources

We've gathered a list of external resources for non-profit organizations to explore that can further assist with funding, grant applications, administrative, or capacity-building initiatives. This is not a comprehensive list, but a starting point provided for informational purposes to help your initiatives grow.

Non-Prof​it Basics

Incorporating a charity or non-profit organization

Please note, this is not a service that the City of Brampton provides. Incorporation must be done at the Provincial or Federal level.

Need help incorporating?

Brampton’s Entrepreneur Centre​ (BEC), works with for-profit and non-profit organizations to help them as they start-up. BEC offers many different start-up services, including support in registering/incorporating your non-profit organization. 

Speak to a Business Advisor for non-profit and charitable incorporation: click here to register for a consultation

For further information about other business and non-profit organization advisory you can reach BEC at bec@brampton.ca.


Non-profit capacity-building

​​Imagine Canada
Supports organizations in building strong operational systems to better serve their communities. Visit Imagine Canada's Glossary​ for non-profit terminology across the sector.


With a network of coarches, Innowave helps community organizations clarify their outcomes and obtain the support they need to become capable of achieving those outcomes.

Grant Writing Skill Building

Brampton's Non-Profit Workshop Series Presentations
The City of Brampton has partnered with The Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University to offer non-profit skill-building workshops during the 2020 Advance Brampton Fund application cycle. Presentations from those workshops can be found below.

Other Funders

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Community Foundations of Canada

Ontario Arts Council

Canada Council for the Arts

Government of Canada Funding

Inspirit Foundation

The McConnell Foundation


Connecting charities, non-profits, and libraries to affordable technology.


Shoshent O.N.E. Social Enterprise Partnership Program Toolkit
A resource to help any social entrepreneur across Ontario to get to impact, mitigate risk, and achieve a sustainable business.

MaRS helps Canada’s most promising founders build successful companies. Explore advice, lessons and tips from their community of entrepreneurs and operators.a