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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:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Recreation
  • Community Safety​​

 2023/2024 Announcements

  • 2024 Advance Brampton Fund opportunities are closed for 2024. Congratulations to all of the 2024 grant awardees.
  • ​​2024 Grant Close Out Reports are available for projects that have completed. Reports are due no later than 60 days post the project end date in your application or by December 31, 2024 - whichever comes first. If you are a 2024 Advance Brampton Fund grant recipient please click the link below to register for the Close Out Report training. If no spaces are available add your information to the waitlist. All 2024 Advance Brampton Fund recipients registered or on the waitlist for the seminar will recieve access to the digital seminar.
  • Register for Close Out Report Training​​
  • ​Spaces are still available for remaining Non-Profit Sector Development Seminars. Please use the links below to register, if spaces are sold out for the seminar you are interested in you can add your information to the wait list for an opportunity to attend should one become available.
  • The 2025​ Advance Brampton Fund Call for For Applications is expected to open on September 2, 2024 and close on October 1, 2024. This will be the application window for all streams. Please note the earlier open call and the shortened timeline to complete application.​

Brampton Non-Profit & Charitable Sector Development Learning Series​

The Advance Brampton Fund in partnership wit​h The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Toronto Metropolitan University is presenting a limited online seminar series to support the development​ and growth of the non-profit and charitable sectors in Brampton. The 2023 program year will offer 8 seminars covering topics that range from marketing to project evaluation to strategic planning. Sessions are offered only once. Register now because attendance is limited to 30 participants and spaces will fill up fast.​

6 virtual beginner level courses are offered this year and 2 in person advanced level seminars are offered. In order to attend the advanced level seminars registrants must have attended the beginner, virtually delivered, seminar on the same topic at least once before between 2022 and 2024.

Meeting links to virtual seminars will be emailed to those registered on the day of the event. The location of in person sessions will be provided to those eligible to attend on the day of the seminar. Those who have not met pre-requisites for attendance in advanced seminars will be notified via email of their ineligibility to attend.

Learn More and Register for​ Sessions


G​rant Information Sessions

​2024 Advance Brampton Fund Grant Information Sessions took place virtually on October 4, October 5, and October 6. Sessions were provided for each stream of funding and one session provided on all three streams. Below you can review the content from the session ​on all streams.

All Streams Grant Information Session

This Information Sessions was held on October 6th, 2023. Below you can view and download the content for the session:

View the All Streams Information Session Video​​

View the All Streams Eligibility and Review Slides​

View the All Streams Grant Writing Slides

Available Funding Streams​

The 2024 Advance Brampton Fund offers three funding streams:

Developing - Closed

Funding to be allocated: $500,000*

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 project expenses.

Application Intake: ​Open: October 2, 2023 | Deadline: November 22, 2023 | Announcements: January 2024

Project Types: This stream of funding is designed to support a project that has been run successfully at least once before in Brampton. Funding is provided to help grow a project's reach, participant engagement and overall impact.


Amplifying - Closed

Funding to be allocated: $750,000*

Eligible Organizations: Registered Charities, Incorporated Non-Profits

Maximum Available Grant: Up to $25,000 in matching project funds to a maximum of 50% of project expenses

Application Intake: Open: October 2, 2023 | Close: November 22, 2023 | Announcements: January 2024

Project Types: This stream of funding is designed to support a project that has been run at least twice before in Brampton. Funding is provided to elevate the project's reach, participant​ engagement and overall impact.


New and Small Projects - Closed

Funding to be allocated: First Call: $125,000* | Second Call: $125,000*

Eligible Organizations: Registered Charities, Incorporated Non-Profits and Unincorporated Non-Profit Groups

Maximum Available Grant: Up to $5,000 (Please note the removal of the match requirement in this funding stream).

Application Intake: CLOSED | Announcements: March, 2024.

All Streams

  • One (1) application to the New and Small Projects Stream and one (1) application to either the Amplifying or Developing streams can be supported provided they are unique projects.
  • 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, 2024 and December 31, 2024
  • Please consult the 2024​ Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines before submitting an application to the Advance Brampton Fund

*2024 Advance Brampton Fund totals to be allocated amounts are pending council approval of the 2024 Municipal Operating Budget.​

2024 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines

Before starting or submitting an application to the Advance Brampton Fund please consult the 2024 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.

Download and View the 2024 Advance Brampton Fund Guidelines​​​

City Priorities

Within each of the above funding streams applicants must select a City Priority Area​ with which their project aligns. Each City Priority is supported by a City Department. In 2024 the City Priority Areas the Advance Brampton Fund seeks to impact are: