Capital Grants - OTF

Deadline: November 18, 2020, 5 PM ET.


OTF provides capital funding to improve the infrastructure required for communities to thrive. Funding is delivered through a process that allows OTF to respond flexibly and effectively to the broad and deep need for community-oriented capital funding across Ontario.

The purpose of OTF capital funding is to:

  • Enhance access to community spaces, programs, activities and services, and facilitate community members’ full participation in the life of the community

  • Enhance and build community spaces

  • Enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of programs

  • Make better use of technological resources

The Capital Investment Stream is for capital-specific projects that align with one of the OTF Priority Outcomes and its related Grant Result. There are nine Grant Results for capital focused projects:

  • Active People: Infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities

  • Active People: Infrastructure is accessible and available for physical activity

  • Connected People: Diverse groups work together to improve community life

  • Connected People: People who are isolated have connections in their community

  • Green People: Conservation and restoration efforts are better planned and more sustainable

  • Inspired People: Arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces

  • Promising Young People: Children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills

  • Promising Young People: Youth are involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities

  • Prosperous People: People who are economically vulnerable are able to meet their basic needs

Types of projects funded

  • Equipment

  • New Construction

  • Renovations or repairs to community spaces

  • Purchase of land or building

Amount and term

  • Amount range: $5,000 to $150,000

  • Duration: Up to 1 year

  • Hold back: 10% of the funding will be held back, to be paid upon satisfactory review of the final report

All information is sourced from the OTF Website. For more information, please visit: https://otf.ca/what-we-fund/investment-streams/capital-grants

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