Community Investment Fund grant applications now open

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Charities and not-for-profit organizations may now apply for one-time grants of up to $25,000 through the Community Investment Fund.

Funded by the City of Kingston and United Way KFL&A, the Community Investment Fund aims to support local programs and projects to encourage an innovative and collaborative response to social needs in our community, according to a release from the City of Kingston, dated Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.

How to apply:

Access the 2021 Community Investment Fund grant application form and guidelines at The deadline to submit applications is Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Applications will only be accepted online.

Prior to completing the pre-application questionnaire, the United Way is asking applicants to:

  • Please read the 2021 Community Investment Fund Guidelines to determine if your program / project is eligible for this funding stream
  • Please select the Impact Area that your program / project most closely aligns with Community Outcomes Guide
  • Have your CRA number (for registered charities) or Business Number (for non-profit organizations) ready

Learn more at the upcoming information session:

For more information, all interested agencies are encouraged to attend a Zoom information session on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

This session will include a demonstration on how to navigate the online grant forms.

Please register for the information session at:

For more information, contact 613-542-2674, ext. 1503 or [email protected].

The United Way KFL&A administers this fund at no charge.

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