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How to Apply for United Way Funding

United Way Centraide North East Ontario/ Nord-est de l'Ontario carries out two primary functions: Campaign and Community Investment.

 

United Way's Campaign is the development, planning, and implementation of an annual fundraising campaign, which supports a variety of social service programs in Greater Sudbury, Espanola, and area.

 

United Way's Community Investment has two primary functions:  Identifying social/health related needs and distributing funds to meet these needs.  Social needs of the community are identified through the collection and compilation of information related to issues, trends, and opportunities in the social service sector.  Social needs planning also includes involvement in community planning activities through participation in local planning groups, community consultations, and facilitation of community planning processes. 

There are two types of funding that can be applied for:

Community Fund

Community Fund Distribution is based on a review process that determines funding allocations to local programs which address identified needs for youth and/or youth mental health. Youth ranges from 0-29 years of age. For more information on these recent changes please click here

 

To apply for the Community Fund, your agency must:

  • Be a Registered Canadian Charity
  • Apply for program funding
  • The program must have operated one complete year before applying for United Way funding
  • The program must address youth and/or youth mental health
  • The program must be situated in the City of Greater Sudbury

Deadline for registering your agency - December 12, 2016
Deadline for Community Fund Applications - January 12, 2017

 

**If you are applying for a new program please Register your Agency. Once your registration has been accepted, you will receive information a username and password for our online application. Note: One username and password per person. 
 

Area Grants

Our catchment area has been broken into four areas - jpgsee map
Area Grant applications will be made available April 18, 2017 with a deadline of May 12, 2017.


Different areas will have different types of grants available. This has been determined by local campaign results for each area.


City of Greater Sudbury Area Grants will be available for:
• Capital or Equipment with a $2,000 maximum
• Subsidy with a $2,000 maximum
• Project (has a beginning and an end) or pilot project with a $9,900 maximum


Grants will be designated for youth and/or youth mental health only. Youth is identified as 0 - 29 years of age. Note that the total amount available for City of Greater Sudbury Area Grants is $50,000.

Nipissing Area Grants will be available for:

• Capital or Equipment with a $1,000 maximum
• Subsidy with a $1,000 maximum

Grants will be designated for all three focus areas, although preference will be given to youth and/or youth mental health. Note that the total amount available for Nipissing Area Grants is $5,000.

Parry Sound Area Grants will be available for:

• Capital or Equipment with a $1,000 maximum
• Subsidy with a $2,000 maximum
• Project (has a beginning and an end) or pilot project with a $5,000 maximum
Grants will be designated for all three focus areas, although preference may be given to youth and/or youth mental health. Note that the total amount available for Parry Sound Area Grants is $19,000.

 

Sudbury/Manitoulin Area Grants (not including the City of Greater Sudbury) will be available for:

• Capital or Equipment with a $1,000 maximum
• Subsidy with a $2,000 maximum
• Project (has a beginning and an end) or pilot project with a $5,000 maximum

Grants will be designated for all three focus areas, although preference may be given to youth and/or youth mental health. Note that the total amount available for Sudbury/Manitoulin Area Grants is $29,000.

To obtain an application form, please email:
Linda Dupuis
Community Initiatives Manager 
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705-560-3330, Ext. 222

Area Grant Guidelines

Please read these guidelines carefully to ensure the grant request fits with the criteria.

ORGANIZATIONAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

• An organization may only apply for one (1) Community Grant
• Grant funding must be spent before March 1, 2018 (when the final report is due)
• Must provide three (3) quotes for any materials, equipment and/or services
• Must be a registered charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency
• Must sign a Contract Agreement between United Way and Charity


UNITED WAY AREA GRANTS MAY FUND:

• Capital: minor construction, office or program equipment
• Subsidies for clients to participate in programs
• Projects with a start and end date -pilot projects to test new programs will be considered

UNITED WAY COMMUNITY GRANTS WILL NOT FUND:

• Projects outside of the area
• Direct funds to individuals
• Deficit funding
• Retroactive projects or events
• Program operational reserves
• Dollar for dollar replacement of government funding
• Fundraising efforts
• Consultant fees

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