The government is now accepting applications for the Ontario 150 Program, which is providing funding to municipalities and community organizations for projects “that will create social and cultural legacies through initiatives that support celebration, engagement and innovation in Ontario.” There are three grant-based funding streams:
- The Community Capital Program — a $25 million fund to renovate, repair and retrofit existing community and cultural infrastructure to increase access, improve safety and maximize community use (application period opens July 18 and closes September 14, 2016);
- The Partnership Program — a $5 million program to support new partnerships and collaborations that engage, enable and empower youth as the next generation of Ontario leaders (application period opens July 6 and closes September 30, 2016);
- And the Community Celebration Program —a $7 million fund to help communities celebrate this historic year (application period opens July 6 and closes September 2, 2016).
Applications for all three streams are open until the beginning of September, you can find more information here.