Applying for Grants
1) Make sure that you meet the eligibility requirements.
Grant recipients must be one of the following:
- An organization that is registered as a charity with the CRA
- A qualified donee (such as a municipality- visit this link for more information)
- Sponsored by a qualified donee
For more information on eligibility requirements, please contact us.
2) Decide on which fund to apply to.
You may submit an application to more than one fund.
This is a general fund that provides funding for a variety of different needs including grants in the areas of social services, arts and culture, advancement of education, provision of medical services, physical fitness and amateur sports and other community services of a charitable nature, within our catchment area of Kirkland Lake to Latchford.
The grants from this fund are directed to projects or organizations that provide programming to youth (18 years and younger) in in area of “community recreation” – sport, recreation, fitness, youth leadership, camping and outdoor education, playgroups, the arts and cultural activities.
This general fund provides funding for projects and organizations falling within the geographical area of Central Temiskaming ( Including the are north of Armstrong Township and south of the north boundary of Chamberlain Township, together with neighbouring areas)
This fund provides grants for special projects which contribute to Cobalt’s heritage, cultural activities and the quality of life for its citizens.
For more information on granting procedures, please visit https://www.facebook.com/onefootforwardwithgreyson/.
3) Submit the application forms.
In the application packages found below, please review all the documents and submit both the application and the budget forms. Forms can be submitted by email or in person. Please note the application deadlines below.
For Kids Sake Fund
Englehart & Area Community Fund
Historic Cobalt Legacy Fund
Grant applications for this fund will be available soon.
One Foot Forward Gordon & Greyson Zubyck Memorial Fund
This fund has a separate application. Please refer to https://www.facebook.com/onefootforwardwithgreyson/ for more information and instructions on how to apply.
Frequently Asked Questions
Grant making is the process that the Board of Directors uses to distribute money to worthy charities and non-profit organizations. This money is derived from the earnings of the endowment funds.
An organization that is registered as a charity with the CRA, or is a qualified donee, or is sponsored by a qualified donee is eligible to apply for funding.
Qualified organizations can apply for grant money by completing an application form and submitting it to the Foundation. To save time, make sure your proposal is eligible by discussing your project with the Executive Director.
Yes and no. A successful application means a lot of thought has gone into the project. Organizers have planned out what they want to accomplish, a realistic budget has been drawn up and documents proving the charitable nature of the organization are collected and submitted with the application (proof of charitable status or sponsorship, list of directors, financial statements from previous years, etc.)
Religious or political purposes, deficit reduction, administration costs, capital-building campaigns, individuals, sponsorships, fundraising campaigns, research.
The decision process usually takes about a month.