2020 Community Grant Program

The Town of New Tecumseth’s 2020 Community Grant Program is now open.

Grants will be awarded subject to available funds within the 2020 Council approved budget.

Application Deadline:

Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Have Questions?

Town staff are happy to answer your questions.

Phone: (705) 435-3900 ext. 1503 

Steps to Apply:

Is your organization eligible for the Community Grant Program?  It is very important to review the Community Grant Program Policy before filling out an application.

Grant Application Forms:

If you would like a Word version of the application, contact Town Staff. 

Important Information:
  • All information submitted is public and will be published on the Town Website in a Council Meeting Agenda. 
  • Community Grant Program Timelines



December 1

Start of Grant Application Intake Period

February 28

Deadline to receive Grant Applications


Grant Review Committee Review Period

2nd Committee of the Whole in April

Council consideration of grant applications

1st Council Meeting in May

Council approval of Grant Application recommendations


  • Priority will be given to eligible groups that submit:
    • complete grant applications on the approved application form.
    • relevant supporting documents.
    • by the February 28, 2020 deadline.  
Community Grant Program Categories   
  1.  Community Grant
    Community Grants assist organizations who provide beneficial, core services to the community that are not provided by the Town.  

Funds provided in this category will include requests:

1) for initial start-up funding, equipment, material and supplies purchases.

2) to offset Town established user fees. 

Apply in this category if your group is requesting a fee waiver to:

  • rent Town space.
  • rent Town equipment/supplies. e.g. tables & chairs
  • use in-kind services.

Maximum 2020 eligible grant amount: $2,000.00 

2. Community Events Grant
Community Event Grants assist organizations who deliver community celebrations, festivals, and special events that Council considers to be core services to the community.

This category does not include:

-  Fundraising events
-  Events which raise funds for another organization
-  Events hosted by the private sector or individuals 

Maximum 2020 eligible grant amount: $2,000.00

 3. Community Arts, Culture and Tourism Grant                                                                                                                                                                Community Arts, Culture and Tourism Grants support:

  • organizations promoting opportunities in artistic expression and cultural endeavours for people of all ages, through education and participation.
  • tourism and development activities.
  • the operation of significant cultural facilities providing core services to the community.

    Maximum 2020 eligible grant amount: $25,000.00