Key Questions

Are you a registered charity?

As per our policy, grants are to support projects and programs of registered charities that qualify as charitable organizations under Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidelines and directly benefit the citizens of the Community Foundation’s geographic area of interest, specifically within the Region of Durham.

Are you a nonprofit organization?

If you are a nonprofit organization you may partner with a registered charity in order to apply for funding. The application must be submitted by the registered charity.

Have You Submitted Your Final Report?

If you have received a grant from Durham Community Foundation you must have completed and submitted a Final Report before this, and any future funding applications will be considered.

Financial Statements

As part of our due diligence, we require a copy of your most recent financial statements, no exceptions.

Our Grant Policy

Durham Community Foundation recognizes that a vibrant and healthy community can only be built through collaborative efforts, innovative partnerships and a firm commitment to create opportunities for all citizens to enhance the quality of their lives and/or those of their family, friends and neighbours. Granting builds upon the strengths and responds to the needs of our community. It is the most visible aspect of Durham Community Foundation’s work. To effectively fulfill its philanthropic responsibilities within the limits of its resources, Durham Community Foundation’s community grants program relies on the following guidelines

Important Dates:

June 1st, 2023

Applications open.

July 5th, 2023

Deadline for application.

Don’t forget to also submit your financial statements!

Please Note:

Please Note

Please ensure you have the following financial information:
Total Revenue from T3010 Line 4700 (Most Recent Year Filed)
Total Expenses from T3010 Line 4950 (Most Recent Year Filed)
Total Revenue (Current Year Projected)
Total Expenses (Current Year Projected)
Percentage of operating annual budget funded by (Governments, Foundations, United Way, Individuals, Corporations, Special Events, Other)

The application is multiple sections, please allow adequate time to complete the application.

We recommend reading through the fields in each part before starting to ensure you have all the required information before beginning the application.

Application will autosave to your device (local storage required for this feature, if local storage is cleared or disabled on your device the form progress will not autosave).

The grant stream application closed on July 5th, 2023

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Charity Reg. #: 898797931RR0001
2-157 Harwood Avenue North
Box 250
Ajax, Ontario
L1Z 0B6

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