Foundation / Corporation
United Way Greater Toronto (UWGT)
Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario nonprofit and charitable organizations in eligible locations for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to help social service organizations address the needs of vulnerable populations that are still struggling with the impacts of the pandemic and service disruptions that create urgent needs. Eligible proposals benefit residents across the Peel, Toronto, and York Region.
UWGT’s approach will take into consideration equity and geographic distribution to ensure service access, with encouragement to organizations that are led by and serving equity-seeking groups. Funds will be used to help agencies respond to low-income community members disproportionately affected by the current COVID-19 crisis
The Emergency Fund is designed to be adaptive to rapidly changing circumstances. UWGT will consider one-time agency requests that support immediate needs and offer a rapid response to issues arising due to COVID-19 with a focus on one or more of the following:
Successful applications will demonstrate practical use for short-term funding that can be quickly deployed for impact. In addition, successful applications will provide a clear budget that directly benefits the target population and allocates a maximum of 20% in administrative costs.
GrantWatch ID#: 197117
Allocations will range between $1,000 and $10,000 per project, with $5,000 as the average approved amount. Higher amounts may be considered on an exceptional basis, especially for collaborative applications.
The Fund will support requests that can be implemented immediately and completed by March 31, 2022.
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