Small Project Matching Grants
The 2019 Small Project Matching Grants program will begin accepting applications from eligible organizations on Monday February 25th, 2019.
The program will accept and review applications on a continuous basis until October 1st, 2019, or until the budget allotment is reached, whichever comes first. The budget allotment for 2019 is $32,000.
The Program Project Theme for 2019 is: 'MOVE' - Active Transportation (link to strategic pillars)
Do you have a project idea that will get Mississauga residents moving?
The City is seeking enthusiastic and engaged community groups to help foster a culture of Cycling in the City for their registered participants and/or community residents.
Cycling Projects could include but are not limited to:
- Group/Community bike rides;
- Bicycle repair clinics;
- Cycling skills training sessions with certified instructors;
- Children cycling activities like bike rodeos or 'decorate your bike';
- Women rides, newcomers education, older adults rides, etc.
The program is still open for project ideas outside this theme that are "by the community for the community" that can:
- strengthen neighbourhoods;
- increase resident engagement; and
- support residents to participate in events & activities at the neighbourhood level
Here are some additional project ideas to help you get started:
- projects that engage new audiences including youth, newcomers and older adults in sport and recreational activities;
- projects that support Age-friendly communities
- neighbourhood learning events that allow residents to enhance knowledge and develop new skills around areas of mutual interest; and
- neighbourhood events that allow residents to get to know one another and make connections;
Here's how you can apply:
- Review the Small Project Matching Grant Guidelines.
- Contact the Community Development Unit, at 905-615-3200 x3458 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your project idea to ensure eligibility and obtain an access code. Only eligible applicants will be provided with an access code.
- Once an access code has been provided to you, click Apply for a Grant to access the Online Grants Portal.
- You will then be prompted to login to the Portal or create an account.
- Once logged in select "View Grants" and then select "Create Submissions" next to the 'Small Projects Grant'.
- You will then be required to enter the access code provided before being able to begin an application.