COVID-19 has had an overwhelming impact on the arts and culture, heritage, tourism, sport and recreation sectors. The Ontario government is investing $105 million through the Community Building Fund. This fund will support arts and culture, heritage, tourism, sport and recreation non-profits and Indigenous communities that operate facilities and/or deliver experiences or programs for the public to recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Delivered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, it includes two distinct funding streams – Operating and Capital. The application deadline for the Operating stream is May 5, 2021 at 5 PM ET. Prepare your application ahead of time and visit the Community Building Fund-operating stream page for eligibility requirements and other relevant information.

Request amount: From $10,000 to $250,000
Grant term: 6 or 12 months
Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 5 PM ET