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Applications sought for Community Investment Fund Grants Online application process for joint funding

July 4, 2018 -

Charities and not-for-profit organizations may now apply for one-time grants of up to $25,000 for local programs and projects through the Community Investment Fund.

This granting stream combines funding from both the City of Kingston and United Way KFLA through one simplified application process. It encourages an innovative and collaborative response to social needs in our community.

The 2018 Community Investment Fund grant application form and guidelines are now available at www.unitedwaykfla.ca/funding/fund-distribution/ on the United Way website.

The deadline to submit applications for City and United Way funding is Wednesday, Sept. 12. Applications can only be submitted online this year. For more information all interested agencies are encouraged to attend the information session on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Information Session: Aug. 7

An information session to answer questions about the Community Investment Fund is set for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the City's housing and social services offices at 362 Montreal St. This session will include a demonstration on how to navigate the online grant forms.

Please register for the information session at: https://cifund_infosession.eventbrite.ca

For more information contact 613-542-2674, ext. 1504 or program@unitedwaykfla.ca

About the City of Kingston

Kingston's vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston's high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

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About United Way

United Way works with individuals, organizations and key partners to build and strengthen our community, bringing people and resources together to facilitate change. Our vision is a future where people are self-sufficient in a community, where individuals live with hope, dignity and a sense of belonging. Visit www.unitedwaykfla.ca for more information.

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