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July 25, 2017 -

Charities and not-for-profit organizations can 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, entrepreneurial and collaborative response to local social needs.

The 2017 Community Investment Fund grant application form and guidelines are now available at under the "Funding" tab (select Fund Distribution) on the United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington website.

The deadline to submit applications to United Way KFLA is Wednesday, Sept. 13.

Information session: Tuesday, Aug. 8

An information session to answer questions about the Community Investment Fund is set for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the City's housing and social services offices at 362 Montreal Street.

For more information contact 613-542-2674, ext. 1503 or

United Way KFLA administers this fund at no charge.

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