Community Recreation & Culture Grant - Now accepting applications

Community Recreation & Culture Grant (CRCG) funds are available to not-for-profit, charitable or volunteer-based organizations, groups, events or programs that are active in Collingwood. The CRCG Program is based on the mandate for the Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) Department: To enhance quality of life and promote healthy living in Collingwood, by providing access to recreational, cultural and active living opportunities. 

The CRCG Program prioritizes support for:

·        Youth participation and engagement in recreation and the arts

·        The reduction or elimination of financial barriers for participation in recreation, sport or arts activities

·        (For special event applicants) initiatives that take place at The Shipyards Ampitheatre.

The CRCG Program will consider funding new projects or initiatives, ongoing or returning initiatives that foster community engagement, or programs of established organizations that have a demonstrated history and capacity to achieve the PRC mandate.

Application Process

Applicants must contact PRC to discuss their initiative before submitting an application. 

Applications are due Monday, October 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Click here to download the application. 

Eligible applications are reviewed by a Grant Review Team and applicants are required to attend an interview.

Recommendations for CRCG funding are reviewed by Council during 2018 Council Budget deliberations.