Grants & Bursaries

Community Recreation and Culture (CRC) Grants

Please be advised that the Community Recreation and Culture Grants deadline is Friday, February 10th, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. Applications are no longer being accepted for 2023.

There are two types of CRC grants - Financial and In-Kind Facility. They are intended to assist non-profit, charitable or volunteer-based organizations or groups that operate in the Town of Collingwood. There is one application intake per year.

2023 Grant Information 

For the 2023 program, applications are received starting Wednesday, December 21, 2022. The deadline is Friday, February 10, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

The preference is that applicants use the online application form. If this creates a barrier to participation, contact the grant coordinator for assistance. ( or call 705-441-6088)

All applicants must demonstrate how they align with the Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) mandate and Inclusion Statement.

PRC Mandate:
The Town of Collingwood Parks, Recreation & Culture mandate supports the health and well-being of the community by providing opportunities for all persons to participate in arts, culture, recreation and sport. 

Inclusion Statement:
The Town of Collingwood is committed to building an inclusive and accessible environment where all members of the community feel valued, respected and supported. The CRCG program is committed to using public funds to support initiatives that treat all members of our community with dignity and fairness and in no way limit individual rights and activities.


One application per organization or group for each type of grant will be considered. You may apply for both a Financial Grant and an In-Kind Facility Grant on one application if it is for the same project. 

Applications are submitted online. The application will be available on Wednesday December 21, 2022. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 10, 2023, 4:00 p.m.

For those wanting to learn more about the program, two information sessions will be held on the following dates:

Wednesday, January 11, 12:00(noon) -1:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 19,  6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

The sessions will be held online using Zoom. Register by emailing

Those wishing to attend who are unavailable or anyone requiring assistance are encouraged to contact the grant coordinator.

Post Grant Report is required within 60 days following the conclusion of the project for which a CRC Grant was received.

Groups receiving grants are asked to recognize the Town’s contribution. 

Special events to take place on municipal property require a Special Event Permit

The preference is that grant applications be submitted online using the application form. If completion of the application online is a barrier to submission, please contact or call 705-444-6088 and we will be happy to assist you. 

Deadline for Submissions: Friday, February 10, 2023, 4:00 p.m.