Grants & Bursaries

1. 2008 Ontario Paralympic Winter Championship Legacy Grant

In alignment with ParaSport Ontario, this program shall follow and foster the goals of the 2008 Ontario Paralympic Winter Championships which were held in Collingwood and area February 15 – 18, 2008.  In particular, this grant shall strive to:

  • increase opportunities for the development of athletes with a disability to pursue competitive goals and achieve their personal potential
  • develop, promote and enhance amateur sport at the community level

Surplus funds are not to be used for the general purposes or operating costs of any municipality.

2. Community Recreation and Culture Grants 

Town of Collingwood Community Recreation & Culture Grants (In-Kind Facility and Financial), 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 for both In-Kind Facility support and Financial Grants. The application intake for 2020 was January 1-February 3 at 4:00 pm and is now closed.

It is expected that all applicants seeking a Community Recreation & Culture Grant align with the Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) mandate and Inclusion Statement below:

PRC Mandate:

The Town of Collingwood Parks, Recreation & Culture mandate is to support the health and well-being of the community by providing opportunities for all persons to participate in arts, culture, recreation, 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. To this end the Parks, Recreation and Culture Grant 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.

Commencing in 2020, Community Recreation and Culture Grants will involve two types of grants, Financial Grants and In-Kind Facility Grants. Only 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. 

The 2020 CRCG application intake is closed. The application for 2021 will be available in December.

Community Information Sessions: Two information sessions will be scheduled in January 2021 for those interested in applying for 2021 funding.

The 2020 application intake was January 1 to February 3, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. and is now closed.