Applications now open for the Community Investment Fund – Kingston News

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United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington and the City of Kingston have announced that applications for the Community Investment Fund (CIF) are being received for 2022.

CIF provides one-time grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofits in the community for social service programs, projects, or small capital expenditures. This fund is a partnership between the City of Kingston and the United Way, with the United Way providing support for the volunteer-led process to review and recommend funding.

According to a statement from the United Way, any agency offering social service programs in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington area is eligible and can apply.

CIF grant application forms are now available. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, May 13, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Information, guidelines and registration are now available on the United Way website at https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/funding/. Upon registration, agencies will have access to an online application form, according to the statement.

A virtual information session is available for agencies interested in learning more. The session will take place on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. According to United Way, the session will include a demonstration on how to navigate grant forms online. Agencies can register for the information session through Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/public-information-session-2022-community-investment-fund-tickets-311916429437

For more information about the CI Fund, please call United Way at 613-542-2674 ext. 1504, or email: [email protected]

Jill E. Washington