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For Immediate Release:
October 13, 2017

Homelessness Partnering Strategy Grant Now Available

BRAMPTON, ON. (Oct. 13, 2017) – The Region of Peel and the Homelessness Partnering Strategy's (HPS) Community Advisory Board have issued a call for proposals. Organizations may apply for a one-year grant for Support Services and Capital Projects.

The Support Services and Capital Projects Grant is for projects that seek to prevent and reduce homelessness. Projects must focus on activities that help ensure people who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are able to stabilize their living arrangements and circumstances to move beyond emergency needs. Successful applicants will receive a grant starting April 1, 2018 and ending March 31, 2019.

The deadline to submit an application is Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Please visit Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) for more information, application form, submission instructions and information session dates and times. Organizations are strongly encouraged to attend an information session prior to applying.

The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a federal-funding program that aims to prevent and reduce homelessness. The Region of Peel acts as the fund administrator and works with a Community Advisory Board to set funding priorities and recommend projects for grants.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 143,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.


Media Contacts:

Nilgun Erkoc
Specialist, Community Partnerships
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4940

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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