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Community Investment Program Funds

We provide grants for not-for-profit agencies to help build the capacity of the sector to better deliver human and social services across the Region.

COVID-19 Community Funding

Provides one-time grants to Peel's not-for-profit organizations with immediate needs to assist vulnerable clients and residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the COVID-19 Community Funding.

Annual organizational profile

Once a year you will need to complete an organization profile with all supporting documents. Complete an organization profile (PDF).

Program funds

Core Fund

The Core Fund support agencies to improve their program and service delivery by funding their core operational needs.

The newly established Core Fund places greater focus on alignment to Regional priorities and on increased clarity of eligible core expenses, including new maximum funding amounts.

The Core Fund is now closed. Applications will be accepted in Spring 2021.

Capacity Fund - new

The Capacity Fund places a greater focus on the outcome of capacity building rather than the process of capacity building. This new fund is intended to strengthen not-for-profits internal structures and improve their ability to address social issues.

The application cycle for the Capacity Fund is delayed. The new application deadline will be updated May 1,2020.

Change Fund - new

The new Change Fund will look to empower communities and not-for-profit partners to be responsive in addressing complex grassroots, community, and system level issues that align to Regional priorities.

The application cycle for the Change Fund is delayed. The new application deadline will be updated May 1,2020.

Organizational Effectiveness Fund

This fund is discontinued and has been replaced by the Capacity Fund. Learn how to report

Collaboration Fund

This fund is discontinued and has been replaced by the Change Fund. Learn how to report.

Small Capital Fund

The Small Capital Fund supports core operating and small capital expenses. This fund improves service delivery over the long-term, by funding items that maintain or improve the facilities used to run programs across Region of Peel communities.

The Small Capital Fund is now closed.

Community Hub Development Fund

Supports community agencies to conduct feasibility studies and develop strong community hub business plans, aligned to Peel's Community Hub Development Standards. Visit the Community Hub Development Fund page for full details.

Other funds

Agricultural Fund

Continues current agricultural funding commitments that focus on increased awareness and education of Peel's agricultural community.

Revolving Capital Loan

This interest-free loan supports community partner integration and system improvements with large capital projects through a repayable line of credit.

For further information, please email