In keeping with Provincial regulations, as of September 22, the City of London will require people to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status to access certain City recreation programs, services and facilities.
The 2021 Innovation and Capital stream application process is now closed. The application process for the 2022 Innovation and Capital stream will open March 2022.
For general questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-661-5336.
More information about the London Community Grants Program is available here:
For application, policy, and review questions, please contact Janice Walter, the Manager of Neighbourhood and Community Funding at email@example.com or call 519-661-2489, extension 5954.
Applications for London Community Grants are considered under the following categories:
Multi-Year Grants are up to four (4) year agreements 2020 – 2023 with the City of London for community organizations pursuing initiatives in alignment with the City of London’s Strategic Plan.
Multi-Year Grant allocations for 2020-2023 have now been completed.
Innovation and Capital grants are an annual process with $495,954 available each year.
Innovation grants are provided to new, emerging organizations and/or initiatives that engage in dynamic community partnerships, innovative improvements to service delivery and system collaboration, and/or generate new ideas.
Capital grants are provided for projects involving construction or purchase of physical assets, including, but not limited to, land, building and associated renovation costs.
Boys’ & Girls’ Club of London (Gym Improvement)Funding will support the refurbishing of the gymnasium floor, providing increased recreational opportunities for children, youth, seniors, families, and community partners. The new gym floor will offer more functional space that will allow more recreation and sport activities and increase physical activity participation of members and visitors. Funding allocated: $35,000
Southwest Aboriginal Health Access Centre (Nshwaasnangong Child Care and Family Centre) Funding will support the installation of the security system at the Child Care and Family Centre, providing a safe and secure place for children and families to gather and learn. Funding allocated: $80,000
Aeolian Hall Musical Arts Association / Black London Network (Black London Network Outreach Program) Funding will support virtual workshops and lessons for children and youth on Black confidence, leadership, current events, Black history, culture, and music. Sessions will feature Black leaders, historians, and activists, strengthening Black history education and fostering increased engagement and a sense of inclusion for London’s Black communities. Funding allocated: $87,511
Nigerian Association of London and Area (Mental Health Programming for Racialized Londoners) Funding will support the delivery of a range of dignified, inclusive, and compassionate mental health and addiction services, supports, and educational programs for racialized communities. Community partnerships and referrals with service providers will be strengthened through collaboration and education opportunities. Funding allocated: $43,000
Pillar Nonprofit Network (Mobilizing for an Inclusive Economy & Community) Funding will support the development of Equity & Inclusion Reflection and Framework and Toolkits. Resources will be co-created with equity serving organizations that have lived experience and systems expertise to develop, test, and implement a racial and gender+ equity lens framework and toolkits, which can be applied at the citizen, organizational, and community level. Funding allocated: $35,000
ReForest London (Seed Hub & Community Tree Nursery Development) Funding will support the implementation of London’s first native tree seed program and community nursery. Based on best practices, the program develops the seed inventory, recruits and trains volunteers and conducts seeding activities across the city. Funding allocated: $32,350
Thames Region Ecological Association (TREA) (The London Thing Library)The London Thing Library is a community space where Londoners can access household tools, equipment, and training to share, repair, create, and learn together. The library provides a low-cost, circular economy approach for residents, reducing barriers to accesses tools and workshops while increasing environmental awareness. Funding allocated: $34,500
The Congress of Black Women Ontario Inc. (Future Smart Youth Program) Funding will support the development of a program for London youths to enhance social, personal, and career life skills. The program will be designed with the consciousness of the challenges that marginalized youth have experienced and will better equip them to be successful. Funding allocated: $33,000
The London Cross-Cultural Learner Centre (Yazidi Children and Youth Peer Support Project) Funding will support a new locally created innovative peer support program addressing the needs of traumatized children and through peer support and mentorship. The program aims to improve the social, spiritual, and mental wellness of the Yazidi youth and children while considering non-westernized approaches, linguistic, and cultural background. Creating leadership and mentoring opportunities, empowering youth and creating a sense of belonging in a safe and welcoming community. Funding allocated: $84,518
WeBridge Community Services (Voices: Black Seniors and Youth Educational Workshops) Funding will support Black identifying seniors and youth through educative sessions creating a space to meet, learn, and share experiences. Using an Afrocentric model will help to empower and strengthen intergenerational, community, and personal growth connections. Funding allocated: $31,075
Across Languages Translation and Interpretation Service (Remote Interpretation Ontario Change Agent Project) · Funding will support a Change Agent to implement the Remote Interpretation Ontario service. Working with community partners and service providers through training, coaching, and team sessions, front line staff across London will understand the care paths and easily be able to access different modes of interpretation at the correct time, thus transforming service delivery across several sectors. Funding allocated: $65,623