This form is used for the Food for Thought Grant program, supporting organizations in providing
direct food services to Dufferin residents and for the Dufferin County Community Grants, for
organizations seeking funding of less than $1,000.
Requirements Checklist and other information for Applicants:
Applicants must be a school, registered not-for-profit or charitable organization, or partnered
with one, and not a municipality.
Project or organization cannot already be supported by the County of Dufferin.
Projects must benefit Dufferin County residents.
Funding requests are limited to one application per organization.
This is a competitive process. Overall funding allocation may be decreased, and funding
requested by organizations may be granted in full, in part or declined, at the discretion of the
Grant applications are assessed by a committee created and managed by Headwaters
Communities In Action. The committee has multi-sectoral representation, a solid knowledge of
Dufferin County, an analytic skill set and a collaborative approach.
A red asterisk (*) indicates a mandatory field that must be completed.
Please mind word count limits in all responses.
Reporting Requirements for Successful Grant Recipients:
After project completion, or by November 30, 2021, you will be asked to publish or submit a
report sharing your story of how the Dufferin County Community Grant or Food For Thought
Grant benefitted the community, with a photo and a minimum of 250 words outlining the
program, impacts of the project and grant, quotes from beneficiaries and coordinators of the
program, and contact information.
Organizations may also be subject to a project review, and required to submit invoices and
proof of payment for goods and services. Please keep these records on hand.
CORPORATION OF THE COUNTY OF DUFFERIN
Corporate Services (Clerk’s office)
30 Centre Street, Orangeville ON L9W 2X1
Phone: (519) 941-2816
Fax: (519) 941-4565
Web Site: www.dufferincounty.ca
APPLICATION for FOOD FOR THOUGHT GRANTS up to $3,000 or
COMMUNITY GRANTS UNDER $1000
Deadline: February 12, 2021