Brampton non-profits and charities can now apply for city funding, $200,000 to be allocated

Published April 13, 2023 at 4:01 pm

2022 One Voice One Team Youth Leadership Organization’s S.W.O.L.E summer camp. Executive director and former CFL pro Orlando Bowen addresses the campers.

The City of Brampton is providing thousands of dollars in funding to non-profit organizations with the Advance Brampton Fund.

Applications are now open until May 3, 2023 for Brampton non-profits or charity organizations whose current project goals align with the City’s priorities.

Up to $5,000 in grants is available for applicants through the Emerging Project Stream, which is open to all registered charities, incorporated non-profits, and unincorporated non-profit groups. A total of $200,000 will be allocated.

To apply or get more information, visit the City’s website.

An adult art therapy program led by Indus Community Service.

The Advance Brampton Fund has already supported many organizations in the past; between 2020 and 2022, it provided more than $1.6 million in funding to Brampton based-non-profits and charities, and supported more than 170 unique projects or programs.

Several big projects were funded through the Advance Brampton Fund’s previous granting round, including:

  • Canadian Multicultural Heritage Council for a Film Industry Workshop and Masterclass Learning Series which will bring internationally acclaimed filmmakers and leaders in the film industry to conduct various forums, workshops and masterclasses to support the growing film industry in Brampton.
  • Concord in the City Community Ability Initiative to support a program designed to support adults with developmental disabilities in the city of Brampton. Concord in the City provides the opportunity for these individuals to have access to therapies (occupational, physical and speech) and even offers a work opportunity to these individuals who are often under-employed or unemployed.
  • Asase Institute for the Black Environmental and Stewardship Initiative, which aims to expand Black youth’s awareness and engagement in environmental stewardship. The program will provide culturally relevant educational opportunities for Black youth to learn about agriculture, food production, and leadership skills.
  • One Voice One Team Youth Leadership Organization for the S.W.O.L.E summer camp, designed to develop leadership skills in youth through sport.

Brams United Soccer Club’s event was joined by Canada’s National Soccer Team member and Olympic bronze medalist Diana Matheson.

The 2022 Sat Rang Theatre Festival presented by Lall Button. Sat Rang is a one-act theatre festival which provides an opportunity for Brampton’s performance artists to come together and create a unique showcase of 7 stories presented in English, Hindi or Punjabi.

The deadline is coming up fast, so organizations interested in receiving funding are encouraged to apply as soon as possible at

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Kids playing Uno during the Summer Day Camp hosted by Journey Neighbourhood Centre.

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