How to Apply
Please read the grant application guidelines here and ensure your organization and project meet the eligibility requirements.
Eligible organizations will be registered with Canada Revenue Agency qualified donee. In some instances, nonprofits who do not have charitable status can apply in partnership with a qualified donee. Please contact our office for more information.
Spring Grant Cycle: April 1
Fall Grant Cycle: October 1
*please note the Spring 2021 deadline has been extended to April 15 to facilitate learning the new online grant portal
If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by the following Monday on or before 12 noon.
The applications are reviewed by a committee which is comprised of the RDDCF Board of Directors, as well as members of the community who make grant recommendations to the Community Foundation’s Board. This takes approximately six to eight weeks and applicants will be informed of the results following board approval.