Community Group/Organization Grant

Application - Youth and Community Initiatives Fund


The Town of East Gwillimbury is committed to helping youth (under age 19), elite athletes and community groups of the Town to participate in various activities and community programs.

To support this commitment, the Town has established a “Youth and Community Initiatives Fund”, which is funded through the Mayor & Council Charity Golf Tournament held annually in September.


The purpose of the Youth and Community Initiatives Fund is to provide financial assistance to both individuals and community groups to help them participate in or organize various activities offered throughout the Town.

Grant Application Process

Grant criteria have been established to evaluate requests submitted in an equitable and efficient manner. As funds may be limited, priority will be given to individuals or groups based on information received and reviewed in the application process.

Applicants can apply once per calendar year for funding consideration.

Maximum amount of each funding request is $5,000 and approval is at the discretion and approval of the Application Review Team.

Please submit a completed application form to the Office of the Mayor and Members of Council, Town of East Gwillimbury, 19000 Leslie Street, Sharon, ON, L0G 1V0 or to Gina Casey by email who can also be reached at 905-478-4282 ext. 1276.

All groups applying for a grant must provide a completed grant application which must be submitted at least one month prior to the event date. Applications received after the event has been held may not be considered for funding.

The Application Review Team will review all applications and their decision will be final.