Ontario is now accepting applications for the 2016 Seniors Community Grant Program to help more seniors stay active and engaged in their communities.
The program strives to support not-for-profit community projects that increase volunteerism, social inclusion and community engagement for seniors. Projects that have previously been funded by the grant program include:
programs that enhance financial literacy,
health and nutrition promotional programs including dance classes for seniors,
cultural day trips,
and conversational Ojibwe classes for Aboriginal seniors and children.
Grants range from $1,000 to $8,000.
The deadline to apply is March 3, 2017.