Access Funds

Community Grants

The North Bay and Area Community Foundation has disbursed nearly $2,000,000 in charitable grants since 2011. Grant applications are accepted year-round, closing on December 31st.

Application Form – NBACF

Kennedy Fall Fellowship Fund

The purpose of the Fund shall be to create and provide a sustainable source of funding so the Fellowship may continue to provide community support for years to come and to celebrate the legacy of the Fellowship and the lives of its members who have made an impact on our area.

Application Form – KFF

Scholarship Funds

Barbara Treleaven Memorial Dance Award

Keera Daniel Memorial Scholarship

Marty Southcott Scholarship

Canada Healthy Communities Initiative – CLOSED

The Healthy Communities Initiative is a $31 million investment from the Government of Canada to transform public spaces in response to COVID-19.

The Healthy Communities Initiative will provide funding to a broad range of organizations, including local governments, charities, Indigenous communities and nonprofits, for projects, programming and services that help communities :

  • create safe and vibrant public spaces,
  • improve mobility options and
  • provide innovative digital solutions to connect people and improve health.

Organizations can apply to the Healthy Communities Initiative starting February 9, 2021, through March 9, 2021, at 5:00 PM PST. 

For more information: CFC Website

Emergency Community Support Fund – CLOSED

We will be providing a second round of funding to support local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way Centraide Canada and the Canadian Red Cross, funded through the Government of Canada’s $350M Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). This vast national effort aims to support vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19. The North Bay and Area Community Foundation is among some 150 local community foundations across Canada that are taking part.  

For more information: CFC Website

To Apply: Online Portal

Tips for Success:

Clearly Outline Expenses – A detailed budget will bolster your chances of receiving the funding your project requires. Include in-kind or donated services and materials in your budget or budget notes. Ensure that your budget aligns with your request and include quotes where applicable.

Emphasize Impact – Demonstrate what need is being addressed by your project and why it is you addressing it. Who will be affected and how?

Briefly Outline a Communication Plan – If applicable, articulate how you will be reaching your targeted audience/participants.

Be Clear and Concise – Get to the heart of it while using facts. Please be direct and comprehensible when outlining your project.

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund -CLOSED

If your organization requires increased financial support in the wake of COVID-19 please fill out the application below and email to [email protected]

Thank you to the Rotary Club of North Bay for their seed funding. We are stronger together.