Program funding (applications closed)
Program funding will support evidence-based poverty reduction and prevention programs and services serving equity-seeking populations in Elgin and Middlesex.
Grants in the program funding stream will be provided for a period of two years. Grants will be up to $300,000 annually per program. There is no minimum grant amount although it is recommended that agencies apply for grants of $15,000 or more. Funding agreements will start April 1, 2022 and end March 31, 2024. Agencies may apply for one to three programs in this funding stream; separate applications must be submitted to UWEM for each proposed program.
Program funding stream guidelines
Project funding (applications closed)
Project funding will provide one-time grants of $5,000 to $15,000 for poverty reduction and/or prevention projects. Project activities may include but are not limited to: pilot programs, program testing, program start-up costs, research and organizational capacity building. Funding agreements will start after April 1, 2022 and end on or before April 1, 2023. Agencies may apply for one project in this funding stream. Funding will be provided one-time only and is not renewable.
Project funding stream guidelines