Applying for a Community Grant

Sudbury Community Foundation awards grants that support and benefit the communities within the Greater Sudbury region.

Community Grants Criteria:

Time-specific projects that are generally one-year long (once awarded, SCF will not entertain additional applications for the same project).

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate innovation or potential to serve as a model for others
  • Reflect diversity and inclusivity
  • Develop local leadership or promote citizen involvement
  • Invest in the future
  • Build sustainability
  • Emphasize prevention rather than remediation
  • Encourage efficient use of community resources
  • Demonstrate a strong board of directors, fiscal responsibility, and sound management
  • Encourage project partners and investment from the applicant’s organization

To help understand the type and value of grants awarded in past years, please refer to Past Grant Recipients for details.

Deadline is March 31st for Phase 1 Applications