FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Community Investment Fund Grant Application Process Open
City of Kingston and United Way of KFL&A partner through joint granting process to help local non-profit organizations
Kingston, ON (April 11, 2022) – United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington and the City of Kingston are pleased to announce that applications for the Community Investment Fund (CIF) are being received for 2022.
The CIF provides one-time grants of up to a maximum of $25,000 to non-profit organizations in the community for social service programs, projects, or small capital expenditures. This fund is a partnership between the City of Kingston and the United Way, with the United Way providing support to the volunteer-led process to review and recommend funding.
Any agency delivering social service programs in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington region is eligible and can apply.
CIF grant application forms are available effective April 11, 2022. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59pm on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Information, guidelines and registration are now available on the United Way website (www.unitedwaykfla.ca) at https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/funding/. Upon registration, agencies will receive access to an online application form.
For more information, interested agencies are encouraged to attend a virtual information session on Wednesday, April 27 from 10:00a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This session will include a demonstration on how to navigate the online grant forms. Agencies can sign up for the information session through Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/public-information-session-2022-community-investment-fund-tickets-311916429437
For more information regarding the CI Fund, please call the United Way at 613-542-2674 ext. 1504, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About United Way KFLA
United Way Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington works closely with the community to ensure that people have the opportunity to reach their full potential and live with hope, dignity and a sense of belonging. Led by volunteers, driven by a small professional staff team, the United Way KFL&A provides inspiring opportunities for people to get involved and support issues they care about through volunteering, giving and being advocates for people who are in vulnerable situations.
About the City of Kingston
The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada’s most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality – – ensuring that today’s decisions don’t compromise our future.
Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.
Mandy Pasch, Director, Marketing and Communications
United Way KFL&A
City of Kingston communications and customer experience department
613-546-4291, ext. 2300.