Eligibility for Funding in Lanark County

Call for Proposals and Investment Opportunities

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For more information, contact agencyinfo@unitedwayeo.ca.

The 2019 Call for Proposals is now closed. The process was open to all local community service agencies who demonstrated results and who aligned to our priority goals. 

The Call for Proposals (CFP) application process is available for any non-profit and charity serving Lanark County and Smiths Falls who is seeking funding. This is part of our on-going effort to ensure we are meeting the needs of our communities and that the generous donations from our supporters are invested in projects that will assist those most in need.

2018 marked the first time that the new online portal was used for accepting applications, which built on the Community Impact Grant (CIG) policy of 2014.  This collective impact approach encourages organizations to work together on vital projects that address a demonstrated local need and align with one or more of our three focus areas: All That Kids Can Be, Poverty to Possibility, Healthy People, and Strong Communities.

Our priority goals within these focus areas include our work with children during critical hours after school and youth homelessness under All That Kids Can Be; Beginnings & Transitions under From Poverty to Possibility; and Successful Aging and Strong Neighbourhoods under Health People, Strong Communities.  New this year is the opportunity for applicants to include aspects of mental health in their approach to solving community issues. The sixth priority goal, Transportation, is still under review in order to take into consideration current activities and changes within the sector.

Call for Proposals 2019 – Community Fund

Key details on the application process are including in the 2019 CFP Guidebook. The Guidebook also provides information on our assessment criteria, a glossary, FAQs and detailed instructions on all aspects of the proposal writing and submission process. 

For more information contact the local office.

Key Dates

December 4, 2018Launch of Call for Proposals
January 22, 2019Document Checklist Deadline
January 29, 2019Call for Proposals Deadline
February – April 2019Assessment of Call for Proposals Submissions
Early May 2019Notification to all Applicants
July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020Next Funding Cycle