To assist with the recovery of Oxford County’s community and economy, non-profit organizations and community associations can apply for non-repayable grant funding up to $25,000 to help make innovative community development projects possible.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Community Organizations (BIA, Chambers of Commerce, etc.)
  • Not-for-profit Organizations
  • Co-operatives
  • Social service institutions

Please note that grant applications are not available to an applicant until a consultation discussing your project has been completed. This is to ensure the project is eligible and accessing the appropriate local fund. (Some projects may be better suited to the United Way of Oxford/Oxford Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund).

The first round of applications must be submitted no later than June 30, 2020 at 4:00pm with reviews and disbursement to follow in mid-July.

Priority will be given to project applications that align with the following fund priorities:

☐Promote the consumption of local goods and services

☐Revitalise businesses in the downtown core

☐Prop up tourism/hospitality operators

☐Directly support recovery efforts of small businesses

☐Provide cash flow to a non-profit experiencing lost revenue due to COVID-19

☐Capacity development