Guidelines & Resources


The Community Initiatives Fund (CIF) has two grant programs:

  • Community Grant Program
  • Summer Grant Program

Before applying for a CIF grant, you are strongly encouraged to read through the guidelines to ensure your program and expenses are eligible. The guidelines provide information on CIF’s funding themes and priorities, applicant eligibility, program eligibility, eligible expenses, ineligible expenses, the application review process, and other important notes.

Community Grant Program Guidelines | French
Summer Grant Program Guidelines | French

CIF's Response to COVID-19 FAQ

Application Guide & Sample | French
Final Report Guide & Sample | French
Grant Portal FAQ

Region Map & List
Grant Writing Tips
Elder Honorarium Receipt Form