Community Funding provides short-term funding for not-for-profit, grassroots and resident-led groups to design and lead community-based projects that provide social services and encourage resident engagement and leadership development.


Local Leadership Grant

Grants for resident-led groups helping inspire neighbourhoods and advance key themes in the Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Strategy.

Community Crisis Response Fund

Financial assistance for projects that address a specific community crisis and contribute to community healing.

Youth Violence Prevention Grant

Multi-year funding for projects focused on violence prevention and intervention for youth ages 10 to 29.

Identify 'N Impact Grants

Grants of up to $17,000 for grassroots youth-led groups working to advance the City’s Toronto Youth Equity Strategy.

Community Service Partnerships (CSP) Funding

Ongoing support to Toronto’s not-for-profit community-based organizations offering services that strengthen the city’s well-being.

Talk to Us!

City staff are available to talk with you about the City’s funding programs. Ask us how to apply, where to get information on what has been funded, and how to submit any concerns, complaints or comments about funding program administration or funded activities.