Calling all youth-led project leaders:  Do you have a passion for improving your community? Are you a youth group with a great idea that needs funding? Are members of your youth group 15 to 29 years old?


Deadline for Applications

If you answered ‘Yes!’ to the above, the City of Toronto invites you to consider applying for a 2018 Identify ‘N’ Impact (INI) Grant. Up to $10,000 available in funding.

The Identify ‘N’ Impact (INI) Investment Funding Program Grant is now open for applications. The deadline is August 7, 2018 at noon.  Please read the 2018 INI Grant Guidelines before you apply!

How do We Apply?

There is a two (2) step process for applying.

  1. First, complete the online Eligibility & Project Idea Form.
  2. If your group is eligible you will be invited to the second step: the full application in September. Only eligible groups will be invited to complete the full application; including completion of a workplan and budget.
  3. Approved projects can start in winter 2019.

We have simplified the application form and made it available for you to complete online. Applications are due by Tuesday, August 7 at  noon.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

The City’s INI program will award grants to groups of three or more youth, ages 15-29 years old, and addressees one of the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy priority areas. A group is eligible to apply for an INI grant if it is youth-led, based in Toronto and is not-for-profit. Please review the 2018 INI Guidelines for more details.

What is INI?

The 2018 INI funding program provides up to $10,000 in grants, for youth to lead and deliver projects up to one year in length that promote youth empowerment and broader community safety in the City of Toronto. For more information on INI and priority areas for consideration please review the 2018 INI Guidelines.

Please review the grant guidelines before you apply or call to get advice on your project idea.

INI 2018 Grant Guidelines

Please note that applications must by completed by August 7 at noon.

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Who do we contact if we have any questions?

Should you have any questions about INI, please contact:

General Email
Laura Metcalfe
Zannalyn Robest
Okeima Lawrence