The 2023 TUHF Funding Cycle has now closed. The 2024 TUHF funding cycle will open in September 2023.
TUHF provides funding opportunities for non-profit community-based organizations in Toronto to address HIV prevention and substance use. Funding is provided through one- and three-year projects under the following funding streams:
The Toronto Urban Health Fund (TUHF) is a Toronto Public Health (TPH) program that provides funding for community-based HIV prevention and substance use initiatives.
TUHF funding is geared towards organizations and projects that:
Projects funded through TUHF complements existing TPH programs to provide effective services that focus on HIV and substance misuse programming to populations and groups that TPH cannot access due to linguistic, cultural and geographic barriers.
TUHF has distinct eligibility requirements for Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations.
Your organization must meet ALL criteria to be eligible for funding. If not, you may still be able to receive funding through a Trustee or Sponsor.
EOIs and Funding Proposals are reviewed using the following criteria:
Apply for TUHF funding through the online grants portal Toronto Grants, Rebates and Incentives Portal (TGRIP). For more information about TGRIP and related resources please visit TGRIP Resources.
TUHF application process is a two-stage process starting with the submission of an Expression of Interest (EOI) followed by a funding proposal for successful EOI applicants.
|Date||Funding Cycle Description|
|September||TUHF EOI applications are available on TGRIP|
|September – October||TUHF Staff offer information sessions and EOI workshops|
|October||EOI submission deadline|
|October – November||TUHF Staff screen and review EOI applications|
|November||Eligible EOI applicants are informed of results and successful EOI applicants are invited to submit funding proposals|
|December – January||TUHF staff offer funding proposal writing workshops|
|February||Funding proposal submission deadline|
|February – May||Review Panels review funding proposals|
|May||Applicants are informed of preliminary Review Panel decisions and applicants are invited to submit appeals.|
|June||Successful funding proposals are submitted to the Board of Health for approvals. Approved projects are awarded funding agreements.|
|July 1||Approved projects start date|
The report lists the most recently approved projects.
TUHF funds are awarded through a competitive process. TUHF’s goal is to support projects that deliver evaluated and effective prevention services to high-risk, underserved, and high needs populations in the City of Toronto.
The review of TUHF funding proposals is made by the TUHF Review Panel and the TUHF Indigenous Review Panel. Review Panels support the Board of Health in the allocation of TUHF funding.
Review Panel members are recruited to review funding proposals from March to May each year. If you are interested in becoming a review panel member, please review the Terms of for the TUHF Review Panel or Terms of Reference for the Indigenous Review Panel and submit a Review Panel application form.
The TUHF Review Panel
For more information about membership on a Review Panel, please contact one of the Community Project Grants Officers.