Highlights of the program include:
- Funded from the Spirit of the Community Dinner & Auction, the Mayor’s Golf Tournament and slot revenues from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) facility at Georgian Downs
- New funding streams for release of funds including the Inspiring Innisfil Fund and the Council Discretionary Fund
- Strengthened internal partnerships and administrative empowerment for the benefit of the community
- Support for the guiding principles of the Inspiring Innisfil 2020 strategic direction
- Training and support for applicants
- Establishment of a reserve fund to ensure sustainability
- The establishment of the Innisfil Community Grant Review Committee to review Inspiring Innisfil Fund applications
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I get an application?
Applications are available from Town Hall, 2101 Innisfil Beach Road, during regular business hours (8:30 to 4:30, Monday to Friday) or on the Town Web Page
How do I submit my application?
Your complete application can be submitted in person at Town Hall or by mail to:
2101 Innisfil Beach Road, Innisfil ON L9S 1A1 Attention: Economic & Community Development Office
Applications require original signatures, therefore applications may not be submitted electronically at this time.
When will the applications be considered by the Grant Review Committee, and when will I receive my grant money if my application is successful?
The applications for the Spring and Fall will be reviewed and considered by mid-March and mid-September each year. Applicants will receive responses within 3 days of the review.
In the past, you’ve conducted public education sessions. Will you be offering any session for this intake?
In order to take best advantage of staff resources, staff will receive questions on a case-by-case basis. Please contact staff during regular business hours, Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:30 if you have any questions.
How do I get more information?
Please contact Tammy Botham, Supervisor of Programs and Facilities by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Town Hall at (705)436-3710.
Thank you for your interest in the Innisfil Community Grant Program. Please be advised that the deadline to apply to Intake 2 of the Inspiring Innisfil Fund is Monday, October, 5th at 4:30 p.m.
If your organization requires assistance with the application process a one-on-one consultation meeting is available upon request by calling Town Hall at 705-436-3710.
2015 Intake Application Forms
Inspiring Innisfil Fund
|Innisfil Celtic Festival||To provide Innisfil with an annual Celtic Festival including pipe band, enhancements, washrooms, first aid, event shirts, website, posters, wet weather tent if required.||$6,375|
|Innisfil Soccer Club||Purchase of equipment, field lining machine, paint and trailer||$9,482|
|Innisfil Beach Cruisers Car Club||Used towards the purchase of items for hosting annual spring car show, ie Food, advertising, prizes, upgrade PA.||$1,085|
$10,455 South Simcoe
|$5,000 Innisfil YMCA||$8,236 Innisfil Minor Lacrosse Association||$12,775 Alcona Beach Club|
|$15,000 Celebrate Lake Simcoe||$12,000 Churchill Curling Club||$1,500 Innisfil Community Garden|
|$6,638 Innisfil Pipes & Drums||$18,000 Cookstown Curling Club||$2,000 Innisfil Beach Cruisers Car Club||
|$4,500 Innisfil Historical Society||$10,000 Innisfil Minor Baseball||$800 Painswick Horticultural Society|
The purpose of this Committee is to review and approve requests for funding through the Inspiring Innisfil Grant Fund in accordance with the Innisfil Community Grant Application Guidelines. Meetings will coincide with bi-annual grant intakes and additionally, as required. Off-site meetings may also be required to attend events and organizations which have received funding.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR INNISFIL COMMUNITY
GRANT REVIEW COMMITTEE
The Town of Innisfil is looking for interested residents to be part of the Innisfil Community Grant Review Committee. This is an independent committee of Council whose mandate will be to review, evaluate and make recommendations related to eligible applications for the new Inspiring Innisfil Fund.
The Committee will be comprised of five members, preferably citizens from within the geographic area of Innisfil. These positions are volunteer positions only, and therefore committee members will not receive any remuneration. It is anticipated that meetings will take place on a semi-annual basis. All meetings will take place at Innisfil Town Hall. Committee members may also be required to attend media functions and grant recipient sit visits from time to time, as scheduled in advance.
The Inspiring Innisfil Fund is one of three new municipal grant programs being offered by the Town as part of Inspiring Innisfil 2020 initiatives. A portion of the funding for these grant programs will come from the Spirit of the Community events, (Mayor’s Golf Tournament and Dinnner & Auction) and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s Municipal Contribution Agreement.
To submit your expression of interest, please provide a cover letter detailing your relevant experience by Friday, November 27, 2015 to Tammy Botham, Supervisor of Programs & Facilities at email@example.com or mail to:
Town of Innisfil
2101 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil ON L9S 1A1
Attn: Economic & Community Development