The Township of Georgian Bay helps non-profit organizations and volunteer groups host community celebrations, festivals and programs. We have two grant funding opportunities: Municipal Recreation Grant and Community Event Grant.

Municipal Recreation Grant

This grant opportunity is open to Cottage and Lake Associations that operate in the Township of Georgian Bay. The deadline to apply for municipal recreation grant funding is October 1.

How to apply

Complete the application form for recreation grants and submit to Brad Sokach, Director of Operations. Please read the full Municipal Recreation Grant Policy for eligibility criteria and the application process.

Community Event Grant

Apply by February 28 for up to $2,000 of available funding! Other forms of assistance include free or subsidized use of Township facilities and equipment as outlined in the Township's Facility Usage Policy

How to apply

There is no application form, but requests should include the following information: 

  • Description of the event
  • Amount of financial assistance needed
  • Information related to the eligibility criteria
  • Explanation of how the funds will be used, along with a proposed budget 

Please read the full Event Grant Funding Policy for eligibility criteria and required information. Direct all requests for community event funding to Julie Bouthillette, Director of Financial Services.

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