Applications Are Now Being Accepted for This Year’s Seniors Community Grants
Community organizations can apply for funding to benefit Ontarians age 55+
Ontario investing $4.5 Million to support programming and learning for seniors.
Organizations can now receive $1,000-25,000 to support initiatives to keep people 55+ active, healthy, and connected to their communities.
“Our government is making these investments to help keep seniors fit, active, healthy and socially connected close to their homes,” said Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility. “We’re proud to deliver the Seniors Community Grant Program, which gives so many people the chance to learn new skills, socialize and take part in community life.”
Activities and services supported by the program include:
- fitness programs to keep adults age 55+ active, healthy, and socially connected to their communities
- nutrition and health classes to foster independent living at home
- community engagement to reduce social isolation and increase volunteerism
- strategies to promote employment and entrepreneurship among adults 55+
Seniors Community Grants will be announced in June during Seniors Month.