New grant program supporting community-based anti-racism and anti-hate initiatives

Published September 29, 2021


New grant program supporting community-based anti-racism and anti-hate initiatives

September 28, 2021 via Ontario.ca

Citizenship and Multiculturalism

TORONTO — The Ontario government is helping protect communities against racism and hate through the province’s new $1.6 million Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant Program. Eligible organizations, including community-based, not-for-profit organizations, can apply for grants of $40,000 over two years for independent projects, or $100,000 over two years for partnerships between two or more organizations.

Developed collaboratively with community partners across Ontario, the Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant supports community-led initiatives that will help build capacity, connect communities and deepen understanding to address the impacts of racism and hate.

The following organizations are eligible to apply for funding:

  • Community-based, not-for-profit organizations
  • First Nations
  • Tribal Councils
  • Provincial Territorial Organizations
  • Indigenous not-for-profit organizations.

A simplified application process makes it easy for organizations to access information quickly and apply easily. Interested organizations should submit their application no later than November 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). More information about eligibility, application requirements and how to apply can be found on their website.

Read the full press release here.