Types of Grants

Areas We Invest In:


● Programs and initiatives that promote increased knowledge, awareness, and skill development for Waterloo Region youth (12-25) (ex. Diversity and Inclusion, Character Education, Leadership).

Youth/Amateur Sport

  • Sport Associations (not individual teams)
  • Equipment
  • Capital Projects
  • Special Circumstances Athletes
  • One-time Events (ex. Provincial Competitions) hosted in Waterloo Region
  • Programs/initiatives focused on youth activities (sport or non-sport related) in Waterloo Region

Community Philanthropy

  • Initiatives that provide broad benefit to the well-being of our broader community

Note: each year during the call for applications the call will specify if applications are being sought in all three areas or if there is a specific focus for that year’s investments