Granting Guidelines

Granting Guidelines for Funding

The Temagami Community Foundation is a registered charitable organization. It invests funds entrusted to it and makes grants from the income earned. Grants can only be made for charitable purposes, primarily:

  • Environmental awareness and stewardship
  • Community arts and culture
  • First Nations
  • Sustainable community economic development programs

Grants are made to registered charities or, in certain cases, to applicants sponsored by a qualified donee (a registered charity, a municipality, a qualified First Nation community, etc).

The Temagami Community Foundation normally funds projects that:

  • Meet an obvious community need within the Foundation’s mission
  • Promote community discussion and dialogue
  • Foster shared responsibility and common well being
  • Involve volunteers
  • Create excitement in the community

Projects may include a request for administration costs necessary to carry out the project, and may receive grants from other funders.

The Temagami Community Foundation will not fund:

  • Individuals for personal support
  • Capital campaigns
  • Operating deficits
  • Political or religious activities
  • Fundraising dinners or event sponsorship