The Community Organization Investment

Applications are now open for the 2023 Community Organization Investment initiative as part of the Community Benefits Plan. In 2023, there is a $100,000 (CDN) investment allowance per country.

Eligible organizations can submit funding applications until 4 p.m. on January 25, 2023, for proposed initiatives ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 (CDN) for events, programming and infrastructure improvements that will benefit the Sandwich/west Windsor or Delray/Southwest Detroit neighbourhoods. 

Learn more about specific eligibility requirements and the application/review process. 

Download the application form 

 

Information sessions will be held on December 14, 2022, and January 11 and 12, 2023.

Virtual Information Session
Microsoft Teams Meeting
December 14, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
A link will be provided upon registration.

Register to attend by 5:00 p.m. on December 13, 2022, via Eventbrite.

In-person Information Session:

Detroit
Southwest Detroit Community Office
7744 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI
January 11, 2023
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  
Open house with presentations at 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Windsor
Sandwich Community Office
3201 Sandwich St., Windsor, ON
January 12, 2023
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Open house with presentations at 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

TIMING: 2020-2024

PARTNER: Local Community Organizations Determined Annually

The Neighbourhood Infrastructure Strategy of the Community Benefits Plan includes a commitment to provide a $100,000 (CDN) annual investment allowance for community organizations located in or serving Sandwich/west Windsor or Delray/Southwest Detroit residents for a five-year duration from 2020 – 2024. Following consultation with community partners, the project team has committed to increasing the annual investment to $200,000 (CDN) annually for the 2023 and 2024 funding cycles. Each community will receive $100,000 in funding for the remaining two years. 

Through the Community Organization Investment initiative, eligible organizations can submit applications for funding on an annual basis for proposed initiatives ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 (CDN) for events, programming and infrastructure improvements that will benefit the Sandwich/west Windsor or Delray/Southwest Detroit neighbourhoods.

Stay tuned to hear about the exciting community initiatives funded through the 2023 Community Organization Investment.

2022 Community Organization Investment Announcement – June 10, 2022

2021 Community Organization Investment Announcement – June 15, 2021

2020 Community Organization Investment Announcement – June 10, 2020