If your not-for-profit organization improves the quality of life in our community or enhances Milton’s image, you can apply for the Milton Community Fund. The Community Fund Advisory Committee recommends organizations that provide artistic, cultural and recreational programs and services that benefit the community.

Applications are now available for submission for the 2020 Milton Community Fund Program. The deadline for application submission is September 14, 2020. Successful applicants will be awarded funds in late December, 2020, or early January, 2021. There is approximately $269,000 available for distribution via cash grants for the 2020 program.

How to apply

Emerging organizations

Eligibility

Please see our Emerging Organization Guidelines before you apply to ensure that your organization is eligible.

Application Form

Emerging Organization Fillable Application**

**Clicking on this link will NOT open the fillable form.  You will see a "Please Wait..." error page when you click on this link.  Follow the instructions below to DOWNLOAD this form. 

Having problems downloading the form?

The form must be downloaded and opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader on a desktop or laptop computer:

Windows Users:

  1. Right-click on the link above and select "Save as" and save the file to your desktop or laptop computer.
  2. Locate the saved application form on your desktop or laptop computer and open it with Adobe Acrobat Pro or Reader.
  3. If you do not have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Pro or Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download the free reader from the Adobe Acrobat Download page.
  4. You can complete the form and save your progress as you go. 

Mac Users:

  1. In the Safari app on your Mac computer, click the link to a PDF.
  2. Move the pointer to the bottom center of the browser window to see the controls popup.
  3. Choose the fourth icon “save PDF to download folder”.
  4. Open “Finder”.
  5. Choose the “Downloads” folder.
  6. Click on your downloaded PDF to open in Adobe*.

*You must have Adobe installed on your Mac.

Established organizations

Eligibility

Please see our Established Organization Guidelines before you apply to ensure that your organization is eligible.  If your organization has existed for more than three years, you can apply as an established organization. 

Application Form 

Established organization fillable application **

**Clicking on this link will NOT open the fillable form.  You will see a "Please Wait..." error page when you click on this link.  Follow the instructions below to DOWNLOAD this form. 

Having problems downloading the form?

The form must be downloaded and opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader on a desktop or laptop computer:

Windows Users:

  1. Right-click on the link above and select "Save as" and save the file to your desktop or laptop computer.
  2. Locate the saved application form on your desktop or laptop computer and open it with Adobe Acrobat Pro or Reader.
  3. If you do not have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Pro or Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download the free reader from the Adobe Acrobat Download page.
  4. You can complete the form and save your progress as you go. 

Mac Users:

  1. In the Safari app on your Mac computer, click the link to a PDF.
  2. Move the pointer to the bottom center of the browser window to see the controls popup.
  3. Choose the fourth icon “save PDF to download folder”.
  4. Open “Finder”.
  5. Choose the “Downloads” folder.
  6. Click on your downloaded PDF to open in Adobe*.

*You must have Adobe installed on your Mac.

Please see our Sample Budget Example to help you complete the Budget section of the application.

History

The Town of Milton Council created the program in 2001 to allot funds received from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG)’s Mohawk location for the benefit of the community. Through the Fund, we’ve given more than $6.6 million to the Milton community.  

Past recipients

Please note that past recipients may have been given funds using different criteria and available funds.

View past recipients:

You can request past recipient listings from 2016 and earlier.