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 (CFAC) recommends organizations that provide artistic, cultural and recreational programs and services that benefit the community.

Successful applicants will be awarded funds in early January 2023. Approximately $250,000 is available for distribution through cash grants for the 2022 program.


2021 recipients 

7th Milton Scouts

  • $11,729.21 to assist with delivering a Respect in Sport Activity Leadership Training program and to purchase camping equipment

Akwaba Cultural Exchange

  • $1,711 to assist with the rental of Town facilities for the Milton African and Multicultural Festival and Fashion show

Arts Milton

  • $10,710 to assist with hiring a coordinator for the Friendship Project as well as costs related to Arts & Cultural experiences

Country Heritage Agricultural Society

  • $16,154.96 to assist with training, the purchase of a demonstration trailer, tools, and electrical upgrades to support the expansion of the blacksmithing program

Escarpment Probus Club

  • $3,440.14 for the purchase of a Logitech PTZ Pro 2 zoom/tilt camera, a Dell Inspiron 16 Plus Laptop, and two Samson XPD2 Handheld USB microphones

Halton Healthcare Milton District Hospital

  • $54,193 for the purchase of a Mindray TE7 Ultrasound System

Italian Cultural Centre of Milton

  • $9,797 for the purchase of security cameras for the exterior of the building as well as lighting upgrades

Leash Free Milton

  • $10,013.57 for the purchase of a ride-on mower, utility carts, replacement sheds, and tools

Milton Bowling Club

  • $8,641 for the removal of a tree which poses a health-and-safety risk as well as 75 per cent of the cost to replace the clubhouse roof and eaves trough

Milton Film Festival

  • $5,754 for assistance in costs to host two events: Starry Night and the Spring Canadian Film Series

Milton Girls Softball Association

  • $9,031 to assist with replacing worn equipment

Milton Marlin Swim Team

  • $1,783.73 to assist with the purchase of an accessible timing system as well as pace clock, and stop watches

Milton Minor Hockey Association

  • $4,000.10 for Introduction to Coach Training, Hockey Trainers Certificate Program Training, and Respect in Sport Activity Leader Training

Milton Philharmonic Orchestra

  • $8,000 for costs related to rehearsal and venue fees for October and December concerts

Milton Pickleball Association

  • $1,513 for costs related to liability insurance

Milton Players Theatre Group

  • $11,175 to assist with production costs, insurance, and storage fees

Milton Roundnet Club

  • $2,411 for assistance with field rentals and the purchase of nets and balls

Milton Sea Cadets – 304 Chaudière

  • $10,158 to assist with the purchase of uniforms, compasses and whistles. As well as computers, and AV display equipment related to a ship simulator

Milton Skating Club

  • $10,000 to assist with ice costs

Milton Special Olympics

  • $11,304.97 for the purchase of First Aid kits and sports equipment

Milton Speed Skating

  • $2,758 for sanitation supplies plus 50 per cent of the cost of ice rental for youth programming

Milton Sports Hall of Fame

  • $14,386.60 for AV support, party equipment rentals, and the purchase of wall panels for the 2022 induction ceremony

Milton Tennis Club

  • $2,533 to assist with the replacement of an awning and to assist with costs related to staining their clubhouse deck

Milton Underwater Hockey

  • $2,572.63 to assist in purchasing shared equipment

Pakmen Volleyball Club

  • $4,999.29 to purchase balls and carts

Scouts Canada - Blue Springs Reserve

  • $6,102 to supply and install roof vents in the Ridley Lodge

2020 recipients 

Akwaba Cultural Exchange

  • $4,411 for assistance with rental of venues and a stage to host the Milton African and Multicultural Festival

ArtHouse for Children and Youth

  • $4,000 for ArtHouse Instructor fees and program arts supplies

Arts Milton

  • $12,640 for space rental; program expenses; and to hire a coordinator for the Friendship Project

Country Heritage Agricultural Society

  • $10,000 to assist with the purchase of an inflatable movie screen/projection system

Destination Campbellville Community Association

  • $1,622 for the purchase of tents; and no-separation recycling boxes

Fine Arts Society of Milton (FASM)

  • $4,275 to support studio rental for the FASM at the Centre program and funding to support rental fees, materials and supplies, and honoraria for the Youth Visual Arts Mentoring program

Halton Agricultural Society

  • $22,000 to support accessible washroom construction in the Exhibition Theatre

Halton Healthcare Services Corporation

  • $29,906 to fund Option 1: A nephrectomy set and one flexible ureterscope

Halton Sportsman Association

  • $5,900 to support expenses for the Children’s Fishing Derby

Italian Cultural Centre of Milton

  • $7,107 for the cost of black-out roller blinds and to support sanitation related kitchen upgrades to walls and floors

Leash Free Milton

  • $3,252 to purchase: gazebo covers; additional garbage cans; storage bins; materials for fence repair, as well as funds to replace dying trees in the area of the dog parks

Milton Choristers

  • $2,725 to pay for fixed expense costs including storage, post office box and insurance to sustain the organization until operations can resume

Milton Community Resource Centre

  • $2,679 for "Elder in Residence" facilitator costs and to assist with the purchase of promotional t-shirts

Milton Concert Band

  • $6,620 for Music Director fees and new music for ensembles

Milton Girls Softball Association

  • $5,655 for cleaning supplies and digital thermometers

Milton Historical Society

  • $6,419 to assist with the installation of a permanent concrete sidewalk along the side of the Waldie Blacksmith Shop

Milton Marlin Swim Team

  • $3,912 for laptops for the head coach and admin assistant; and the purchase of dry-land training equipment

Milton Philharmonic Orchestra

  • $7,380 for rental costs associated with rehearsal space and performance expenses

Milton Pickleball Association

  • $1,749 for assistance in purchasing wind screens for the Rotary Park tennis courts

Milton Players Theatre Group

  • $7,300 for production costs, royalties, and a portion of storage costs

Milton Sea Cadets – 304 Chaudière

  • $9,000 for the purchase of uniforms for the Navy League Cadet Corps program and to assist with mobile sign rental

Milton Skating Club

  • $10,000 for assistance with ice rental expenses

Milton Speed Skating Club

  • $5,139 for skate profiling equipment provided that these items be stored in an environment accessible to the membership and appropriately guarded

Milton Youth Soccer Club

  • $9,125 for referee certification training, masks and gloves, and to assist with expenses related to hiring a Field Marshall

Milton Youth Volleyball Club

  • $6,340 to assist with coaches training, the purchase of a skills attack machine, and assistance with the purchase of balls

National Cycling Institute Milton

  • $4,520 for website redesign 

Ontario Electric Railway Historical Association

  • $7,504 to assist with the purchase of replacement overhead wiring

Ontario Steam & Antique Preservers Association

  • $6,852 for rental fees related to the Steam Era show

Milton Santa Claus Parade Committee Inc.

  • $4,642 for jackets and costumes 

Scouts Canada – Blue Springs Scout Retreat

  • $3,244 to replace twelve picnic table frames

St. Benedict of Nursia Knights of Columbus

  • $3,247 for the purchase of two BBQ grills, four coolers, and six folding tables to support fundraising initiatives

Stags Basketball

  • $9,038 to support costs associated with coaches training certification training and for the purchase of new basketballs

Sustainable Milton

  • $2,794 to support operating expenses as well as the cost for a branded canopy tent

Please note that past recipients may have been given funds using different criteria and available funds. You can request past recipient listings from 2019 and earlier.

How to apply

Emerging organizations


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

Established organizations


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. 

Please see our sample budget example to help you complete the budget section of the application.


Town of Milton Council created the program to allot funds received from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG)’s Mohawk location for the benefit of the community.

Organizations unable to accept funding from the OLG, can contact Town staff for more details, as there are alternate funding sources available. 

Since 2001, we’ve given more than $7.1 million to the Milton community through this program.