What Can a Grant be Directed Toward?
Grant requests (typically of no greater than $10,000) will be considered for one or more of the following:
All grant requests must be submitted using the grant application form available on this site.
Who Can Apply?
Any Canadian small community library serving a population of 10,000 or less that is considered a “Qualified Donee” under the Canadian Income Tax Act is eligible to apply. “Qualified Donees” are defined as “organizations that can issue official donation receipts for gifts they receive from individuals and corporations. Registered charities can also make gifts to them.“
What Has to be Submitted?
An application to the Pat Morris Communities Matter initiative consists of the following documents:
How will Grant Requests be Evaluated?
Grant applications will be comparatively evaluated and assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Applications for funding will be considered twice annually. This year the deadline for submissions will be:
Spring Deadline: February 15, 2020
Fall Deadline: October 15, 2020
Decisions for each intake of applications will be announced one month following the deadline for applications (i.e. March 15, 2020 and November 15, 2020).