Funding for Parks: Funding Resources to Improve and Animate Your Park
Funding for Your Park Project
Fundraising is a great way to build the capacity of your community park group. See the tabs below to find valuable national resources to fund your next park improvement or animation project.
Operating and capital grants to support community work and park improvements. Learn More
Funds projects that increase public support for fast and deep-reaching climate change solutions. Learn more
Supports initiatives to protect water in urban areas. Learn more
A crowd-funding platform that connects community projects to inspired donors. Learn more
Supports environmental projects through corporate support, sponsorships and donations.Learn more
Community Building Grants
Support for outdoor activity programs and clubs through funding and product donations for initiatives and infrastructure projects that inspire and enable people to be active outdoors. Learn more.
Supports for organizations that protect the natural environment by reducing waste and pollution through important conservation strategies. Learn more
Funding for community projects, programs or events. Learn more.
Community Garden Grants
Trees and Native Plants & Pollinators
Supports tree planting on school grounds. Learn more.
Funds expenses related naturalization such as plant materials and the tools and supplies needed to achieve this on publically accessible school grounds. Learn more.
Support to not-for-profit organizations to better their neighborhoods through the development of community-based gardens and greenspaces. Learn more.
There are a variety of arts and culture programs and that provide funding to non-profit and charitable organizations for arts and cultural activities that engage communities.
Supports artists and arts and festival organizations in Edmonton with a variety of grant programs. Learn more.
Provides funds for public art projects. Learn more.
Supports rojects in public spaces Learn more.
Park & Recreation Facilities
Provincial Lottery Funds
The revenues from commercial lottery funds in provinces are distributed to non-profits which can serve park s and public spaces.
BC Community Gaming Grants funds to not-for-profit organizations providing programs or services of direct benefit to the broader community for work in sport, arts and culture and environment.
Alberta Lottery Fund funds to not-for-profit organizations providing programs or services of direct benefit to the broader community for work in sport, arts and culture and community initiatives.
The Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund helps non-profit volunteer organizations deliver sport, culture and recreation programs and activities in communities across Saskatchewan.
The Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Community Support assists charitable organizations in work that focuses on arts and culture, health, professional and amateur sports.
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming distributes gaming proceeds through the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides grants to charitable organizations for operating and capital grants to support community work and park improvements.
Loto Quebec sponsors events and festivals and visual arts.
The Nova Scotia Lotteries and Casino Corporation Community Support assists community and charitable events throughout the province
MLSE Foundation will grant $50,000 to a charitable organization that is taking action in their community by growing any sport. Application period opens October 21, 2015 - March 8, 2016. Learn...read more
We are thrilled to be working with Toronto Park People to bring local communities the opportunity to turn their everyday green spaces into vital neighbourhood areas. These areas will not only bring our communities together but will offer a place for generations to...read more
This summer Park People and TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) piloted TIFF in Your Park, an event series celebrating TIFF’s 40th anniversary, in collaboration with ten community groups across the GTA to bring movie nights to parks via Community Games...read more