• This program is currently closed.


No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:



The Community and Culture Stream of the Francophone Community Grants Program (FCGP) is an application-based grant program open to not-for-profit corporations, to support projects seeking to: strengthen the capacity of Francophone organizations in Ontario, provide opportunities to celebrate and foster understanding of Ontario's Francophonie, and increase collaboration among providers to enhance services to Ontario's Francophones.

When It Ends:



Dates for 2020 will be announced.


The applicant must:

  • Be a not-for-profit organization,
  • Have legal status (federally or provincially incorporated, municipality, etc.),
  • Operate in Ontario for at least two (2) years at the time of submitting the application,
  • Have a mandate to develop programs and initiatives benefiting Francophones at the local, regional or provincial level,
  • Propose projects open to the public and which consist of the creation of a new initiative or a new component to an existing initiative (enhancement).

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:


Create a ONe-key ID and password,


Register their organization in the Transfer Payment Ontario (TPON) system to apply.

Documentation Needed:

The applicant must submit:

  • The application form for the Community and Culture Stream,
  • Proof of incorporation (Articles of incorporation, Letters patent or Special acts of incorporation),
  • The most recent financial statements (independently audited, Board-endorsed or Treasurer-certified),
  • Letter(s) of support confirming all cash contributions from partners to the project,
  • Proof of insurance (valid Certificate of Insurance or Insurance Quote for the duration of the project).

Other Things to Note:

Program no longer active at the beginning of 2021.

About the author 


Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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