AFC Resources

 

This section links to other resources to help with age-friendly planning, including guides, tools, websites, and funding opportunities.

Funding Opportunities

Guides and Tools

Other Websites

Aging Research Centres in Ontario


Funding Opportunities

This list includes possible funding opportunities for communities aiming to become age-friendly: 

  • Age-Friendly Community Planning Grant is a provincial program that provides funding to communities that result in planning, implementation and evaluation of activities that contribute to the creation and ongoing development of age-friendly communities 
  • Canadian Institute of Health Research provides funding for health research.
  • Healthy Communities Fund is a provincial program that supports communities to plan and deliver integrated programs that improve the health of Ontarians.
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation is Canada’s largest grant-making foundation and an agency of the Ontario government.
  • Seniors Community Grant Program is a grant program in Ontario dedicated solely to seniors to provide funding to not-for-profit community groups for projects that encourage greater social inclusion, volunteerism and community engagement for seniors. Currently accepting applications until March 3, 2017.
  • New Horizons for Seniors Program Funding is a provincial program that supports community-based programming that focuses on ensuring seniors are active, engaged, and informed. 
  • Affordable Rental Innovation Fund is a program run by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation aimed at encouraging innovation in the affordable and accessible rental housing sector. Currently accepting applications. 
  • SEED Funding for Affordable Housing is a program funded by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation aimed at supporting the creation of new affordable housing units. Ongoing application process.

Taken from: http://www.seniors.gov.on.ca/en/srsorgs/fundinggrants.php 


Guides and Tools

 In addition to Ontario’s Age-Friendly Community Planning Guide, these guides and tools are related to various specific topics. 


 

Other Websites


 Aging Research Centres in Ontario