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Seniors Community Grant Applications Open

January 11, 2023

NIPISSING – Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing announced that as of today, the Ontario government has opened the 2023-24 application period for the Seniors Community Grant Program.

“With the health and safety of Nipissing’s older adults being more important than ever, the goal of the Seniors Community Grant Program is to address social isolation and help older adults stay healthy, safe and engaged in our communities,” said Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing.

Seniors Community Grants, ranging from $1,000 up to $25,000, help community organizations provide opportunities for greater social inclusion, volunteerism, and community engagement for older adults, from the safety of their homes or other safe environments.

These Seniors Community Grants will support local not-for-profit community groups and organizations to deliver programs and learning opportunities that:

  • Keep our seniors and all adults 55+ fit, active, healthy, and socially connected close to home
  • Promote community engagement that encourages social inclusion for all adults (aged 55+)
  • Increase volunteerism and
  • Promote employment and entrepreneurship among all adults 55+

The application portal on the Transfer Payment Ontario (TPON) will be accepting applications until 5:00 PM on March 6, 2023.

Please note that applicants must create a ONe-key account on TPON before applying. You can find instructions on how to create an account here.

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