Please note: We are no longer accepting applications for summertime activities.  You can apply if the activity takes place in the fall (between September-December)

Before applying:

Step 1: Check to see if you are eligible for funding.  Look at the chart below to see if your family income (we look at the tax line 236) is below the amount shown for your family size.

 Low-Income Cut-Off Scale 

Family Size
Low Income Cut-Off
1 person (e.g. independent youth)
2 people (parent + 1 child)
3 people
4 people
5 people
6 people
7 people


Step 2: If you think you are eligible, you can begin the application process below by either logging into your existing account or by Registering for a new account (if you’ve never applied before).

You will need to have documents to show your family size and income.  Click here to see what document(s) we will want to see.

Need assistance logging in or have questions about the application process? Contact us: 519-826-9551 ext 23 or freetogrow@childrensfoundation.org 

If you would prefer to fill out a paper application form, click here to download an application form.

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