Please note: We are now out of funding for 2019. Applications for activities taking place in 2020 are welcome. Applications are processed in order received and may take 1-2 weeks to process.

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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