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Community Investment Program

We fund not-for-profit agencies to support their operations, development, and collaborative partnerships.

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Applications are being accepted. Deadline to apply is March 31 by 5 p.m.


Each year, the Community Investment Program (CIP) provide $6.8 million in funding to the human services sector to address complex social challenges

We provide grants for not-for-profit agencies to help build the capacity of the sector to better deliver human and social services across Peel Region.

Other information

Agencies can use the new fund management system called GovGrants to:

  • Apply for funding online
  • Sign electronic contracts
  • Complete progress reports
  • Update information about your agency
  • Communicate with our staff

If your agency is going to be applying for CIP funding in 2021, you must first register in GovGrants and complete and submit a Service Provider Profile.

Get started using GovGrants

GovGrants is user-friendly, safe and secure. The information you input into the system will only be accessed by authorized users in your organization and CIP staff.

GovGrants sign in


Application assistance user guide
This guide will help you gain a better understanding of how to complete your application for CIP Core funding on the GovGrants system.

How to complete the 2022/2023 Core Fund application form in GovGrants (video)
This tutorial guides you step-by-step how to complete the application form in the GovGrants system.

How do I? a guide to frequently asked questions
This guide features information about how to access GovGrants, tips and tricks for using the tool, getting assistance with technical issues, and other helpful 'how-to' sections. The guide is set up so you can jump to the section you need from the table of contents.

Tips for working in GovGrants
A 1-page tip sheet to help walk you through how to use GovGrants including useful reminders and where to go for help.

Service provider profile training guide
This guide provides information on how to set up and complete the registration process using the GovGrants system.

Head office and provider profile registration
This video provides the steps to complete your head office and provider profile registration and setup for service providers using the GovGrants system.