Ontario is providing more opportunities for newcomers and multicultural communities to succeed with a new grant program focused on promoting diversity and reducing barriers to inclusion.
The province is now accepting applications for the new Multicultural Community Capacity Grant Program.
The program will support community projects that advance diversity and reduce barriers to inclusion, while providing opportunities for newcomers and ethno-cultural communities to participate fully in the civic, cultural, social and economic life of Ontario. Projects will be selected for their ability to:
Ministry staff are holding an information session in our riding. Interested groups can contact the Constituency Office at 905-294-4931.
July 12th 2:00-3:00pm| Markham Museum Outdoor Pavilion,9350 Markham Road, Markham ON L3P 3J3
Supporting diverse and inclusive communities is part of the government’s plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.
“This program will help local organizations promote diversity and break down barriers to inclusion in communities across the province. In Ontario, we all benefit when everyone has the opportunity to take part in civic, cultural, social and economic life. With our support, organizations will help to build strong and diverse communities where everyone can fully participate in our society.” — Laura Albanese, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
“York Region is made up of many incredibly rich and diverse cultures, and local not-for-profit agencies play an important role in enhancing the ability of immigrants and ethno-cultural communities to participate in, and contribute to, Ontario life. I encourage community groups in York Region to apply for the Multicultural Community Capacity Grant Program, which aims to support projects across Ontario that addresses civic engagement, education and empowerment, women's empowerment and capacity building and partnerships.” — Dr. Helena Jaczek, MPP, Oak Ridges-Markham.
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