PUBLIC GRANTMAKING

  • Has a specific funding mandate from a sole funder often in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding
  • Organizational structure in the form an agency, board or commission
  • Board members often appointed through a public-sector screening process
  • Politicians are often invited to attend ribbon cutting and/or civic events
  • Reporting impact is very important as part of transparency and effectiveness mandate
  • Reaching as many constituents as possible is a
  • Can be subjected to Freedom of Information and/or audits through municipal, provincial/state or federal audit processes
  • Citizens are often invited to participate in review/adjudication processes
  • Funding stream can support qualified nonprofits, charities, for-profits and other public institutions

IF YOU WERE TO VISIT THREE WEBSITES TO LEARN MORE:

ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION

SmartSimple

EARLY STAGE EXPORTERS

ASP.NET

FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES

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