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Gary Carr

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In 2006, Gary was elected to the position of Regional Chair at the Regional Municipality of Halton, and was re-elected to the position in 2010. Gary sits on the Standing Committees of Health and Social Services, Administration and Finance, and Planning and Public Works, in addition to a number of Advisory Committees. Gary is also a member of the board for the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance, and served on the Halton Regional Police Services Board and Metrolinx.

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Halton Region is now accepting funding applications through the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF). The HRCIF provides funding to non-profit organizations that deliver community health or social service programs to Halton residents. Two categories of funding are available to organizations that meet eligibility criteria.

Category One provides one year funding to non-profit, charitable or community organizations for short- term, small capital and/or innovative projects. Category One grants are awarded for a maximum of one year, for an amount up to $20,000.The deadline for Category One applications is November 27, 2015 at 2 p.m.

Grants are awarded for a maximum of one year, for an amount up to $20,000.

Category Two provides up to three years of program funding for charitable organizations. The deadline for Category Two applications is December 4, 2015 at 2 p.m. During this proposal call, there is approximately $200,000 available for funding commitments in each of 2016, 2017 and 2018.

The non-profit sector and community volunteers provide tremendous support to individuals and families in Halton. Halton Regional Council is committed to keeping Halton a great place to live, work, raise a family and retire for all our residents and the non-profit sector helps our community thrive.

Organizations interested in applying can learn more about the HRCIF by attending an information session:

  1. Thursday, October 29, 2015, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (Black Box Studio Theatre), 2302 Bridge Road in Oakville; or
  2. Tuesday, November 3 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Gellert Community Centre (Kinsmen Hall A), 10241 Eighth Line in Halton Hills.

To register for a session, or to access HRCIF guidelines, application forms and funding priorities, please visit or dial 311.


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