The Greenbelt Fund is now accepting applications for the Local Food Investment Fund.

To apply for the broader public sector, market access, and/or local food literacy grant streams, please read the step-by-step instructions and grant guidelines, then register to our online grant portal. All applicants must Register on our online portal ( to apply for a grant.

Inquiries will be reviewed case by case, on a first come, first reviewed basis. It is strongly suggested that applications be submitted in early April or as early as possible to be considered.  Successful applicants that are awarded funding will be notified by the end of June 2018.

The suggested project duration is six months with a start date of July 1st and a project end day of December 31, 2018. If awarded funding, grant recipients must submit the final report, all eligible project-related invoices and expenses and complete the project by December 31st, 2018.

Note: There is only one intake and no further intakes/rounds are planned for 2018.

For more information, we encourage you to contact Franco Naccarato ( 905-875-2077 or 416-888-4896) or Sam Cheuk ( 416-960-0001 ext 311). Alternatively, contact Sagal Dualeh ( 416-960-0001 ext 338) after April 25, 2018.

Troubleshooting: If you experience any technical difficulties with the online portal, please contact Sam Cheuk at (416-960-0001 ext. 311).