Township of Severn offers general program grants to help community groups run community programs. If you're part of a community group in Severn, you can apply for a general program grant.


Please complete the General Program Grant Application to request funding.

Apply for a general program grant

You can also print the application and submit it by email or drop it off to the Administration Office located at 1024 Hurlwood Lane in Severn.

Submission deadline

All grant applications are due by September 30 each year.


Any group, not-for-profit or charity organization running community programs in Severn is eligible to apply for a general program grant.

The following uses and groups are not eligible:

  • school, athletic or private group trips, expenses or endeavours
  • team uniforms and apparel
  • memorials
  • fundraising events
  • political, religious, or faith organizations
  • local ratepayer organizations if the grant is for the sole benefit of private members

Funding requirements

Our Grants Requests Policy outlines the funding requirements for general program grants:

  • we offer a maximum annual grant of $1,500
  • grant funds must be used towards a program that has a community benefit that is detailed in the application
  • applications must demonstrate how the funds will be used
  • if a prior grant (more than $1,000) has been received, the applicant must provide information as to how the prior years' funds were spent
  • we retain the right to ask for additional information