PSD offers two main grant services to municipalities and other public sector organizations: grant writing and grant notifications. PSD’s team of policy analysts and grant writers assist municipalities, Indigenous organizations and other government agencies with writing and reviewing grant applications. The Municipal Grant Service (MGS) helps your municipality stay on top of grant opportunities and pressing deadlines through weekly customized notifications.

SERVICE DELIVERABLES

  • Provide full briefing on the requirements of the grant program
  • Review proposed activities for alignment with the requirements and assessment criteria for the application
  • Provide recommendations to ensure the description/details of the proposed activities meet the requirements of the application
  • Assist with the completion of application, facilitating the gathering of required information across departments
  • Assist with the final wording of the application
  • Check for completion of all required components of the application
  • Check for alignment with the assessment criteria of the application
  • Check for spelling/grammatical errors

PSD’s application completion service does not include completion of technical schedules or financial contributions/budgeting sections for proposed activities. PSD does not guarantee success with the application program.

TESTIMONIALS

“PSD’s review of our Small Communities Fund (SCF) application ensured that we were meeting the requirements of the grant program, helping us secure funding for our infrastructure project.”
GORDON DUFF, TREASURER/DEPUTY CAO TOWN OF MINTO


“PSD is in closer contact with funding agencies to know what exactly they’re looking for. We’ve applied several times for funding for this project, but with PSD’s help, this time we were successful.”
KEVIN DE LEEBEECK, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, TOWN OF TILLSONBURG


“The service provided by PSD to the Town of Erin has been excellent. Their professional approach and access to government contacts for clarification purposes assisted with the success of OCIF Top-Up and MAMP grants.”
URSULA D’ANGELO, DIRECTOR FINANCE, TOWN OF ERIN


“We were very pleased that when asked by the Mayor’s office about a specific grant, we already had full knowledge of what had been released and we did not miss an opportunity thanks to the MGS notifications.”
MELISSA OSBORNE, SENIOR MANAGER ASSET PLANNING, CITY OF WINDSOR

MUNICIPAL GRANT SERVICE

PSD’s Municipal Grant Service (MGS) assists Canadian municipalities with their grant application search, helping them stay on top of grant opportunities and pressing deadlines. MGS subscribers receive weekly grant funding notifications by email, as well as access to PSD’s experienced grant team for hands-on assistance with grant writing and application reviews. Now more than ever, local governments are in need of grant funding to supplement strained budgets. MGS subscribers receive organization-wide access to:

  • Weekly customized emails notifying subscribers of newly available grants
  • Timely PSD briefings and webinar recordings with grant overviews
  • Access to PSD’s Grant Hotline, connecting you to PSD’s grant team for all grant funding questions
  • One free grant review of any Federal or Provincial grant application per year
  • Discounted rates on PSD’s grant application services (grant writing & grant application reviews)

Contact us today if your organization is interested in signing up for the Municipal Grant Service.