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FAQ - Funding
Q. Does the Astley Family Foundation grant funds outside of Waterloo Region?
A. At this time the Astley Family Foundation is only granting funds in the Waterloo Region.
Q. What is the deadline for submitting applications for funding?
A. The deadline for submitting proposals to the Astley Family Foundation is found on the News section of the website.
Q. How much should an organization request for funding?
A. The amount to request for funding is a decision that must be made by the organization submitting the proposal not the Astley Family Foundation.
Q. What age group does the Astley Family Foundation support?
A. The Astley Family Foundation considers youth to be between the ages of 12 and 25.
Q. Will the Astley Family Foundation consider multi-year grants?
A. Yes, the Astley Family Foundation will consider multi-year grants. However, not all grants will be multi-year.
Q. Will the Astley Family Foundation fund research?
A. The Astley Family Foundation will consider research projects for funding.
Q. Who has the final say in granting decisions?
A. The members of the Board of Directors of the Astley Family Foundation have the final say in granting decisions. However, the Foundation may request additional information and / or advice from different people and organizations in the community.
Q. Will the Astley Family Foundation support capital projects?
A. The Astley Family Foundation prefers to support operating programs not capital projects. In very unusual circumstances we will consider capital projects.
If you wish to apply for a capital project, you need to speak to the Executive Director of our Foundation. To do so, go to the Contact Us section of the website to send us an email. The Executive Director will be in contact shortly.
Q. Does the Astley Family Foundation support virtual / on-line programs?
A. The Astley Family Foundation will consider proposals for virtual / on-line programs. All proposals will be considered based on their merit.