Capacity-Building Grants for Family Support Networks 

The 2024-2025 Call for Applications Is Now Closed 

The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) provides grants to Family Support Networks (FSNs) in Ontario – peer-based groups for family members and other unpaid caregivers who are supporting adults living with developmental disabilities. This program is funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS). 

The grant program aims to make it easier for families and caregivers to find peer support in their community, share information, and build connections for their own wellbeing and the people for whom they provide care.  These capacity-building grants are intended to support, strengthen, and expand Family Support Networks across the province. 

Questions about the grant process? Ask by email.

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Partners for Planning offers a map of Family Support Networks in Ontario. Find a Family Support Network in your community by clicking here.

Information About the 2024-2025 Application Process


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