Launch Pad Grant

“The knowledge we gained through our Launch Pad Coaching Grant has been a game changer for our campaign to fund ongoing restoration of our Victorian era Town Hall in Acton, Ontario. Thank you!”
Peter E. Rowe, Vice-Chair, Heritage Acton

Launch Pad Grant

We know that small community organizations, especially those in remote and rural areas, don’t always have the means to pay for external expertise in fundraising, marketing and business planning.

Read on to learn more about how the Launch Pad program has connected passionate community volunteers and staff with seasoned experts to unlock the potential of their historic places.

Thank you to everyone who applied. The Fall application period is now closed.


Community Groups


Community Participants


Hours of Launch Pad Coaching


Market Value of Coaching

Launch Pad Community Groups

While the needs of Launch Pad Coaching Grant participants may vary, from those looking for help to kickstart a fundraising campaign to those in need of business savvy, some things are always the same. Behind every Launch Pad Coaching Grant is a passionate group of volunteers and staff dedicated to finding creative solutions to help them save and renew a special community place.

Learn about our recent Launch Pad Coaching Grant Recipients

Learn about our Launch Pad Alumni Communities

“Launch Pad gave us our path forward. We’re underway and it just wouldn’t have happened without Launch Pad.”
Aggie-Rose Reddin, Vice Chair of the Glenaladale Heritage Trust

Launch Pad Coaches

Participating Launch Pad community groups are paired with a team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in everything from fundraising and business planning to communications and heritage regeneration.

Learn about our Launch Pad Coaches


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