This page includes information on current funding available (Maple Leaf Community Fund) and our 2019 general fall granting cycle.


Oxford Community Foundation (OCF) is now accepting applications for grants from the Maple Leaf Community Fund.

About the grant:  Maple Leaf Community Fund grants support the capital-related needs of food security programs that promote dignity and build individual and community capacity.

About the Maple Leaf Community Fund:  In 1994, Cold Springs Farm’s founder and President, the late W. Harvey Beaty established the Cold Springs Farm Fund. Because of company ownership changes, the fund is now named the Maple Leaf Community Fund.

Amount Available:  Up to $40,000 is available

Important Dates:

  • Application deadline:   April 9, 2019 at 2 p.m.
  • Foundation communication to applicants:   by May 31, 2019
  • Successful applicant agreement signed:   Prior to release of funding
  • Release of funding:   by June 30, 2019
  • Final progress report from grantees:  December 31, 2019

Eligible applicants: The funding is available to registered charities OR organizations sponsored by a registered charity in both Oxford and Middlesex counties. London Community Foundation and Oxford Community Foundation are partnering on the application intake and vetting process.

For access to the online application, please go to

Preview the Maple Leaf Community Fund application form 2019 Maple Leaf Community Fund sample application


Grant applications intake for our general granting cycle is now closed.

Important Dates for 2019:

  • Application deadline:   September 30, 2019
  • Foundation communication to applicants:   November 30, 2019
  • Successful applicant agreement signed:   Prior to release of funding
  • Release of funding:   By December 31, 2019
  • Final progress report from grantees:  June 30, 2020


Please contact:   226-667-6404  |
447 Hunter Street, Woodstock, ON  N4S 4G7


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