FAQs

When is the next opportunity to apply?

The next grant opportunity begins on January 7th, 2019 with a one-month window for submissions, ending on Feb. 8th.

How does one apply?

Applications are handled and administered through the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC). Please visit: www.oafc.on.ca/jennys-heroes-canada-2019-ontario-fire-services-equipment-grant

Can we ask for less than $25,000?

Yes. Our smallest grant was for $2,500.

How are the funds delivered?

The recipient does not receive the funds directly, The money is sent from the Jenny Jones Foundation to the OAFC, who then pays the vendors directly for the equipment requested.

Who decides on the winning grant?

All applications are vetted by a qualified and impartial panel in Canada as well as Jenny herself. The final decision(s) are mutually agreed upon by OAFC Executive Director, Richard Boyes; Business Development & Operations Manager, Michelle O’Hara; and donor Jenny Jones.