How do I know if we qualify?

Children from birth up to and including the age of 18 at the time of application, and who live in Guelph or Wellington County are eligible for funding. Financial Eligibility is determined by your family size and household income. Click HERE to see what documents we require to show your family's household income.

Families with net adjusted income (Line 236 on your income tax) below the current Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) guidelines (see table below) are eligible for full funding (up to $400).

LICO Scale 2016Income levels above are based on current Stats Canada LICO (low-income cut-off) figures.

The Board of Directors of The Children's Foundation reviews granting levels and criteria on an annual basis and makes adjustments, if necessary.