Application: Community Fund Design Project

Apply via our online form: ENGLISH / ESPAÑOL

We are committed to Just Transition and the principle of Democratizing Wealth. We are looking to recruit 8-20 diverse Kingston residents to participate in a collaborative process to design a pilot community fund. We are excited you are interested to participate! Please fill out this application, and we will be in touch with you soon with next steps.

If you didn’t have a chance to come to one of our community fund forums, before applying we encourage you to read through these blog posts to help orient you to the project:

If you have questions or need help applying, we invite you to attend an info session, or contact us by emailing [email protected] (please include your phone number so we can call you back!).


We share the application questions here, in case you’d like to review them or prefer to submit your answers in another way than our online form.

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Mailing address

Why do you want to participate in this community fund design process? (500 words max)

We will be learning so much from each other. What are the skills and life experiences you bring to this work? (500 words max)

We’re curious to hear about your background in work that involves collaboration and community. Tell us about a positive experience you have had working in a group, across differences. (500 words max)

This program is for Kingston residents. How long have you lived in Kingston? How would you describe your relationship to the city? (If you do not currently live in Kingston, please use this space to address why you would like to be a part of this Kingston-based project) (200 words max)

How did you hear about this project?

  • GWI email
  • GWI worker
  • Poster or flyer
  • Radio Kingston
  • A friend or colleague
  • Other (fill out)

Demographic Information

We are committed to recruiting a diverse group of people to serve on this design project, to ensure equitable representation and to bring different voices into this process. We request that you share your demographic information with us to help achieve that goal.

How would you define your socioeconomic background?

  • Lower
  • Working
  • Middle
  • Upper
  • Prefer not to answer

Do you identify as a person of color?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Prefer not to answer

Do you identify as LGBTQIA+?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Prefer not to answer
  • Other

What is your age?

  • 18-25
  • 25-40
  • 40-65
  • 65+
  • Prefer not to answer