Skip to the main content of this page?
Find other sites and services by the City of Greater Sudbury
Greater Sudbury Airport
greater sudbury airport logo
Greater Sudbury Airport
Your journey begins with us. Avoid the hassles of the highway and travel worry-free with the Greater Sudbury Airport. Check here for arrivals, departures, traveller information and more!
Your Local Library
greater sudbury public library logo
Your Local Library
Greater Sudbury Public Library is proud to offer a wide range of bilingual services and collections which meet the information and leisure needs of all ages.
Heritage Museums
sudbury museums logo
Heritage Museums
Discover our rich past. Explore four local museums through digital imaging, audio and video. The site also features the INCO Triangle Digital Archives.
Invest Sudbury
invest sudbury logo
Invest Sudbury
The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is the engine for local economic development. Explore initiatives to attract, develop and retain business in our city.
Sudbury Tourism
sudbury tourism logo
Sudbury Tourism
Greater Sudbury is a place for adventure. Choose from world-renowned attractions, urban comforts and outdoor getaways. Packages are available.
Regional Business Centre
regional business centre logo
Regional Business Centre
Let us help you find what you need to succeed. Our not-for-profit organization provides information and resources to fund, launch and grow your business, free of charge.

Greater Sudbury

Transit for Everyone

Tips for Smart Riders

Rack and Roll!

My Bus. My Time.

Find Your BEST Way!

Greater Sudbury Transit Fare and Transportation Grant

The Greater Sudbury Transit Fare and Transportation Grant offers financial support to eligible not-for-profit, charitable and community groups in need of transportation to a single local event or program.

All available funds have been awarded for the current year. Groups are invited to submit an application for 2018 funding in January.

Groups may apply for a one-time grant of up to $500 for adult fares or charter service. Grants are awarded to eligible applicants, first-come, first-served.

Complete a Greater Sudbury Transit Fare and Transportation Grant application online or print and fill out a hard copy.  Submit applications to: Greater Sudbury Transit, 1160 Lorne Street, Sudbury ON P3C 4T2 or email

Who is eligible for the grant?

Applicants must be a Canadian Registered Non-Profit organization, Charitable organization or community group and must occupy a primary address in the City of Greater Sudbury.

Applicants are eligible for only one Greater Sudbury Transit Fare and Transportation Grant per year and must not be the recipient of any other funding from the City of Greater Sudbury for transportation to the requested event or program in the year of application.

If approved, the Transit Fare and Transportation Grant must be used for the event or program identified in the application and not for any other purpose.

How are applications reviewed for approval?

Applications are reviewed by Greater Sudbury Transit staff within two to three weeks of receipt and results are communicated to the applicant via email.

Evaluations are based on whether the not-for-profit, charitable or community event or program matches the following:

  • Relevance to the City of Greater Sudbury’s community goals and key official documents, including the Transit Ridership Growth Plan, Healthy Community Strategy and Strategic Plan
  • Promotion of social, healthy and environmentally friendly living
  • Promotion of efficient and effective transportation

All application approvals and denials are final. Approval of applications in previous years does not guarantee approval in subsequent years. Successful applicants may be subject to compliance/reasonability checks.

How are grants awarded?

The Greater Sudbury Transit Fare and Transportation Grant program has $25,000 to share with eligible applicants each year. Funding is provided through Provincial Gas Tax as approved by Greater Sudbury Council.

Grants are awarded to successful applicants, first-come, first-served subject to availability on the requested date(s).

How do I obtain more information?

Please contact Laura at Greater Sudbury Transit by dialing 705-674-4455, ext. 3009.