TWITTER CHAT on Ontario150 Community Capital Program save the date!

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Ontario150 Community Capital Program

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canada and the Province of Ontario.

The Ontario150 Community Capital Program provides one-time funding in 2016/17 to support the repair, renovation or retrofit of existing community facilities – the public places and spaces where Ontarians come together to celebrate, create, play, explore, learn and support one another. 

For inquiring minds that want to know what it is and if it’s right for your organization, the Ontario Trillium Foundation invites you to join the Twitter Chat Thursday, August 25 from 1 to 2 pm ET. Use #OTFChat to send us your questions before the chat, and to join the conversation on the 25th.

What is the Ontario150 Community Capital Program? (PDF)

OTF started taking online applications for the Ontario150 Community Capital Program July 18. The deadline to register your organization is August 29, 5 p.m. ET. Registering your group or organization is a mandatory step to gain access to the application forms.

Other deadlines to know:

Full Application: September 14, 2016 5 p.m.

If you have any questions about Ontario150 Community Capital Program’s granting process, send them to #OTFChat in advance. Our Program Manger, Clare Nolan will share her knowledge and expertise. Join in the conversation. 



Where? Twitter

When? Thursday, August 25, 1-2 p.m.

Hashtag: #OTFChat


Clare Nolan

Clare Nolan joined the Ontario Trillium Foundation 15 years ago, and has been working as a Program Manager in Toronto for the last five years. As a Program Manager, she conducts community outreach, reviews funding proposals, and manages the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of local grants. Clare’s skills and extensive background in grantmaking have helped OTF in many collaborative initiatives. She was instrumental in establishing one of the Foundation’s first Social Investment Partnerships, the Weston Family Parks Challenge, which seeks to enhance Toronto’s green spaces and encourage communities to revitalize their connection to nature and each other. Most recently she extended her expertise to the Foundation to help develop and implement its Investment Strategy through her work with the Project Management Team.

What is a Twitter Chat?

A Twitter chat is when a group of Twitter users meet to discuss a topic using a hashtag (#). Imagine a networking event with no dress code or physical location. It’s a great opportunity to connect with individuals and organizations with similar interests. Let’s share and learn from one another.

Be part of the conversation. It’s easy.

  1. Log onto your Twitter account
  2. Search for #OTFChat and follow along
  3. If you want to ask a question or comment, use the hashtag #OTFChat in your tweet

Hope to meet you in the Twitterverse.

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