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Monday, June 12, 2017
Grow Grants

If your organization is registered and you’re getting ready to submit your Grow grant application, then this Twitter Chat is for you. Join us Thursday, June 22, 2017 while our resident experts answer your questions about what you need to know to submit a strong application. We will be taking live questions, and answering some questions we regularly hear about applications.

We’ll answer questions about evaluation, project plans, grant outcomes, survey tools, the Grow Workbook, and we’ll review the top reasons why applications are declined. We’re here to answer your questions, and help you submit a strong application. Come join the conversation.

Grow grant application deadline: June 28, 2017
Organization Registration deadline: June 7, 2017


Join the conversation!

here are the details:

  • Where: Twitter
  • When: Thursday, June 22 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET)
  • Hashtag: #OTFChat
  • Follow Us: @ONTrillium
  • Follow the conversation: #OTFChat


meet our experts:

Claire 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.


Nicole Adan has been a Program Manager with the Ontario Trillium Foundation for the past six years. For the first five years in this role, Nicole focused on the Essex, Kent and Lambton area, conducting outreach, assessing grants and monitoring funded projects. Currently, Nicole focuses on supporting applicants through outreach and coaching. Prior to joining OTF, Nicole worked in the Private Refugee Sponsorship Community both with a sponsoring organization and as a Trainer supporting sponsors with the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program. When not at work, Nicole volunteers as a member of the Leadership Windsor-Essex Program Committee and as an Instructor with Canterbury ElderCollege. Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Windsor and a Masters in International Public Policy from Wilfrid Laurier University.


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.

See our guide to Twitter Chats for more details here.

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