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Submission Deadline: 
November 1, 2013

$65,200 over 24 months

To increase access for residents in Dunnville and surrounding rural areas to day hospice services. Grant funds will be used to help start the new hospice program, to recruit and train volunteers and to develop fundraising initiatives which will sustain the program in the future.

Submission Deadline: 
November 1, 2013

$7,000 over 6 months

To maintain access for youth to high quality soccer fields in Caledonia through the purchase of a loader attachment for the Caledonia Soccer Complex's existing tractor. This loader will allow volunteers to better maintain the soccer fields, surrounding areas and the parking lot.

Submission Deadline: 
November 1, 2013

$19,200 over 12 months

To increase access to high quality curling programs in Haldimand County by contributing to the costs of replacing equipment.

Submission Deadline: 
July 1, 2013

$116,200 over 24 months

To raise awareness of the needs of the aging population in Brantford and Brant County through ongoing consultations with local seniors. Seniors will be recruited and trained to act as volunteer counsellors and gather data that can be used to update the community's Master Aging Plan.

Submission Deadline: 
July 1, 2013

$25,000 over 12 months

To complete an in-depth needs assessment with community groups in Dunnville. Students hired from local colleges will work with not-for-profit groups on identifying and addressing marketing, audience development and communication challenges. This work will identify opportunities to collaborate around communications and training gaps.

Submission Deadline: 
July 1, 2013

$76,300 over 36 months

To increase access to transportation for rural residents of Norfolk County. The purchase of scheduling software will allow three local social service agencies to make unused spaces on their fixed-route buses available for transporting the general public. Marketing will ensure that the community is well aware of this new on-demand service.

Submission Deadline: 
July 1, 2013

$79,400 over 24 months

To assist families experiencing postpartum depression by establishing a peer-support service for women across Brant Haldimand and Norfolk. A marketing plan will be developed to encourage mothers to call the Postpartum Support Line and a part-time coordinator will seek out, train and help volunteers provide confidential telephone support.

Submission Deadline: 
March 1, 2013

$60,000 over 12 months

To increase opportunities for free recreational activity for residents of Fisherville and the surrounding rural area. A new multipurpose and accessible outdoor facility will be constructed to provide a large covered rink for outdoor skating in the winter and an arena for ball hockey, basketball, tennis, shuffleboard and walking at other times of the year.

Submission Deadline: 
March 1, 2013

$50,300 over 36 months

To increase access to training on aging and developmental disabilities. Key contacts at local long-term care and developmental services agencies in Haldimand and Norfolk will be trained. These trainers will in turn train front-line staff on how best to help people with developmental disabilities who are experiencing dementia and other age-related conditions.

Submission Deadline: 
March 1, 2013

$60,000 over 24 months

To support ecosystem restoration and land stewardship work underway in Haldimand and Norfolk. A resource manager will be hired to seek grants and corporate sponsorships in support of environmental restoration projects led by local volunteers.

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