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Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$26,700 over 6 months

To hire an event coordinator to organize the first "Ride Don't Hide" event in Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk with the goal of raising awareness and helping to break the stigma surrounding mental health, while raising essential funds to support mental health programs. This one-time investment will enable the organization to foster the community support required to ensure this event becomes a successful annual signature event.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$94,400 over 36 months

To increase awareness of water conservation issues for youth by supporting the continued development of the Haldimand Children's Water Festival. Grant funds will be used to assist with staffing, equipment rental and transporting students to the event and will allow the festival to acquire a solid base of volunteers and sponsors in order to ensure long-term sustainability.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$93,000 over 12 months

To increase energy efficiency and enhance visitor experience by upgrading the museum's electrical system. This Brantford-based facility is home to the largest First Nations collection in Canada and is a top tourism site for the region.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$50,200 over 12 months

To increase opportunities for revenue generation that will support the building of new homes for low-income families in Brant and Norfolk counties. The grant will allow the purchase of safety equipment and construction tools for volunteers as well as a new truck and trailer.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$41,200 over 12 months

To purchase and install seasonal lights in Clifton Park for use during Simcoe's Christmas Panorama. This free community festival is held each winter and attracts over 30,000 tourists and local residents every year.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$31,800 over 18 months

To increase opportunities for elementary school students to access nature-based learning opportunities in Norfolk County. This will increase environmental awareness and participation in healthy outdoor activities.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$97,200 over 24 months

To increase collaboration between conservation groups in the Long Point area of Norfolk County by identifying shared projects to address priority environmental issues. The project will also host two events to share information about ecosystem threats with local community groups and landowners.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$101,700 over 12 months

To increase access to free recreational activity for youth in Norfolk County through the installation of additional ramps at the skate, bike and roller blade park at Optimist Park in Port Rowan.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$133,900 over 36 months

To increase access to First Nations language training for community members at Six Nations through the creation of an online Onondaga language learning program. As there are few remaining first language speakers of Onondaga, this project will be an important step in preserving the language and culture.

Submission Deadline: 
November 3, 2014

$14,900 over 12 months

To increase opportunities for free recreational activity for Brant County adults and youth through the development of a new disc golf course at the Green Lane Sports Complex in Paris.

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