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Approval Date:
March 30, 2017

Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$289,300 over 34 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $289,300 grant over 34 months to implement the Minds in Motion program in Simcoe County and in the Muskoka/Parry Sound area. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 804 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$241,500 over 25 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $241,500 grant over 25 months to expand teen-led programs that promote leadership, community involvement and volunteerism. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth be involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 5,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$404,200 over 35 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $404,200 grant over 35 months to reduce the negative impact of discrimination and colonization using a youth program called Vision Quest. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 900 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$294,400 over 34 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $294,400 grant over 34 months to assist with staffing costs to increase inclusion of LGBTQ communities in Simcoe and Muskoka areas. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 2,400 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$290,000 over 33 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $290,000 grant over 33 months to assist with staffing and program costs of providing new ways for audiences to experience diverse arts programming. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 6,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$373,500 over 35 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $373,500 grant over 35 months to support programming and staffing costs for the restart of the Thornhill Student Exchange (TSX). Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 340 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$207,600 over 35 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $207,600 grant over 35 months to deliver and expand the Citizen Science Bioblitz project. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people connect with the environment and understand their impact on it, and has an impact on the lives of 1,600 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$484,300 over 35 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $484,300 grant over 35 months to turn a summer employment program for developmentally disabled youth into a year round initiative. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 75 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$150,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $150,000 grant over 36 months to expand operations, increasing access to the arts and culture in local communities. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 15,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$286,900 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $286,900 grant over 36 months to launch the Collingwood Youth and Technology Centre to help youth between 12-18 facing barriers. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 4,500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 14-Dec-16

$149,200 over 26 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $149,200 grant over 26 months to help integrate isolated Russian and Punjabi speakers through increased awareness and information dissemination. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 1,600 people in the community.

Approval Date:
December 1, 2016

Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$25,000 over 10 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $25,000 grant over 10 months to renovate existing washroom facilities and install a new, accessible washroom. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 350 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$10,000 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $10,000 grant over 11 months to conduct a feasibility study regarding benefits of LED sport lighting and building partnerships. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping programs be safe, inclusive, and fair, and has an impact on the lives of 100 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$299,400 over 14 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $299,400 grant over 14 months to make essential structural upgrades and retrofit one of the camp's original lodges. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$10,000 over 5 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $10,000 grant over 5 months to increase the capacity of Novalis Hall to host large events through capital upgrades. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 20,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$173,100 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $173,100 grant over 12 months to build a barrier-free entrance way and a universal washroom at the Mill. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 20,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$64,600 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $64,600 grant over 12 months to develop a model called Montessori for Seniors, employing sensory-based learning activities to help reduce isolation. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$7,500 over 11 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $7,500 grant over 11 months to install new vinyl flooring and carpeting, and upgrade the electrical system at the Clothes Line. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping diverse groups work together to improve community life, and has an impact on the lives of 14,600 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$24,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $24,000 grant over 12 months to replace the water heater, HVAC system control components and address flooding issues. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 2,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$500,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $500,000 grant over 12 months to increase the operational capacity of the JRCC Furniture Depot with renovations/upgrades to the facility. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 52,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$74,500 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,500 grant over 12 months to test a model to deliver early morning French-language services to Francophone children in York Region . Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping parents, caregivers and adult allies have the skills to support children and youth who are facing barriers, and has an impact on the lives of 150 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$26,500 over 5 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $26,500 grant over 5 months to enhance the MacLaren Art Centre's cultural space through installation of sculptures. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 46,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$74,500 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,500 grant over 11 months to implement the Green Infrastructure Engagement, Valuation and Training program, promoting the benefits of living green infrastructure. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people connect with the environment and understand their impact on it, and has an impact on the lives of 200 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$67,500 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $67,500 grant over 11 months to demonstrate local, food-based experiential programming that helps connect youth to their area environment. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people connect with the environment and understand their impact on it, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$484,000 over 9 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $484,000 grant over 9 months to renovate the Battle Centre, modernizing the structure and upgrading electrical and communications systems. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$6,500 over 2 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $6,500 grant over 2 months to hire a lighting consultant to conduct a feasibility study for developing an energy-efficient lighting system. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping Ontarians participate in an active lifestyle, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$15,800 over 8 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $15,800 grant over 8 months to complete needed interior and exterior renovations at Kettleby Ranch. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 450 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$260,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $260,000 grant over 12 months to install a basketball court, which will double as an outdoor artificial rink at Centennial Park. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 520,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$14,200 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $14,200 grant over 6 months to repair and refinish five flights of stairs and the flooring in the performance hall. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 30,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$38,300 over 11 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $38,300 grant over 11 months to rebuild the parapet on Collingwood Public Library's roof to create a green meeting space. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping diverse groups work together to improve community life, and has an impact on the lives of 20,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$65,000 over 6 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $65,000 grant over 6 months to develop a multi-user plan for a nine kilometre trail linking Collingwood and Blue Mountain Village. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping Ontarians participate in an active lifestyle, and has an impact on the lives of 20,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$50,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $50,000 grant over 12 months to install automatic doors and four automatic door-openers at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 17,500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$500,000 over 11 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $500,000 grant over 11 months to make needed renovations and upgrades to the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 86,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$54,400 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $54,400 grant over 11 months to develop and implement a volunteer management program for the Wasaga Beach community. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people have a say in shaping the services and programs that matter to them, and has an impact on the lives of 1,500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$101,200 over 8 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $101,200 grant over 8 months to replace and install new roof sealed drain pipes at the Angus Recreation Centre. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 20 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$39,400 over 5 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $39,400 grant over 5 months to install new fire detection equipment and purchase new windows to achieve better energy efficiency. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 6,400 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$123,800 over 11 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $123,800 grant over 11 months to renovate three outdoor classrooms and implement other capital upgrades to the Centre. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping conservation and restoration efforts be better planned and more sustainable, and has an impact on the lives of 30,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: September 14, 2016

$74,500 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,500 grant over 12 months to collaborate with community partners to develop a sustainable social service resource for low-income families. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 99,999 people in the community.

Approval Date:
September 29, 2016

Submission Deadline: July 6, 2016

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to provide home supports to people with intellectual disabilities at risk of homelessness in York Region. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 20 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$400,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $400,000 grant over 36 months to expand Back In The Saddle, a re-employment program for people with mental health issues. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$199,800 over 35 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $199,800 grant over 35 months to inventory private lands for ecological significance in three Simcoe County townships and enhance landowner stewardship. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people connect with the environment and understand their impact on it, and has an impact on the lives of 3,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: July 6, 2016

$12,900 over 7 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $12,900 grant over 7 months to launch the first Midland Ukulele Festival in May, 2017, engaging people to collaborate through music. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: July 6, 2016

$20,900 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $20,900 grant over 12 months to develop a children's choir as an after-school project. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 60 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$115,300 over 24 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $115,300 grant over 24 months to replicate evidence-based physical activity programs for children with a disability aged four to 12. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping Ontarians participate in an active lifestyle, and has an impact on the lives of 900 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: July 6, 2016

$75,000 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 11 months to research youth attitudes, behaviors and concerns around substance use in York Region. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping parents, caregivers and adult allies have the skills to support children and youth who are facing barriers, and has an impact on the lives of  2,000 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: July 6, 2016

$67,100 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $67,100 grant over 11 months to research the needs of York Region seniors with complex vulnerabilities to design service delivery strategies. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people have a say in shaping the services and programs that matter to them, and has an impact on the lives of  61,000 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$104,300 over 23 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $104,300 grant over 23 months to expand a mentoring program for newcomer youth aged 8 to 14 across York Region. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of  120 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$300,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $300,000 grant over 36 months to hire staff for My Second Home, a drop-in day program for people with mental health challenges. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of  2,500 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$402,000 over 35 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $402,000 grant over 35 months to develop a breakfast program for unemployed Barrie women, renovate work space, and hire an executive director. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of  6,000 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$295,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $295,000 grant over 36 months to hire an executive director and offer peer support to parents of youth facing barriers. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping parents, caregivers and adult allies have the skills to support children and youth who are facing barriers, and has an impact on the lives of  22,000 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$750,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $750,000 grant over 36 months to launch a program connecting children to the environment at Clearwater Farm on Lake Simcoe. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people connect with the environment and understand their impact on it, and has an impact on the lives of  2,700 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$650,400 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $650,400 grant over 36 months to grow the Collaborative Community Transportation Connector Program, giving more options to isolated residents in York Region. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of  1,332 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: August 5, 2016

$30,000 over 8 months

This grant will strategically connect young people and seniors in schools and in the community to reduce the social isolation of both generations.

Submission Deadline: June 22, 2016

$182,100 over 23 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $182,100 grant over 23 months to create a comprehensive, high impact bee education program at the Kortright Centre for Conservation. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people connect with the environment and understand their impact on it, and has an impact on the lives of  10,000 people in the community.

 

Approval Date:
June 23, 2016

Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$75,000 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 11 months to develop year-long workshops to provide life skills that will empower indigenous youth. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 150 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$51,000 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $51,000 grant over 11 months to develop a program to train and empower people to monitor their local headwater streams. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people participate in ecosystem conservation and restoration efforts, and has an impact on the lives of 330 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$51,400 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $51,400 grant over 12 months to reduce social isolation in women from Farsi-speaking nations through mentoring and social activities. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 360 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$73,800 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $73,800 grant over 12 months to develop Diabetes Support Dogs programming mitigating mental health issues for children/youth with diabetes. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 180 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$65,600 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $65,600 grant over 11 months to launch a seniors-youth entrepreneurship mentorship program that shares knowledge and connects generations. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$73,400 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $73,400 grant over 12 months to provide "CommunityCooks", a program providing commercial kitchen job training to women in Newmarket. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people have the skills and knowledge to achieve greater financial independence, and has an impact on the lives of 300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$18,700 over 7 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $18,700 grant over 7 months to create a multi-discipline storytelling festival called Short Tales for October 2016. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of  500 people in the community.

 

Submission Deadline: April 6, 2016

$50,300 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $50,300 grant over 12 months to connect and protect natural heritage systems in Simcoe County and communities in the Nottawasaga watershed. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping conservation and restoration efforts be better planned and more sustainable, and has an impact on the lives of  500 people in the community.

 

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