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Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Sudbury

 

Approval Date:
March 4, 2015

Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$5,700 over 12 months

To renovate the gallery and community conference room, adding new equipment that will make it more user friendly for meetings and events in Chapleau.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$58,700 over 12 months

To make this Francophone seniors centre more accessible by renovating and upgrading washroom facilities.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$25,000 over 12 months

To celebrate the 400 years of Francophone presence in Ontario by celebrating Franco-Ontarian and Métis cultures. To help promote 2015 events, funds will be used for marketing, performers' fees and other program costs.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$8,500 over 12 months

To cultivate community gardens that will help develop local and sustainable food systems. Funds for this collaborative initiative will be used to purchase gardening materials.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$154,300 over 36 months

To increase the capacity of reThink Green, a collaborative initiative that engages people in their local environment. Funds will be used to hire an Executive Director, cover program costs and purchase a data management platform that will foster communications with individuals and organizations in the area.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$45,000 over 12 months

To assist this collaborative initiative in hosting events in 2015 that celebrate 400 years of Francophone history in Ontario and promote local communities. Funds will help with marketing and program costs.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$74,800 over 24 months

To hire a project coordinator and provide operational capacity for the development, construction, signing and launch of seventeen access points along Lake Superior completing the water portion of the Trans Canada Trail in time for Canada's 150th Birthday and Trans Canada Trail's 25th Anniversary in 2017.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$55,000 over 24 months

To provide greater access for children, youth and their families to Francophone theatre and cultural programs. Funds will be used to hire a coordinator, produce education materials and help with marketing.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$14,700 over 12 months

To ensure this community arts and culture space is more accessible to people of all ages and abilities by installing automatic door openers. Funds will also be used to purchase new tables and chairs.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$82,600 over 12 months

To improve the infrastructure and safety features of an outdoor community rink by redoing the concrete surface and installing dasher boards that absorb player impact. These upgrades will increase the number of local sports activities at the site.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$57,500 over 12 months

To purchase new equipment and provide training for volunteers. These improvements will increase accessibility to both water and alpine ski programs by reducing physical and economic barriers in the Algoma Region.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$12,200 over 12 months

To upgrade this community centre by adding a new drop ceiling with updated lighting, and a new floor. This project will ensure a safe gathering place is available for all residents of Iroquois Falls and surrounding areas.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$31,000 over 12 months

To establish an ash tree seed conservation program to help protect the species against the area's Emerald Ash borer infestation. A Seed and Native Species Technician will be hired to oversee the initiative.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$15,000 over 12 months

To establish the Greater Sudbury Festival and Events Network, strengthening the capacity of the arts and culture community. Funds will be used for facilitators' fees, training, website development, and workshops.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$48,900 over 12 months

To enhance both player and coaching development for soccer in the area by hiring a District Administrator and expanding volunteer training opportunities.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$150,000 over 12 months

To increase accessibility by installing an elevator, which will allow people of all ages and abilities to use the building for community meetings and events in South Porcupine.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$50,000 over 12 months

To celebrate the 400th Anniversary of Francophone presence in Ontario. Funds will be used to help with performers' fees, marketing and program costs for celebrations in Timmins and surrounding area in 2015.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$150,000 over 12 months

To reduce risk of flooding and structural damage at this community space by re-engineering and installing a new storm and sewer system, ensuring the building's longevity.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$15,000 over 12 months

To make the Community Volunteer Income Tax program and other local programs more accessible for low-income families. More volunteer training opportunities will be provided. Funds will purchase a server and computer equipment.
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

$66,000 over 12 months

To increase awareness around gardening and food security issues. Funds will be used to engage local residents by building a community greenhouse, planting gardens, purchasing equipment, and hosting workshops.

Approval Date:
October 30, 2014

Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$23,500 over 12 months

To replace the roof of the seniors' centre in Greater Sudbury. This will ensure that the multi-use facility is safe for participants and that programs, services and activities are maintained in the area.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$60,000 over 12 months

To create and facilitate training modules highlighting Group of Seven Artists. Training will be offered to residents, organizations and tourism operators across the Algoma Region, thereby strengthening the capacity, vibrancy and growth the region's artistic and cultural community.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$145,800 over 36 months

To implement Fruit For All, an urban fruit gleaning program. Funds will be used for staffing and program costs, and to support participating volunteers and community landowners as they help build a sustainable food system for the Greater Sudbury community.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$75,000 over 12 months

To hire a sport and recreation worker to facilitate active living programs, increase awareness of health and physical opportunities and host a youth conference for residents and organizations of Manitoulin Island and the North Shore.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$89,600 over 12 months

To replace outdated equipment with 3 efficient snow guns, a snow tiller, safety netting and race equipment. These upgrades will lower power and water consumption and allow snow-making to start earlier. An extended season will provide more opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to participate in downhill skiing, and increase venues to improve sustainability.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$91,000 over 12 months

To purchase dasher boards, to be installed at the municipally-run outdoor rink in Markstay. The boards will help create and maintain the ice and increase the number of year-round activities that may be offered at the venue.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$10,000 over 12 months

To build on the success of the "When I sing" initiative by supporting costs for program supplies, sheet music, music arrangement, website updates, promotion and a videographer. The initiative promotes positive change and wellbeing for individuals by combining wellness and song, and reaches people who traditionally would not have participated in such activities in Greater Sudbury.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$142,800 over 12 months

To broaden access to free, accessible and safe play areas for children by installing a splash pad in the French River community of Alban.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$133,900 over 12 months

To replace the trusses, install energy-efficient lighting and purchase a new ice compressor for the Central Algoma Centennial Centre in the town of Bruce Mines. These improvements will decrease operational costs, improve ice conditions and ensure that this four-season community facility is available to people of all ages and abilities for a variety of social and recreational activities.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$9,300 over 12 months

To purchase commercial appliances that will enable this grassroots organization to maintain programs, services and activities that strengthen the vibrancy of the cultural community as well as events like the local Blues Festival that have cultural, social and economic impacts in the entire region.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$14,400 over 12 months

To replace the roof shingles the organization's building in Espanola. These improvements will ensure that this aging but well-used facility continues to be available year-round to people of all ages and abilities for a variety of social and recreational activities for many years to come.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$105,000 over 36 months

To fund some staff, program and administration costs associated with strengthening linkages within the sports community. This will increase knowledge and improve the skills of volunteers, staff and athletes, and promote leadership and collaboration in sports and recreation in Greater Sudbury.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$110,300

To hire staff, assist with operational expenses and strengthen the organization's administrative framework. These improvements will allow the group to continue and improve their community arts projects across the Algoma District.
Submission Deadline: July 2, 2014

$15,000 over 12 months

To install a permanent, on-site water source at the two community gardens locations which will help ensure the long-term sustainability of the gardens and support the community's capacity to continue to build local and sustainable food systems.

Approval Date:
June 26, 2014

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$60,500 over 12 months

To engage the community in the creation of three large scale graffiti art projects in the downtown core of Sault Ste Marie. Grafitti Reframed is a collaboration of public and private partnerships that will help educate and engage residents on the potential of graffiti arts and provide training for youth interested in the creation of public art.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$126,700 over 24 months

To implement the business plan for an Employee Assistance Program as a social enterprise that would be available to employers in the Greater Sudbury area. This will enable the centre to maintain and enhance programs and services to help individuals and families resolve difficulties, develop coping skills and learn to make healthier choices. Funds will be used to hire a coordinator and support program costs.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$50,000 over 12 months

To create a business case, concept design and capital fundraising campaign for the creation of a life skills and job training centre that would serve developmentally-challenged adults on Manitoulin Island and the North Shore.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$75,000 over 12 months

To pilot an innovative approach to reducing domestic violence by creating a 'community of practice' where service organizations in the Greater Sudbury area work together to offer a full continuum of service to male abusers and their families, offering programming and counseling from pre- to post-sentencing. Funds will be used to hire staff, and operate and evaluate the program.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$101,100 over 12 months

To install new accessible playground equipment and renovate the field house with a barrier-free washroom and upgrades to the kitchen. A new barrier-free exterior door will ensure the facility is accessible for individuals of all ages and abilities in this community in the Greater Sudbury area. Families with children of differing abilities will be able to visit the park together.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$54,100 over 12 months

To upgrade the sewer pipes and replace a commercial-grade refrigerator. Funds will also be used to hire a communications officer to raise awareness about the programs and services available to Francophone seniors and their families in Greater Sudbury, and to promote active living to reduce isolation .
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$49,100 over 12 months

To repair the exterior of this well-used community building for its safe and continued use by Francophone and Aboriginal community members in Elliot Lake.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$15,000 over 12 months

To purchase an ice shaving machine and supporting accessories to provide safer and higher-quality curling surfaces at the Noëlville arena. The municipality is collaborating with the French River Curling Club to enhance participants' curling experience and promote a healthy and active lifestyle. The equipment will also be made available to surrounding communities.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$44,000 over 12 months

To create a collaborative structure where community organizations can assess and address the needs of newcomers and recent immigrants. Funds will be used to conduct a social network analysis, facilitate discussions around governance and support administrative costs. This will bring English- and French-language service providers together to map existing networks and assess how to better serve newcomer needs in the Greater Sudbury area.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$68,000 over 12 months

To build the capacity of Transgender Social Support Services Inc. (TG Innerselves). This will enable this collaborative project to increase awareness of gender identity issues by providing transgender sensitivity training to businesses and organizations in the Greater Sudbury area. Funds will be used to hire a project coordinator and cover program and administration costs, board development, advertising, travel, and evaluation.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$123,700 over 24 months

To hire an executive director to increase the organization's capacity and financial sustainability, and raise awareness of workplace issues by vulnerable groups including Francophones, women, Aboriginal people and young workers in the Sudbury Region.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$141,900 over 24 months

To complete an environmental assessment and formulate a rehabilitation plan for the area around Stobie Creek. These plans will help to safeguard and restore the ecosystems of Lake Huron and the North Shore, by implementing best practices with the farming community and sharing data with organizations within the Algoma-Manitoulin region. Funds will be used for staffing and program expenses.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$50,000 over 12 months

To provide seed funding to implement the business plan and develop the Northern Ontario Centre for Learning Differences, a support network for groups that work with individuals, particularly children and youth, with learning disabilities and their families across Northeastern Ontario. Funds will be used to support staffing, programing costs, a regional conference and progress evaluation.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$23,800 over 12 months

To create a community garden that is centrally located, accessible by wheelchair and available to the entire community. A committee of volunteers will use the garden to educate residents about the the importance of local and sustainable food systems. Funds will be used to purchase fencing, gates, a shed, tools, benches, soil for raised beds, signage, seeds and rain barrels.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014

$15,000 over 12 months

To install automatic door openers in the Recreation Complex, the largest multi-use facility and community hub in the area. This complex is designated as an emergency response centre and is used for a wide range of recreational activities. The new doors will mean the facility is accessible to people of all abilities.

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