Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Sudbury
March 6, 2014
$24,500 over 12 monthsTo drill a new well, and replace the kitchen stove at Leeburn hall. These improvements will ensure that this well-used four-season community facility remains available to people of all ages and abilities for a variety of social and recreational activities.
$31,400 over 12 monthsTo create a mobile training centre and updated website. These improvements will allow the organization to increase the scope of its community outreach and boost its online presence.
$163,500 over 36 monthsTo hire an executive director to identify hunger-related issues and opportunities and to work with community partners to enhance food security for all in Timmins and surrounding area.
$48,900 over 12 monthsTo support Community Mobilization Sudbury. This pilot project seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of early collaboration between several sectors and agencies to assess and intervene in situations involving individuals and families who are at high risk of harm in Greater Sudbury and area. Funds will be used for the pilot's administration and evaluation costs.
$59,000 over 12 monthsTo hire staff and fund program expenses. This will enable the organization to design and implement communication tools and events to support Francophone, Francophile and bilingual families. This will continue to promote and celebrate the French culture and language in Greater Sudbury and area.
$29,700 over 12 monthsTo re-shingle the roof of this community facility in Timmins so that it can continue to provide a safe and comfortable home to three charities providing essential food security and other services for individuals and families facing economic hardship.
$150,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a coordinator to facilitate training and monitor results of the restorative justice circle process. This individual will collaborate with numerous organizations, and help local organizations work together to achieve a safer community.
$80,000 over 12 monthsTo broaden access to free, accessible and safe play areas for children by installing a splash pad in Victory Park in the Donovan neighbourhood of Greater Sudbury.
$149,800 over 12 monthsTo improve the Mississauga First Nation Dream Catcher multi-use sports complex by replacing topsoil, bleachers, fencing and a maintenance gate. These upgrades will provide a safer environment for players of all ages and allow the community to host local and regional tournaments.
$36,300 over 12 monthsTo install rubber flooring inside the community's multi-sport complex to enhance safety for users and to purchase cardio training and soccer practice equipment.
$41,300 over 12 monthsTo develop and deliver an expanded range of arts and culture programs. These improvements will allow this Manitoulin organization to become a regional player in the arts and culture sector, and deliver programs and services to wider and more inclusive audience.
$51,400 over 12 monthsTo purchase sledge hockey equipment, artificial ice, basketball wheelchairs, an access lift and a trailer. This equipment will broaden access to sport and recreation opportunities for disabled individuals across Sault Ste Marie and the North Shore area.
$60,700 over 12 monthsTo replace the ramp to the entrance as well as the kitchen and washrooms within the Hawk Junction Community Hall. These accessibility upgrades will help ensure that this aging, but well-used all-season facility continues to be available to people of all ages and abilities for a variety of social and recreational activities.
$55,000 over 12 monthsTo stabilize and protect the Gilles Lake shoreline from further erosion by reconstructing a 50-metre section of the Gilles Lake Trail. This reconstructed promenade will consist of rock-filled wooden cribs, wooden top decks and a floating dock to improve access to the lake for individuals of all ages and abilities in the Timmins area.
$40,000 over 12 monthsTo install new heaters, windows and lighting in the Dubreuilville arena. These renovations will lower energy consumption and help ensure that this community facility continues to be available year-round to people of all ages and abilities for a variety of social and recreational activities.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment and French language books, software, CDs and DVDs which will enhance library services for people of all ages and abilities, especially youth and seniors.
$60,900 over 12 monthsTo hire a business development officer to assist in the delivery of programming and community outreach to individuals in the communities of Thessalon, Municipality of Huron Shores and Sault Ste. Marie. This organization promotes understanding, cooperation and support for and among members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Two-spirit, & Queer/Questioning (LGBT2SQ) community and their allies.
$55,000 over 12 monthsTo hire an arts coordinator to lead staff and local residents in the creation of an arts cooperative, which would increase the regional profile of the arts and craft sector and unify the artists of Wikwemikong. Manitoulin Island's Wikwemikong is home to reknowned artists whose work is shown in galleries across Canada however there is no recognized local voice or marketing presence for artists.
October 31, 2013
$142,500 over 24 monthsTo hire an executive director and help fund administration costs for this Manitoulin-North Shore arts organization that has a strong environmental focus. This will provide leadership to staff and board members and help deliver programs, which will improve the sustainability of the organization.
$12,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the roof on this Worthington community's only gathering place. This will preserve the integrity and safety of the building so that programs, activities and events may be maintained for the many community partners who participate in them.
$124,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a strategic development officer who will help the organization increase awareness, partnerships, audience participation, fundraising and sponsorship initiatives. New programs will be introduced and tools and services will be leveraged to reach out to individuals of all ages and abilities in Greater Sudbury and area.
$73,300 over 12 monthsTo complete renovations to the roof of the Iron Bridge Lions Club Hall. This project will ensure a safe gathering place is available for all members of the community.
$111,700 over 36 monthsTo hire staff and purchase equipment that will help the organization host special events and a heritage festival, engage youth and become a stronger, more viable social enterprise. This will enable it to continue developing and promoting amateur and professional artists through programs such as its signature KANATA 1534 productions in Greater Sudbury and area.
$108,000 over 12 monthsTo improve accessibility and winterize the organization's clubhouse. These improvements will allow for year-round access and assist with the development of a four-season tourism facility in Western Manitoulin.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the shingles, purchase kitchen equipment and install shelving. This project will ensure the structural integrity of the hall, and ensure a safe gathering place is available for the residents of Spanish.
$28,600 over 12 monthsTo purchase a portable projector and hire a festival coordinator. This project will allow the organization to access new films and increase awareness about mental illness within Algoma Region.
$147,900 over 24 monthsTo hire staff who will enable the collaborative to continue to build strong cross-sectoral partnerships and establish a social development strategy, which will enhance the well-being of community members in Greater Sudbury.
$99,500 over 24 monthsTo fund a director of marketing and research position, outreach and education activities, evaluation and network development. This initiative will enhance and expand programming for children who are disadvantaged in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts.
$62,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase dasher boards, which will be installed at the municipally run outdoor rink. The boards will help create and maintain the ice and increase the number of year-round activities that may be offered at the venue.
$61,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase wireless microphone systems, which will assist the organization in reducing its operational costs, improve the sound quality of its productions, and provide state-of-the-art sound equipment for organizations throughout Algoma Region.
$70,000 over 12 monthsTo complete the renovations to the Kiwanis Community Theatre Centre. This will ensure that the principal delivery system of performing arts theatre is enhanced and available to people of all ages and abilities in Sault Ste. Marie.
$13,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase furniture, equipment, CDs, DVDs and French books, which will enhance library services for people of all ages and abilities.
June 27, 2013
$90,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a new executive director who will provide leadership to staff and board members, as well as facilitate the implementation of a new strategic plan to improve the delivery of programming and the sustainability of the organization.
$50,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment and provide training for volunteers. This will enable the collaborative to establish a fully functioning disaster management program in Moose Cree so the community can begin responding immediately when needed.
$109,200 over 24 monthsTo hire a watershed management facilitator. This position will be integral to engage local stakeholders in becoming effective in the implementation of sustainable water-resources-planning initiatives.
$15,800 over 12 monthsTo install a cover on the building's entrance ramp that will improve safety and ensure accessibility in wintertime. The organization may then continue to offer programs and services to people of all ages and abilities and families facing poverty in Kapuskasing.
$5,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase and install a new kiln. The project will reduce operational costs and provide the opportunity for the organization to attract new participants from across the North Shore Region.
$29,900 over 12 monthsTo install an e-ceiling, which will increase energy conservation and generate savings for the club. This will also assist with the sustainability of the organization, enabling it to offer the sport of curling to individuals in Hearst and the surrounding area.
$19,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase benches and accessible tables to be used at various events in the community. The items will be available to every organization and will help enhance the quality of artistic, cultural and recreational events in Moonbeam and surrounding areas.
$55,100 over 24 monthsTo hire and train a Cree translator. The position will strengthen volunteerism and increase community engagement by removing both language and cultural barriers within the Timmins region.
$21,600 over 12 monthsTo renovate the centre and purchase furniture and equipment. This will enable the organization to provide approximately 1,000 square feet of additional space for increased programs and activities for seniors in Greater Sudbury.
$12,000 over 12 monthsTo remove aging shingles on the building and replace them with a metal roof. This project will increase the life span of the hall and reduce operational costs.
$13,800 over 12 monthsTo replace the flooring, which will help ensure that this aging, but well-used four-season community facility continues to be safe, accessible and available to people of all ages and abilities for a variety of social and recreational activities in Onaping and surrounding areas.
$132,600 over 12 monthsTo replace the windows, roof, flooring, duct work and install a fully accessible entrance to the facility. These improvements will increase accessibility and reduce both health concerns and the operational costs of the building.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate interiors walls, install additional shelving and replace the electrical wiring. These improvements will provide additional floor space to facilitate alternative programming and increase energy efficiency, which will decrease operational costs.
$14,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase percussion instruments. This will increase the number of performances or concerts offered in outlying areas and non-traditional performance venues such as libraries, retirement homes and day care centres. It will also strengthen the presence of the Sudbury Symphony and increase awareness of classical music.
$21,100 over 36 monthsTo design a website, fund outreach activities and a portion of operating expenses. This will enable the organization to strengthen its presence and increase the youth community's awareness of classical music in Sudbury and area.
$8,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase and install new tables, sinks, counter tops, brooms and a surge tank for ice-making. These renovations will help ensure this aging but well-used four-season community facility continues to be available to people of all ages and abilities for a variety of social and recreational activities.
$15,000 over 24 monthsTo fund part of a staff position, program supplies and marketing to support the Leadership Training Network, which will focus on building the community through strengthening the governance of local boards and committees. This will enable the collaborative members to deliver leadership training in both official languages and increase organizational capacity in the not-for-profit sector in the Cochrane district.
$108,800 over 24 monthsTo help fund staff salaries and purchase office supplies, travel, interactive media and safety-planning kits to increase awareness of teen relationship abuse in the district of Cochrane.
$80,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase dasher boards, which will be installed at the municipally run outdoor rink. The boards will assist with the creation and maintenance of ice and increase the number of activities that may be offered at the venue.
$68,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase a condenser needed for ice-making at the recreation centre's rink. This will enable programs and activities to be maintained and increase opportunities for physical activity for community members.
$23,200 over 12 monthsTo purchase an event tent and security fencing. These additions will allow a safe venue to continue being provided for all participants and to attract the crucial vendors, artisans and performers who flock to St Joseph Island events each year.