Durham, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge
March 4, 2015
$148,900 over 36 monthsTo hire a Manager of Resource Development, to support increased programming for community members affected by HIV/AIDs in Durham Region. This investment will support the organization as it works to increase its fundraising initiatives.
$143,000 over 24 monthsTo support a collaborative Co-op Mentorship Program, which will see four area Big Brothers Big Sisters programs coming together to expand the reach and impact of school-based mentoring. This program will pair secondary and post-secondary students with elementary school children.
$95,500 over 12 monthsTo invest in new equipment, which will ensure a quality ice surface and improve access to recreational facilities in this community.
$100,000 over 12 monthsTo increase accessibility to summer and environmental camps for children, youth and adults with physical disabilities by renovating three cabins to be fully accessible. This investment will also enhance the sustainability of the camp by reducing energy costs and making the cabins energy efficient.
$86,300 over 24 monthsTo hire a coordinator who will work to develop and prepare program materials and equipment for francophone camps in Pickering and Whitby. This coordinator will also support afterschool programming at these camps, and contribute to the long term sustainability of this program.
$167,600 over 36 monthsTo fund the salary of an outreach coordinator, who will work to increase awareness of energy conservation and sustainability practices for businesses in the Durham Region.
$186,600 over 36 monthsTo hire an Executive Director, who will work to increase the organization's capacity, with a specific focus on implementing operational, communications, governance and volunteer recruitment plans. The new Executive Director will also oversee the construction and move to a new physically accessible facility.
$156,000 over 36 monthsTo form an Arts, Culture and Heritage Council, who will support the ongoing development of the sectors in the Peterborough area. This investment will support the new organization as it encourages skills-sharing and hosts professional development workshops, while raising the profile of all three sectors.
$40,100 over 12 monthsTo increase support for vulnerable youth and adults living in the Port Hope area by investing in a management and governance plan for this organization.
$89,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase a new truck and forklift, which will support community home builds and also increase capacity to pick up donated items for resale.
$18,000 over 12 monthsTo hire a project coordinator who will support the creation of comprehensive business and operational plans. By increasing organizational capacity, more housing and service options will be developed for local youth who are at risk.
$117,000 over 36 monthsTo hire an administrator and an apprentice technician, which will support increased programming and community engagement. This investment will also fund the purchase of new equipment.
$54,100 over 12 monthsTo invest in new soccer equipment, including storage. This will increase the quality of the programming and access to sport for youth and adults in Cavan Monaghan Township.
$204,100 over 36 monthsTo hire an Executive Director, who will work to enhance programming, community awareness and volunteer engagement for the local LGBTQ community. This investment will also support the costs of a leadership camp for LGBTQ youth and allies.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo upgrade the tennis courts by installing new lights, so that the facilities can be used in the evening. This investment will also make the club more accessible to those with diverse abilities, by renovating the washroom to make it wheelchair accessible.
$49,500 over 12 monthsTo renovate this community space by upgrading aging washrooms, building a shelter over the building's exit and replacing the current doors. This investment will also support the installation of a generator, which will provide electricity in the event of power outages.
$65,100 over 36 monthsTo provide access to cricket for young people in Durham Region by investing in equipment, coaching, and volunteer certification.
$43,300 over 12 monthsTo hire a fundraising consultant and part-time fundraising coordinator, who will work to increase the organization's financial sustainability and expand programming for homeless youth and families.
October 30, 2014
$78,000 over 12 monthsTo make this well-used community building more accessible by renovating the washrooms and installing an elevator and an automatic door opener to the front door.
$30,000 over 24 monthsTo facilitate access to quality arts performances and music education by contributing to the part-time manager's salary while the organization works toward greater long-term sustainability.
$111,800 over 48 monthsTo hire a project manager and shoreline evaluators to conduct shoreline assessments of local lakes and develop naturalized demonstration sites, which will increase community engagement and stewardship in safeguarding ecosystems.
$122,500 over 24 monthsTo contribute to management and office expenses and community improvements in public areas and special events, which will build the capacity of this new organization to further the social and economic vitality of the local community.
$52,500 over 12 monthsTo enhance leadership opportunities for young leaders in Durham Region through the development of the Community Leadership Development Program which will provide young nonprofit, public and private sector workers with the skills and expertise to become successful community leaders.
$115,500 over 24 monthsTo increase the capacity of the local sport and recreation sector by providing start-up funding for coordination, training and communications related to the development of a new Sports and Recreation Council in the City of Kawartha Lakes.
$37,500 over 12 monthsTo hire a part-time Project Coordinator and to support program costs for events celebrating the organization's 30 years in the community. This investment will also engage youth in learning more about francophone history in the Durham region.
$198,000 over 36 monthsTo increase organizational capacity by hiring a full-time Volunteer Coordinator, a full-time Assistant Warehouse Manager, and funding volunteer recruitment and the purchase of new equipment. These investments will ensure that families in need will have access to emergency food supplies.
$47,000 over 12 monthsTo replace two furnaces and air conditioners with energy efficient models and make minor repairs to the roof of the Museum, which will increase access to and enjoyment of arts and cultural programming.
$33,800 over 12 monthsTo purchase a vehicle that will primarily transport francophone seniors and other individuals facing mobility issues to community programs throughout the area. This will reduce social isolation for these vulnerable populations.
$142,200 over 36 monthsTo increase access to quality classical music performances and education in Peterborough by hiring a coordinator to organize and promote the Bravo Concert series. This investment will also support expanded programming for youth and families.
$10,000 over 12 monthsTo build volunteer capacity and create a volunteer database which will support the 2015 Ontario 55+ Winter Games in Haliburton County. The volunteer database will be accessible to all local nonprofit groups following the event.
$141,300 over 12 monthsTo increase access to food and skills required for healthy, affordable nutrition by building an addition to the Lloyd Watson Community Centre. The project will increase aquisition and storage capacity for local food banks, and enhance food-related programming in the community.
$45,400 over 24 monthsTo engage community residents in the downtown south neighbourhood of Peterborough to contribute to the design of streets, parks and public spaces that promote walking, biking and active transportation.
$59,500 over 12 monthsTo pilot the Pathway's Singing Program with Long Term Care Facilities, Alzheimer's Societies, and other organizations supporting people living with dementia in Durham Region, Haliburton County, the City of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County. Pathway's Singing Program aims to improve the quality of life, sense of connection with others and cognitive functions for people living with dementia or Alzheimer's.
$121,500 over 36 monthsTo hire a Group Worker to facilitate parent education and support groups for young parents, enhancing parenting skills for young parents in the Durham Region.
$12,200 over 12 monthsTo replace a portion of the roof which will maintain and increase access to the space for community groups, who offer social and educational programming in the Fenelon Falls area.
$95,000 over 15 monthsTo complete a capital campaign feasibility study and communications materials, which will enable the museum to raise funds for the construction of a new waterside facility in Peterborough. This new facility will offer improved space for education programs, exhibits and community events.
$113,300 over 36 monthsTo support enhanced community engagement and organizational sustainability by hiring a Volunteer Engagement and Event Coordinator. The project will increase the organization's capacity for volunteer recruitment and management, and fund development.
$46,700 over 24 monthsTo expand and organize its musical repertoire and expand its membership and audience base, by completing of a marketing survey and creating new promotional materials which will target younger prospective members.
$7,200 over 12 monthsTo create a new accessible playground, which will offer outdoor recreation opportunities for children and families in the Hamlet of Warsaw.
$85,000 over 12 monthsTo equip and staff a new indoor training facility to improve training and development for players, coaches and officials participating in house league and competitive baseball and other sports in the Whitby area.
$159,200 over 36 monthsTo hire a coordinator who will further develop an integrated, one-stop service for abused women in Peterborough and Haliburton. This coordinator will also collaborate with community stakeholders and provide information to the community on barriers faced by these women.
$74,900 over 12 monthsTo increase access to affordable and nutritious food by piloting food programs in two rural communities and continuing the development of the Peterborough City and County-wide Nourish Program.
June 26, 2014
$131,200 over 36 monthsTo hire a Co-op Manager and update the organization's business plan. This will result in increased profile in the community and contribute to the growth of a local, sustainable food system in Peterborough.
$108,600 over 12 monthsTo increase physical activity and community involvement for children and young adults by building an outdoor skate park in a small rural community.
$20,000 over 6 monthsTo hire a consultant and part-time coordinator, who will assist in the development of a strategic plan. This will help the organization provide stronger service delivery to hundreds of French speaking African newcomers in the Durham region.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo increase recreational opportunities for people of all ages by converting one of two ice-pads into a multipurpose facility with indoor turf.
$71,400 over 12 monthsTo support an organizational renewal process which will result in a more sustainable organization, and improve the quality of life for persons with disability in Peterborough. This investment will support the hiring of a Project Manager and Change Management Consultant and also costs associated with coordinating the 2nd Inclusion Conference.
$134,900 over 48 monthsTo invest in maintenance equipment and nets and goals for new fields, as well as hiring two part-time staff to support technical coaching. This grant will benefit five thousand players, including 3600 house-league members, and some 250 volunteers.
$23,900 over 12 monthsTo replace the roof and repair roadways and the performance track at the Fenelon Fairgrounds. These repairs are necessary to continue to host community events at this facility.
$8,000 over 12 monthsTo upgrade kitchen facilities by investing in a new commercial dishwasher and sink, which will increase energy efficiency and reduce the workload on volunteers.
$225,000 over 36 monthsTo support the development of the Greater Peterborough Area Climate Change Action Plan. A comprehensive community engagement process across the City, eight Townships and two First Nations communities will result in the creation of a local action plan that will guide the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption for the region.
$221,800 over 36 monthsTo increase access to recreational activity, particularly for children and youth, by upgrading facilities at the ski lodge and increasing support for volunteer coaches.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo increase accessibility to the Jack Burger Sports Complex for people with disabilities or mobility challenges by making upgrades to the viewing area, change rooms and by installing an elevator and two aquatic pool lifts. This grant will also support a new Para-Learn-to-Swim program.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo create a community food hub by investing in upgraded kitchen equipment. These renovations will support an existing social enterprise, North House Catering and encourage the development of other social enterprises in Cannington.
$80,600 over 12 monthsTo upgrade the electrical systems at the Port Perry Fairgrounds. This investment will enable the facility to continue to host community events.
$210,000 over 36 monthsTo improve access to services for children and youth at risk of violence in Northumberland by piloting a new, integrated model of service delivery. This will include group programs and counseling.
$148,000 over 12 monthsTo increase and diversify physical activity opportunities for people of all ages by installing artificial turf in a new sports facility to be built in a small, rural community.
$135,900 over 12 monthsOver one year to install a lift and a new accessible washroom on the lower level in the Peterborough Lions Community Centre, which will ensure barrier-free access to the entire facility and enable enhanced community use of this facility.
$38,000 over 12 monthsTo hire a part-time Executive Director and support a storefront Community Art Studio in Oshawa and create a safe, supportive space for individuals and families to participate in the creation of art. This investment will ensure that studio services will be offered at no or low cost in order to ensure that all members of the community, including those who are most marginalized, can take part.
$175,400 over 36 monthsTo engage seniors and mobilize community stakeholders in a joint effort to make Peterborough an Age-Friendly Community, in accordance with the guidelines set out by the World Health Organization.This investment will support hiring a Coordinator who will develop an Age-Friendly Plan for the City and County, under the direction of the Peterborough Council on Aging.
$30,000 over 12 monthsTo revitalize Elvin Johnson Park by installing new playground equipment and picnic tables and enhancing shoreline protections.
$50,000 over 12 monthsTo repair the grandstands at the Sunderland Fairgrounds and create a barrier free viewing area at ground level, which will preserve the facility and increase its use for the annual fair and other community events.
$25,500 over 12 monthsTo increase access to local history by building and promoting a digital archive of heritage artifacts and materials. This grant will support hiring two part-time staff.