Durham, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge
March 7, 2013
$79,000 over 12 monthsTo support the Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup event that will be held in Oshawa in July 2013. OTF funding will help increase awareness of the sport of wheelchair lacrosse, create a sports volunteer management program and highlight the First Nations origins of lacrosse.
$159,600 over 36 monthsTo further develop coordinated and sustainable services at an integrated, one-stop service provision clinic for abused women in Durham Region.
$59,300 over 36 monthsTo deliver the Game On! mentorship program in ten local elementary schools, which will promote physical activity and healthy eating practices among adolescent boys aged 11 to 14.
$148,600 over 12 monthsTo enhance an existing park in Coboconk with the construction of an open air amphitheatre, which will increase community use of the park and provide a venue for arts and entertainment.
$110,800 over 24 monthsTo hire a program coordinator to enhance the organization's capacity to deliver Community Leadership initiatives and create the Vital Signs Report. This will increase community knowledge and opportunities to strengthen the local not-for-profit sector.
$195,100 over 60 monthsTo develop and implement a coffee kiosk social enterprise in collaboration with the Scugog Memorial Public Library. The coffee kiosk will help develop employment and job skills for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and provide the community with meaningful opportunities to volunteer.
$35,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase lighting and sound and stage equipment to enhance the quality of programming and performances in support of Francophone artists and the arts community in Durham Region.
$87,800 over 12 monthsTo create multi-use recreational trails, which will increase outdoor opportunities for local residents and visitors.
$50,400 over 12 monthsTo increase the organization's capacity to expand the Biodiversity Field Trip program in Durham Region. Funding will provide more students in Grades 3 to 5 with free hands-on environmental learning, and more post-secondary students with meaningful volunteer opportunities.
$137,700 over 24 monthsTo increase the capacity of the Sacred Water Circle in Peterborough and enhance its ability to engage with the community. This initiative will bring traditional environmental messages and teachings of Indigenous people to the broader community and promote collaboration around water issues.
$13,200 over 12 monthsTo increase sport and recreational activities for people with disabilities by purchasing adaptive equipment for fishing and boating programs based in Bewdley, serving people in the counties of Northumberland and Peterborough and beyond.
$10,000 over 12 monthsTo support Seniors Summit events, which will be held in Peterborough City and County in June 2013. The events will promote resources and support services for seniors, host arts and cultural activities and provide a forum to conduct research that will strengthen Peterborough as an age-friendly community.
$10,200 over 12 monthsTo rejuvenate participation in historic cultural activities through expanded promotion and recognition events for previous contestants.
$75,100 over 12 monthsTo improve access to safe and accessible social and recreational opportunities for people of all ages by installing pathways, a playground and benches and by renovating a washroom in this townhouse development.
$100,000 over 12 monthsTo increase opportunities for sport and recreation for all residents by installing lighting at a sports field in Peterborough.
$49,500 over 12 monthsTo support the installation of a wayfinding system, improved pathways and entryways in Glebe Park and along the Head LakeTrail. In addition to promotion of the trails, these upgrades will enhance trail use and physical activity of residents and visitors to Haliburton.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo fund a portion of the renovation costs, which will allow the organization to move into an accessible location and provide enhanced programming for new Canadians.
$40,100 over 12 monthsTo construct a Living Wall at the Clarke Museum, which will provide a sound and visual barrier from the highway and allow enhanced outdoor historical and horticultural programming.
$143,900 over 24 monthsTo improve community knowledge of the risks of tobacco and cannabis use. A variety of school- and community-based initiatives will engage and support youth, fostering resiliency and positive leadership development.
$122,000 over 24 monthsTo foster the growth of local artists and the Peterborough arts community through professional development opportunities, such as internships and workshops. Funding will also go towards the hiring of staff who will explore and implement new strategies on revenue development, marketing and community engagement.
$57,700 over 12 monthsTo increase cultural and social opportunities for seniors and others by purchasing musical instruments.
$149,200 over 12 monthsTo support the installation of a splash pad, which will enhance recreational opportunities for local children and families.
$88,000 over 36 monthsTo educate the Ajax community on the role of pollinators and pollinator plants in protecting local food systems. This initiative will provide community members, especially students and new Canadians, with opportunities to engage in meaningful volunteer activities that support the environment.
$18,800 over 12 monthsTo increase access to information for people with disabilities by purchasing specialized computer equipment for library branches in Grafton, Centreton and Roseneath and by completing related minor renovations at two of these branches.
$159,000 over 36 monthsTo hire a general manager to strengthen the capacity of local food enterprises through the opening of an agri-food incubator and processing facility at the Colborne Industrial Park. This facility will promote investment in the local food economy, support the development of local food entrepreneurs and encourage healthy lifestyles and eating practices throughout the community.
$143,000 over 24 monthsTo strengthen the organization's capacity to deliver arts programming and activities from its new location in downtown Campbellford. Funding will go toward hiring a community engagement coordinator and ensuring the organization continues to provide professional development opportunities for artists and the arts community.
November 1, 2012
$25,000 over 12 monthsTo increase access to artistic programming for vulnerable youth and seniors in Durham Region.
$198,700 over 36 monthsTo implement of a multi-faceted bicycle education and access program, which will encourage cycling as a mode of transportation and a form of recreation. Funding will support staff and program costs.
$34,300 over 12 monthsTo renovate the kitchen and create a new accessible walkway, which will increase use of the facility and enhance physical access for all community members.
$5,300 over 12 monthsTo improve the quality of recreational activity for community members by purchasing groundskeeping equipment.
$76,200 over 18 monthsTo hire a coordinator to develop a service delivery model that deals with hoarding issues in Durham Region.
$57,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment to improve energy efficiency and reduce electricity costs at the club. These improvements will make the facility available off-season and will increase use by curling and non-curling groups throughout Cramhae Township.
$158,200 over 24 monthsTo hire a social enterprise developer to increase and encourage social entrepreneurship and innovation through the development of the Peterborough Centre for Social Innovation, a shared space for socially responsible enterprises and groups in Peterborough and the surrounding area. Partial funding through the Future Fund program will deepen the impact of the grant by widening the window of entrepreneurial opportunity and providing for learning opportunities.
$202,300 over 36 monthsFor staff and program expenses related to delivering environmental education and urban agriculture programs. Local residents, and particularly youth, will be empowered to take a more sustainable approach to their daily lifestyles.
$21,800 over 12 monthsTo purchase woodworking equipment and install new flooring and lighting, which will enable the Club to continue providing opportunities for woodworking in a safe environment.
$83,800 over 24 monthsTo hire a coordinator, which will help increase the number of volunteers and strengthen their engagement in providing emergency shelter and support to youth.
$69,400 over 24 monthsTo implement the Thinking about Epilepsy program, which will raise awareness and understanding about epilepsy among local students and teachers.
$112,300 over 36 monthsTo purchase equipment and to support the development of a youth social entrepreneurship model. The project will increase opportunities for community members, particularly youth, to learn new media and animation skills. Partial funding through the Future Fund program will enable the collaborative to deepen the impact of the grant by enhancing the structure, professional support and breadth of mentorship, engage local businesses and organizations to provide realistic opportunities for youth enterprise, as well as implement a realistic plan to sustain the model over several years.
$68,600 over 24 monthsTo hire a transition coordinator to ensure that WrapAround programs continue to support families throughout the county.
$112,500 over 24 monthsTo hire a Program Coordinator and expand the organization's volunteer engagement and youth leadership activities in Peterborough, resulting in increased awareness and participation in social justice issues.
$36,300 over 36 monthsTo deliver the No Child Left Inside initiative in Peterborough, which will support children and families to spend time outdoors and encourage increased physical and recreational activity.
$49,200 over 12 monthsTo support conducting a needs assessment that will result a better understanding of Francophone seniors in Durham Region. Community engagement will be critical to the success of the project.
$51,300 over 12 monthsTo purchase curling rocks and replace lighting fixtures, which will enhance the curling experience for local participants and spectators.
$12,600 over 12 monthsTo renovate the kitchen and make minor repairs to this community facility located in the Township of Cavan Monaghan. Upgrades will improve conditions for safe food preparation by volunteers.
$147,900 over 24 monthsTo hire staff and provide program support to deliver the Love Your Lake program, which will increase knowledge and opportunities regarding lake stewardship in the Kawartha-Haliburton region.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo make renovations that will address fire safety issues and compliance with Ontario Fire Code and Building Code standards, ensuring continued community access to this important facility in Oshawa.
$160,000 over 36 monthsTo increase access to quality arts and cultural programming in Northumberland County by purchasing a digital projector, reducing rental costs for community groups and introducing an arts education program for children and youth.
$7,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase large-print books and equipment to increase literacy and learning opportunities for people with vision impairment at the Township's two public library branches.
$38,000 over 12 monthsTo recognize the Band's 150th anniversary by developing new programs and delivering three celebratory concerts.
$31,100 over 12 monthsTo replace the heating and cooling system and the flooring to improve energy efficiency and increase the comfort and safety of users of the community facility.
June 28, 2012
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase wheelchair basketball court chairs, cardio equipment and volleyball posts and net, which will increase sports and recreation opportunities for local persons of all abilities.
$19,800 over 12 monthsTo hire and train instructors and purchase materials for an arts education program for senior citizens. The program will enhance the quality of life of the participants by giving them the skills to create new art and will benefit the broader community through the creation of new local artworks.
$102,700 over 36 monthsTo hire a Volunteer Coordinator and support volunteer program costs to revitalize and enhance volunteer recruitment and retainment. Increasing the organization's volunteer base will help ensure that every child who needs a big brother or big sister mentor will have one.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase drums for the Oak Ridge Percussion Society, which offers drum instruction and performance opportunities for local youth.
$113,500 over 12 monthsTo install a ramp and barrier-free washrooms and purchase kitchen equipment for the addition, which will serve as a community hall, accessible to all community groups and residents of the Townships of Cavan-Monaghan and South Monaghan.
$173,600 over 36 monthsTo hire a Resource Development Coordinator and purchase fundraising software and social media and website enhancements. These will increase the organization's capacity for outreach, fund development and volunteer management, ensuring sustainability of this valuable counselling service in Peterborough.
$99,500 over 24 monthsTo hire a coordinator and consultants to provide workshops to established and upcoming entrepreneurs, develop a mentorship program and monitor the need and success of participants. This initiative, with long-term outcomes, will increase the quality of and access to local French services and increase employment opportunities for the Francophone community.
$197,800 over 36 monthsTo hire a Project Coordinator and to cover program and marketing costs. These will enhance the organization's capacity to provide cultural programming and work with other not-for profit organizations in the delivery of Diversity Job Fairs.
$192,300 over 36 monthsTo hire a Project Manager and Coordinator to deliver a program that will support the revitalization of the rural agricultural communities in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough, Halliburton, Durham and Northumberland. It will provide opportunities for farmers and farmland owners to work together toward common goals. Target audiences include new farmers who will be given mentorship and training opportunities, and non-farming farmland owners who will be trained in farmland stewardship and on-farm environmental improvements.
$63,700 over 12 monthsTo build a new entrance shelter and shed, which will improve safety and storage as well as protection from sun and rain. The improvements will enable the Club to continue providing quality tennis programming for all ages in Pickering.
$149,300 over 24 monthsTo hire a Sex Workers Action Network Coordinator and Intern to manage a local network of organizations addressing issues related to sex work. The collaborative will work together to conduct research and launch several innovative human and social service projects aimed at enhancing the overall well-being and safety of individuals engaged in sex work.
$144,000 over 36 monthsTo increase the capacity of the organization to fundraise and leverage community resources through dedicated staff positions. Increased revenue from fundraising will allow the organization to better carry out its mandate to protect the local natural and cultural heritage.
$149,900 over 24 monthsTo hire a coordinator to enhance community programming such as the Simply Supper Program, Milk for Moms, the Diaper and Formula Program, the Crisis Fund and the Recreation Fund. These programs provide vital supports for low-income and at-risk families in the county.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo install accessible washrooms, automatic door openers and a ramp and to upgrade the kitchen, which will create a fully accessible community centre for local residents and visitors.
$65,000 over 36 monthsTo purchase media arts equipment and hire a coordinator to run a new Media Arts Centre. The Centre will benefit artists and art enthusiasts by providing much needed affordable access to artistic equipment and creative production space.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo build a skateboard park at Kennedy Fields, which will increase opportunities for physical activity for local youth.
$3,600 over 6 monthsTo support a strategic planning process, which will provide clear direction for the future through plans to ensure sustainability of this important arts and culture venue in Lindsay.
$90,000 over 12 monthsTo complete roof repairs that will ensure the ice surface is safe for curlers of all ages and abilities.
$28,100 over 12 monthsTo purchase an air conditioning and heating unit. The new unit will enhance the sustainability of this Peterborough-based organization through decreasing heating and cooling costs. The unit will also provide temperature control that will ensure the preservation of important temperature-sensitive archival documents.
$20,000 over 12 monthsTo assist the Club to host the 2012 Minto Cup, a national tournament which will showcase the sport of lacrosse. This will benefit the local youth by increasing awareness of and enrollment in the sport of lacrosse, especially among youth at risk. It will also benefit the entire community through tourism revenue generated by the event.
$4,700 over 6 monthsTo support a visioning day that will engage stakeholders from across Durham Region to share their different perspectives. Together they will develop a framework for addressing barriers faced by low-income residents in accessing community sports and recreation opportunities.