Durham, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge
March 1, 2012
$104,400 over 36 monthsTo hire a Community Engagement Coordinator to help support the creation of three plays on issues faced by homosexual teens, racism and immigration issues, and people living with disabilities. The plays will engage new communities and help theatre goers better understand challenges faced by marginalized communities.
$36,900 over 12 monthsTo enhance the sustainability of the Co-operative through the purchase of a digital projector. This will allow the organization to access more films at a lower cost, making the theatre a sustainable and viable coummunity cultural hub in Campbellford.
$149,700 over 12 monthsTo build a new splashpad and accessible walkway, which will enhance recreational opportunities for children and families in Uxbridge.
$201,900 over 36 monthsTo support the growth and work of the Social Enterprise Rural Alliance, a multi-sectoral, collaborative social network in Durham Region that promotes and supports social enterprises in rural communities. Funding will provide staffing, learning and outreach, office equipment and furniture, and resource and program development.
$114,800 over 24 monthsTo hire a Coordinator, translate handouts, corporate and other documents, and purchase IT equipment. This will enhance the organization's capacity to engage with and provide services to the local Francophone community.
$48,200 over 12 monthsTo support continued participation in cultural and recreational programs by replacing the roof of this community centre used for a wide range of events and cultural activities.
$116,200 over 36 monthsTo increase the capacity of the Society to deliver programming for women in conflict with the law. It will include restorative justice programs, court diversion programs and one-on-one counselling for this marginalized group of women.
$16,000 over 12 monthsTo complete a market demand study, which will assist the community to assess the feasibility of building a swimming pool and recreation complex in Haliburton County.
$22,700 over 12 monthsTo hire a Rural Outreach Coordinator who will work in the Northumberland region to bring Junior Achievement programming to rural areas. The programming teaches valuable business skills to youth by pairing high school aged youth with business mentors to complete a series of skills training activities.
$220,400 over 36 monthsTo develop the Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science Program, which will blend cultural and indigenous knowledge with scientific knowledge. The program will benefit Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, provide a link to economic opportunities and help build strong communities. Funding will support staffing, resource development and program costs, honoraria and evaluation.
$196,200 over 36 monthsTo hire a Coordinator to design a coordinated English-language training strategy, implement a newcomer integration training plan for employers and community service providers, and create a newcomers Speakers' Bureau. These activities will help to welcome newcomers and support their integration into the community.
$109,600 over 24 monthsTo promote the conservation of heritage trees by engaging the community in research, volunteer training, propagation and tree planting.
$66,600 over 12 monthsTo purchase and install equipment that will enhance the accessibility and sustainability of the new Activity Centre in Peterborough, improve maintenance of the bowling greens and enable expansion of the junior bowling league. Purchases will include audiovisual equipment, a lawn mower and topdresser, short mats for indoor lawn bowling, scoreboards, signage and office equipment.
$130,100 over 36 monthsTo support a respite program for young parents run by the organization and its partners. It will benefit young parents and their children by providing much needed temporary breaks from parenting responsibilities to look for housing, go to medical appointments and study for exams.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo install siding and insulation and replace five windows in the Legion Hall. The upgrades will enable the organization to continue providing a meeting space and recreational opportunities for members and community residents.
$24,300 over 12 monthsTo hold a two-day Poverty to Possibility forum, which will build community capacity and engage stakeholders from the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County in the development of poverty reduction initiatives. Funding will support event coordination, promotion and speaker fees.
$11,300 over 12 monthsTo purchase a trac sign to post events, activities and services offered in Hastings. This will increase awareness of and participation in local events for both residents and visitors.
$224,000 over 48 monthsTo deliver a new comprehensive employment program for older youth and adults with learning disabilities. The Association will offer this program in Peterborough, Northumberland, City of Kawartha Lakes and Clarington.
$24,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment to enhance the environment in the new seniors' centre and enable the Club to provide new recreational activities for its members and the community. Purchases will include a humidifier, drapes and carpet bowling and bingo equipment.
$14,900 over 12 monthsTo complete the Suzy Kernaghan Trail located in Rotary Centennial Park in Colborne. The new trail will contribute to active recreation and encourage healthy lifestyles for residents and visitors.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo install a fish bypass system in the Bowmanville Creek. The bypass will have educational benefits for community members and positive impact on the fish habitat.
$148,400 over 24 monthsTo support the work of the Kawartha Community Food Hub to establish a governance model for the network and strengthen food programming in Peterborough City and County. Funding will support staffing, promotion, mileage, evaluation and meeting costs.
October 27, 2011
$73,700 over 12 monthsTo help purchase and install a splashpad at Tommy Anderson Park, which will enhance recreational opportunities for children and families in Bobcaygeon.
$150,000 over 24 monthsTo retain a landscape architect who will co-ordinate the revitalization of eight acres of green space. A multifaceted outdoor space will be created to provide more sports-and-recreational opportunities for children and youth in Lindsay, and a designated drop-off zone in the parking lot will enhance safety and accessibility for all users.
$225,000 over 36 monthsTo obtain staff and purchase program materials to implement and evaluate affordable after-school programs for children aged 5 to 12 years in priority communities in Durham.
$14,600 over 12 monthsTo purchase safety mats, which will be used to line the sideboards at the rink in order to increase safety for recreational and competitive speed skaters in Clarington.
$90,000 over 12 monthsTo make accessibility improvements to the organization's facility, including the installation of a ramp, a new entrance and a fully accessible washroom. These renovations will make the offices physically accessible to all members of the community, including people with limited mobility and disabilities.
$86,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase a van that is accessible to people with disabilities in Northumberland County. This will expand the organization's services so it can help transport more community members to medical and diagnostic appointments both locally and in other larger centres.
$97,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a youth-prevention educator who will deliver violence-prevention programming in elementary schools in Northumberland County. The sessions will increase youth awareness of issues relating to violence.
$35,300 over 12 monthsTo purchase new equipment for the kitchen and community hall, make renovations to washrooms and install automatic door openers. These upgrades will improve safety and accessibility so the organization can continue providing valuable recreational programs for all members of the community.
$30,000 over 12 monthsTo hire an executive director who will enable the organization to establish and operate a planned, environmentally sustainable demonstration home. The organization and its public profile will be raised through marketing, communications, outreach and education programs, and community partnerships will be strengthened and expanded.
$220,400 over 36 monthsTo support four part-time staff positions, which will help to build the capacity of the organization and enhance its ability to manage volunteers and provide support to individuals with cancer and their families in Durham region.
$118,700 over 36 monthsTo hire a development/sustainability co-ordinator, who will enhance the organization's capacity for fund development, outreach and community engagement. This will increase awareness of Ontario's native turtle populations and provide opportunities for professionals, students and volunteers to become involved and learn about turtle rehabilitation.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase a stove and commercial dishwasher for the Lloyd Watson Community Centre in Wilberforce. The updated equipment will enable increased use of the facility by local residents and community organizations.
$126,000 over 24 monthsTo hire an outreach co-ordinator and counsellor for the Phoenix Program in Durham region. The program provides support and counselling to lesbian, bisexual and transsexual women who are suffering abuse in their intimate relationships.
$151,000 over 36 monthsTo hire a full-time staff person who will be responsible for food security and volunteer management. Better education about nutrition and the production of food will then be available for community members, and the organization's volunteer base will improve for all its programs.
$23,600 over 12 monthsTo hire a part-time co-ordinator who will expand the organization's pool of volunteers. This will enable it to offer additional programs that include one-on-one peer support, group-sharing meetings, educational workshops and camps, and social events for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual youth and their families and friends.
$95,900 over 24 monthsTo hire a volunteer co-ordinator, purchase software and program materials, and engage the organization in a rebranding exercise. A 20th anniversary event will launch the new brand, which will help increase community awareness of green initiatives, enhance donations and encourage more volunteers to become involved in environmental activities.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate the basement and build an accessible washroom and exterior ramp at the organization's new clubhouse at Nichol's Oval. With these improvements, the new facility will provide better sports and recreation activities for community members of all abilities in Peterborough.
$24,700 over 24 monthsTo conduct research that will identify best practices for helping youth who have special needs and developmental disabilities make the transition to adulthood. This will enable the community to better plan and implement strategies and services that will be most effective.
$10,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase lawn and greens equipment, which will enhance the organization's capacity to provide quality lawn bowling opportunities for members and the community.
$10,000 over 12 monthsTo hire a project co-ordinator, obtain workshop facilitators and purchase program materials. This will enable the organization to develop a seminar that provides help for grandparents and families in Durham that are dealing with the loss of an infant.
$141,700 over 36 monthsTo hire a co-ordinator and assistant co-ordinator who will broaden the scope and community impact of the organization's film festivals and programs. The area will then have better access to high-quality local and international films that address social-justice issues and give students hands-on experience with filmmaking and the film industry.
$33,500 over 24 monthsTo hire a part-time administrative assistant who will help the organization implement its five-year strategic plan. Funds will also be used to purchase a lawn mower and a mobile food-preparation unit, which will provide over 500 volunteers with locally sourced nutritious meals during this popular Northumberland County festival.
$154,100 over 36 monthsTo hire a project co-ordinator and purchase program support materials for a Strategic Research Initiative. The organization will explore opportunities to diversify its funding base and convene a social-innovation stakeholder group to support collaborative community-university research partnerships.
$92,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the roof of the Trinity United Church Community Education Centre located in Cobourg. This project will improve the building's energy efficiency and comfort for users so it can continue becoming a barrier-free and inclusive, vibrant, multicultural community centre in the downtown core.
$39,800 over 12 monthsTo improve the organization's efficiency and accessibility with the purchase and installation of upgraded sound-and-lighting equipment. The new system will enhance the theatre experience for performers, volunteers, staff and patrons.
$120,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a resource-development co-ordinator who will increase the sustainability of this Durham-region farm that provides specialized programs to individuals with intellectual, mental health and/or physical disabilities and their families.
June 29, 2011
$125,700 over 12 monthsTo replace the roof and install new pool filters, which will ensure that affordable recreational programs for people of all ages continue to be offered in central Oshawa.
$22,600 over 12 monthsTo complete renovations to the clubhouse, including replacing windows, doors, countertops, washroom fixtures and flooring. This will allow more players to use the facility.
$120,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a development coordinator and launch a long-term fundraising program that will make the museum sustainable and better able to deliver high-quality programming in the Peterborough region.
$57,100 over 12 monthsTo maintain recreational activity by replacing the roof of a facility used by curlers of all ages.
$109,000 over 36 monthsTo support enhanced marketing strategies by creating a part-time marketing coordinator position and marketing materials such as radio advertisements, tv commercials, print and online brochures. This will raise awareness of the region's farmers' markets.
$146,800 over 24 monthsTo conduct research and promote citizen engagement in the issue of aggregate extraction in Durham Region.
$160,000 over 36 monthsTo hire a Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, train and support volunteers. This will increase the organization's capacity to deliver programs related to natural resource stewardship.
$99,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a Development Director who will produce a sound fundraising strategy and implementation plan to ensure the organization's long-term sustainability.
$14,500 over 12 monthsTo mount a professional production of Handel’s Messiah in Haliburton, with chamber orchestra and lead soloists, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Highlands Festival Singers.
$33,300 over 12 monthsTo insulate the cellar, install shelving and create a furnace room at the Rails End Gallery. This will improve energy efficiency and storage space, and enhance the organization's ability to provide arts and culture opportunities for the county.
$166,300 over 36 monthsTo create a volunteer training program that will increase the sustainability of the Amigos program, which creates opportunities for youth with and without intellectual disabilities to develop meaningful relationships.
$5,000 over 12 monthsTo support and enhance ArtWorth Art Camp, which offers hands-on arts education for children and youth of the rural Trent Hills community. Funds will be used to purchase art supplies, train volunteers and support the overall administration of the camp.
$38,400 over 12 monthsTo develop a section of trail in Carew Park in Lindsay that will connect to the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail and Legacy Trail systems. The new trail will contribute to active transportation and encourage healthy lifestyles for residents and visitors.
$61,200 over 18 monthsTo improve access across Durham Region to services and supports by developing a sustainable model for psycho-educational assessments needed by people with cognitive impairments and/or learning disabilities.
$61,900 over 12 monthsTo replace the ice refrigeration plant, which will enable the organization to continue providing opportunities for physical and recreational activity in the community.
$31,400 over 12 monthsTo enable safe and accessible physical activity for children of all abilities by renovating a playground in Keene, in the Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan.
$191,000 over 36 monthsTo hire program staff and purchase program supplies for the Peterborough Community Garden Network. This initiative will enhance innovative community gardening and reduce food insecurity in the region.
$65,500 over 12 monthsTo renovate the kitchen, which will enhance accessibility, improve safety and enable increased community use of the facility.
$106,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the roof on the facility, which will enable the organization to continue providing social and recreational opportunities for members and local residents.
$65,500 over 12 monthsTo make the second floor washrooms and parking lot accessible so people of all abilities can enjoy community programming at the facility.
$188,000 over 36 monthsTo hire a part-time administrative assistant and coordinator who will help open the first residential hospice in the area. This Northumberland-based hospice will serve the community by caring for the terminally ill and their families.
$30,200 over 12 monthsTo increase physical activity and enhance community space by developing an accessible trail for people of all ages in Norwood.
$97,900 over 12 monthsTo purchase fitness equipment for a new multipurpose facility and gym. This will contribute to enhance the physical fitness of local residents.
$83,400 over 24 monthsTo support salaries for a program coordinator and trainer and to fund equipment and training for social service providers to address the issue of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder.
$12,100 over 12 monthsTo install an electronic sign near the main intersection in Omemee. Information about local community events will be posted regularly, thus improving communication and participation in village activities.
$146,300 over 24 monthsTo hire an Outreach and Accessibility Facilitator and Artist Instructors, and to purchase program supplies to launch an accessible arts program for people of all abilities. A satellite office will open in the underserved communities in Brooklyn, with programming targeting culturally diverse communities.
$18,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase furniture and equipment, which will enable the organization to expand social and recreational programming for seniors in its new facility in Peterborough.