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Approval Date:
March 6, 2014

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$67,000 over 12 months

To increase the capacity of the Francophone community to recruit and train volunteers. This will enable the partner organizations to develop communication and marketing strategies, to increase awareness of programs, services and volunteer opportunities for Francophones in Northwestern Ontario.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$15,000 over 12 months

To build a swim, kayak and canoe area for the community. This investment will provide a safe outdoor space for children and families to participate in water based sports.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$138,300 over 12 months

To purchase vehicles, tools and equipment for the newly expanded Habitat for Humanity "Re-Store". With these investments, the store will increase its revenue which will support the organization as it builds homes for families in need in the Thunder Bay area.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$220,900 over 36 months

To hire a project coordinator to assist the Kenora Substance Abuse & Mental Health Task Force as they work collaboratively with other community groups to develop plan to address local substance abuse issues.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$57,000 over 24 months

To hire a project manager to provide a mentoring program for twenty youth and assist them as they create a reconciliation event. This work will create a sustainable youth leadership program in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug and help increase awareness about First Nation culture, issues and living conditions in remote northern communities.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$14,800 over 12 months

To purchase new furniture and equipment for a multi-media and training room in the public library. This investment will also provide training for community members in the use of new technologies.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$25,000 over 12 months

To hire a part time project facilitator to help implement key steps in the Kinghorn Trail business plan. This includes securing a lease for the trail property and the creation of a detailed development plan through community consultation. The 111 km multi-use recreation trail will provide opportunities for physical fitness activity for residents and visitors in the Thunder Bay region.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$333,800 over 24 months

To hire staff and provide operational capacity for the development, construction, signing and launch of the Path of the Paddle waterway trail in time for Canada's 150th birthday and the 25th anniversary of the Trans Canada Trail in 2017. More than 900 kilometres of waterway and land trails will be completed from the Manitoba border to Thunder Bay via Kenora, Dryden, Atikokan, and numerous First Nations communities.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$14,900 over 12 months

To repair boards, player benches and lighting at the only ice rink in the community. This will increase local participation in winter activities in this remote First Nation.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

$149,500 over 24 months

To hire a coordinator who will facilitate local consultations, on goal setting in the areas of poverty, crime prevention and housing, through the creation of the Thunder Bay Counts Round Table. This work will also develop a mechanism for reporting on these goals, which will help increase quality of life for all residents in Thunder Bay.

Approval Date:
October 31, 2013

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$116,600 over 24 months

To hire a coordinator and fund travel and program expenses. This will enable the project collaborative to provide leadership and entrepreneurial skill-development assistance that will enhance employment opportunities for Francophone youth in need of additional support in Greenstone and area.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$95,000 over 12 months

To install synthetic surfacing on the newly upgraded track at the Dryden High School. This work will help to make the facility more accessible and available for use by community members of all ages and abilities.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$30,200 over 12 months

To hire a project coordinator and fund program and evaluation expenses. This will enable the project collaborative to implement a restorative practice program that will give leaders and service providers the tools to help strengthen relationships and repair harm in a meaningful and inclusive way in the Windsor-Picton-Blucher neighbourhood of Thunder Bay.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$40,000 over 12 months

To construct a picnic shelter and ramp at the Cedar Bay Recreation Complex in Sioux Lookout. This will provide a safer, more accessible, multiuse space for people of all ages and abilities participating in outdoor recreational activities and events.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$38,700 over 12 months

To update plumbing fixtures and install vinyl ice sheets in the curling arena. This will help the club continue providing curling programs for youth, adults and seniors in Kenora and the area.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$15,000 over 12 months

To purchase reading resources and equipment, which will enhance library services for children, youth and families in this small, rural community.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$150,000 over 12 months

To purchase equipment and renovate the facility, making it more accessible and energy-efficient. This will help ensure a well-maintained space for programs and activities continues to be provided for people of all ages and abilities in this small, rural community.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$147,600 over 12 months

To purchase materials, supplies and equipment to renovate a cultural centre and install a greenhouse in the community. This work will provide a suitable and sound location for members and visitors to participate in traditional cultural activities in this small First Nation community.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$13,000 over 12 months

To convert the existing heating system to a natural gas appliance and generator. This will help reduce utility costs and enable the organization to continue providing emergency shelter services for people in the community who are homeless.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$76,000 over 12 months

To purchase new windows and doors for the facility, which will help provide a more energy-efficient and well-maintained space. The club may then continue providing programs and services to children and youth as well as community partners in the neighbourhood.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2013

$43,300 over 12 months

To renovate and purchase equipment to help make the Emo-LaVallee Community Centre more accessible. People of all ages and abilities will then have more opportunities to participate in sports-and-recreation programs and activities in this small rural area.

Approval Date:
June 27, 2013

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$30,000 over 24 months

To hire part-time staff to develop and implement an early adolescent after-school program. This will help increase literacy and social skills development as well as expand services for children at risk in Grades 6 to 8.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$4,900 over 12 months

To purchase a portable ramp. This equipment will help improve access to the stage for people and equipment at the annual folk festival on Lake Superior's north shore and other community events.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$50,200 over 12 months

To establish the Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Club and purchase paddling equipment. This will help the community to provide recreational and competitive dragon boat activity for people of all ages and abilities in Fort Frances.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$68,900 over 36 months

To deliver Sound Sense, a noise-induced hearing loss education-and-prevention program, to 2,400 elementary school children in Thunder Bay and area.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$125,000 over 12 months

To install insulation and new roofing material on the arena portion of the recreation complex. The work will help ensure a safe and well-maintained facility is preserved where people of all ages may participate in sports and recreation activities in this small, rural community.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$7,300 over 12 months

To paint walls and install new ergonomic shelving in the library. This will help to provide a safer and better-maintained facility for people of all ages in the community.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$92,600 over 24 months

To help the organization convert its existing funding database to a new one, which will improve efficiency, fundraising ability and programs, and provide better liaison with partners and funded agencies.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$125,000 over 12 months

To renovate a recreation and culture facility and purchase equipment. The facility and equipment will be used by community groups to offer traditional land-based recreation, culture and healing programs for people of all ages.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013

$15,000 over 12 months

To replace the roof on the facility. This will help provide a safer and better-maintained space for providing programs and services for women and their families in the Kenora area.

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