Quinte, Kingston, Rideau
March 4, 2015
$22,900 over 12 monthsTo provide individuals with mobility issues opportunities to participate in recreational programming, by investing in accessibility renovations to the shooting range.
$100,700 over 12 monthsTo make the programs of this organization more accessible to community members of diverse abilities, by installing a chair lift. This investment will also support the purchase of lockers for the pool area.
$114,800 over 36 monthsTo hire an additional staff member, so that the organization can provide support and programming to its clients on every day of the week. This investment will also support accessibility renovations to a washroom and the purchase of materials like beds and sheets, so that emergency shelter can be provided for women in need.
$43,500 over 12 monthsTo expand access to the iTeachnology program, in partnership with Lanark County Interval House, which will increase computer literacy and access to technology for women in rural Ontario.
$150,000 over 36 monthsTo hire a full-time staff member who will provide programming to children at Lily's Place and support families as they search for permanent housing. This initiative is part of a partnership with the City of Kingston, as part of a 10-year plan to eliminate homelessness in Kingston.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo create barrier-free access to resources at the local library by purchasing accessible computer hardware and software, and large print books.
$100,000 over 12 monthsTo install an accessible splash pad, which will increase opportunities for physical activity for members of the community.
$20,400 over 12 monthsTo renovate the tennis court area, which will make the club safer for members and support its efforts to increase membership in the Township of Rideau Lakes.
$91,100 over 24 monthsTo increase skill development and participation of volunteers by hiring a Volunteer Coordinator.
$17,400 over 12 monthsTo install energy efficient lighting on the outside of the building and around the curling rink area.
$196,200 over 36 monthsTo further develop the Two Rivers Food Hub through partnership building and purchasing capital equipment for food storage. This initiative will increase the amount of food grown and purchased locally, supporting economic resiliency and reducing travel distances for food in Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Counties.
$54,800 over 12 monthsTo maintain this space for community use by replacing the boiler and repairing the roof, which will also increase energy efficiency.
$169,100 over 36 monthsTo hire a site coordinator for the Paths of Courage Residential Healing Program, which works with survivors of sexual abuse to offer team- and trust-building programming.
$58,200 over 24 monthsTo hire an Events and Promotion Coordinator who will manage the execution of Tay Valley's 200th anniversary celebrations in 2016. This event will bring thousands of visitors to the township, promoting learning about the region's heritage and culture.
$129,300 over 12 monthsTo purchase a sound system, wireless communication hardware and a dimmer system, which will increase sound quality, community rentals, and safety in the Spring and Firehall Theatres in Gananoque.
$8,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase a pool lift, which will enable the Town to provide barrier-free access to their indoor swimming pools.
October 30, 2014
$33,500 over 12 monthsTo purchase new granite curling stones, which will enhance access to recreational activities and improve the sporting experience for local curlers of all ages.
$61,700 over 12 monthsTo renovate a building that will house a youth-run social enterprise canteen. It will also provide space available for rent by community members, generating funds for youth programming.
$141,200 over 12 monthsTo increase accessibility to community programs through the installation of an elevator, automatic door openers, and renovations to create barrier free washrooms at this well-used community facility in Kingston.
$76,400 over 24 monthsTo hire a Community Capacity Quality Coordinator to build on the Anti-Stigma campaign promoted by the organization. The initiative will strengthen current and foster new relationships with other service providers through improved communication strategies and will also build internal capacity and sustainability through the development of a strong volunteer program.
$12,800 over 12 monthsTo purchase shuffleboard equipment to provide local seniors in the Greater Napanee area with continued recreational opportunities.
$56,500 over 12 monthsTo invest in new equipment as well as complete facility improvements, which will improve capacity of the Club to expand programming for those who may not be able to regularly use a trampoline safely such as those with special needs, school groups and seniors.
$36,600 over 24 monthsTo hire a workshop coordinator and cover program expenses for the Film Lab program, which is a series of new workshops that will be delivered in partnership with diverse community organizations, which will increase exposure to film as well as increase technical skill development for over 1,000 people in Kingston.
$100,300 over 24 monthsTo hire a full-time Supportive Housing Coordinator, who will create protocols that will assist with overseeing the daily operations of Robin's Hope. This will significantly reduce the workload of front line staff at this second stage transitional home for women, enabling them to support the women during this critical time in their lives.
$37,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase new crash mats for the skating oval, which will increase program safety for their members skaters and help the club meet Speed Skate Canada and the Ontario Speed Skating Association requirements for hosting Provincial level events.
$150,000 over 12 monthsTo restore the historical Christ Church front hall and stain glass windows, which will enable community members and visitors to the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte territory to use the space for meetings and events. This investment will preserve the historical and cultural significance of this church.
$5,400 over 12 monthsTo rebuild the ice plant compressor, which will increase the ice quality for members and visitors, and to build a shed to store furniture, which will maximize the capacity of the lounge when hosting community events or club activities.
$150,000 over 24 monthsTo hire two part-time Coordinators to run programs in newly amalgamated regions of Prince Edward and Northumberland County. The agency will partner with local service delivery organizations and businesses to ensure quality programs are delivered to children and youth in foster care and those facing multiple barriers out of care.
$36,800 over 12 monthsTo undertake office renovations, facilitating the opening of an Immigrant Legal Clinic and the creation of confidential meeting space. This investment will allow the organization to increase services provided to the local immigrant community.
$67,200 over 12 monthsTo repair a leaking roof. This will enable the organization to re-open its kitchen facilities, resume associated programming and improve the food bank's working environment.
$31,200 over 12 monthsTo install an elevator lift which will improve access to community events and gatherings and make the facility more physically accessible.
$149,800 over 24 monthsTo hire two staff who will implement Kingston's Sustainability CoLab initiative, which will engage local businesses and organizations in setting and achieving targets for reducing green house gas emissions.
$31,800 over 12 monthsTo invest in new equipment, which will increase safety for gymnasts and ensure that the Club is meeting International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) specifications for construction and safety.
$77,000 over 12 monthsTo resurface an outdoor rink in the township of Delta, which is used year round as a community event and sporting location.
$80,000 over 12 monthsTo create a 1.5 kilometer paved trail around the grounds of the local Recreation Complex, which will provide more opportunities for community members to access unstructured outdoor active living activities.
June 26, 2014
$51,100 over 12 monthsTo increase access to affordable housing and support services for people who are living with HIV/AIDs and are at risk of homelessness in Belleville. This investment will provide an accessible washroom, a community meeting room and a transitional housing unit.
$49,000 over 12 monthsTo invest in wheelchair accessible transportation for children, youth and adults in Bancroft by purchasing a new van.
$31,300 over 12 monthsTo improve access to recreational and social opportunities for local residents by upgrading kitchen facilities and making repairs to the roof of the Lions Club hall.
$150,000 over 36 monthsTo hire an Executive Director for the Quinte West Youth Centre and expand services and programs for youth 12 to 18 years old.
$13,900 over 12 monthsTo invest in new equipment and support programs that aim to preserve and celebrate Irish culture through camps, festivals, language dance and more for hundreds of participants and visitors each year in Tamworth.
$101,500 over 36 monthsTo offer the evidence-based Thinking About Epilepsy program to over 4,000 students and teachers in Frontenac, Leeds and Grenville, and Lennox and Addington counties. This will increase awareness of epilepsy and understanding of how to respond to a seizure, and reduce stigma that surrounds epilepsy.
$36,300 over 12 monthsTo hire a coordinator for their successful BOX program and partner with local social service agencies to provide performing arts programming to 75 clients, which will increase their engagement with arts and culture in Kingston.
$154,200 over 24 monthsTo strengthen sailing services for this community by investing in coaching and training. This grant will fund hiring youth coaches, minor training of staff and volunteers and also the purchase of new equipment.
$2,600 over 12 monthsTo increase attendance to the Highland Games Festival by providing sporting equipment that include: weights, hammers, sheaf bags, throwing trigs and a hammer cage.
$17,500 over 12 monthsTo invest in equipment which will help preserve and share historical and genealogical records, photos and documents by digitizing the material and making it widely available in the Kanhiote Tyendinaga Territory Public Library.
$103,800 over 36 monthsTo increase access to fitness and healthy lifestyle programs through hiring a Fitness Coordinator for the Tyendinaga Fitness Resource Centre. This centre serves residents of the Tyendinaga Territory and neighbouring communities.
$75,000 over 12 monthsTo update aging infrastructure at the club by replacing the playing surface, which will help attract new members to the facility.
$20,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase equipment to establish a new community radio station. This will showcase local artists and organizations to the broader community.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo invest in new and updated fire safety systems and other equipment for this facility, which is used by hundreds of community members on a monthly basis.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase portable bleachers for the festival venues to reduce overcrowding and improve sight lines. These bleachers will also be used by various other local festivals and groups in Almonte.
$34,500 over 12 monthsTo invest in new on air broadcasting equipment and an improved website. This will improve the quality of the campus-community radio station's programs and raise its profile for listeners in the Kingston region and around the world.
$134,000 over 24 monthsTo hire a Community Resource Development Coordinator. This new role will facilitate the development of community partner relationships and contribute to the long term sustainability of the organization. This investment will also help to implement a program called "Guy Time" in local schools for boys in grades 7 to 9.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase new bed frames and mattresses, which will reduce the likelihood of future bed bug infestation. This investment will also support the purchase of a new boiler, to reduce operating costs for the organization.
$30,300 over 12 monthsTo deliver capacity building workshops for not-for-profit organizations in Kingston. This will help to expand the fundraising and communication skills of these organizations and develop new partnerships between groups in Kingston.
$25,700 over 12 monthsTo digitize thousands of birth and death certificates. This will preserve historical records, and benefit visitors who are interested in their family lineage and others who are interested in this type of research in Prince Edward County.
$45,300 over 12 monthsTo improve access to recreational and social opportunities for youth facing multiple barriers by installing accessible washrooms. Funds will also contribute to insulating a former warehouse area to create additional programming space.
$15,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase and install new lighting for the theatre. This will improve physical space for arts and culture in Picton.
$75,000 over 24 monthsTo hire staff who will aid in the planning and executing of 200th anniversary activities in 2016. This heritage celebration is anticipated to draw over 20,000 visitors to Perth.
$85,800 over 12 monthsTo construct an accessible washroom at Centennial Park, which will help provide barrier-free access to the park and its 15,000 annual visitors.