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Approval Date:
January 10, 2019

Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to install energy efficient windows at a transitional housing facility to help lower operational costs. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 600 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$30,700 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $30,700 grant over 6 months to upgrade equipment and enhance opportunities for structured and non-structured fitness for people with developmental disabilities. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$145,500 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $145,500 grant over 6 months to replace 40-year-old docks, installing barrier-free, AODA-compliant versions. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$15,700 over 10 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $15,700 grant over 10 months to upgrade aging sewing machines and digital arts equipment used by over 1,000 at-risk youth per year. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth be involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to install a lift and make accessibility upgrades to washroom facilities. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 6,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$52,500 over 4 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $52,500 grant over 4 months to renovate rooms used for training and a waiting area for young people who have experienced abuse. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 25,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$80,000 over 3 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $80,000 grant over 3 months to buy a used 35-foot sailboat for a sailing program developed for disadvantaged youth. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure be accessible and available for physical activity, and has an impact on the lives of 5,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 7 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 7 months to renovate theatre washroom facilities, making them fully accessible and gender inclusive. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 30,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$27,000 over 5 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $27,000 grant over 5 months to buy audio-visual equipment to produce disability-focused stories to share on an accessible video platform. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping diverse groups work together to improve community life, and has an impact on the lives of 15,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$49,100 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $49,100 grant over 12 months to buy technical equipment for an arts program and make security upgrades. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 125 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$107,200 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $107,200 grant over 12 months to build an accessible green roof for adults with brain injuries. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 1,200 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$98,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $98,000 grant over 12 months to replace over 30 internal and external doors, and make plumbing and structural upgrades to washrooms. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 20,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$5,000 over 1 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $5,000 grant over 1 month to renovate a facility, CO Space, to continue promoting the work of Ontario-based artists. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 1,200 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$62,100 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $62,100 grant over 12 months to buy equipment for specialized design, innovation, and technology workshops developed for children and youth. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 2,475 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$99,500 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $99,500 grant over 12 months to purchase a new, 17-seat, accessible bus that will support more than 500 clients. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 1,815 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to convert three rooms into a commercial kitchen, offering employment skills and food education for adults and youth. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 12,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$12,600 over 5 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $12,600 grant over 5 months to improve the safety of residents by installing a card reader at entrances and upgrade camera surveillance. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$64,800 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $64,800 grant over 12 months to upgrade an HVAC and card-access system at an emergency shelter housing up to 300-400 youth per year. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 400 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$34,400 over 10 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $34,400 grant over 10 months to expand an urban farm to grow more produce for the community-focused Common Table Market. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 4,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$133,100 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $133,100 grant over 12 months to create a Homework Hub, giving homeless youth space for doing homework or applying for jobs. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 620 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$10,700 over 1 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $10,700 grant over 1 month to install automatic door openers at three entrances, making the building more accessible. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$24,500 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $24,500 grant over 6 months to renovate an unused storage space by adding insulation and installing an air conditioning system. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$140,000 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $140,000 grant over 6 months to buy a Steenbeck flatbed editing table for use by rising filmmakers using analogue film. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to renovate a community space, creating an accessible multi-disciplinary performance venue for local artists and audiences. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 3,200 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$107,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $107,000 grant over 12 months to purchase semi-industrial kitchen equipment, IT equipment for computer labs, and furniture for workshop rooms. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping diverse groups work together to improve community life, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$20,400 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $20,400 grant over 12 months to buy new computer stations, a projector, scanner and chairs for a new community exhibit space. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 3,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$103,100 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $103,100 grant over 12 months to purchase adaptive sports equipment and sport wheelchairs to increase para-sport participation. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure be accessible and available for physical activity, and has an impact on the lives of 700 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$135,800 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $135,800 grant over 12 months to buy new fitness training equipment for people of all abilities. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 720 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$36,000 over 3 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $36,000 grant over 3 months to update technical equipment for a community-based channel, involving media production, broadcasting, and event streaming. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth be involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 2,400 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$35,800 over 9 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $35,800 grant over 9 months to reconfigure existing rooms within the building to create three new gallery spaces. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 5,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 6 months to install accessibility ramps and a lift for community members attending recreational programs and events. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 40,560 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$73,800 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $73,800 grant over 6 months to buy a commercial truck to transport food, improving food security for local residents in need. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 4,070 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to build a 9,000 square foot freezer to store more nutrient-dense foods in a newly expanded space. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 62,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to make needed accessibility upgrades to a community space in northwest Scarborough that provides seniors programs. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 3,400 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$33,000 over 11 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $33,000 grant over 11 months to purchase theatre production equipment and movable chairs for a new youth-based performance program in Weston. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$72,300 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $72,300 grant over 12 months to buy additional violins and cellos, enabling more children facing barriers to participate in music programs. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$38,300 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $38,300 grant over 6 months to purchase needed equipment enabling over 150 marginalized youth to create and show their work for audiences. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 495 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$42,400 over 1 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $42,400 grant over 1 month to install walk-in cooler and renovate dining area at the Gerrard Street East location. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$30,400 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $30,400 grant over 12 months to replace two, six-seater, golf carts for Camp Sunshine's program for seniors on Ward's Island. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure be accessible and available for physical activity, and has an impact on the lives of 1,800 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$35,500 over 3 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $35,500 grant over 3 months to purchase portable drapery and support equipment to block-out external light during performances. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 8,700 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$55,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $55,000 grant over 12 months to soundproof a recital and recording studio used by emerging musicians and performers. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 9,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$7,800 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $7,800 grant over 12 months to purchase a new kiln so that more seniors can participate in recreational classes. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 336 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$95,500 over 10 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $95,500 grant over 10 months to purchase a larger, more accessible vehicle with a wheelchair lift. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 931 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to make accessibility upgrades to a creative hub used by dance artists and audiences. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 10,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to make needed accessibility upgrades to areas on the second floor of the building. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 4,500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$60,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $60,000 grant over 12 months to buy outdoor film projection equipment, providing four local communities with unique cinematic opportunities. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 12,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$45,100 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $45,100 grant over 12 months to purchase new fashion, photography and DJ equipment, helping young adults pursue careers in the arts. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 45 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$112,300 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $112,300 grant over 12 months to make accessibility, room configuration and electrical upgrades at a community space for at-risk senior women. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 425 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$146,700 over 7 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $146,700 grant over 7 months to replace part of the roof, and make needed repairs to the boiler, sump pump and pool. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 26,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$115,100 over 6 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $115,100 grant over 6 months to buy a seven-passenger van and a wheelchair accessible bus for a seniors’ transportation program. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 800 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$121,100 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $121,100 grant over 12 months to purchase fitness equipment for a new YMCA facility located on Kingston Road. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 9,300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 19-Sep-18

$64,300 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $64,300 grant over 12 months to install an HVAC coil unit and air distribution system that will better protect archival materials. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping arts, culture and heritage have appropriate spaces, and has an impact on the lives of 11,000 people in the community.

Approval Date:
September 27, 2018

Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$540,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $540,000 grant over 36 months to expand on leadership and skills development workshops offered in 90 Toronto schools. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth facing barriers volunteer and are in leadership roles, and has an impact on the lives of 3,375 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$730,100 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $730,100 grant over 36 months to expand programming and space availability in Scarborough by hiring four staff and assisting with rental costs. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 470 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$688,200 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $688,200 grant over 36 months to involve more Scarborough residents in the ENRICH project, offering community gardening and healthy eating programs. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 1,144 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$594,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $594,000 grant over 36 months to expand on programs training front-line workers to provide mindfulness-based services to vulnerable youth. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping parents, caregivers and adult allies have the skills to support children and youth who are facing barriers, and has an impact on the lives of 1,350 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$365,300 over 34 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $365,300 grant over 34 months to expand on an empowering youth leadership program to develop positive engagement on community problems. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth be involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 3,600 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$627,500 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $627,500 grant over 36 months to expand Parkdale's Milky Way Hub initiative, connecting residents by the growing and sharing of food. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 12,135 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$518,600 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $518,600 grant over 36 months to hire staff and cover program costs involved with an interactive and varied seniors wellness initiative. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 1,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$462,500 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $462,500 grant over 36 months to empower the Indigenous community by offering small business and entrepreneurial training through the Indigenous Marketplace initiative. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become entrepreneurs, and has an impact on the lives of 120 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$750,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $750,000 grant over 36 months to assist with staffing and program costs for expanding restorative practices into four Toronto secondary schools. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 2,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$656,400 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $656,400 grant over 36 months to hire staff to expand a youth leadership group and programs over the span of three years. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth be involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 164 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$303,300 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $303,300 grant over 36 months to increase the Youth in Transition Mentorship program's capacity by assisting with staffing and workshop costs. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable have access to community services that enhance financial stability, and has an impact on the lives of 45 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$665,500 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $665,500 grant over 36 months to expand the Parenting Enhancement Program, providing individualized skills training to parents with developmental disabilities. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping parents, caregivers and adult allies have the skills to support children and youth who are facing barriers, and has an impact on the lives of 60 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$481,500 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $481,500 grant over 36 months to create more opportunities for people with physical disabilities by hiring a coordinator and training boccia coaches. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping programs be safe, inclusive, and fair, and has an impact on the lives of 1,700 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$211,300 over 24 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $211,300 grant over 24 months to expand the LEAP into Literacy Summer Camp to include more vulnerable, at-risk children. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 540 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$499,800 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $499,800 grant over 36 months to enable the East Scarborough Storefront to increase civic engagement and social connection in Scarborough’s marginalized communities. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$247,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $247,000 grant over 36 months to provide more mentorship and access opportunities at Artscape Weston Common for emerging arts leaders. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping the transfer of skills and knowledge to the next generation of artistic leaders, and has an impact on the lives of 18,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$151,200 over 27 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $151,200 grant over 27 months to launch an integrative sport and social skills training program for 72 youths with intellectual disabilities. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 322 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$686,600 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $686,600 grant over 36 months to preserve newcomer settlement stories in four Toronto neighbourhoods through Block by Block, a participatory multimedia project. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping the preservation and animation of cultural heritage, and has an impact on the lives of 2,500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$338,800 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $338,800 grant over 36 months to expand the Empowering Voice program by training more writing workshop facilitators and hosting more workshops. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 1,395 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$676,200 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $676,200 grant over 36 months to provide new opportunities for youth between 12-24 to participate in the Community Arts and Culture Program. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 8,400 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$281,900 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $281,900 grant over 36 months to assist with staffing and program costs, expanding the STEM Community Leaders program to 15 low-income communities. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth facing barriers volunteer and are in leadership roles, and has an impact on the lives of 700 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$249,600 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $249,600 grant over 36 months to introduce the Choices substance abuse prevention program to more schools across Toronto for students between 12-18. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 16-May-18

$154,500 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $154,500 grant over 36 months to provide more volunteer opportunities for youth by expanding digital and English instruction programs into new communities. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth facing barriers volunteer and are in leadership roles, and has an impact on the lives of 1,350 people in the community.

Approval Date:
June 14, 2018

Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$74,700 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,700 grant over 12 months to develop a more child-friendly public realm strategy for the Toronto area. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping programs be safe, inclusive, and fair, and has an impact on the lives of 100 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$39,900 over 9 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $39,900 grant over 9 months to deliver a weekly recreational program for Tamil youth with developmental needs. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 150 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$74,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,200 grant over 12 months to conduct a study "Project It Takes A Village" to better understand how to engage Scarborough volunteers. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping parents, caregivers and adult allies have the skills to support children and youth who are facing barriers, and has an impact on the lives of 150 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to hire a coordinator to deliver a homeless prevention program for people with brain injuries. Enhancing people's economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 30 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$18,800 over 9 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $18,800 grant over 9 months to launch a youth and family-centred, resource and awareness program called the Yellow Eye Project. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping parents, caregivers and adult allies have the skills to support children and youth who are facing barriers, and has an impact on the lives of 80 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$42,700 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $42,700 grant over 12 months to study the viability of creating Canada's first LGBTQ2+ museum. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping diverse groups work together to improve community life, and has an impact on the lives of 360 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$25,100 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $25,100 grant over 12 months to conduct focus groups and workshops to better understand refugees' challenges after leaving the shelter. Enhancing people's economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people who are economically vulnerable be able to meet their basic needs, and has an impact on the lives of 150 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to develop a leadership and empowerment program for Black girls who are in Grade 8. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth facing barriers volunteer and are in leadership roles, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$45,700 over 7 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $45,700 grant over 7 months to pilot a program designed to restore Toronto's greenspace biodiversity by managing issues around invasive species. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping conservation and restoration efforts be better planned and more sustainable, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$61,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $61,200 grant over 12 months to offer the Young Women's Safety Network, enabling girls to convene around issues of gender-based teen violence. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth be involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$74,000 over 4 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,000 grant over 4 months to develop and pilot an audio-storytelling program that engages young women to share their communities' stories. Enriching people's lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 420 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 11 months to pilot a community compost exchange program, reducing the impact of food waste on the environment. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people and resource users take deliberate actions to benefit the environment, and has an impact on the lives of 2,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$74,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,200 grant over 12 months to research the relationship between leadership and volunteering, and how they affect academic success. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth facing barriers volunteer and are in leadership roles, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$67,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $67,200 grant over 12 months to hire a coordinator to develop and pilot an after-school arts program for 45 Scarborough youth. Enriching people's lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 45 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$70,000 over 8 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $70,000 grant over 8 months to provide the STEMing UP program, opening future doors for young women in the technology industry. Enhancing people's economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 175 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to pilot the Rec on Wheels initiative, a mobile recreational program for underprivileged youth between 12-25 years-old. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping Ontarians participate in an active lifestyle, and has an impact on the lives of 7,500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$71,500 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $71,500 grant over 12 months to design and test employment supports for youth with criminal backgrounds. Enhancing people's economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 6,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to deliver a peer focused employment mentoring project for persons with disabilities. Enhancing people's economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 24 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$67,800 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $67,800 grant over 12 months to provide a free after-school arts program in an underserved community. Enriching people's lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 1,030 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to increase participation of men 55 and older in both traditional and non-traditional seniors programs. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$37,100 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $37,100 grant over 12 months to engage newcomer youth in the design and delivery of three community legal education programs. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth facing barriers volunteer and are in leadership roles, and has an impact on the lives of 800 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$50,000 over 9 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $50,000 grant over 9 months to conduct a feasibility study on the value of delivery hubs in the reduction of emissions. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people and resource users take deliberate actions to benefit the environment, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$74,400 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,400 grant over 12 months to develop and deliver mental health promotion workshops and resources for youth between 13-29 years old. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping children and youth who are facing barriers develop strong emotional and social skills, and has an impact on the lives of 490 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 10 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 10 months to develop and pilot the Art to Power Resiliency Project, a community-engaged arts program for ex-prisoners. Enriching people's lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping people be engaged in community-based arts creation, and has an impact on the lives of 75 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 6 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 6 months to explore mutually beneficial, creative collaboration between disabled and enabled artists through the Inkling Incubator project. Enriching people's lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 225 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to hire a Community Animator to launch and test new, resident engagement initiatives, programs and activities. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 363 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to hire a community outreach coordinator to research the market for performing arts programming in northwestern Toronto. Enriching people's lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping access to arts-based learning opportunities and compelling artistic, cultural and heritage experiences, and has an impact on the lives of 2,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to pilot the Element of He: an arts-based initiative supporting racialized young men, addressing violence and masculinity. Supporting the positive development of children and youth, this initiative is helping youth be involved in creating solutions for challenges facing their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 150 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$64,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $64,000 grant over 12 months to pilot Odaabaanag, developing partnerships to create a musical work intertwining community arts, stories, regions and cultures. Enriching people's lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping people be engaged in community-based arts creation, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$47,700 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $47,700 grant over 12 months to develop a peer-sourced resource guide for people who have just experienced a spinal injury. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are isolated have connections in their community, and has an impact on the lives of 200 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$59,500 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $59,500 grant over 12 months to pilot an Enviromentum program that builds ecological responsibility and leadership at two Scarborough-area schools. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people and resource users take deliberate actions to benefit the environment, and has an impact on the lives of 2,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to deliver the FemmTO graphic design program for up to 30 young women between ages 16-29. Enhancing people's economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 30 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$74,700 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,700 grant over 12 months to test new, natural product-based methods to remove weedy invasive plants. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping conservation and restoration efforts be better planned and more sustainable, and has an impact on the lives of 10,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 21, 2018

$46,600 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $46,600 grant over 12 months to pilot a three-month paid program involving skills-building internships for 16 newcomer youth. Enhancing people's economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 1,740 people in the community.

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