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Approval Date:
June 6, 2019

Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$34,800 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $34,800 grant over 12 months to provide four, eight-week Men's Sheds programs focused on engaging isolated men with dementia. 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 80 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$17,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $17,000 grant over 12 months to provide an introductory piano, cello and violin music program, reducing barriers for children and youth in Scarborough. 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 60 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$67,300 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $67,300 grant over 12 months to assist with staffing and program costs to pilot a trauma-informed healthy parent-child support initiative for caregivers. 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: February 6, 2019

$74,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,200 grant over 12 months to address poverty issues and provide one-on-one support to victims of violence living with traumatic brain injuries. 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 30 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$47,500 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $47,500 grant over 12 months to develop a 20-week training program enabling blind and visually impaired runners to participate running events. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping programs be safe, inclusive, and fair, and has an impact on the lives of 20 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$54,700 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $54,700 grant over 11 months to develop and run a storytelling media lab, D-Next, where people with disabilities can share their stories with the community. 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: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to adapt and pilot a cycling education program for youth with disabilities. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping programs be safe, inclusive, and fair, and has an impact on the lives of 65 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$62,500 over 11 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $62,500 grant over 11 months to pilot a tree adoption-planting program in the Black Creek-Jane and Finch communities that will also engage local residents. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people participate in ecosystem conservation and restoration efforts, and has an impact on the lives of 80,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$20,000 over 10 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $20,000 grant over 10 months to train 20 high school and university students, involving them with ecological restoration projects to improve the watershed. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people participate in ecosystem conservation and restoration efforts, and has an impact on the lives of 520 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$74,700 over 10 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,700 grant over 10 months to hire staff and run wellness workshops to reduce isolation levels of newcomer seniors living in North Toronto. 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 600 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$73,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $73,000 grant over 12 months to assist with staffing and workshops to study whether a mobile office in Etobicoke could help with re-integration services. 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 450 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$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 Moving Connection Project, a dance program to engage seniors in community-based arts programming to help reduce isolation. 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 130 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to pilot an entrepreneurial program focused on creating economic opportunities for women. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become entrepreneurs, and has an impact on the lives of 30 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$71,900 over 10 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $71,900 grant over 10 months to hire staff to study how to increase access to arts-based programming in central Etobicoke for under-served populations. 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 75 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$72,900 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $72,900 grant over 12 months to assist with staffing, workshop and program costs with an initiative providing accessible, professional training for emerging Afro-diasporic artists. 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 175 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 6 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 6 months to assist with staffing for developing resources and a toolkit for Reside, a housing and social enterprise employment model. 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 132 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to operate the Youth Enrichment Academy for students aged 12-14 in Regent Park, offering multi-faceted workshops for up to 50 youth. 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 62 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to pilot a collaborative initiative involving social workers and students studying social work in expanding services at legal clinics. 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 700 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to develop an eLearning program to reduce and measure food waste. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping the development of mechanisms to promote responsible resource stewardship, and has an impact on the lives of 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$36,400 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $36,400 grant over 12 months to assist with staffing and programming costs involved with developing a community-engaged choral arts initiative. 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 3,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$66,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $66,200 grant over 12 months to research best practices for teaching healthy relationship skills for youth with developmental disabilities and their adult allies. 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 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$51,900 over 6 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $51,900 grant over 6 months to develop a free, arts and culture program at the Parkdale Public Library, connecting artists and audiences. 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 5,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$23,400 over 5 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $23,400 grant over 5 months to develop the Train-the-Trainer running workshops, instructing and certifying 80 local teachers. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping trained and certify coaches, officials and volunteers, and has an impact on the lives of 1,600 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$73,100 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $73,100 grant over 12 months to pilot a residency program, engaging three people to explore new ways of connecting with gallery audiences. 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 1,200 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to assist with staffing and translation costs involved with helping newcomers find employment in the trucking industry. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 28 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$53,900 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $53,900 grant over 12 months to initiate a collaborative approach in making the arts more accessible for people with illness, special needs and disabilities. 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 450 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$74,600 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,600 grant over 12 months to develop and study an artificial intelligence employment training program for job seekers with sight loss. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become and stay employed, and has an impact on the lives of 180 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to enable 360° Stories to host storytelling and the arts workshops, promoting child literacy in the Kingston Galloway-Orton Park area. 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 2,100 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$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 Welcome Group, an initiative matching refugees with volunteers, reducing social isolation and establishing community connections. 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 75 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$59,700 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $59,700 grant over 12 months to pilot the Podcasts for People project, using podcasts to raise awareness of grassroots community-building in Toronto. 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 500 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$75,000 over 9 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 9 months to research and develop a new model for a network of three to five suburban community arts and cultural hubs. 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 99,999 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$72,400 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $72,400 grant over 12 months to conduct an environmental assessment of threats to the Wilket Creek Ravine and develop a plan for its restoration. 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 50,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$17,500 over 4 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $17,500 grant over 4 months to pilot a cultural program for Indigenous youth and adults to become trained Fire-Keepers. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people who are marginalized take on leadership roles in their communities, and has an impact on the lives of 100 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$74,700 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,700 grant over 12 months to pilot an initiative that supports resident leaders to champion local climate solutions in their communities. 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 120 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$74,900 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,900 grant over 12 months to pilot UrbanThreads, a program focused on education and engaging people in the creative re-use of waste materials. 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 105 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$47,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $47,200 grant over 12 months to conduct a feasibility study to understand the challenges facing newcomer artists with establishing careers in Toronto. 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 96 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$17,300 over 10 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $17,300 grant over 10 months to pilot the Children Empowering Parents initiative, a reverse-mentorship technology program that also provides self-esteem and leadership skills for youth. 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 72 people in the community.

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