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Waterloo, Wellington, Dufferin

 

Approval Date:
March 1, 2012

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$150,000 over 24 months

To enhance service delivery for urban Aboriginal youth and to increase community engagement through a highly structured, culture-based learning program and readily identifiable meeting space.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$31,000 over 12 months

To purchase equipment to replace items lost in a fire which will maintain the existing softball league for youth three to 19 in the Cambridge community.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$38,500 over 12 months

To install new lighting and electricity in the garden which will improve the safety of visitors and to offer more programing to a wider array of people in the Cambridge community.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$124,000 over 36 months

To support the creation and implementation of a comprehensive three-year financial plan to ensure the continued growth and success of the organization.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$77,000 over 24 months

To fund some of the operating costs of the organization and pay salary for one part-time coordinator who will develop workshop curriculum related to ethics and community-based research to serve Waterloo Region.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$192,800 over 36 months

To hire staff to coordinate volunteers, secure new funding for the organization and expand programming to better serve youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Dufferin County.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$167,000 over 36 months

To fund a youth advisory group who will develop a series of outreach projects identifying ways to engage students and deepen their understanding of the arts, from production, performance to administration, and develop the next generation of arts goers.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$10,000 over 12 months

To cover the costs of running the Enchanted Ground Card Game, which includes the material costs of printing the cards and rulebook, purchasing two tents, four tables, props and costumes required by volunteers. This funding support will increase attendance of the Faery Fest in Guelph.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$8,000 over 12 months

To increase access to events and membership by purchasing portable toilets and improving the quality of the facilities.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$5,300 over 12 months

To fund a new portable underwater sound system enhancing the performance of more than 100 swimmers.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$24,800 over 24 months

To design a new recreational-based program that is unique for children and their siblings who are currently facing or have faced the challenges of cancer. This will foster play, physical activity, social interaction and provide a creative outlet.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$56,000 over 12 months

To design a change lab to test and prototype ground-breaking community-based change methodologies that will promote social enterprise, social innovation and transform how we work on large scale complex challenges in the 21st century. Funding is for design consultation, approximately 35 community learning sessions, and development of learning documentation.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$73,100 over 24 months

To increase access to physical exercise and wellness information by starting a program for persons with disabilities living in the Kitchener Waterloo area.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$140,400 over 24 months

To increase the quality and amount of services offered to seniors in the Kitchener-Waterloo community.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$13,400 over 12 months

To purchase staging to increase the opportunity for revenue generation through rentals.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$23,700 over 12 months

To purchase a new greens mower and roller that will improve participation in the club.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$150,000 over 12 months

To renovate the front entrance, washrooms and windows, thereby increasing accessibility and energy efficiency in the organization's main facility in Waterloo.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$102,000 over 12 months

To replace the roof and furnace, purchase signage and a security alarm that will ensure a safe and accessible community space for the people of Harriston.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$78,700 over 12 months

To construct an outdoor, multi-use, year round sports pad so that residents of all ages can have access to free and low cost recreational activities in Orangeville.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$60,000 over 12 months

To increase recreational space by providing a skateboard/BMX pad for the town's youth and adults.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$46,900 over 12 months

To increase safety and access to an existing walking track by replacing the old, worn out surface. This will increase the quality of recreational activities available to the community.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$94,200 over 12 months

To build and renovate playgrounds in order to provide a safe recreational area for the growing number of families living in the community.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$197,400 over 36 months

To increase the capacity of three volunteer centres to design and implement an integrated professional training and consulting program model that strengthens governance and organizational development throughout Waterloo-Wellington counties.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$143,000 over 36 months

To create a model program that links physical exercise, fundraising and mental health in order to facilitate the work and sustainability of mental health organizations in Kitchener-Waterloo and surrounding areas.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$43,000 over 12 months

To buy new mats and score clocks which will increase access to wrestling tournaments, training and other events for youth and adults in the Kitchener Waterloo area.
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2011

$148,800 over 36 months

To improve literacy and employment opportunities for the Low German community in rural Woolwich and surrounding areas.

Approval Date:
October 27, 2011

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$74,900 over 12 months

To improve the recreational and fitness opportunities for Ayr and area residents and to increase the energy efficiency of the curling rink by providing a new floor for the ice surface.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$185,700 over 36 months

To hire a coordinator to establish a comprehensive partnership strategy for a family-centred community hub that houses over 15 community agencies and groups.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$225,100 over 48 months

To implement and assess an Elder Mediation Service (EMS) that will offer older adults 55+, their families and others in their lives a safe, respectful process of mediation to address difficult issues in the lives of older adults.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$60,400 over 24 months

To build community readiness by creating a network of trained community facilitators and mentors for individuals with developmental challenges as part of a more comprehensive and integrated support system.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$120,000 over 12 months

To decrease the environmental footprint of Eden Mills Community Hall by installing energy efficient windows and insulation. This grant is part of much larger initiative in this small Wellington village which is to become the first carbon neutral village in North America.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$14,900 over 12 months

To provide an improved and more widely used community space in this small rural Wellington area by repairing the Ennotville library roof and upgrading the kitchen.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$20,000 over 12 months

To develop a revenue generating strategy for Credit and Debt Counseling Services that will improve access to individuals unable to pay for these services.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$50,500 over 12 months

To ensure the safety and well-being of patrons by supplying hand washing stations and more accessible bleachers.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$36,700 over 12 months

To purchase a grand piano for community usage for this newly formed jazz society and to provide emerging artist and students the opportunity to play and learn from high quality jazz performers.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$99,500 over 12 months

To increase fitness for children and adults by providing new age-appropriate track and field equipment.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$48,500 over 12 months

To provide increased fitness and recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities by updating and upgrading the pool and swim meet equipment.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$11,700 over 12 months

To purchase a wide belt sander in order to expand the range of activities offered to seniors and others who participate in woodworking at the Centre.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$28,500 over 12 months

To enhance social interaction, activity and improve quality of life for people living with MS by offering barrier-free, motivating and safe exercise and fitness opportunities through the use of electronic, interactive fitness gaming (Wii and X-Box).
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$15,000 over 12 months

To purchase equipment allowing the organization to promote activities and provide online registration for increased participation in the Games, especially among the 55-plus age group.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$90,600 over 36 months

To strengthen organizational capacity and build long-term financial viability for the organization, by extending part-time staff hours for essential services, as well as help ROOF design and implement a strategic fund development strategy with revenue and youth employment opportunities.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$65,300 over 24 months

To pay the director's salary and strengthen organizational capacity through marketing strategies which will increase visibility and profile in the community, increase and diversify the membership base.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$64,400 over 24 months

To develop a comprehensive community-driven action plan for seniors and older adults in order to create more responsive communities as baby boomers age and more people choose Cambridge as an attractive retirement destination. The collaborative will identify priorities and engage a wide range of service providers.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$20,000 over 12 months

To increase financial capacity of organizations in Waterloo region by creating new tools of engagement (video taped stories) that will connect donors to vibrant community organizations.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$7,200 over 12 months

To provide an accessible computer work station for the sight and physically impaired at the local library.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$66,800 over 12 months

To increase fitness and recreational activities for all ages by providing three newly renovated tennis courts.
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2011

$71,100 over 18 months

To support a youth-led, youth-developed program designed to engage a diverse range of youth and immerse participants (14-18) in a graduated series of intensive experiential educational sessions developing their capabilities as young change makers.

Approval Date:
June 29, 2011

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$15,500 over 12 months

To increase youth participation in Kitchener Waterloo Royal Canadian Air Cadets by providing new instruments for its marching band.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$15,000 over 12 months

To increase accessibility by improving safety features of the learning centre and enhancing technology for staff and community members.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$39,000 over 12 months

To establish a peer mentoring program for men at the new Saginaw House in Cambridge, a transitional, safe, abstinence-based housing for men waiting to go to drug or alcohol residential rehabilitation treatment, and those returning from it.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$77,800 over 24 months

To increase the future employment options for high school aged youth by providing classroom presentations, workshops and conferences on the opportunities for meaningful and important work available in the agricultural industry.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$8,100 over 12 months

To purchase equipment to support the organization in delivering a number of free model boat shows in Waterloo Region. The new equipment will give children and youth opportunities to participate in this recreational activity.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$22,600 over 12 months

To improve the efficiency and safety of the building which will improve attendance by Kitchener Waterloo residents and generate revenue through increased participation and usage.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$163,500 over 36 months

To support the operating and stage costs in order to stabilize this community organization over the next three years.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$27,500 over 12 months

To purchase new tympani and percussion equipment that will enable the organization to hold over 25 free, public concerts annually, promoting music and culture.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$94,800 over 18 months

To design a shared vision for an arts and literacy program and community engagement strategy as part of the planned revitalization of the civic district.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$10,000 over 12 months

To continue to provide a safe and well-kept field for unique recreational opportunities for youth and others in Waterloo region by purchasing a new lawn mower.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$75,700 over 24 months

To raise awareness about the challenges facing refugee claimants in the community, to educate and mobilize the community to support refugee claimants, and to increase revenues for organizational stability.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$140,400 over 24 months

To increase the accessibility of community gardens throughout the city of Kitchener which will result in numerous environmental, social and health benefits to people with disabilities.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$110,000 over 12 months

To create an accessible building so that people with physical challenges can enjoy indoor and outdoor recreational activities and cultural events at this beautiful country property.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$40,000 over 12 months

To offer 30 workshops in at least 12 communities in Grey, Bruce and Wellington counties. The workshops will help not-for-profit organizations and small businesses find ways to work more closely with one another and develop the skills, tools and knowledge needed to increase their capacity, leadership and economic resilience.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$83,000 over 18 months

To increase accessibility to this thriving curling club by installing an elevator, a ramp and accessible washrooms.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$13,200 over 12 months

To support the business plan that is required for this Waterloo group to grow partnerships and create a more robust festival.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$23,900 over 12 months

To increase the potential for better addressing the need for community-based action on GHG emissions beyond Waterloo Region through the development of a scalable business strategy and model.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$150,000 over 24 months

To develop a community-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and action plan with the collaboration of municipalities, non-governmental organizations, private sector partners, and other community members across the Waterloo region. This initiative is intended to be integrated into a larger environmental regional strategy in 2014.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$86,200 over 12 months

To enhance and help protect the local ecosystem by creating a model for effective planning and implementation of a community developed energy plan.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$100,000 over 24 months

To hire a general manager to increase the organization's capacity to expand revenues and enhance relationships, thereby strengthening their long term ability to deliver high quality, culturally diverse and innovative performing-art projects in the Waterloo community.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$77,000 over 24 months

To sustain a healthy arts community in Dufferin by strengthening the capacity of the organization to continue to offer high quality professional Canadian theatre.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$49,500 over 12 months

To provide alternative supply of electricity to the newly designated emergency shelter in East Garafraxa by supplying a generator.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$55,700 over 12 months

To purchase equipment for the new youth and seniors centre in this rural community. Equipment will support the municipality in delivering new programming to seniors and youth.
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2011

$11,400 over 12 months

To expand the program, recruit additional volunteer coaches and deliver skills training programs in order to increase physical activity programs in rural areas.

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