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Waterloo, Wellington, Dufferin

 

Approval Date:
March 12, 2020

Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$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 scale up an entrepreneurial program that offers mentorship opportunities, focusing on creating a more sustainable environment. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become entrepreneurs, and has an impact on the lives of 150 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$682,600 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $682,600 grant over 36 months to assist with staffing and programming costs to expand the Minds in Motion to 75 sessions in Waterloo and Wellington. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping programs be safe, inclusive, and fair, and has an impact on the lives of 1,400 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$657,700 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $657,700 grant over 36 months to assist with the staffing and programming costs to replicate the CARE practice model in the Waterloo region to improve emotional and social strengths of children and 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 200 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$150,000 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $150,000 grant over 36 months to hire a full-time coordinator to expand the Big Bunch program to reach 300 more at-risk children and youth to help them develop skills to lead an active lifestyle. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping Ontarians participate in an active lifestyle, and has an impact on the lives of 300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$229,200 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $229,200 grant over 36 months to expand cycling education programs to over 80 local schools, including those in the Townships of Wilmot and Wellesley. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping programs be safe, inclusive, and fair, and has an impact on the lives of 8,300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$374,300 over 34 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $374,300 grant over 34 months to increase the number of classes per week for Supportive Arts, an accessible arts program for young adults with 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 5,838 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$415,800 over 24 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $415,800 grant over 24 months to expand a program that works to reduce weekend hunger for food insecure children. 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 430 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$151,600 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $151,600 grant over 36 months to assist with developing program materials, hosting workshops, and staffing costs to expand financial literacy programs for high school students. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people have the skills and knowledge to achieve greater financial independence, and has an impact on the lives of 1,875 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$606,800 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $606,800 grant over 36 months to hire staff to expand the reach of the OK2BME program in order to help develop strong emotional and social skills among LGBTQ2+ youth in Cambridge North Dumfries and Guelph-Wellington. 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 325 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$267,100 over 36 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $267,100 grant over 36 months to adopt a successful model for a food bank garden, addressing food security and introducing a horticultural therapeutic program. 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 3,300 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 27-Nov-19

$278,700 over 24 months

Delivering a project that builds on the success of a proven model or program with a $278,700 grant over 24 months to assist with staffing and programming costs to expand the Fearlessly Girl program for girls and non-binary youth in grades 5 to 8 to help them develop self-confidence, self-love along with strong and emotional skills. 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 420 people in the community.

Approval Date:
September 19, 2019

Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$6,500 over 1 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $6,500 grant over 1 month to install a cable jump harness to improve figure skating skill development, increase safety, and prevent injury. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$100,000 over 8 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $100,000 grant over 8 months to renovate a former industrial space to create an accessible multi-use and multi-flex community hub for learning and creative arts-based activities for 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 15,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$140,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $140,000 grant over 12 months to build a fully accessible addition onto the existing Community Hall. 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: 12-Jun-19

$60,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $60,000 grant over 12 months to purchase eight new huts and eight Bavarian food stands. 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 40,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to purchase the land and building to create 15 additional studios and working spaces for artists and art organizations. 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 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to install an accessible washroom to help more children living with disabilities become more active. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure be accessible and available for physical activity, and has an impact on the lives of 10,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$28,900 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $28,900 grant over 12 months to purchase of musical equipment to implement a Youth Orchestra for refugees. 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 20 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$78,600 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $78,600 grant over 12 months to build a storage facility to provide year-round trail maintenance and improve accessibility. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 3,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$150,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to renovate existing buildings and create a 17-bed coed shelter for youth that is accessible with bathrooms, shower and laundry facility. 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 250 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$147,800 over 10 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $147,800 grant over 10 months to create a multi-purpose program room where youth can access therapeutic programming. 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 240 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$54,800 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $54,800 grant over 12 months to renovate a building to create intentional space for Indigenous-led programs. 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 120 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$70,500 over 1 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $70,500 grant over 1 month to renovate six sand volleyball courts to improve the quality, safety and consistency of the playing surface for youth participants. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 3,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$138,300 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $138,300 grant over 12 months to renovate the riding arena to ensure consistent year-round accessibility for individuals with special needs. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure be accessible and available for physical activity, and has an impact on the lives of 965 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$17,000 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $17,000 grant over 12 months to install an on-site aerobic composter and four garden site all-season vermicomposters. 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 3,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$92,800 over 12 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $92,800 grant over 12 months to purchase a vehicle to deliver the new mobile pantry programs to economically vulnerable households in high-needs neighbourhoods. 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 34,408 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: 12-Jun-19

$10,700 over 10 months

Delivering improved infrastructure with a $10,700 grant over 10 months to purchase shipping equipment and storage in order to relocate WRNSC ski activities to Rockway Golf Course. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping infrastructure for unstructured and structured physical activities, and has an impact on the lives of 200 people in the community.

Approval Date:
June 6, 2019

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 various approaches to engaging youth and create effective programming and activities to increase their social and emotional resilience. 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 120 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 train seniors as independent entrepreneurs and provide job leads to fill labour market needs in the community. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become entrepreneurs, and has an impact on the lives of 40 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 help incarcerated women develop and create their own businesses through social enterprise skills mentoring and training. 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

$75,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $75,000 grant over 12 months to develop, test, improve and disseminate materials on adverse childhood experiences for parents and 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 4,250 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 land-based programs to bridge relationships between youth and Indigenous Elders to preserve their cultural heritage. 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 250 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$70,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $70,000 grant over 12 months to research and test the feasibility of delivering innovative information services to underserved, newcomer communities in Waterloo. 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 2,000 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$27,300 over 6 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $27,300 grant over 6 months to pilot and evaluate the health and economic impacts of the Fresh Food Rx concept for low-income populations. 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 400 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 new training approach and skill-building opportunities for aspiring farmers. Enhancing people’s economic wellbeing, this initiative is helping people become entrepreneurs, and has an impact on the lives of 25 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$74,400 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,400 grant over 12 months to developing and testing assessment tools and adaptation strategies and increasing increase public engagement in strengthening natural climate solutions. 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 100 people in the community.
Submission Deadline: February 6, 2019

$72,100 over 7 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $72,100 grant over 7 months to conduct new research into best practices for engaging people in restoration and conservation of urban ecosystems. 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 3,000 people in the community.

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