Fonds pour les immobilisations communautaires
November 1, 2012
$24,400 over 12 monthsTo increase access to public services for newcomers and Ontarians facing language barriers in London and surrounding areas, by purchasing and installing software that will allow them to connect with interpreters and translators.
$157,900 over 24 monthsTo renovate an industrial unit in Markham to create a workshop and meeting area, resource and multimedia centre, performance stage, art studio, office space and an accessible washroom in order to expand programs offered to youth in the East Asian community.
$124,600 over 12 monthsTo renovate the existing community space to bring it up to building code standards so that it may continue to be a gathering space for local residents and their families on this First Nation Reserve in Whitefish. Local youth enrolled in a college building trade program will be paired with the renovators in a mentorship opportunity.
$500,000 over 24 monthsTo renovate and build an addition on to a former fish processing plant, transforming the space into a multi-use recreational and cultural centre for this First Nations community on the North Shore of Manitoulin Island. The centre will feature a new gymnasium and include such activities as basketball, soccer, volleyball, zumba, yoga, aerobics, tai chi, traditional crafts, dance and martial arts.
$120,000 over 18 monthsTo renovate existing community space for arts and physical activity programming in order to better serve South Asian, African and Caribbean community members of Etobicoke, Mississauga and Brampton.
$250,000 over 24 monthsTo expand cultural and community programs by building the Brampton Seniors and Youth Recreation Centre serving South Asian, Indo Caribbean and newcomers in Brampton. Funds will be used for the construction of the building’s lower level, which will be used strictly for youth and seniors programming, including classical Khatak dance classes, harmonium classes, vocal classes and yoga.
$107,100 over 6 monthsTo create a community kitchen called the Good Food Project of Brampton. The kitchen will provide nutritious and accessible food to many newcomers in the Region of Peel and offer opportunities to learn about, cook and eat healthy food together.
$51,600 over 12 monthsTo convert the basement of this Scarborough community facility into a into a fully-accessible multi-purpose meeting and programing space.
$40,000 over 12 monthsTo purchase a passenger van, agricultural equipment and office equipment to support the environmental education activities provided to various newcomer communities in multiple locations across South-Western Ontario.
$500,000 over 24 monthsTo increase the capacity of this organization's cultural and heritage space by building an addition comprised of a lobby, community meeting space, library, cultural display area and administrative offices.
$132,700 over 12 monthsTo strengthen the capacity of this organization to serve people with disabilities in Sudbury and surrounding areas by completing roof repairs, asbestos abatement and general renovations to office and programming space.
$500,000 over 12 monthsTo construct and equip an addition for use as a gymnasium for a variety of health, fitness and other programs for youth and adults primarily from African, Middle Eastern and other communities in the Rexdale and Etobicoke areas.
$107,300 over 10 monthsTo fund renovations to the elevator and washrooms and coffee kitchen area in order to create more accessible and functional space for clients, staff and visitors of this community centre serving people with various types of disabilities in downtown Toronto.
$20,000 over 8 monthsTo upgrade computers, phones and IT operating systems so that staff can deliver more efficient social and human services to clients in Toronto's Asian communities.
$296,000 over 12 monthsTo make the building accessible to Korean seniors and members with health and mobility issues and to enlarge the facility's community space by 1,500 square feet in order to offer more programs and services.
$20,000 over 10 monthsTo purchase new office computer equipment to better serve various ethno-cultural communities in the Flemingdon Park, Thorncliffe Park and Victoria Village neighbourhoods of Toronto. This agency's main service provides new and gently used clothing to men, women and children in need.
$249,000 over 12 monthsTo increase the capacity of this community on the shores of Lake Nipissing by building a mixed-use community hall which will be used for a variety of social, educational and health and safety activities including fire prevention.
$142,600 over 24 monthsTo replace the roof of the Thunder Bay office of this organization to ensure the safety of staff and quality of services for clients.
$72,200 over 12 monthsTo renovate the 25-year-old Lviv Hall Cultural Centre to make it barrier-free, including accessible washrooms, entrance ways and lobby. These renovations will allow for greater access for the Ukrainian community in Oshawa.
$250,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate an existing parking garage at the organization's Trinity-Spadina location in downtown Toronto. This parking garage provides free parking for clientele which allows for easier access to programs and services.
$157,300 over 24 monthsTo increase the capacity and accessibility of this community space by renovating the main meeting and banquet halls, adding improved storage facilities, and making the washrooms fully accessible.
$97,700 over 12 monthsTo complete hazardous materials abatement and renovations and install a new heating and cooling system in this community gathering, and programing space primarily serving the urban Aboriginal community in Toronto.
$22,600 over 18 monthsTo purchase new computers, phone systems and office equipment to better support staff and women seeking assistance with healing from rape, sexual assault, incest, sexual harassment and physical and emotional violence.
$500,000 over 12 monthsTo renovate the second floor of a large warehouse space, by adding offices, stairs and an elevator. The entire renovation will result in a community hub with programming spaces, a gymnasium, offices and a library serving Scarborough's diverse populations.
$500,000 over 24 monthsTo renovate and refurbish part of a community centre in north Toronto to create additional office and programming spaces for a wide variety of service organizations serving a range of newcomers and other members of the community at large.
$218,200 over 12 monthsTo establish a community kitchen and a sewing room that will enable this Ottawa organization to offer training and employment opportunities to a culturally-diverse Aboriginal population.
$126,400 over 12 monthsTo upgrade the kitchen area and purchase equipment for the Youth and Elder multi-use facility to better serve this remote northern community located just east of the Ontario-Manitoba border.
$100,000 over 24 monthsTo construct a storage facility for football, sport and other equipment for this multi-use sport and recreation facility serving various ethno-cultural communities in and around London.
$400,000 over 14 monthsTo build the first phase of a new community centre for the Whitesand First Nation in Armstrong, which will include a gymnasium, and to prepare the electrical work for the second phase of the project.
November 24, 2011
$500,000 over 12 monthsTo build a 6,000 square-foot Actors Conservatory at Windfields Estate in north Toronto dedicated to training and promoting Canadian Film Centre talent - screen actors and emerging artists in film, television and new media. This space will provide opportunities for cultural exchange and collaboration with and among diverse community-based groups involved in the screen arts.
$199,200 over 12 monthsTo support the creation of new training and performing spaces that will enable the organization to provide free dance and yoga classes to low income residents in the culturally-diverse neighbourhood of Toronto's Regent Park. Funds will support new stage equipment, exterior restoration work, new signage and yoga studio equipment.
$20,300 over 12 monthsTo build an extension at the Centre's main office and purchase equipment in order to increase programming space for refugee services in Toronto.
$500,000 over 12 monthsTo create the "Tour for Humanity," a mobile education centre to educate students, community leaders, community participants and professionals on such topics as diversity, tolerance, democracy, civic rights and responsibilities. The "Tour for Humanity" bus will visit schools, festivals and community events in the Greater Toronto Area and across Ontario.
$159,000 over 12 monthsTo assist in building and furnishing a new centre for social and cultural collaboration in London that will host seven community organizations.This space will act as a community hub, offer a range of social and human services, and feature a large space for community gatherings and a social enterprise cafe.
$25,800 over 12 monthsTo purchase sewing machines equipment for this organization so Francophone immigrant women in Toronto may learn craft sewing and embroidery skills to create works for both exhibition and sale, affording them more economic opportunities. After their intense training, the women will become trainers themselves.
$446,900 over 10 monthsTo renovate a basement space into a fully-accessible furniture bank serving the Jewish Russian community in Vaughan.
$339,400 over 12 monthsTo make this community hub more accessible, efficient and secure by installing an elevator, security lighting, lighting, office equipment and furniture.
$25,100 over 12 monthsTo purchase a new heavy-duty truck and replace flooring in the dining hall and washrooms at this organization's wilderness camp in the Algonquin Highlands. These improvements will help this organization continue to provide summer outdoor camp experiences to disadvantaged Toronto children from diverse cultures.
$243,600 over 12 monthsTo establish the Italian Canadian Historical Centre in Ottawa where important archival materials related to the contribution of Italian immigrants to Canada will be shared with other cultural communities.
$500,000 over 12 monthsTo install an elevator, replace stairways and corridors and install accessible washrooms, fire doors and other safety and security elements to make this Toronto heritage estate an accessible, safe community hub for a range of cultural, educational and heritage activities.
$204,700 over 12 monthsTo purchase a refrigerated food delivery truck, install an elevator and walk-in cooler and freezer, as well as renovate and upgrade the security and energy efficiency of this food bank and community services centre that serves Malton, Mississauga and Brampton.
$144,900 over 10 monthsTo increase the capacity of this important Thunder Bay facility to provide services to the culturally-diverse community by completing the accessible entrance and undertaking major renovations to its kitchen and convening spaces. This will provide a modern, safe, well maintained environment for volunteers and the community at large.
$470,100 over 12 monthsTo renovate and make accessible new office space at Markham Road and Lawrence Avenue in Scarborough for health-related community education workshops. The funding will also be used to buy three new vehicles to deliver the meals-on-wheels program and transport those requiring assistance to community events.
$264,500 over 12 monthsTo increase programming capacity for diverse youth who are at risk, homeless or otherwise marginalized by renovating leased space in the Toronto Artscape Shaw Street Centre. Located in the Queen West area of Toronto, this new location will also help connect youth aged 15 to 29 to many creative arts industries.
$206,200 over 12 monthsTo install an elevator and renovate the washrooms in this community hall to make it accessible for all users of this space in the Hamilton and Niagara areas.
$500,000 over 12 monthsTo replace the roof and air-conditioning, install new windows, sound system and flooring and upgrade the entryway of this centre's community spaces to make the facility more energy efficient and accessible so that it may continue to promote Sikh heritage and cultural understanding with other communities in the Ottawa-Carleton Region.
$455,700 over 12 monthsTo renovate the roof of this 180,000 square foot community facility that houses a fitness centre, community cafe, daycare and other programs serving the various ethnocultural communities of Toronto's Dufferin and Lawrence area.
$22,500 over 6 monthsTo carry out major renovations to the swimming pool at the Merv Katzman YMCA in Windsor in order to provide quality swim and wellness programs to the culturally diverse populations in the neighbourhood.
$139,400 over 12 monthsTo replace the two old elevators at its MacNab Street South location to ensure safe and reliable access for all users of this community facility.