Twitter Chat: What you need to know about your Capital application - Save the date

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Capital Grants

If you’re curious to know more about submitting your Capital application, then this Twitter Chat is for you. Join us Thursday, August 31, 2017 while our experts answer your questions about what you need to know to submit a strong application. We will be taking live questions, and answering some questions we regularly hear about applications.

We’ll answer questions about grant results, priority outcomes, the Capital Workbook, and we’ll review the top reasons why applications are declined. We’re here to answer your questions, and help you submit a strong application. Come join the conversation.

Organization Registration deadline: October 4, 2017
Capital grant application deadline: October 25, 2017

Join the conversation!

here are the details

  • Where: Twitter

  • Thursday, August 31 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET)

  • Hashtag: #OTFChat

  • Follow Us: @ONTrillium

  • Follow the conversation: #OTFChat

meet our experts

Carmen RobillardCarmen Robillard has worked as a Bilingual Program Manager with the Ontario Trillium Foundation for 10 years. She has worked in community engagement for more than 30 years. As Executive Director of Our Children, Our Future / Nos enfants, notre avenir, she ensured the provision of prevention and early intervention programs and services for pregnant women and families with young children. Carmen was a founding member of the Mayor and Council Children First Roundtable in Greater Sudbury and many nonprofits, including Child Care Resources and several child care centres. She was also an active board member of Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse, Centre de formation et de perfectionnement du Grand Sudbury and a member of Canadian Living Foundation Ontario Advisory Committee.  Carmen also led national committees to develop tool kits:  Valuing Volunteers: A Volunteer Recruitment & Management Took Kit, and the Investment (fundraising) Tool Kit. She delivers workshops in both official languages across Canada. She is a life-long learner. Her 6- word memoir: Be bold! There is no box!


Steve KhanSteve Khan joined the Ontario Trillium Foundation in May 2017 as a Program Manager on the Sector Capacity Team. He delivers in person and online information sessions. He also provides one-on-one telephone coaching calls for declined applicants to learn more about how they can improve future applications and enjoys answering questions from current applicants. Steve has worked in the arts and culture sector for 10 years at a variety of organizations, such as: Canadian Heritage, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Luminato Festival and Gallery TPW, among many others. He has an honorary Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Toronto and is a graduate from the joint Art and Art History program at the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College with a Minor in Women and Gender Studies. As a Positive Space Champion, Steve coordinated several Positive Space Lunch and Learns in the federal public service, most recently, to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia in May 2016 with 203 participants in 18 federal departments.


what is a twitter chat?

A Twitter chat is when a group of Twitter users meet to discuss a topic using a hashtag (#). Imagine a networking event with no dress code or physical location. It’s a great opportunity to connect with individuals and organizations with similar interests. Let’s share and learn from one another.

Be part of the conversation. It’s easy.

1.    Log onto your Twitter account

2.    Search for #OTFChat and follow along

3.    If you want to ask a question or comment, use the hashtag #OTFChat in your tweet

Hope to meet you in the Twitterverse.

See our guide to Twitter Chats for more details here.

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