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Monday, January 8, 2018
Seed Twitter Chat

If you’re thinking about applying for a Seed Grant, then you won’t want to miss our next Twitter Chat. Join us Thursday, January 25, 2018 and let our experts share their knowledge about the Seed Investment Stream and how to submit a strong application. We will be taking live questions, and answering some questions we regularly receive about applications.



We’ll answer questions about grant results, priority outcomes, the types of costs funded, 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: January 31, 2018
  • Application Deadline for Seed Grants: February 21, 2018

here are the details:

meet our experts:

Steve Khan

Clare Nolan joined the Ontario Trillium Foundation 15 years ago, and has been working as a Program Manager in Toronto for the last five years. As a Program Manager, she conducts community outreach, reviews funding proposals, and manages the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of local grants. Clare’s skills and extensive background in grantmaking have helped OTF in many collaborative initiatives. She was instrumental in establishing one of the Foundation’s first Social Investment Partnerships, the Weston Family Parks Challenge, which seeks to enhance Toronto’s green spaces and encourage communities to revitalize their connection to nature and each other. Most recently she extended her expertise to the Foundation to help develop and implement its Investment Strategy through her work with the Project Management Team.


Steve Khan

Steve 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.


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