Seed Grants

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Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$5,000 over 4 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $5,000 grant over 4 months to host a butterfly festival at Camp Kee-Mo-Kee to educate people on the importance of habitat preservation. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people connect with the environment and understand their impact on it, and has an impact on the lives of 200 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 study the impact of hoarding and deliver effective services to help people in Peel Region. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people have a say in shaping the services and programs that matter to them, and has an impact on the lives of 50 people in the community.

Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$49,900 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $49,900 grant over 12 months to collaboratively develop an eLearning Management System which will provide training for grassroots sport groups. Fostering more active lifestyles, this initiative is helping trained and certify coaches, officials and volunteers, and has an impact on the lives of 27,500 people in the community.

Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$72,900 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $72,900 grant over 12 months to assist with staffing, workshop and program costs with an initiative providing accessible, professional training for emerging Afro-diasporic artists. Enriching people’s lives through arts, culture and heritage, this initiative is helping the transfer of skills and knowledge to the next generation of artistic leaders, and has an impact on the lives of 175 people in the community.

Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$74,700 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,700 grant over 12 months to pilot an initiative that supports resident leaders to champion local climate solutions in their communities. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people and resource users take deliberate actions to benefit the environment, 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 enable 360° Stories to host storytelling and the arts workshops, promoting child literacy in the Kingston Galloway-Orton Park area. 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 2,100 people in the community.

Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$74,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $74,200 grant over 12 months to conduct a feasibility study involving a mechanism to promote greater soil carbon stewardship in the Hamilton area. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping the development of mechanisms to promote responsible resource stewardship, and has an impact on the lives of 200 people in the community.

Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$16,600 over 9 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $16,600 grant over 9 months to explore the feasibility of setting up a community work hub in Ottawa to share resources and increase intersectoral collaboration in the Franco-Ontarian community. Building inclusive and engaged communities together, this initiative is helping people have a say in shaping the services and programs that matter to them, and has an impact on the lives of 6,000 people in the community.

Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$47,000 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $47,000 grant over 12 months to establish and operate five Repair Cafés in Haliburton County to help divert waste from landfills. Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping people and resource users take deliberate actions to benefit the environment, and has an impact on the lives of 400 people in the community.

Submission Deadline: 
February 6, 2019

$66,200 over 12 months

Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $66,200 grant over 12 months to research best practices for teaching healthy relationship skills for youth with developmental disabilities and their adult allies. 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 500 people in the community.

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