Youth Opportunities Fund
Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $140,000 over 24 months to run the nine-week ‘Celebrate! Body Positive Improv Program’ in schools and communities across the Greater Toronto Area. Youth will be equipped with creative tools to combat negative body image, gender-based violence, homophobia and transphobia. Funds will be used for staff and programming costs.
Delivering a project at the idea or conceptual stage with a $70,000 over 12 months to host ‘This Means WAAR’, a conference for racialized youth living in low-income situations, who are in care or leaving care, in order to bring together young residents of Toronto’s Weston Pellam Park neighbourhood to talk about rape culture. Funds will be used for staff salaries, events and the conference program delivery.
$335,100 over 36 months to deliver the A.C.T 4 Youth model in York Region. This project will ensure youth aged 20-29 with intellectual disabilities have the support they need for a smooth transition into the community after completing Post-secondary education.