Quinte, Kingston, Rideau

2011-2012

March 1
July 1
November 1

November 1 deadline

Almonte Lawn Bowling Club
$23,400 over one year to install new floating gutters and purchase a new greens cutting machine to improve the safety and professional quality of the lawn bowling greens for local bowlers.

Bancroft Family Health Team
$27,500 over one year to purchase and install an Ontario Telemedecine Network system, which will provide easier access to services and programs available in the community to individuals with transportation barriers.

Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church
$23,000 over one year to provide barrier-free access to the basement of the church for all community members taking part in community events.

Country Roads Community Health Centre
$55,700 over one year to renovate and retrofit Guthrie House in the village of Elgin to increase its capacity to offer services to seniors and youth in North Leeds.

Ducks Unlimited Canada-Provincial, as lead organization on this collaborative
$112,400 over two years to hire a project coordinator to increase the capacity of volunteers and community members to undertake protection and restoration-conservation projects on various parts of land in the Cataraqui and Quinte Conservation watershed regions.

Habitat for Humanity Thousand Islands
$40,000 over one year to purchase a new truck in order to expand the Habitat for Humanity ReStore e-waste landfill diversion program to the communities of Smiths Falls, Prescott and Kemptville.

H'art School of Smiles Inc
$46,100 over one year to support the establishment of a Media Arts and Assistive Technology Centre (MAAT) for use by participants with intellectual disabilities. This will be done through hiring a Coordinator and purchasing equipment, resulting in training volunteers to help the participants develop their skills and produce innovative projects.

Hospice Lennox & Addington
$50,000 over one year to hire a full-time Hospice Administrator to maintain programs, implement new ideas and retain and recruit volunteers, ensuring a smooth merger of the hospice's services with those of the local hospital. This move will ultimately open up residential beds for individuals in their last few weeks of life.

Hospice North Hastings
$98,500 over three years to support the implementation of new day programs that will improve the quality of life for individuals requesting services from the hospice. A variety of services will be offered once a week at a set location to individuals who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness as well as their caregivers.

Lanark County Community Justice Program Inc.
$41,000 over one year to increase the capacity of the organization by supporting the development of a revised volunteer recruitment, screening, training and mentoring program. This will help increase the number of highly trained community justice facilitators in the county.

Limestone District Grenadiers Football Club
$27,500 over one year to acquire the necessary equipment to develop a U15 Bantam football team for youth in Kingston and area.

Loving Spoonful Kingston
$34,900 over two years to contribute partial funding toward the salary of a Project Coordinator to oversee and integrate programs, develop relationships in the community and increase the organization's capacity to become self-sustaining.

Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
$11,600 over one year to make the local library more functional by purchasing electronic equipment for workshops and a washing machine to support cultural program opportunities. Funding will also enhance the childrens' book collection available to the community.

Municipality of Marmora and Lake
$11,300 over one year to enhance the services offered by the public library to community members by purchasing a variety of electronic equipment such as computers, a Kobo e-reader, an iPad and a Sony e-reader.

Prince Edward County Community Foundation
$49,200 over three years to build organizational capacity by making the Executive Director's position a full-time one and to purchase a volunteer management software. This will enable the Foundation to focus on meeting community needs in a more efficient manner.

Regent Theatre Foundation
$67,300 to improve the quality of video performances presented to the community by purchasing a modern digital cinema projector. The new equipment will also be used by other organizations, providing a large impact to the community.

Rideau Waterway Land Trust Foundation
$40,900 over one year to support the development of the 2.8-km loop Sugarbush Island Walking Trail to provide the public with controlled access while protecting the natural environment and habitat for endangered species.

Royal Canadian Air Force Association #443 Wing
$67,500 over one year to support renovations to improve the safety, accessibility and energy efficiency of the organization's facility, thereby increasing its use by youth and the general public in the Smiths Falls area.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 475 Toledo
$81,700 over one year to refurbish and upgrade the kitchen facility to provide a safe, clean and efficient environment to benefit local residents.

Special Olympics Ontario Inc, as lead organization on this collaborative
$62,500 over one year to hire a legacy outreach worker to execute a community development plan to support sustainable athletic development for people with intellectual disabilities in the Kingston and Cornwall regions.

The Army, Navy and Airforce Veterans in Canada Martello Unit 377
$57,300 over one year to renovate the facility by making it accessible, replacing some windows, insulating two walls and replacing low-efficiency lighting. These improvements will increase the capacity of this Kingston-based organization and boost use of the building.

The Brockville Rifles Regimental Society
$24,400 over one year to digitally archive the organization's collection of artefacts, upload the archive to the Internet and produce replicas of selected items for safe public display. This will make the collection more easily available to the public.

The Heart of Hastings Hospice
$79,700 to transform a recently purchased house into a residential palliative care facility and support centre for the hospice. This will provide a place for individuals to live their last few weeks of life and will serve as a centralized office location where volunteers can meet and train.

The Parish of Almonte St. Paul's
$49,000 over one year to increase the capacity of the organization by building accessible washrooms, which will make its facility a fully accessible community space for the benefit of local groups.

Township of Carlow/Mayo
$49,200 over one year to revitalize the community hall by buying a generator and replacing the furnace, the stove, the lighting and the roof. These upgrades will provide a comfortable setting for community members to convene for private and social functions and will ensure that the hall can fulfill its mandate to serve as an emergency evacuation centre.

Township of Rideau Lakes
$68,400 over one year to increase the accessibility of the main branch of the Public Library by improving shelving, circulation and book-return desks, floor plan, interior signage and lighting. This will ensure high-quality universal access for everyone.

Township of Stirling-Rawdon
$56,300 over one year to support major renovations to the public library to make it compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Funding will also help to revitalize the aging building and purchase furnishing and equipment, strengthening the capacity of the library. This transformation is the first phase to making the library more functional for all patrons.

Township of Tyendinaga
$15,000 over one year to provide enhanced services to library patrons by purchasing a multi-use business machine and books for readers of all ages and abilities.

Tsi Kionhnheht Ne Onkwawenna Language Circle
$23,000 over one year to support efforts to preserve the Mohawk language. This initiative will provide partial funds toward material costs and the salary of a full-time Resource Coordinator who will be responsible for developing unique learning materials geared to all community members.

Victim Services of Leeds & Grenville
$58,500 over one year to hire a Youth Volunteer Coordinator and increase the work hours of the Fundraising Coordinator in order to launch a new Victim Services Youth Volunteer Program in Brockville and area.

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July 1 deadline

Almonte Amateur Radio Club Incorporated
$15,000 over one year to purchase and install digital repeaters, which will improve the reliability and integrity of radio communications in the County of Lanark. This will ensure the club and its members can continue to provide emergency radio-communications services, equipment demonstrations and resources at community festivals and events.

Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce
$15,000 over one year to provide barrier-free access to the new community cultural centre by installing an elevator. This will ensure that individuals of all abilities have access to the information, resources and services being offered there.

Beth Donovan Hospice
$79,000 over two years to hire a volunteer co-ordinator who will develop a more robust and extensive network of volunteers. This resource will help increase the capacity of the organization to offer more and better palliative-care services to those in need in the Kemptville area.

Canadian Mental Health Association, Hastings and Prince Edward Branch
$42,700 over two years to hire a resource development co-ordinator who will develop a bicounty tool kit and referral network. Community support groups will be established that aim to increase intervention and support for hoarders in Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

Committee for Innovative Thinking for Youth Inc.
$106,800 over two years to hire a co-ordinator who will recruit volunteers and participants to establish a youth centre in Trenton. Programs will be developed that are geared to skills development and entrepreneurial training, and community partners will be engaged to help ensure the centre's sustainability.

Community Partners For Success Co-operative Quinte Inc.
$61,700 over one year to replace the roofs at two sites and build a ramp at one. This will improve safety and comfort, and provide all participants with barrier-free access to parenting and child-development programs, food preparation and budgeting information, employment-readiness training and supportive counselling.

Friends of Centre Hastings
$15,000 over one year to increase opportunities for youth to participate in the sport of football by purchasing appropriate protective equipment and uniforms. These upgrades will improve safety, help to increase self-esteem and encourage more youth to become physically active.

Frontenac Community Mental Health Services
$30,400 over two years to increase staff resources in order to enhance services provided to individuals living with mental illness and their families. Part-time staffing hours will become full-time so that more information sessions can be provided and requests for information met.

Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage
$29,500 over two years to enhance the services offered to visitors and the safety of the museum buildings. Information on the Tour Mate audio guides will be updated, an auditorium created and the sound system strengthened, and fire-retardant materials will be installed on ceilings.

K3C Community Counselling Centres
$60,000 over one year to hire a volunteer manager who will increase the use of Community Mediation (CM), a program that offers a restorative-justice alternative to resolve minor offences and conflicts in Kingston and area. Collaboration among governments, agencies, groups and individuals will all be strengthened to help to manage conflict more effectively.

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre
$118,700 over three years to hire a development/sustainability co-ordinator, who will enhance the organization's capacity for fund development, outreach and community engagement. This will increase awareness of Ontario's native turtle populations and provide opportunities for professionals, students and volunteers to become involved and learn about turtle rehabilitation.

Kingston Arts Council
$15,000 to host workshops about audience building and retention, and promote collaboration among local organizations. A shared database will give all participating groups the opportunity to promote their programs and share information about their activities and venues, helping to increase community awareness, interest and attendance at local artistic events, shows and festivals.

Kingston Interval House
$87,000 over two years to hire a resource development co-ordinator who will refocus strategies for volunteer recruitment, fundraising, communications and marketing. New programs will be developed to increase the organization's capacity and long-term sustainability so it can continue to provide support services and shelter to women who are victims of violence in the Greater Kingston region.

Kingston Naval Veterans' Association
$25,200 over one year to replace the damaged roof of the organization's building. This will prevent further damage and ensure that meetings and events can continue to be offered safely and comfortably for members and the many community groups and gatherings that use the facility.

Lennox and Addington Family and Children's Services
$22,600 over one year to install a play structure and purchase outdoor furniture for the Barrett House property, which is used for family visits with children who are living apart from their parents. These additions will provide a more relaxed and fun environment where young children can play safely and interact with family visitors.

Lonsdale Heritage Association
$15,000 over one year to restore the interior walls and ceiling of the historical 1868 Weslyan Methodist Church in Lonsdale, which is now used as a social and recreational centre. This will improve its safety and reduce health risks for the community users and volunteers who maintain the building.

Marmora SnoFest Association
$70,000 over two years to hire a full-time event co-ordinator who will design and implement programs, seek out relationships with new sponsors and recruit volunteers. A five-year business plan will also be developed to set direction and strengthen the capacity of the organization to grow the festival.

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum
$45,400 over one year to install a new heating and cooling system in the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum in Almonte. This will enable the facility to expand, helping it to become a heritage and cultural centre for the town and region.

Museum of Health Care at Kingston
$52,000 over two years to develop an interactive software application that will disseminate program and artifact information via the Internet, at the iTunes store and through on-site portable devices. This tool will provide a new method of communication and increase the museum's reach and ability to share information with a larger audience base.

Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic Centre (PEFAC)
$47,800 over one year to renovate the mens' change room at the centre's building in Picton. This will improve the amenities, help retain and increase membership of the organization's target demographic, and ensure the health and safety of members, volunteers and staff who use the area.

Quinte Arts Council
$79,400 over two years to hire a project co-ordinator who will improve volunteer recruitment, retention and recognition events. A database and software will also be purchased to enable volunteer policies and procedures to be developed and records maintained.

Quinte Vocational Support Services
$55,700 to purchase a variety of sports and leisure equipment and landscape the facility's backyard so that gardens may be planted. These enhancements will provide chances for participants and individuals from neighbouring organizations to improve their work skills and take part in social and recreational activities.

Separated Town of Gananoque
$124,500 over one year to develop a BMX track and athletic field and resurface tennis courts in the town. This will expand facilities and encourage more residents and visitors to take part in the various forms of recreation being offered.

Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation
$69,200 over one year to make renovations to the organization's facility so it will be able to centralize services in one location. This will improve services to over a thousand seniors in the area and provide a more cohesive and consistent environment for all participants, volunteers and staff.

The Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, as lead organization on this collaborative
$42,900 over one year to hire a project co-ordinator who will consolidate the township's archives at the Lanark County Geneological Research Library in the Heritage House Museum. An archive catalogue will be created and a user-friendly site map developed to enhance community access to information dating back to the 1830s.

Town of Carleton Place, as lead organization on this collaborative
$35,200 over one year to purchase and install accessible play structures and equipment, which will enable a vacant lot to be converted into a playground for the benefit of children of all abilities who live in and visit the town of Carleton Place.

Township of Addington Highlands
$72,500 over one year to provide barrier-free access to the new community centre in Denbigh and general renovations to the new library which will be housed there. Automatic doors, accessible washrooms and an air conditioner will be installed to make the library and other services more available to community members of all abilities.

Township of Athens & Rear of Yonge & Escott
$29,100 over one year to purchase and install a new and accessible outdoor playground structure in Athens Township Memorial Park. This addition will provide a more safe and enjoyable environment for the many community members and visitors of all abilities who use the park, especially children.

Township of Lanark Highlands, as lead organization on this collaborative
$100,200 over one year to increase the floor space of the Middleville & District Museum. A new addition will be built to house significant artifacts and improvements will be made to all exhibits to make them fully accessible to all members of the community.

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March 1 deadline

Algonquin Arts Council
$14,500 over one year to refurbish the Village Playhouse in Bancroft to make it more energy efficient and provide a more inviting facility for visitors, volunteers and artists. Improvements will include replacing the ductwork, installing insulation in the attic, stabilizing the chimney and removing an old furnace.

Belleville Youth Soccer Club
$11,900 over one year to increase capacity by providing training and equipment to soccer coaches for the benefit of hundreds of children, youth and adults in Belleville and surrounding area.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County
$80,000 over two years to strengthen the organizational and fundraising capacity of the organization through support for administrative staff and the implementation of new resource-development tools and technology.

Brockville & Area Community Living Association>
$71,000 to increase accessible transportation services for 68 adults with intellectual disabilities living in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville through the purchase of a Girardin 2011 bus.

Gilda's Club Southeastern Ontario
$99,000 over two years to hire a Development Director who will produce a sound fundraising strategy and implementation plan to ensure the organization's long-term sustainability.

Martha's Table Community Program
$145,700 over one year to support the installation of an elevator, which will provide barrier-free access to all levels of the facility and its programs and services for the citizens of Kingston and area.

North Hastings Community Integration Association, as lead organization on this collaborative
$65,000 over two years to increase access to social and recreational opportunities for children and youth in Bancroft and surrounding area. This will be done by implementing school year programs for Grades 1 to 8 students and developing an Adventure Camp.

Northern Connections Adult Learning Centres
$29,900 to increase volunteerism in North Frontenac and develop a Seniors' Health and Fitness Directory for the region.

Prince Edward Curling Club
$8,600 over one year to purchase 32 age-appropriate curling stones to increase youth participation in the sport of curling in the area.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 110 - Trenton
$85,000 over one year to improve the safety and usability of this popular facility by replacing the leaky roof.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 509 - Quinte-Carrying Place, Consecon
$14,000 over one year to replace the aging furnace and broken windows, thus increasing the safety of community members using the building on a daily basis for social and recreational events.

Royal Canadian Legion Upper Rideau Branch 542, Westport
$83,400 over one year to replace the roof and renovate the refreshment area of this important community facility in order to facilitate its continued use.

Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre, Inc.
$64,600 over one year to strengthen organizational capacity through enhanced staffing and provide more efficient working conditions for staff and volunteers thanks to minor exterior upgrades to the facility.

St Vincent de Paul Society of Kingston
$64,500 over one year to undertake repairs and renovations to their warehouse so that more efficient use of space is achieved for the benefit of staff, volunteers and clients of the organization.

St. Lawrence War of 1812 Bicentennial Alliance
$100,000 over one year to develop a Special Events Resource Centre, which will provide rental equipment and consulting expertise to help not-for-profit organizations in Eastern Ontario stage successful events.

The Napanee Golf and Country Club
$72,200 to increase capacity by renovating the interior and exterior of the clubhouse and purchasing some golf carts to provide more barrier-free opportunities for community members to play golf.

Town of Deseronto
$64,000 over one year to purchase gym equipment for the new recreational facility, thus increasing healthy physical activity opportunities for community members.

Town of Perth
$120,500 over one year to renovate and resurface two of the Conlon Farm Recreation Complex outdoor public tennis courts for increased safety and use by tennis enthusiasts.

Township of Tyendinaga
$77,100 over one year to pave the existing gravel parking lot, add exterior lights and create a more inviting appearance for the community centre in Shannonville. This will result in safer access for all community members taking part in activities and events held in the building.

Township of Wollaston
$15,000 over one year to purchase new equipment and reading materials, providing better service and encouraging library patrons to stay informed about matters that can improve their health and social and economic well-being.

Tweed & Area Arts Council>
$15,000 to install air conditioning in the Marble Church Arts Centre. This upgrade will improve the quality of experience and increase use of the popular Tweed facility by community members and artists.

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