2013 World Lacrosse Inc
$79,000 over one year to support the Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup event that will be held in Oshawa in July 2013. OTF funding will help increase awareness of the sport of wheelchair lacrosse, create a sports volunteer management program and highlight the First Nations origins of lacrosse.
Bethesda - House of Mercy, as lead organization on this collaborative
$159,600 over three years to further develop coordinated and sustainable services at an integrated, one-stop service provision clinic for abused women in Durham Region.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peterborough
$59,300 over three years to deliver the Game On! mentorship program in ten local elementary schools, which will promote physical activity and healthy eating practices among adolescent boys aged 11 to 14.
COBOCONK AND DISTRICT LIONS CLUB
$148,600 over one year to enhance an existing park in Coboconk with the construction of an open air amphitheatre, which will increase community use of the park and provide a venue for arts and entertainment.
Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough
$110,800 over two years to hire a program coordinator to enhance the organization's capacity to deliver Community Leadership initiatives and create the Vital Signs Report. This will increase community knowledge and opportunities to strengthen the local not-for-profit sector.
Community Living Durham North, as lead organization on this collaborative
$195,100 over five years to develop and implement a coffee kiosk social enterprise in collaboration with the Scugog Memorial Public Library. The coffee kiosk will help develop employment and job skills for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and provide the community with meaningful opportunities to volunteer.
Conseil des organismes francophones de la région de Durham COFRD, as lead organization on this collaborative
$35,000 over one year to purchase lighting and sound and stage equipment to enhance the quality of programming and performances in support of Francophone artists and the arts community in Durham Region.
Environmental Action Bobcaygeon Incorporated
$87,800 over one year to create multi-use recreational trails, which will increase outdoor opportunities for local residents and visitors.
Environmental Earth Angels
$50,400 over one year to increase the organization's capacity to expand the Biodiversity Field Trip program in Durham Region. Funding will provide more students in Grades 3 to 5 with free hands-on environmental learning, and more post-secondary students with meaningful volunteer opportunities.
Faith & The Common Good/La foi et le bien commun, as lead organization on this collaborative
$137,700 over two years to increase the capacity of the Sacred Water Circle in Peterborough and enhance its ability to engage with the community. This initiative will bring traditional environmental messages and teachings of Indigenous people to the broader community and promote collaboration around water issues.
FishAbility Sports Club
$13,200 over one year to increase sport and recreational activities for people with disabilities by purchasing adaptive equipment for fishing and boating programs based in Bewdley, serving people in the counties of Northumberland and Peterborough and beyond.
Geriatric Health, as lead organization on this collaborative
$10,000 over one year to support Seniors Summit events, which will be held in Peterborough City and County in June 2013. The events will promote resources and support services for seniors, host arts and cultural activities and provide a forum to conduct research that will strengthen Peterborough as an age-friendly community.
Kawartha Lakes Ontario Open Fiddle and Step Dance Contest
$10,200 over one year to rejuvenate participation in historic cultural activities through expanded promotion and recognition events for previous contestants.
Kawartha Village Co-operative Homes Incorporated
$75,100 over one year to improve access to safe and accessible social and recreational opportunities for people of all ages by installing pathways, a playground and benches and by renovating a washroom in this townhouse development.
Kinsmen Minor Football League Inc., as lead organization on this collaborative
$100,000 over one year to increase opportunities for sport and recreation for all residents by installing lighting at a sports field in Peterborough.
New Canadians Centre Peterborough
$150,000 over one year to fund a portion of the renovation costs, which will allow the organization to move into an accessible location and provide enhanced programming for new Canadians.
Orono Horticultural Society, as lead organization on this collaborative
$40,100 over one year to construct a Living Wall at the Clarke Museum, which will provide a sound and visual barrier from the highway and allow enhanced outdoor historical and horticultural programming.
$143,900 over two years to improve community knowledge of the risks of tobacco and cannabis use. A variety of school- and community-based initiatives will engage and support youth, fostering resiliency and positive leadership development.
Peterborough New Dance and Performance
$122,000 over two years to foster the growth of local artists and the Peterborough arts community through professional development opportunities, such as internships and workshops. Funding will also go towards the hiring of staff who will explore and implement new strategies on revenue development, marketing and community engagement.
Peterborough New Horizons Bands
$57,700 over one year to increase cultural and social opportunities for seniors and others by purchasing musical instruments.
Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough, as lead organization on this collaborative
$160,000 over three years to hire a development officer to support Telecare Distress centres in Peterborough, Orillia and Lindsay in increasing their capacity for fund development, marketing and advertising. This will enhance the delivery of 24-hour anonymous and confidential telephone support services to those communities
The Lions Club of Beaverton
$149,200 over one year to support the installation of a splash pad, which will enhance recreational opportunities for local children and families.
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, as lead organization on this collaborative
$88,000 over three years to educate the Ajax community on the role of pollinators and pollinator plants in protecting local food systems. This initiative will provide community members, especially students and new Canadians, with opportunities to engage in meaningful volunteer activities that support the environment.
Township of Alnwick-Haldimand
$18,800 over one year to increase access to information for people with disabilities by purchasing specialized computer equipment for library branches in Grafton, Centreton and Roseneath and by completing related minor renovations at two of these branches.
Township of Cramahe, as lead organization on this collaborative
$159,000 over three years to hire a general manager to strengthen the capacity of local food enterprises through the opening of an agri-food incubator and processing facility at the Colborne Industrial Park. This facility will promote investment in the local food economy, support the development of local food entrepreneurs and encourage healthy lifestyles and eating practices throughout the community.
Township of Dysart et al
$49,500 over one year to support the installation of a wayfinding system, improved pathways and entryways in Glebe Park and along the Head LakeTrail. In addition to promotion of the trails, these upgrades will enhance trail use and physical activity of residents and visitors to Haliburton.
Westben Arts Festival Theatre Inc.
$143,000 over two years to strengthen the organization's capacity to deliver arts programming and activities from its new location in downtown Campbellford. Funding will go toward hiring a community engagement coordinator and ensuring the organization continues to provide professional development opportunities for artists and the arts community.
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Art With A Heart Inc.
$25,000 over one year to increase access to artistic programming for vulnerable youth and seniors in Durham Region.
B!KE: The Peterborough Community Bike Shop, as lead organization on this collaborative
$198,700 over three years to implement of a multi-faceted bicycle education and access program, which will encourage cycling as a mode of transportation and a form of recreation. Funding will support staff and program costs.
Buckhorn Community Centre & Athletic Association
$34,300 over one year to renovate the kitchen and create a new accessible walkway, which will increase use of the facility and enhance physical access for all community members.
Campbellford Lawn Bowling Club
$5,300 over one year to improve the quality of recreational activity for community members by purchasing groundskeeping equipment.
Canadian Mental Health Association, Durham (CMHA Durham), as lead organization on this collaborative
$76,200 over one year to hire a coordinator to develop a service delivery model that deals with hoarding issues in Durham Region.
Children's Aid Society of Northumberland
$68,600 over two years to hire a transition coordinator to ensure that WrapAround programs continue to support families throughout the county.
Colborne Curling Club
$57,700 over one year to purchase equipment to improve energy efficiency and reduce electricity costs at the club. These improvements will make the facility available off-season and will increase use by curling and non-curling groups throughout Cramhae Township.
Community Opportunity and Innovation Network Peterborough Inc.
$158,200 over two years to hire a social enterprise developer to increase and encourage social entrepreneurship and innovation through the development of the Peterborough Centre for Social Innovation, a shared space for socially responsible enterprises and groups in Peterborough and the surrounding area. Partial funding through the Future Fund program will deepen the impact of the grant by widening the window of entrepreneurial opportunity and providing for learning opportunities.
Durham Conservation Centres, as lead organization on this collaborative
$202,300 over three years for staff and program expenses related to delivering environmental education and urban agriculture programs. Local residents, and particularly youth, will be empowered to take a more sustainable approach to their daily lifestyles.
Durham Woodworking Club
$21,800 over one year to purchase woodworking equipment and install new flooring and lighting, which will enable the Club to continue providing opportunities for woodworking in a safe environment.
Durham Youth Housing and Support Services
$83,800 over two years to hire a coordinator, which will help increase the number of volunteers and strengthen their engagement in providing emergency shelter and support to youth.
Epilepsy Durham Region
$69,400 over two years to implement the Thinking about Epilepsy program, which will raise awareness and understanding about epilepsy among local students and teachers.
Haliburton County Community Co-operative Inc, as lead organization on this collaborative
$112,300 over three years to purchase equipment and to support the development of a youth social entrepreneurship model. The project will increase opportunities for community members, particularly youth, to learn new media and animation skills. Partial funding through the Future Fund program will enable the collaborative to deepen the impact of the grant by enhancing the structure, professional support and breadth of mentorship, engage local businesses and organizations to provide realistic opportunities for youth enterprise, as well as implement a realistic plan to sustain the model over several years.
Jamaican Self-Help Organization for the Relief of Poverty
$112,500 over two years to hire a Program Coordinator and expand the organization's volunteer engagement and youth leadership activities in Peterborough, resulting in increased awareness and participation in social justice issues.
Kinark Child and Family Services, as lead organization on this collaborative
$36,300 over three years to deliver the No Child Left Inside initiative in Peterborough, which will support children and families to spend time outdoors and encourage increased physical and recreational activity.
L'Assemblée des communautés francophones de l'Ontario, Durham-Peterborough, as lead organization on this collaborative
$49,200 over one year to support conducting a needs assessment that will result a better understanding of Francophone seniors in Durham Region. Community engagement will be critical to the success of the project.
Lindsay Curling Club Incorporated
$51,300 over one year to purchase curling rocks and replace lighting fixtures, which will enhance the curling experience for local participants and spectators.
Mount Pleasant Women's Institute
$12,600 over one year to renovate the kitchen and make minor repairs to this community facility located in the Township of Cavan Monaghan. Upgrades will improve conditions for safe food preparation by volunteers.
Peterborough Green-Up Association, as lead organization on this collaborative
$147,900 over two years to hire staff and provide program support to deliver the Love Your Lake program, which will increase knowledge and opportunities regarding lake stewardship in the Kawartha-Haliburton region.
Simcoe Hall Settlement House
$150,000 over one year to make renovations that will address fire safety issues and compliance with Ontario Fire Code and Building Code standards, ensuring continued community access to this important facility in Oshawa.
The Capitol Theatre Heritage Foundation
$160,000 over three years to increase access to quality arts and cultural programming in Northumberland County by purchasing a digital projector, reducing rental costs for community groups and introducing an arts education program for children and youth.
Township of Galway-Cavendish and Harvey
$7,500 over one year to purchase large-print books and equipment to increase literacy and learning opportunities for people with vision impairment at the Township's two public library branches.
Whitby Brass Band
$38,000 over one year to recognize the Band's 150th anniversary by developing new programs and delivering three celebratory concerts.
Whitby Columbus Club
$31,100 over one year to replace the heating and cooling system and the flooring to improve energy efficiency and increase the comfort and safety of users of the community facility.
Abilities Centre Durham
$150,000 over one year to purchase wheelchair basketball court chairs, cardio equipment and volleyball posts and net, which will increase sports and recreation opportunities for local persons of all abilities.
Art Gallery of Northumberland
$19,800 over one year to hire and train instructors and purchase materials for an arts education program for senior citizens. The program will enhance the quality of life of the participants by giving them the skills to create new art and will benefit the broader community through the creation of new local artworks.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington
$102,700 over three years to hire a Volunteer Coordinator and support volunteer program costs to revitalize and enhance volunteer recruitment and retainment. Increasing the organization's volunteer base will help ensure that every child who needs a big brother or big sister mentor will have one.
Castleton-Colborne Optimist Club
$15,000 over one year to purchase drums for the Oak Ridge Percussion Society, which offers drum instruction and performance opportunities for local youth.
Centerville Presbyterian Church
$113,500 over one year to install a ramp and barrier-free washrooms and purchase kitchen equipment for the addition, which will serve as a community hall, accessible to all community groups and residents of the Townships of Cavan-Monaghan and South Monaghan.
Community Counselling and Resource Centre
$173,600 over three years to hire a Resource Development Coordinator and purchase fundraising software and social media and website enhancements. These will increase the organization's capacity for outreach, fund development and volunteer management, ensuring sustainability of this valuable counselling service in Peterborough.
Conseil des organismes francophones de la région de Durham COFRD
$99,500 over two years to hire a coordinator and consultants to provide workshops to established and upcoming entrepreneurs, develop a mentorship program and monitor the need and success of participants. This initiative, with long-term outcomes, will increase the quality of and access to local French services and increase employment opportunities for the Francophone community.
Durham Chinese Canadian Culture Centre, as lead organization on this collaborative
$197,800 over three years to hire a Project Coordinator and to cover program and marketing costs. These will enhance the organization's capacity to provide cultural programming and work with other not-for profit organizations in the delivery of Diversity Job Fairs.
Farms at Work
$192,300 over three years to hire a Project Manager and Coordinator to deliver a program that will support the revitalization of the rural agricultural communities in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough, Halliburton, Durham and Northumberland. It will provide opportunities for farmers and farmland owners to work together toward common goals. Target audiences include new farmers who will be given mentorship and training opportunities, and non-farming farmland owners who will be trained in farmland stewardship and on-farm environmental improvements.
Glendale Tennis Club Inc.
$63,700 over one year to build a new entrance shelter and shed, which will improve safety and storage as well as protection from sun and rain. The improvements will enable the Club to continue providing quality tennis programming for all ages in Pickering.
John Howard Society of Peterborough, as lead organization on this collaborative
$149,300 over two years to hire a Sex Workers Action Network Coordinator and Intern to manage a local network of organizations addressing issues related to sex work. The collaborative will work together to conduct research and launch several innovative human and social service projects aimed at enhancing the overall well-being and safety of individuals engaged in sex work.
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy
$144,000 over three years to increase the capacity of the organization to fundraise and leverage community resources through dedicated staff positions. Increased revenue from fundraising will allow the organization to better carry out its mandate to protect the local natural and cultural heritage.
Northumberland Child Development Centre
$149,900 over two years to hire a coordinator to enhance community programming such as the Simply Supper Program, Milk for Moms, the Diaper and Formula Program, the Crisis Fund and the Recreation Fund. These programs provide vital supports for low-income and at-risk families in the county.
Oak Shores Estate Community Association
$150,000 over one year to install accessible washrooms, automatic door openers and a ramp and to upgrade the kitchen, which will create a fully accessible community centre for local residents and visitors.
Peterborough Artists Inc
$65,000 over three years to purchase media arts equipment and hire a coordinator to run a new Media Arts Centre. The Centre will benefit artists and art enthusiasts by providing much needed affordable access to artistic equipment and creative production space.
Rotary Club of Uxbridge, as lead organization on this collaborative
$150,000 over one year to build a skateboard park at Kennedy Fields, which will increase opportunities for physical activity for local youth.
The Academy Theatre Foundation
$3,600 over six months to support a strategic planning process, which will provide clear direction for the future through plans to ensure sustainability of this important arts and culture venue in Lindsay.
The Oshawa Curling Club
$90,000 over one year to complete roof repairs that will ensure the ice surface is safe for curlers of all ages and abilities.
Trent Valley Archives
$28,100 over one year to purchase an air conditioning and heating unit. The new unit will enhance the sustainability of this Peterborough-based organization through decreasing heating and cooling costs. The unit will also provide temperature control that will ensure the preservation of important temperature-sensitive archival documents.
Whitby Junior Lacrosse Club
$20,000 over one year to assist the Club to host the 2012 Minto Cup, a national tournament which will showcase the sport of lacrosse. This will benefit the local youth by increasing awareness of and enrollment in the sport of lacrosse, especially among youth at risk. It will also benefit the entire community through tourism revenue generated by the event.
YMCA of Greater Toronto, as lead organization on this collaborative
$4,700 over six months to support a visioning day that will engage stakeholders from across Durham Region to share their different perspectives. Together they will develop a framework for addressing barriers faced by low-income residents in accessing community sports and recreation opportunities.