Arnprior Dragon Boat Club
$25,600 over one year to buy equipment and provide volunteer training for this newly established club in order to increase opportunities to be involved in physical activity programs.
Association française des propriétaires de boisés de l'Est de l'Ontario inc.
$65,000 over one year to improve programs that educate Francophone woodlot owners on how to protect forest cover in Eastern Ontario. Funding will provide for hiring a project coordinator, developing a strategic plan, increasing memberships, providing technical management assistance, identifying funding opportunities and delivering education workshops.
Brewer Park Community Garden
$22,400 over one year to engage children, youth, families and seniors of Old Ottawa South in community gardening. Funding will be used to purchase a tool and equipment shed, with rainwater catchment installation and water conservation system, along with the supplies needed for garden boxes.
$20,100 over one year to support the For Youth - By Youth project in Ottawa. Funds will be used to establish a youth council which will create educational programming, exhibitions, online programming (pod casts and blogs) special projects and events for young people, as well as pay partial salary for a youth coordinator.
Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa Chapter, as lead organization on this collaborative
$224,600 over three years to expand the reach of Growing Up Organic's garden-based and farm-based education programs into Prescott-Russell and Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry. The initiative will also establish a seasonal harvesting program and pilot a procurement program linking schools with local farmers.
Centre Charles-Émile-Claude, Centre polyvalent des aîné(e)s inc.
$50,000 over one year to enhance programming for Francophone seniors in Cornwall, to strengthen Board governance and to better address the needs of the membership through strategic planning and leadership development.
Centre multiservices francophone de l'Ouest d'Ottawa
$256,000 over two years to install an elevator in this renovated cultural space that will meet with Ontario's accessibility standards and to provide the Centre with necessary tools to undertake a major fundraising campaign. Funding will also cover a project development officer's salary.
Chapman Mills Sound Connection
$5,300 over one year to purchase equipment for this women's chorus in order to enhance its ability to perform in long term care facilities and at community events in Barrhaven and surrounding areas.
CLUB FIL D'ARGENT CLARENCE-ROCKLAND
$21,800 over one year to purchase new furniture, a new commercial refrigerator, safety locks for the doors and windows and electronic equipment for this seniors club enabling the organization to provide a more comfortable and secure environment to its members.
Deep River Yacht and Tennis Club
$20,000 over one year to help buy a coach/rescue boat in order to improve the quality and safety of physical activity programs for youth, adults and seniors.
$187,500 over three years to support salary and program expenses to increase meaningful volunteer engagement, improve the health of local communities and develop a sustainable volunteer engagement model by establishing the Ecology Ottawa Community Network.
Festival franco-ontarien (2006) inc.
$80,000 over two years to mark the arrival of Samuel de Champlain to the Ottawa region by creating special presentations at the Festival Franco-ontarien that will engage people of all ages and cultural backgrounds in the celebration of French culture.
$19,200 over one year to develop a new approach to volunteer engagement of culturally diverse Francophone youth that would allow for an exploration of career options. Working in partnership with a host organization, participants will develop and play a leadership role in the implementation of projects that are aligned with their specific interests. Projects will also allow youth to acquire skills that are transferable to a work environment. OTF funding would offset salary cost of a part time project coordinator, participant travel expenses and administrative expenses.
Hospice Renfrew Inc.
$36,800 over one year to allow caregivers and health care providers in five palliative care agencies in the Champlain and Leeds-Grenville regions to access Ontario Telemedicine Network services. Membership in this network will create new opportunities for professional training, enhance communications between various service providers and allow for more ready access to physician consultations.
Jewish Family Services of Ottawa, as lead organization on this collaborative
$169,800 over three years to increase the capacity of the Jewish Family Services and Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization to develop and implement joint programs in the areas of counselling, settlement and seniors support services. This collaborative will diversify its sources of revenue and establish a Centre of Excellence that will focus on developing innovative practices in multicultural clinical counselling.
Le Centre des services communautaires Vanier, as lead organization on this collaborative
$135,200 over two years to support south Vanier residents and community partners in their efforts to revitalize their neighbourhoods and address safety issues. Newcomers to the area will be informed of programs and services available, local residents will become more engaged in their community, and new community activities will be implemented to improve community safety and quality of life.
Les Chansonniers d'Ottawa inc.
$7,000 over one year to purchase risers that will be used by this Ottawa-based choir for their touring performances in the region.
Multifaith Housing Initiative
$76,500 over three years to fund staff costs to review current volunteer management policies and practices, enhance capacity to recruit volunteers from various cultural and faith communities in Ottawa Carleton, and to develop comprehensive volunteer orientation and mentoring activities.
MUSICAL CELEBRATION MUSICALE FESTIVAL COMPETITION INC.
$30,000 over one year to strengthen and grow the music festival by purchasing new equipment and translating the website and materials. A new monthly concert series will be established to generate fundraising revenues and to celebrate local talent in Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry.
North Glengarry Township
$33,000 over one year to enhance the community centre in Dalkeith, a rural community in the Township of North Glengarry, by replacing the septic tank and weeping bed system.
$85,000 over two years to establish YA NOW!, a youth component to the International Writers' Festival held in Ottawa. Funding will help to offer a number of writing workshops and literary events to the participating youth and their peers throughout the festival.
Orléans Festival d'Orléans
$40,000 over one year to showcase the local talent of artists in visual arts, performing arts, crafts, pottery, culinary arts and others during a two day festival in Orleans. Funding will help the Festival to offer interactive learning opportunities through public arts projects and performances.
OSGA 55+ - District 8
$37,300 over one year to raise awareness of the health benefits of active living and to increase participation of seniors in physical activities by hosting the 2013 Eastern Ontario Regional Seniors Games. The Games will be held in Long Sault, Cornwall and Alexandria.
Osgoode Youth Association
$34,000 over two years to hire a part time youth outreach and event coordinator in order to enhance social enterprise programs, increase youth participation and increase volunteer involvement.
Ottawa Power Wheelchair Hockey League (OPWHL)
$5,900 over one year to fund equipment and advertising to support the growth of this recreational and social program for people with disabilities.
Renfrew and Area Seniors' Home Support
$30,900 over one year to pilot test a seniors recreation program in the Town of Renfrew. A part time staff person and equipment will assist volunteers in delivering programs designed to maintain an active healthy lifestyle for seniors in this rural community.
Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité de l’Ontario (RDÉE Ontario), as lead organization on this collaborative
$103,900 over two years to stem the regional exodus of youth and to facilitate the settlement of post-secondary graduates in rural areas by developing the Place aux jeunes/Make Way for Youth program in Prescott-Russell. A resource guide will also be developed to assist municipalities in implementing the program.
S.D.& G. Community Futures Development Corporation
$100,000 over two years to build the capacity of the newly established Regional Arts Council of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, Cornwall and Akwesasne. The initiative will research best practices, engage the community in workshops, seminars and summits to identify gaps and needs of the arts and culture sector, and develop and implement a business model and strategic plan. Funding will also pay the salary of a cultural development advisor.
Social Planning Council of Ottawa / Conseil de planification sociale d'Ottawa, as lead organization on this collaborative
$13,700 over one year to support recreational activities provided by the Club Casa de los Abuelos to more than 90 Spanish speaking seniors living in Ottawa.
Société franco-ontarienne du patrimoine et de l'histoire d'Orléans
$25,000 over two years to develop historical documentation which will support organizing celebrations surrounding the 400th anniversary of Champlain's arrival to the Ottawa region. Funding is for a coordinator and marketing and communication campaigns targeted to enlist the support of schools and the general public.
Tara Luz Danse
$21,400 over two years to provide resources to enable the dance company to increase its outreach to members of the Ottawa/Orleans community and involve them in the creation of dance events. Target audiences will be divided by age segments with a particular emphasis on teens and a separate program for families with young children.
The Greely Players
$15,000 over one year to replace sections of the portable stage used by community artists in the rural community of Greely, thus providing a safer environment for the performers.
The Hub for Beyond 21 Foundation
$119,000 over two years to grow the organizational capacity of the Hub so that it can provide daily programming in Cornwall where adults with a developmental disability can continue to thrive and grow socially, emotionally and intellectually. Funding will support the salary of a full time program manager.
The Ottawa Art Gallery
$51,700 over one year to support the development of a capital campaign that will enable the gallery to finalize its projected expansion. Funding will pay for a fundraising coach, a campaign coordinator and a donor database.
The Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre
$66,500 over one year to revise human resource policies and practices and grow the organization's capacity to plan more effectively for its future growth. Updated policies and practices will allow the organization to more effectively attract and retain qualified personnel with a particular focus on creating career opportunities for Inuit staff. Funding would offset the cost of a consultant.
Town of Arnprior
$15,000 over one year to fund the start up cost of hosting a music festival in Robert Simpson Park. The festival will highlight local talent and artists and promote community engagement.
Town of Petawawa
$45,000 over one year to install a splash pad in the Civic Centre Rd. community hub in order to increase physical activity opportunities for young children.
United Way / Centraide Ottawa
$142,000 over three years to strengthen the capacity of the Employment Accessibility Resource Network (EARN) to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. Funding would allow the group to provide continuous opportunities for knowledge-sharing among employment support service agencies and employers, and to stimulate the creation of new and meaningful job opportunities. OTF funds will also cover the cost of a part time coordinator.
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, as lead organization on this collaborative
$150,000 over two years to develop and implement a cultural awareness and training program for service providers so that they can more effectively interact with Aboriginal clients in the Ottawa area and create a culturally safe environment. Funding will also support the salary of a cultural development coordinator.
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Access Work Service
$27,200 over one year to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities and those facing multiple barriers to employment in Barry's Bay, Eganville and Renfrew, and to build the capacity of this emerging organization through the development of a comprehensive strategic plan. Funding will pay for a qualified part-time coordinator and an experienced consultant.
Agape Centre (Help to the Needy) Cornwall Inc.
$150,000 over three years to enhance the organization's ability to raise funds by implementing new fundraising strategies such as Text to Donate, online campaigns, volunteer engagement strategies and membership campaigns. The grant will also help develop a sustainability plan and increase the Thrift Store's sales revenues by improving the sorting processes.
Air Gliders Trampoline Club
$20,300 over one year to increase participation of youth in the Cornwall area in the sport of trampoline, by purchasing equipment, training new coaches and offering skills development workshops.
Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre
$42,000 over one year to fund a part-time coordinator and cultural facilitators to identify barriers to services, develop culturally and linguistically appropriate screening tools and explore opportunities for more coordinated action for women who have experienced abuse. Tools and resources developed by this collaborative will be shared with other communities through the Ontario Woman Abuse Screening initiative.
Aphasia Centre of Ottawa-Carleton
$75,000 over one year to upgrade new office and programming space to meet accessibility standards and to assist with some of the transitional costs resulting from the move to a new location. Funding would allow group to maintain current level of services in a safe environment for clients with more limited mobility.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cornwall and District
$22,000 over one year to enhance the community space and address safety concerns by completing upgrades to the electrical system throughout the building and excavating and paving the driveway.
Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, as lead organization on this collaborative
$34,900 over one year to renovate the change rooms at the swimming pool at the Britannia Clubhouse, making the spaces larger to accommodate a significant number of children and youth who will utilize the pool involved in swimming programs provided by the Boys and Girls Club, Nepean Synchro, and the Ottawa Y Olympians Swim Club. Funding is also for additional tools and equipment, as well as additional lifeguards to adequately support the increased swimming programs.
Brave-Hearts Riding Club
$42,200 over one year to replace the tin roof on the barn where horse therapy programs and lessons to children with special needs is offered and to purchase a lawn tractor to maintain the trails and yard areas. The organization is located in Apple Hill and serves the communities within Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry.
Centre culturel du conseil de vie française de Cornwall
$53,600 over one year to strengthen the organization's capacity to deliver programs and services to the Francophone community of Cornwall through fundraising, increased visibility, program development, volunteer engagement and long-term sustainability planning. Grant funds will cover one staff coordinator position.
Centre de resources de la Basse-Ville d'Ottawa inc. / Lowertown Resource Centre of Ottawa Inc.
$69,700 over two years to fund a portion of salary costs of youth workers to provide quality youth programs that emphasize the importance of physical activity and healthy eating, develop positive social skills and increase the resiliency and self-esteem of English speaking children and youth between the ages of 6 to 17 living in Ottawa's Lowertown neighbourhood.
Centre de ressources communautaires Orléans-Cumberland
$48,500 over one year to coordinate and support the development of ESPACE, a joint preventive program offered by 12 community agencies that help children in local Francophone elementary schools and daycare programs recognize and deal more effectively with abusive situations. A part-time staff person will support the ongoing work of the advisory committee, recruit new facilitators, coordinate professional development activities and liaise with local schools and daycare programs around scheduling of the ESPACE workshops.
Centre de services à l'emploi de Prescott-Russell Inc.
$18,000 over one year to provide this employment counseling service organization with the resources to organize two job fairs that will enable the matching of potential employers with job seekers in the area.
Centre Marysabel Center
$32,000 over one year to increase the capacity of this community based organization in the future delivery of palliative care services to residents of the United Counties of Prescott-Russell. The grant will be used to hire a consultant to conduct a feasibility study and develop an action plan.
Club Optimist Crysler Region Inc., as lead organization on this collaborative
$60,000 over one year to improve access to outdoor space for winter sports and summer activities in Crysler by building a covered outdoor hockey and skating rink.
Columbus House (Pembroke) Inc.
$96,400 over two years to pilot the R.I.S.E. 'Riding into Successful Experiences', a life enhancing equine assisted learning program for young women at risk aged 13-18, living in Pembroke and the surrounding areas. Funding will support staffing and some equipment costs.
Cornwall Rowing Club
$15,000 over one year to increase community access to rowing programs in Cornwall by purchasing a coach boat, motor, trailer, two-man row boat, oars, safety equipment and a storage container.
Crichton Cultural Community Centre
$50,000 over one year to make major upgrades and accessibility enhancements to bring New Edinburgh House of Ottawa up to code for its intended purpose as an assembly space for community arts.
Friends of Bonnechere Parks, as lead organization on this collaborative
$37,700 over one year to develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy to promote walking, cycling and other non-motorized modes of transportation across Renfrew County. This strategy will include the design, development and distribution of a communication tool kit, educational and promotional materials.
Groupe Convex Prescott-Russell Inc
$54,000 over one year to expand Recycle Action, a social enterprise providing recycling services in Hawkesbury to serve Prescott-Russell. A coordinator will be hired to implement the business plan and build the client base for the recycling of styrofoam.
Jewish Family Services of Ottawa, as lead organization on this collaborative
$122,000 over two years to provide more intensive support and mentoring on board governance, volunteer management, partnerships and evidence-based service delivery to at least four culturally-based organizations who have reached an appropriate stage in their development to be able to scale up their organization and activities. Funding would offset the cost of a part-time coordinator and provide seed funding to implement new evidence-based programs and services for youth and single family homes.
Learning Disability Association of Ottawa Carleton
$50,000 over one year to improve the organization's ability to diversify its revenues and expand support services and training activities. With the support of a full-time executive director and a part-time fund developer, the organization will be able to continue providing leadership in the sector while ensuring the stability and growth of services to children, youth and adults with a learning disability.
Lotus Centre for Special Music Education
$6,700 over one year to increase the capacity of this Ottawa-based education organization in providing specialized music instruction to children and youth with developmental disorders and learning disabilities. Funding will provide for music books and recordings, sensory-motor equipment and percussion instruments.
Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust Conservancy
$74,300 over two years to increase its organizational capacity for fundraising, volunteer base development and communication with the public. This will result in more protected lands and more land being used for the benefit of the community in eastern Ontario.
Morrisburg Granites Association Incorporated
$40,500 over one year to increase access to the building by providing a barrier free entrance and accessible washroom.
Operation Come Home, as lead organization on this collaborative
$158,800 over two years to establish a new social enterprise in Ottawa that will provide training and employment skills for youth at risk in the sustainable food sector. Working in partnership with Just Food and a local farmer, FarmWorks participants will receive training in organic farming. They will learn how to produce and market their crops to local restaurants and the general public, and receive support to transition into regular employment in the agricultural, farming, landscaping and horticulture sector.
Organisme culturel et sportif Bolides d'Ottawa
$20,700 over two years to provide an all-season soccer program in French, and increase participation of children aged five to 13 years old from various Francophone multicultural communities in the Ottawa east neighborhoods. Funding will support skill development of coaches, referees and volunteers, as well as equipment purchase and space rentals for both indoor and outdoor soccer.
Ottawa Community Concert Band
$9,400 over one year to purchase new percussion instruments and expand the music library so that they may continue to offer quality concerts to community organizations in the Ottawa area.
Ottawa Festival Network
$110,000 over one year to increase the capacity of this arts service organization to reach out to youth volunteers in support of local festivals and events in the Ottawa region, through the use of new technology. Funding will also pay for a program manager.
Ottawa Network for Education
$63,300 over one year to increase the organization's fundraising capacity so that it can continue to effectively coordinate and deliver various programs that enhance student achievement in Ottawa. With the support of a designated person responsible for marketing and fund development, the organization will be able to grow its individual donor base, attract more leadership and corporate donors, and ensure greater community awareness of their programs and services.
Ottawa Riverkeeper/Sentinelles de la rivière des Outaouais, as lead organization on this collaborative
$100,000 over two years to help two main collaborating organizations, Ottawa Riverkeeper and Ecology Ottawa, joined by several partner organizations in creating, evaluating and disseminating environmental information and local environmental issues. Funding will enable hiring one new staff member who will work closely with both organizations, promoting bilingualism and increased engagement of Francophone volunteers.
Ottawa Rowing Club
$75,000 over one year to purchase a portable and wheelchair accessible dock system that will ensure safe rowing programs for participants of all ages and abilities.
Ottawa School of Art
$11,000 over one year to support the development of community-based visual arts programs for children and youth in low income neighbourhoods of Ottawa. Funding will support a program coordinator.
Pacers Speed Skating Club of Ottawa
$34,500 over eight months to replace the existing set of crash mats with new thicker mats that would meet Speed Skating Canada's new draft guideline for Short Track Crash Protection and Prevention. Funding would allow more than 100 local skaters to train in an environment that meets the highest safety standards.
Renfrew County Community Futures Development Corporation
$49,800 over one year to build the capacity of the not-for-profit sector and the social enterprises throughout Renfrew County by providing education, materials, training and ongoing support in developing strong board governance and using social media as an effective communication and marketing tool. The grant will also fund one project coordinator's salary.
Rideau Curling Club
$56,000 over one year to install a wheelchair accessible washroom at this facility located in Ottawa which will increase access to the sport of curling for individuals with physical disabilities.
Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre Inc.
$50,000 over one year to foster an appreciation for the natural environment and local cultural heritage by developing and delivering outdoor education programs on the Shaw Woods site in Renfrew County. Funding would allow the organization to hire a part-time coordinator to promote resource stewardship, to coordinate volunteers, and to purchase needed equipment.
Shine Music Academy, Performance and Production of Ottawa
$32,000 over one year to provide community based music training to young people from under served areas of the City of Ottawa that will assist them in the creation of performing bands in their neighbourhoods.
Société franco-ontarienne du patrimoine et de l'histoire d'Orléans, as lead organization on this collaborative
$25,000 over one year to create and distribute a historical record of the founding of Orleans to students and to the general public by providing factual information on the main events and personalities that helped develop this vibrant community.
Sustainable Eastern Ontario Network
$100,000 over two years to build the capacity of the environment sector in Champlain by improving governance and organizational effectiveness, strengthening networking opportunities, information sharing, and enhancing organizational collaboration. Funding will also support the salary of a program coordinator.
The Excellence in Literacy Foundation
$85,900 over three years to support salary and program costs to implement the project Generation L: A Literate Model City in Ottawa, a three-year initiative that would allow 24 community organizations to integrate a best practice literacy program into their existing activities and programs to marginalized children and youth.
The Leading Note Foundation
$63,000 over one year to assist this Ottawa-based arts organization to increase its administrative and fundraising capacity so that it may continue to offer free music instruction to children from under served areas. Funding is for a program coordinator who will concentrate efforts on increasing the profile of the organization, increase corporate fundraising and communications with donors.
The Waupoos Foundation
$30,000 over one year to provide vital equipment that will allow this recreational facility, located in rural Ottawa, to continue being available to low income individuals and families throughout the year. Funding is for a used tractor to help maintain the grounds.
Township of Madawaska Valley
$5,400 over six months to make the washroom wheelchair accessible for individuals with physical disabilities at the Paul Yakabuski Municipal Arena, which is a well-used community recreational facility located in Barry's Bay.
Vankleek Hill Music Festival
$24,400 over two years to provide this innovative music festival organization with the opportunity to engage youth in drumming and harp playing classes in the Vankleek Hill area of Prescott-Russell. Funding will support salaries for two music teachers.
Watson's Mill Manotick Inc.
$80,000 over one year to repair the roof of this historical property located in Greater Ottawa in order to preserve its structural and heritage integrity for the community for years to come.
Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
$20,000 over one year to assist four resource centres to develop a more cohesive and strategic approach to service development throughout the rural area of Ottawa. A consultant will be hired to review existing literature and best practices in rural community development, consult with key stakeholders to identify strategic opportunities, and put forward specific recommendations to guide future planning around joint action.
$130,000 over two years to hire a part-time executive director responsible for project development and a part-time office manager to oversee the daily operations at the newly established Under One Roof centre located in downtown Ottawa. Over the next few years, this new innovative workspace will bring together approximately 60 not-for-profit organizations to pool resources and foster an environment of collaboration, innovation, learning and knowledge sharing.
28th Ottawa Scouting Group
$14,600 over one year to purchase canoes and camping gear to enhance outdoor recreational programs promoting active lifestyles for urban children and youth.
Air Cadet League of Canada - 742 National Capital Squadron
$15,000 over one year to provide ceremonial uniforms and musical instruments to this Air Cadet Squadron and to train youth in the pipe and drum band to become musically proficient in time for their 50th anniversary celebrations in 2013.
Bonnechere River Watershed Project
$89,000 over two years to enhance environmental stewardship in the Bonnechere River watershed by increasing community engagement and building stronger community connections, while integrating science, arts and culture. Funds will be used to support staff and research.
Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa Chapter
$105,000 over two years to enhance child and youth education on healthy foods and healthy environments by supporting the Growing Up Organic Program in Ottawa. Funding will contribute to the expansion of the Schoolyard Organic Food Garden and the Farm-Gate Café programs, increased community engagement and outreach, partnership building, and increased support for farmers to sustain organic food production.
Canadian Parents Of Murdered Children and Survivors of Homicide Victims Inc.
$49,600 over two years to hire a part-time staff person who would support volunteers in their efforts to provide peer support to survivors, develop local chapters in various Ontario communities, and grow awareness of the needs of survivors of homicide victims through education and professional development activities.
Canadian Rugby Union
$64,900 over six months to increase the capacity of the organization to introduce and grow their new rugby program in Ottawa and across the province. Funding will provide quality development opportunities for Ontario-based coaches and officials, as well as unique training opportunities for youth.
Caribbean Nations Canada Organization
$25,000 over one year to assist in the development of this organization and its growing annual festival event located in Orleans which celebrates the cultures of the Caribbean. Funding will support a marketing and volunteer coordinator as well as an improved website.
COMMUNAUTÉ CONGOLAISE DU CANADA OTTAWA-GATINEAU
$50,000 over one year to build the capacity of the organization to better serve the Congolese community in Ottawa by hiring a part-time administrator, developing a five-year strategic plan, purchasing office equipment and computers for their newly established offices, and organizing activities for youth, families and seniors.
Community Laundry Co-operative
$89,500 over two years to support the self-serve laundry program for low-income individuals living in Ottawa and to grow training and employment opportunities for members who face barriers to employment through a community economic development initiative that provides commercial laundry service.
Community Living Glengarry Inc.
$132,100 over two years to support the growth and sustainability of White Swan Linen, a social enterprise that provides meaningful employment opportunities to people with intellectual disabilities, by hiring a Senior Lead Laundry Worker and purchasing a commercial washer and an accessible laundry folding table.
Coopérative pour le bien-être des aînés francophones de l'est de l'ontario
$21,000 over one year to fund program costs for daily recreational and social activities that promote active living and foster community integration of culturally diverse Francophone seniors living in Ottawa.
Day of Information for a Lifetime of Action (D.I.L.A. Program) Journee d'Information pour une Vie d'Action (Programme J.I.V.A.)
$44,000 over one year to enhance youth engagement in social and environmental issues by training facilitators who will work with 20 youth groups in Ottawa. These facilitators will inspire, motivate and support youth in the identification of issues that are meaningful to them, and in the development and implementation of action plans.
Daybreak Non-Profit Shelter (Ecumenical) Corporation
$20,000 over one year to further develop donor and corporate support so that this Ottawa group can maintain and grow services provided to tenants in their supportive housing program. Funds will offset the cost of a staff person.
Deep River Lawn Bowling Club
$9,700 over one year to replace greens maintenance equipment that was destroyed in a fire and to ensure continuity of recreational programs for seniors living in this remote rural community.
Eganville & District Athletic Association
$32,700 over one year to replace the electrical control and heating system of the club, which will create an energy efficient curling facility and help maintain programs for people of all ages in this small rural community.
$159,300 over two years to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career option for emerging young Ottawa entrepreneurs aged 18-32. Funds would support the cost of a part time coordinator, programming expenses for outreach activities, rent for office space and various professional services provided to young entrepreneurs.
Families Matter Co-operative Inc.
$57,800 over one year to enhance this Ottawa-Carleton organization's capacity to implement new fund development activities and to develop new partnerships with other support groups and agencies providing services to people with a developmental disability by supporting some administration costs.
Heartwood House: au coeur de la vie
$150,000 over one year to convert a warehouse space into an environmentally friendly, cost effective office and meeting facility, shared by the 18-member organizations associated with Heartwood House in Ottawa.
House of PainT Festival of Urban Arts and Culture
$28,000 over one year to increase marketing and promotion opportunities and to assist in building the organizational capacity of this youth-driven arts festival in Ottawa.
Killaloe Curling Club
$30,000 over one year to replace aging ice-making equipment in order to ensure continuity of recreational and physical activity programs for curlers of all ages in this small rural area.
Le Club l'Amicale Belle Rive Inc.
$85,000 over one year to ensure recreational programs and activities can continue to be delivered to seniors in the Rockland area by upgrading the heating and cooling system in their community space.
Lost Villages Historical Society
$46,500 over one year to showcase local history and heritage by improving the conditions of the historic buildings and walkways at Lost Villages, a tourist attraction located in Township of South Stormont.
Multi-Cultural Arts for Schools and Communities (MASC)
$199,000 over three years to develop a youth leadership program that will respond to the needs of youth at risk in the Ottawa region and provide a sustainable continuation of its activities by using the train-the-trainer approach.
Music and Beyond Performing Arts
$60,000 over one year to support the development of fund raising and development opportunities as well as the coordination of a strong volunteer-base for this Ottawa multi-disciplinary festival. Funding will be used to support two positions to do this work.
Nature Canada, as lead organization on this collaborative
$149,500 over two years to support program costs associated with the "Connecting People to Nature" project in Ottawa which will promote Lac Deschênes as an Important Bird Area, enhance educational and stewardship activities, and increase community engagement in monitoring activities.
Nepean Blue Devils Basketball Association
$15,000 over one year to purchase equipment that will increase the capacity of the association to provide quality basketball programs to more than 620 children and youth aged six to 19 years old.
$48,900 over two years to provide traditional cultural programs for the First Nations (Abinaki, Mik Ma, Algonquin, Lacota, etc.) and Métis community living in Renfrew County. The programs will deliver hands-on cultural awareness opportunities for aboriginal youth living off-reserve, as well as making the programs accessible to the general public. Grant funds are for start-up program costs, equipment, and administration.
Ottawa River Runners/Les Coureurs de la Rivière Outaouais
$15,000 over one year to purchase equipment that will support children and youth in learning advanced skills in slalom whitewater kayaking and canoeing in Ottawa.
Ottawa Riverkeeper/Sentinelles de la rivière des Outaouais
$152,800 over two years to improve local knowledge and understanding about the health and importance of the Ottawa River by supporting the growth of the Great River Network, increasing community engagement, developing a communications plan and new outreach materials, creating a Swim Guide, and publishing a Drink Swim Fish Report Card.
Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
$50,000 over four years to increase the capacity of this Ottawa arts organization to reach out to larger audiences by supporting a marketing position and to achieve sustainability in the long-term.
Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy/Academie des orchestres des jeunes d'Ottawa
$19,000 over one year to purchase two new woodwind instruments for students as they train in classical music disciplines with this Ottawa institution.
Phoenix Players Inc
$16,000 over one year to provide marketing support to this amateur theatre company in Ottawa which will increase their exposure to new audiences and provide a sustainable revenue stream in the future.
Pinecrest Little League
$14,000 over one year to purchase new baseball equipment that will increase the quality and safety of the game for players, as well as to expand the Star and the Winterball program for children aged four to eight years old in the city of Ottawa.
Piste récréative Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail Inc
$57,800 over two years to increase the capacity of this local community organization in the area of governance and enable the development of a strategic plan that will guide this Prescott-Russell organization.
Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre
$17,400 over two years to fund artists fees and advertising in order to help establish a regular children's theatre series in west-end Ottawa and to provide opportunities for families to enjoy puppetry presentations.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632 - Orleans
$40,000 over one year to assist in the roof repairs for this facility located in Orleans so that local community organizations can continue its use as a safe and healthy gathering space.
Rwanda Social Services and Family Counseling
$34,300 over one year to provide peer support and knowledge sharing opportunities for women who have witnessed genocide so that they may break out of their isolation, gain trust in professional counselling services and share with others who have also been victims.
Scouts Canada Voyageur Council 14th Gloucester
$14,000 over one year to purchase canoes and a trailer to support outdoor recreational activities for children and youth aged eight to 18 in the Gloucester area of the city of Ottawa.
Scouts Canada, Ottawa Medical Venturer Group (MedVent)
$6,400 over one year to increase the capacity of this scouting group to provide first-aid services at scouting recreational events and various community cultural events in Ottawa and surrounding areas. Funding will be used to purchase a storage trailer and equipment.
Soccer Multiculturel pour Jeunes Canadiens, as lead organization on this collaborative
$27,500 over one year to provide high quality soccer programs for youth 18 and older at this new Francophone league, and for adults from various ethno-cultural communities in Ottawa, by supporting program expenses.
St. Lawrence Rowing Club
$16,000 over one year to increase community access to rowing programs in Morrisburg along with increased participation in regattas by purchasing a four-person scull and speakers.
The Canadian Council of the Blind Inc.
$125,000 over one year to convert existing Ottawa office space into a fully accessible employment training facility for people with disabilities all across eastern Ontario. The Opportunity Center for Employment for Persons with Disabilities, a facility dedicated to all disabled persons, will provide a variety of new training and professional development opportunities to more than 400 people on a yearly basis.
THE GOOD COMPANIONS
$73,100 over one year to pave the parking lot and address lighting issues. Upgrades will provide a safe environment for seniors attending daily activities at this Ottawa Centre and facilitate meal pick-up by volunteers at the Meals on Wheels organization.
The Hearing Foundation of Canada/La Fondation Canadienne de l'Ouie, as lead organization on this collaborative
$105,500 over three years to prevent noise-induced hearing loss to more than 6,000 Grade 4 students in Leeds and Grenville, Lanark, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell regions by delivering a free educational program. The program, which can be delivered in French if requested, demonstrates the causes and impact of hearing loss on one's life and shows the students how to change the way they listen to music and reduce their exposure to noise at public music and sporting events.
Township of South Dundas
$27,500 over one year to increase access to sports and recreation equipment by establishing a Sport Lending Library for residents while raising awareness of the benefits of active living. Equipment will include snowshoes, cross-country skis and boots, to life jackets and water sports equipment.
Township of South Stormont
$15,000 over one year to improve access to community spaces and communications technology by purchasing tables, chairs and multimedia equipment for the Township facility in the rural community of Newington.
Union culturelle des Franco-Ontariennes, Régionale de Prescott-Glengarry-Cornwall
$16,700 over one year to increase computer literacy and understanding of social media by purchasing computers and providing computer training to Francophone women living in rural communities.
Valley Arts Council Inc.
$63,600 over two years to provide support for this arts service organization in Renfrew County by hiring an executive director and to enable artists of all disciplines to benefit from marketing support through the use of new technologies.
Victim Services of Renfrew County Inc
$29,400 over one year to purchase equipment and materials to develop and implement an effective marketing and awareness strategy that will educate the public and partner agencies concerning services available to victims of crime and tragedy.