Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Sudbury

2009-2010

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November 1 deadline

Ratified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on March 4, 2010

Algoma Festival Choir
$14,900 over one year to purchase an electric piano, stands and accessories that will enable the group to continue providing concerts for people of all ages and abilities in Sault Ste. Marie and area.

Algoma Paddlers Canoe & Kayak Club Inc.
$20,000 over one year for equipment and supplies in order to deliver a summer day-camp program that will teach paddling and outdoor skills to youth in the Blind River area.

Algoma Paddlers, Serpent River & Whitefish River First Nation Traditional Journeys
c/o Algoma Paddlers Canoe & Kayak Club Inc.

$30,000 over one year for instructors, kayaks and equipment to provide opportunities for First Nations youth to travel between Whitefish River and Serpent River First Nations while learning about plants, medicines, history and life skills from elders.

Algoma Traditional Music and Dance Group
$27,800 over three years to hire a part-time administrator to enhance the organization's marketing and fundraising capacity. Capital equipment will also be purchased to present better music-and-dance camps, workshops, concerts and dances.

Banque d'aliments Sudbury Food Bank
$48,000 over one year to hire a co-ordinator. This staff member will increase the organizational capacity of the member food banks so they can better meet the needs of clients in Greater Sudbury and area.

Bright Lake Association Inc.
$34,700 over one year to complete a full scientific study of Bright Lake in order to identify the source of algae bloom and undertake remedial efforts to improve the quality of the lake water for humans and wildlife.

Canadian National Institute for the Blind - Sudbury/Manitoulin District Office
c/o Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Ontario Division

$75,000 over one year to install a new elevator in the Sudbury office, which will ensure that the facility continues to be fully accessible and functional for people of all ages and abilities in Greater Sudbury and area.

Centre Passerelle pour femmes du Nord de l'Ontario
$15,000 over one year to renovate and furnish the centre's space, which will enable it to better support volunteers, programs and services for Francophone women in Timmins who are victims of abuse.

The Corporation of the Town of Kapuskasing
$50,000 over one year to install an elevator at the Regional Conference Complex. This addition will make the facility more accessible for people of all ages and abilities so they can take part in sports, arts and recreational programs in Kapuskasing.

The Corporation of the Township of Fauquier and Strickland
$60,000 over one year to install energy-efficient lighting at the renovated outdoor-covered skating rink, which will allow community members to use the facility after dark for sports and recreation.

Corporation of the Township of Moonbeam
$50,000 over one year to construct a lift, wrap-around deck and access ramp at the cultural centre. This will improve its accessibility and enable the organization to offer programs and services for people of all ages and abilities in Moonbeam.

Corporation of the Township of Tarbutt & Tarbutt Additional
$35,000 over one year to purchase playground equipment to establish a safe play area for children in Tarbutt Township. The new structure will encourage physical activity and promote health and physical fitness in children.

Finn Grand Fest
$20,000 over six months to recruit, train and recognize 300 volunteers who will support the 2010 Finnish Grand Festival to be held July 28 to August 1, 2010 in Sault Ste. Marie.

Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie and Area
$70,500 over three years to help pay salary and benefits to retain an office manager. This staff member will manage administrative operations and the organization's ReStore to relieve volunteer members of the board of directors.

Joe McDonald Youth Football League
$10,000 over one year to purchase laundry equipment and enhance the skill level of coaches. This will enable the organization to better maintain its gear and increase the capacity of volunteers as it continues promoting football in Greater Sudbury.

Kapuskasing Indian Friendship Centre
$58,000 over one year to purchase fitness equipment that will enable this First Nation organization to promote and increase physical activity in Kapuskasing and area.

Laurentian Student and Community Radio Corporation
$12,000 over one year to upgrade technical equipment, which will enable the organization to better serve its audience in Greater Sudbury and the broadcasting area.

Manitoulin Cross-Pollination Two c/o Manitoulin Writers' Circle
$16,200 over nine months for marketing, administration and professional services to encourage collaboration between writers and visual artists on Manitoulin Island. Forty artists will create original works that celebrate the island's heritage.

Mindemoya Curling Club
$20,000 over one year to replace the chiller in the curling club's ice plant. This will result in a consistent and more reliable curling-ice surface and ensure the continued operation of the facility for community members' enjoyment.

Moosonee Native Friendship Centre
$15,000 to renovate the kitchen and purchase commercial equipment. The centre will then be able to continue providing the Aboriginal community in Moosonee with a soup kitchen, programs and events.

Northern Lights Therapeutic Riding Association
$15,000 over one year to purchase a utility vehicle that will assist volunteers in feeding and caring for the horses and help to maintain the trails used to deliver the therapeutic-ride program.

Ojibwe Cultural Foundation
$35,000 over one year to purchase new information technology and audio-visual equipment. These tools will enhance the creation and presentation of new exhibits to attract more visitors to this Anishnaabe cultural centre.

Older Adult Centre Sudbury
$40,000 over one year to hire a project co-ordinator to oversee the creation of a job-matching program for older adults in Greater Sudbury.

Projet de développement des compétences essentielles (PDCE)
a/s Centre franco-ontarien des ressources en alphabétisation (SUDBURY) Inc.

$50,000 over one year to hire a co-ordinator and purchase supplies. The collaborative will then produce a business plan and provide 90 participants with training, project experience and employability skills related to literacy activities.

Radio de l'Épinette noire
$40,000 over one year to help renovate and upgrade technical equipment, which will enable the organization to better provide radio programming and support artists in Francophone communities from Opasatika to Hornepayne.

RDÉE Ontario, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario, Groupe Communautaire
a/s Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité de l'Ontario - RDÉE Ontario

$40,000 over one year to undertake a feasibility-and-sustainability study and prepare a business plan. This will help to develop a Francophone community cultural hub in Sault Ste. Marie that promotes economic development and employment.

reThink Green/Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury: Networking Partnership
c/o Greater Sudbury Environmental Network

$150,000 over three years for staff, program costs and administration to expand the Environmental Resource Centre. This will enable the collaborative to better share skills, knowledge and resources for positive environmental change in Greater Sudbury.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 189 - Blind River
$15,000 over one year to update kitchen and bathroom equipment and flooring. These improvements will provide a safer and more comfortable place for community groups to gather.

SportLink Greater Sudbury
$130,000 over three years to fund salaries, materials and administration costs. This will increase the capacity of volunteers, help develop a sports-tourism strategy and raise awareness of sports organizations in Greater Sudbury.

Sudbury Minor Baseball Association
$15,000 over one year to purchase equipment for baseball and softball events at the 2010 Ontario Summer Games to be held in Greater Sudbury. The collaborative will then be able to continue to promote these sports in the community once the games end.

Thessalon First Nation
$10,500 over one year to enhance the Thessalon First Nation Library with learning materials, shelves and painting to provide a more welcoming environment for learners.

Timmins Community Gardens c/o Porcupine United Way
$14,200 over one year to purchase fencing, composters and rain barrels for a community garden in Timmins. This will offer individual members and local charitable organizations an opportunity to grow their own produce.

Timmins Conservation Collaborative c/o Mattagami Region Conservation Authority
$18,300 over six months to purchase canoes, brush-cutting tools and camping equipment. The Grassy River canoe route in the Timmins area will then be revitalized and promoted for tourism, healthy exercise and cultural heritage.

Timmins Senior Citizens Recreation Centre
$15,000 over one year to purchase exercise and recreation equipment to promote and increase physical activity for seniors in Timmins and area.

The Twilight Seniors Club of Providence Bay c/o The United Senior Citizens of Ontario
$4,400 over one year to purchase 60 new padded chairs to replace old, worn, plastic ones and provide a safer, more comfortable gathering place for seniors at the Providence Bay Hall.

Valley Community Theatre Communautaire de la Vallée Inc.
$30,000 over one year to purchase sound equipment, lighting and a trailer to further develop the Crazy 8 community theatre project and encourage interest in drama and the performing arts in Greater Sudbury.

Victorian Order of Nurses - Algoma Branch
$25,100 over two years to hire a co-ordinator and fund program costs to expand bereavement services. More volunteers will be recruited and trained to serve as bereavement support-group facilitators in the Sault Ste. Marie area.

Wikwemikong Heritage Organization
$14,900 over one year to purchase portable toilets and handwashing stations for use at community events throughout the year on the Wikwemikong Unceded In

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July 1 deadline

Ratified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on November 2, 2009

The Anishnabek Information Technology Centre Committee
c/o Garden River First Nation

$75,000 over one year to support the operating costs of a training centre that will provide information technology training to First Nations people to enhance their employment prospects.

Assiginack Curling Club
$18,000 over one year to construct an addition to provide a proper storage area and to install new flooring in the kitchen and serving areas of the curling club, providing a safer and more comfortable space for community members to gather.

C. C. E. J. Centre de consultation pour l'embauche des jeunes Inc.
$44,800 over three years to hire staff who will enable Francophone youth to establish a co-operative during the summer months. The project will create employment and develop leadership skills among youth aged 15 to 19 years in Hearst.

The Canadian Hearing Society, Sault Ste. Marie Regional Office
c/o The Canadian Hearing Society

$42,300 over one year to teach elementary school students in Algoma about noise-induced hearing loss and prevention strategies in order to reduce it.

Canadian Ski Patrol Sault Ste Marie Zone
c/o Canadian Ski Patrol System

$38,700 over one year to purchase safety and first-aid equipment to enhance volunteer training, injury response time and injury care.

Le Carrefour francophone de Sudbury
$60,000 over one year to hire staff and purchase program supplies. These will enable the organization to develop and implement cultural and artistic programs for young Francophone children in Greater Sudbury and area.

Centre francophone de Sault-Sainte-Marie
$33,600 over one year for a co-ordinator and promotional material to implement the Franco-fiers project to help raise awareness and recruit additional Francophone members.

Club des aîné(e)s et retraités de Val-Rita-Harty
a/s Fédération des aînés francophones de l'Ontario (FAFO)

$15,000 over one year to purchase exercise and recreation equipment to promote and increase physical activity for Francophone seniors in Val-Rita and Harty.

Come and Discover The Fascinating World of History and Genealogy
c/o The United Way of Sudbury and District/Centraide Sudbury et District

$18,700 over one year for consultants, computer equipment and promotions to develop the organization's capacity and infrastructure. These will improve efficiency and raise awareness of the organization and Francophone heritage in Greater Sudbury.

Des États généraux à l'action communautaire
a/s L'Association canadienne-française de l'Ontario (du Grand Sudbury) Inc.

$75,000 over one year to hire staff to build on the community's strategic planning process so the Francophone community is able to move from planning to implementation of initiatives in Greater Sudbury.

Lake Abitibi Model Forest
$25,900 over one year to provide outdoor environmental education opportunities for primary and secondary students in Cochrane District.

Porcupine Dante Club Inc.
$15,000 over one year to purchase a commercial-grade pasta machine and stock pots. These tools will serve to prepare products for semi-annual Italian food sales that raise funds to support this Italian community centre in Timmins.

Sault Ste. Marie Soup Kitchen Community Centre
$15,000 over one year toward the purchase of a new van, which will be used to pick up donations to the soup kitchen and deliver food baskets in the community.

Sault Ste. Marie Symphony Association
$60,000 over two years to hire a public relations/marketing specialist to help increase public awareness and attendance at symphony events and enhance the financial stability of the organization.

Schumacher Lion's Club
$14,700 over one year for grounds equipment, garden supplies and benches to beautify Schumacher Lions Club Park and help ease the work of volunteers who maintain the park for community use.

Social Planning Council of Sudbury
$120,000 over two years to hire a staff member to engage the various community organizations in Greater Sudbury in supporting and accommodating the local poverty reduction strategy to benefit vulnerable children and families.

Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club
$60,000 over three years to hire a coaching director to co-ordinate and direct the club's various ski development programs in order to improve their quality and increase participation.

Sudbury Amateur Radio Club
$15,000 over one year to upgrade amateur radio equipment. This will enable the club to continue serving as a key player in the public emergency communication system in Greater Sudbury and area.

Sudbury Canoe Club
$19,000 over one year to purchase boats for a junior program and a two-person outrigger boat for the Paddle All program. This will enable the club to expand its youth program and offer a paddling program for all ages and abilities in Greater Sudbury.

The Thessalon First Nation
$14,300 over one year to purchase sports equipment to implement a physical activity program to improve the health of community members.

Timmins Ski Racers Inc.
$14,200 over one year for improvements to safety fencing and slalom gates to reduce the risk of injury and enable skier development.

Timmins Symphony Orchestra Inc.
$60,000 over 21 months to hire an executive director who will promote the symphony and enhance the financial viability of the music school to ensure its continued operation.

Walden Cross-Country Fitness Club Inc.
$14,400 over one year to purchase trail grooming equipment and an all-season rescue sleigh. This will enable the club to maintain and improve the quality and safety of its trails in all seasons in Walden.

Whitefish Lake First Nation
$48,000 over one year for a co-ordinator, equipment and training to provide recreational activities for youth and adults. This will promote healthy lifestyles for all ages in the Whitefish Lake First Nation community.

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March 1 deadline

Ratified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors June 25th 2009

2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts c/o Canadian Curling Association
$20,000 over nine months toward the costs of recruiting, training, and recognizing local volunteers in Sault Ste. Marie who will provide support to this women's curling tournament in 2010.

Azilda Community Pickerel Hatchery
$40,000 over one year to replace the roof and observation deck of this important conservation facility in Greater Sudbury. This will ensure the facility is safer and more accessible to individuals of all ages and abilities.

Club de ski de fond Cochrane Cross-Country Ski Club
$34,000 over one year to purchase grooming trail equipment and to build an addition to storage shed. This will enhance the grooming of the cross-country ski trails, providing improved and more reliable recreational opportunities for users in Cochrane.

Corporation du développement économique de Moonbeam
$57,000 over one year to hire a co-ordinator, to purchase equipment and complete trail upgrades. This will develop year-round access to the trails, increasing recreational opportunities for people of all ages in Moonbeam and area.

Corporation of the Town of Gore Bay
$15,000 over one year to assist with the cost of installing a new roof on the Gore Bay Memorial Arena to ensure a safer and more comfortable facility for users.

Eat Local Sudbury Co-operative Inc.
$148,000 over three years to hire staff to promote the organization, provide services in both official languages and develop its capacity to support additional local farmers in Greater Sudbury.

Independent Living Resource Centre Corp.-Sudbury
$45,000 over one year for a co-ordinator, equipment and administration to increase access to sports and recreation for individuals of all abilities in the City of Greater Sudbury.

Kapuskasing Nordic Ski Club
$60,000 over one year to renovate the ski chalet kitchen, install exit fire doors and provide an area to issue rental equipment. This will ensure an ongoing, safe, economical and accessible recreational area in Kapuskasing.

Municipality of French River
$21,000 over one year to renovate the new location of the Noëlville Library. This will provide increased access to learning for people of all ages and abilities in Noëlville and area.

Naan Doo We'an Wellness Centre c/o Garden River First Nation
$47,100 over one year to hire a project co-ordinator to research, develop and implement a marketing and sustainability strategy for the area's only healing lodge, a place for cultural ceremonies, gatherings and spiritual healing.

Nebenaigoching Heritage Inc.
$15,000 over one year to purchase equipment to preserve and promote the cultural legacy of First Nations people in the Sault Ste. Marie area through digital recording and physical display of cultural artifacts.

Porquis Recreation Association
$6,000 over one year to purchase gravel and a new lawn mower to maintain the grounds at this community centre, which will ensure a safer, more comfortable space for community groups to gather in Porquis.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 169 - White River
$60,000 over one year to construct an entrance ramp and renovate washrooms at the White River Legion Hall. These upgrades will help provide a barrier-free, safer and more comfortable space for community groups to gather.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 39 - Espanola
$15,000 over one year for renovations including new toilets, fire exit doors and tables to make the Legion hall a safer and more comfortable place for community groups to gather.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 561 - Elliot Lake
$41,000 over one year to replace the shingles on the roof of the Elliot Lake Legion Hall and to install a new dumbwaiter to provide a safer and more comfortable place for community groups to gather.

Smooth Rock Falls Mattagami Ski Club
$9,200 over one year to purchase a rough-cut mower and install a wood-burner insert in the existing ski club lodge fireplace. This will enable volunteers to extend the skiing season and recreational use of the trails in Smooth Rock Falls.

St. Mary's River Marine Heritage Centre
$15,000 over one year to install plumbing in three public washrooms, one of which will be barrier-free, on the Museum Ship Norgoma. This will improve the comfort of visitors of all abilities to this ship on the Sault Ste. Marie waterfront.

Sudbury Children's Water Festival c/o Children's Water Education Council
$70,000 over two years to hire a co-ordinator who will organize and implement festival activities and events for children and youth. They will learn about water conservation, protection, technology, ecology and attitudes in their home communities.

Sudbury Manitoulin Children's Foundation
$32,000 over one year to purchase a fuel-efficient vehicle. This will provide safe, affordable transportation so more children who are disadvantaged may attend summer camp and other foundation programs.

Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation
$75,000 over two years to hire a full-time project co-ordinator for a training and education centre in Wawa. Better training, skills-development opportunities and enhanced employment prospects will then be available for community members.

Tarentorus Sports Club
$50,000 over one year to replace the condenser at this curling club in Sault Ste. Marie. This new equipment will improve ice conditions and ensure the continued operation of the facility.

Thessalon Food Bank Association
$7,000 over one year for equipment and tools to build and operate six community gardens at various locations. These gardens will improve access to fresh, nutritious, locally grown food for community members in need.

Timmins Selects Basketball Club c/o Ontario Basketball Association
$4,000 to purchase four shot-clocks that will enable the implementation of FIBA rules for basketball at the community level and help promote the sport in Timmins.

Timmins Native Friendship Centre
$75,000 over one year to renovate to better meet the needs of children and youth. New plumbing, electrical work and space modifications will provide a safer environment for this Aboriginal community's cultural, recreational and social programs.

Township of Hornepayne
$45,000 over one year to purchase and install a new desiccant dehumidifier in the Hornepayne Community Arena to improve ice quality and extend the operating season.

Valley East Figure Skating Club
$8,900 over one year to purchase a music system, video camera and computer, which will enhance and improve figure skating programs for children and youth in Valley East.

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