Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Sudbury

2010-2011

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November 1 deadline

Ratified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on March 3, 2011

Centre culturel La Ronde
$55,800 over one year to renovate the washrooms and modify lighting in this Francophone cultural centre to make the venue more energy efficient and ensure accessibility for people of all ages and abilities in Timmins and area.

Centre franco-ontarien de folklore
$46,000 over one year to hire part-time staff and purchase equipment to produce and present a franco-Ontarian folk tale in nine communities. This will ensure affordable cultural theatre is available in northeastern Ontario.

Cochrane Food Bank Inc
$43,100 over one year to purchase an electric-powered forklift for the warehouse to facilitate the loading and unloading of pallets of food. The new forklift will replace a worn-out gas-powered unit that produces toxic fumes in the warehouse and is no longer reliable.

East Algoma Stewardship Council, as lead organization on this collaborative
$102,300 over two years to hire a fresh water quality outreach coordinator to educate landowners and cottagers on proper fresh water stewardship practices and to recruit and train volunteers to actively engage in water quality monitoring and remediation on lakes in central Algoma.

Hearst Economic Development Corporation
$75,000 over two years to purchase marketing material and equipment to train individuals and organizations in the technologies and benefits of green building. This will boost energy and water conservation and efficiency as well as increase the capacity for renewable energy in Hearst and surrounding area.

John Howard Society of Sudbury
$83,700 over three years to hire part-time staff and fund operations and programs to implement the Sudbury Youth Rocks Music Program for local youths who are at risk or in conflict with the law. This initiative will enable the organization to promote positive lifestyles and attitudes for life.

Le Club des AS de Moonbeam
$9,400 over one year to replace the furnace and purchase kitchen equipment to maintain sports and recreation programs and activities for people of all ages in Moonbeam.

Le Club Richelieu de Cochrane
$74,700 over one year to expand the existing building entrance, ensuring accessibility for local people of all ages and abilities.

Les Jeux de la francophonie du Grand Sudbury 2011
$25,000 over one year to recruit, train and recognize local volunteers in Greater Sudbury who will provide support for the 2011 Jeux de la francophonie du Grand Sudbury.

Metis Nation of Ontario-Timmins Council
$77,500 over one year to renovate the community centre by installing new windows, siding and insulation in order to reduce energy consumption and create a more comfortable gathering place for members. Accessibility will also be enhanced with the construction of an accessible washroom and the installation of a ramp and automatic door opener at the main entrance.

Michipicoten First Nation
$27,700 over one year to construct a permanent site to accommodate an annual pow wow and other cultural events to celebrate Anishinaabe culture and attract visitors to the community.

Municipality of Central Manitoulin, as lead organization on this collaborative
$35,000 over one year to replace old and unsafe equipment in the park behind the Old School with a new play structure that will provide a safer play area and encourage physical activity for children in the Town of Mindemoya.

Rotary Club of Chapleau Inc., as lead organization on this collaborative
$11,400 over one year to purchase goalies' equipment and dry land training equipment to enable young players to practice and enhance their skills. This will increase participation in physical activity and ensure the sport of hockey is affordable for local youth.

Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
$60,000 over one year to replace old and unsafe equipment in the community park with a new play structure that will provide a safe play area to encourage physical activity for children of this community located near Massey.

Save the Children Canada
$39,100 over one year to deliver the Supporting Security parenting program in three James Bay communities to strengthen the experience of bonding, attachment and security between First Nations parents or caregivers and their infants in order to improve children's overall mental, physical and behavioural development. This grant has an impact in more than one OTF catchment area.

Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre
$120,000 over two years to create sustainable community partnerships, promote cultural education, raise cultural awareness and develop an alternate approach to health care and health promotion for the Aboriginal community in Greater Sudbury.

SSM & 49th Fd. Regt. Historical Society
$10,300 over one year to create text and graphic panels for an exhibit commemorating life in Sault Ste. Marie in 1812 to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

Taykwa Tagamou (New Post)
$28,000 over one year to purchase a seven-passenger van to enable children from Taykwa Tagamou First Nation, located between Cochrane and Moosonee, to participate in sports and recreation and cultural activities outside their community.

The Bruce Mines & District Historical Society
$13,900 over one year to repair the siding and paint the exterior of the museum to preserve one of the oldest structures in the community and provide a safer and more welcoming facility for visitors.

The Ontario Bushplane Heritage and Forest Fire Educational Centre
$130,000 over two years to hire a marketing and public relations coordinator and purchase new signage and marketing materials in order to implement the Centre's new marketing strategy. It is designed to increase the number of visitors to the Sault Ste. Marie-based organization and ensure its continued operation.

Township of Prince
$56,400 over one year to purchase new playground equipment for Gros Cap Park and Dean's Park to provide safe play areas and encourage physical activity for children.

Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers
$11,000 over one year to purchase furniture and equipment to ensure that activities and programs are maintained at the Walford Community Centre.

Township of White River
$45,100 over one year to beautify the community and celebrate its heritage through the development of a walking tour of 41 local heritage sites. The tour, with gazebos, picnic tables and benches placed at strategic points, will be used by community residents and visitors alike to learn about the local heritage and for outdoor exercise.

United Way/Centraide Sudbury and/et district, as lead organization on this collaborative
$98,300 over two years to increase the long-term stability of not-for-profit organizations by providing social enterprise development training in both official languages in Greater Sudbury.

Valley East Waves Swim Club, as lead organization on this collaborative
$8,700 over one year to purchase timing equipment, which will increase the club's capacity to offer quality competitive and non-competitive swimming programs in Greater Sudbury.

Wawa and Area Victim Services
$4,500 over one year to provide funding for presentations to teens, parents and professionals from Wawa, Dubreuilville and White River to increase awareness about healthy dating relationships and reduce the incidence of sexual assaults among teens.

Wikwemikong Development Commission
$40,800 over one year to provide cultural sensitivity training to Wikwemikong's community leaders that will provide a common vision to guide the future development of this Manitoulin Island community.

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July 1 deadline

Ratified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on October 28, 2010

Canadian Red Cross Society, Sault Ste. Marie & District Branch
$56,800 over two years to increase the capacity of the Algoma District Branch to recruit and train volunteers to provide assistance in local small- and large-scale disasters and to train vulnerable populations on how to be prepared for a disaster.

Centre de support Connexion Support Center
$48,000 over one year to renovate the centre, enabling the organization to continue to offer programs and services to individuals and families facing poverty in Kapuskasing.

Coniston Curling Club
$40,000 over one year to replace the chiller in the ice plant. This will result in a consistent and more reliable curling ice surface and ensure the continued operation of the facility.

F.J. Davey Home
$5,000 over one year to purchase a used upright Yamaha piano to provide music therapy for the clients of the adult day program at this long-term care facility in Sault Ste. Marie. Participants in the program have various degrees of memory impairment but all seem to respond well to music.

Hearst Community Curling Club
$21,000 over one year to purchase chilling equipment and to recondition old curling rocks and buy new ones. This will enable the club to continue to promote and offer the sport of curling in the community.

Iroquois Falls Historical Society
$14,800 over one year to replace heating and air conditioning units in the Pioneer Museum to ensure proper climate control to preserve the museum's artifacts.

Junction Creek Stewardship Committee Inc.
$46,800 over one year to hire a coordinator who will raise awareness of and engage volunteers in the Junction Creek restoration and monitoring activities in Greater Sudbury.

Kapuskasing Golden Age Centre de l'age d'or
$13,400 over one year to purchase exercise and recreation equipment, which will increase leisure and physical activities for more than 350 local seniors.

Ken Brown Recovery Home Foundation
$30,000 over one year to enhance the fundraising capacity of the Sault Ste. Marie foundation by hiring a part-time manager to develop a fundraising strategy and train volunteers for its implementation. This will increase the sustainability of the organization's programs, supporting men recovering from alcohol or drug dependency.

Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute
$50,000 over one year to enhance the information technology capacity of this Manitoulin Island Anishnaabe education centre by installing cabling and switches for data, voice and video equipment in its renovated and expanded facility. This will allow the centre to deliver its educational programming both on site and online.

Le Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario
$75,000 over three years to hire staff and fund programs, training and marketing activities. This will enable the organization to increase its audience by reaching out to francophiles and enhancing its presence in Greater Sudbury and outlying areas.

M'Chigeeng First Nation (West Bay)
$41,700 over one year to support renovations to the youth centre to make it safer and more accessible for all members of this Manitoulin Island community. Renovations include replacing doors, installing a wheelchair ramp, repairing decks and expanding office space for staff.

Municipality of Central Manitoulin
$7,800 over one year to purchase a commercial dishwasher, double door cooler and utility cart to improve the safety of food service and food storage facilities for users of the Mindemoya Community Hall.

Rainbow Routes Association
$50,000 over one year to assist with the costs of installing guide rails along the newly developed bicycle/pedestrian Ramsey Lake path. This will ensure safety and access for people of all ages and abilities in Greater Sudbury.

Rotary Club of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, Inc., as lead organization on this collaborative
$50,000 over one year to purchase and install a cover over outdoor bocce courts to extend the sport season and promote physical activity.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 432 - Massey
$10,000 over one year to ensure access for people of all ages and abilities and to promote and increase physical activity by expanding the range of recreational and social programs in Massey and surrounding area.

Salon du livre du Grand Sudbury, as lead organization on this collaborative
$60,000 over one year to enable Le Salon du Livre and its partner, la Slague du Carrefour francophone, to hire staff who will plan and implement French Kiss, the first bilingual literary and musical festival in the area.

Sault International Youth Association
$93,000 over two years to consult with a diverse cross-section of youth in order to develop a Youth Action Plan for Sault Ste. Marie. The plan will identify concrete steps for local organizations to take in order to engage youth in their programs and activities, providing them with opportunities to become active, engaged citizens.

Sault Ste. Marie Safe Communities Partnership
$55,000 over one year to fund the costs of software development for an interactive virtual Safety Village. This game will teach children about safety hazards in their daily lives and provide them with ways to avoid or minimize those hazards.

Serpent River First Nation
$45,000 over one year to purchase equipment for the fitness room in the new lifestyle centre currently being constructed. The new equipment will increase opportunities for members of the community to participate in fitness activities as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association
$15,000 over one year to purchase office equipment to engage youth by providing hands-on experience in desktop publishing and other skills and to enhance the delivery of services to local immigrants and cultural organizations.

Sudbury Regional Wrestling Club
$45,000 over one year to purchase equipment and hire a part-time coach to expand wrestling programs for youth in Greater Sudbury and area.

The Arts and Culture Rountable in Elliot Lake
$11,300 over one year to hire a consultant to assist the organization in undertaking a strategic planning exercise to develop a five-year strategic plan. This will guide the activities of the roundtable and enable it to become sustainable over time.

The Foodshed Project
$100,000 over two years to hire staff to engage the community to grow garden produce, develop partnerships with local community groups, including foodbanks, and provide training on food preservation in Greater Sudbury.

Town of Blind River
$20,500 over one year to install lighting at a new outdoor rink so the facility can be used in the evenings. This will increase opportunities for people to engage in sports and fitness activities in the community.

Township of Mattice - Val Cote
$60,000 over one year to assist with the cost of replacing the roof on the community centre to ensure its continued use by community members.

Township of Plummer Additional
$75,000 over one year to purchase and install a new condenser in the ice plant at the Centennial Arena to provide more reliable ice and continued access to ice sports for residents of the Town of Bruce Mines and the Township of Plummer Additional.

Wintergreen Fund For Conservation, as lead organization on this collaborative
$44,900 over one year to support the efforts of volunteers to rejuvenate Bannerman Park as a thriving green space for the residents of Porcupine to gather. Funding will be used to install interlocking stone pathways and purchase trees, shrubs and lighting for garden beds.

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March 1 deadline

Ratified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on June 28, 2010

Greater Sudbury Lacrosse Association , as lead organization on this collaborative
$15,000 over one year to purchase equipment, enabling the Association to provide leadership and promote the sport of lacrosse and physical fitness in Greater Sudbury.

M'Chigeeng First Nation (West Bay)
$14,200 over one year to purchase 350 new chairs to provide safe and comfortable seating for community events and activities at the M'Chigeeng Community Complex.

Maison Paul Letendre pour les jeunes de Hearst
$10,300 over one year to install a well-lit ramp, ensuring the facility is accessible for people of all ages and abilities in Hearst.

Mamaweswen, The North Shore Tribal Council Secretariat
$9,300 over one year to purchase computer and audiovisual equipment to furnish a new language classroom that will be used to provide Ojibway language instruction to the staff of the North Shore Tribal Council.

Massey Agricultural Society
$15,000 over one year to repair the Winnifred Mooney Hall. This will enable the organization to continue to hold agricultural fairs and other events for people of all ages and abilities in Massey and area.

Musagetes Foundation, as lead organization on this collaborative
$70,100 over two years to help the Foundation encourage youth engagement through discussions and projects concerning the future of the city of Greater Sudbury and its transition from a mining and industrial centre to one that thrives on knowledge and cultural production.

North Shore Search and Rescue
$115,100 over one year to purchase new emergency equipment and storage. This will enable the group to transport equipment and volunteers for search and rescue operations.

Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre
$25,000 over one year to build washrooms and a septic system at Miken Otaski, the site of a training centre for Aboriginal people in the Timmins area, where healing programs will be provided for victims of domestic violence.

Ojibways of Batchewana (Rankin)
$144,600 over three years to deliver a culturally appropriate, community-based life skills program for children aged 6 to 10 years in order to influence good decision making and acceptance of good behaviours and skills.

Onaping Falls Nordics Ski Club Incorporated
$15,000 over one year to replace the tracks on the main trail grooming equipment. This will ensure that the cross-country ski trails located in Windy Lake and Onaping Falls will be maintained and enjoyed by all.

Sault North Waste Management Council
$26,800 over one year to hire a consultant to help create a strategic plan to provide direction for the next five years and make recommendations on how to sustain the existing recycling program.

Social Planning Council of Sudbury , as lead organization on this collaborative
$104,700 over two years to hire a project facilitator who will further develop the Sudbury Food Connections Network and implement food security initiatives in Greater Sudbury.

Sudbury Laurels Gymnastics Club
$39,500 over one year to purchase equipment that will foster increased participation in recreational and competitive gymnastics for people of all ages in Greater Sudbury.

Timmins Regional Athletics and Soccer Complex Inc. , as lead organization on this collaborative
$40,000 over one year to purchase a chip timing system, which will provide a collaborative of seven local organizations with opportunities to host various sporting events in Timmins.

Town of Northeastern Manitoulin & The Islands
$45,000 over one year to install new playground equipment on the grounds of Centennial Museum in Sheguiandah to provide a safe play area for children in the community and encourage physical activity.

Township of Black River - Matheson
$39,200 over one year to purchase fitness equipment, lockers and benches for a new fitness centre being established in the Vern Miller Community Centre. The fitness centre will provide a local facility for men and women aged 18 and older to improve their physical fitness.

Township of Moonbeam / Municipalité de Moonbeam
$15,000 over one year to purchase shelving and furniture. Upgrades will ensure the Moonbeam Public Library is accessible for people of all ages and abilities.

Wawa Family Health Team , as lead organization on this collaborative
$17,800 over two years to provide health education and fitness classes for adults aged 50 and older in Wawa. This will help improve the physical fitness of participants and reduce the incidence of chronic disease.

Wikwemikong Development Commission
$10,500 over one year to encourage the development of a sustainable tourism industry in Wikwemikong by purchasing and installing tourism themed signage that welcomes visitors to the community and directs them to its historical sites and recreational areas.

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