Durham, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge

2009-2010

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November 1 deadline

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

Bobcaygeon Music Council Inc.
$29,600 over three years to contract a part-time manager/artistic director and purchase equipment. This will help the organization produce better and more effective music and artistic programs for students and the general community.

Club Loreley
$48,400 over one year to replace the roof on a cultural community centre, which will help to ensure its continued and expanded use for German language, artistic and cultural programming in the Oshawa area.

Community Living Oshawa/Clarington
$95,700 over two years to provide training and computers. These will enable an enhanced database system to be implemented, which will better record and measure the quality and quantity of services provided to clients with developmental disabilities.

Conseil des organismes francophones de la région de Durham
$15,000 over one year to purchase a portable drapery package and tables and chairs, which will improve the comfort and safety of the francophone community in Oshawa and its visitors.

Durham Early Years c/o Schoolhouse Playcare Centre of Durham
$150,000 over two years to strengthen partnerships among community service organizations and schools. Integrated learning programs will be offered to parents and their children aged 6 years and under to improve the children's learning outcomes.

Durham Region Employment Network
$44,300 over one year for staff, meeting expenses and promotions to educate employers, job developers and job seekers about assistive devices and technologies. Support for better employment opportunities for people with disabilities will then increase.

Durham Region Farm Connections
$79,200 over three years to improve and expand agricultural awareness by training volunteers and developing and promoting new educational resources. Career farming and increased interaction between urban and agricultural communities will be promoted.

Durham Region Soccer Association
$72,000 over three years to hire a technical director who will offer consistent, standardized, regular training for all volunteer coaches of the association's 19-member clubs to ensure better volunteer and player satisfaction.

Durham Region's Intimate Relationship Empowerment Network c/o Bethesda House
$95,100 over two years to develop, staff and promote an integrated clinic that will provide co-ordinated services for abused women in Durham Region.

Epilepsy Peterborough & Area
$15,000 over one year to establish public outreach and education activities in Peterborough, Northumberland and Kawartha Lakes, which will result in increased community support and awareness of epilepsy.

Haliburton County Development Corporation
$15,000 over one year to renovate the old Haliburton Village Library. Office and work space will be created for the Haliburton Creative Business Incubator, a pilot program offering low-rent space to emerging creative enterprises.

Haliburton Highlands Land Trust
$91,500 over three years to hire staff who will increase the organization's capacity to carry out its mission to protect the natural heritage of Haliburton county.

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre
$35,800 over one year for staff and program costs to ensure the delivery of educational programs about turtle conservation and preservation in Peterborough and the Kawarthas.

KLSA-Trent University Partnership c/o Kawartha Lake Stewards Association
$71,000 over 27 months for staff and program costs. Research and education will then increase, enhancing residents' knowledge and capacity to protect the Trent Severn Waterway watershed.

Lindsay Lightningbolts Swim Club
$30,100 over one year to replace outdated training equipment and purchase promotional materials and advertising space. The club will then be able to increase registration numbers and offer an enhanced competitive swimming experience for youth.

Lovesick Lake Native Women's Association
$62,600 over one year to repair two buildings and conduct a needs-assessment study. This will help the organization better meet the needs of existing and potential Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal clients in the city and county of Peterborough.

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre Inc.
$80,000 over 18 months for equipment, staff and volunteer training and a temporary office. This will support operations while major renovations are made to the performing-arts centre that serves the City of Peterborough and broader region.

Monitoring the Moraine Project c/o Citizens' Environment Watch
$111,800 over two years to hire staff, obtain office space and equipment and conduct outreach. A stronger network of engaged and knowledgeable volunteers will be developed to enhance the monitoring and protection of the Oak Ridges Moraine areas.

Mysterious Entity Theatre
$60,000 over two years for salaries, workshops and promotions to enhance the capacity of this Peterborough-based theatre company. It will then be better able to create high-quality works that examine relevant social issues, problems and solutions.

Northumberland United Way
$13, 500 over one year to purchase a reconditioned lift-truck for the Cobourg Food 4 All warehouse. This will help it to maintain its best practice operation, distributing food and food-security programs to community agencies and their clients.

Oshawa Legion Minor Baseball Association
$101,100 over one year to upgrade the Kinsmen Stadium with fencing, covered dugouts and pitching machines, which will enhance sports and recreational opportunities for youth in Oshawa.

Peterborough Community Chaplaincy
$95,300 over two years for staffing to support a volunteer-management program and fund development campaign. Housing, medical and related programs for ex-offenders will be provided to help ensure community safety.

Peterborough Historical Society
$134,400 over one year for a project manager, construction costs and permits and fees to renovate the Hutchison House Living History Museum, which will improve its accessibility for people of all abilities and enhance fundraising efforts.

Port Hope Skatepark Development Group c/o Corporation of the Municipality of Port Hope
$75,000 over one year to assist with the construction of an all-wheels skate park in Port Hope, which will provide a permanent, safe and publicly accessible place for skateboarders, in-line skaters and bmx riders.

Port Perry Tennis Club
$136,700 over one year to resurface three courts and install light poles, bleachers and benches at the public tennis courts in Port Perry. The upgrades will enhance sports and recreation opportunities for community residents and visitors.

Positive Discipline Coalition c/o Rose of Durham Young Parent Support Services
$48,200 over three years to produce guides, workbooks and promotional materials and hold workshops. These will be used to teach parents about the advantages of positive discipline, which will benefit young families and caregivers in Durham Region.

Queen Street United Church
$46,200 over one year to repair the outreach centre's walls, install new floors and ceiling tiles and upgrade a bathroom. Its food bank and thrift shop may then continue providing services to community service groups in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 380 - Warkworth
$13,900 over one year to install a new steel door and siding on the building's exterior and insulate the washroom areas. These upgrades will enhance energy efficiency in this well-used building in Warkworth.

Uxbridge Farmers Market
$7,000 over one year to install hydro at the Uxbridge Farmers Market, which will support a broader range of vendors and products, enhancing its capacity to serve the residents of the community.

The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington
$50,000 over one year to complete renovations that will make the facility's first floor completely accessible to people of all abilities. This will extend participation in arts programs to more people in the Clarington community and area.

Whitby Columbus Club
$88,700 over one year to repair the club facility's roof and make the washrooms fully accessible. This will ensure better access for people of all abilities to the club and its continued use for recreational activities in the Whitby area.

YWCA of Oshawa
$21,700 over one year to develop marketing and communication materials and signage to enhance public awareness of the organization's services and raise community support.

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July 1 deadline

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

2010 International Dragon Boat Festival for Breast Cancer Survivors
c/o Peterborough District Association of Breast Cancer Survivors

$35,000 over one year to help cover equipment rental and production costs for the international dragon boat festival for breast cancer survivors in 2010.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Oshawa-Whitby
$98,800 over three years to hire a fund development co-ordinator who will increase the organization's sustainability and recruit more volunteers to maintain and increase services for children in need of mentorship in Oshawa, Whitby and Clarington.

BIKE: The Peterborough Community Bike Shop
$48,800 over two years to hire a director and head mechanic who will strengthen and increase the capacity of the organization to promote and support greater use of bicycles as transportation for people with low incomes and the general community.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes
$32,800 over one year to complete a master plan for the development of green space and a design for a skate board park. These will enhance sports and recreational activities for children and youth in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Brock Physical Activity Steering Committee c/o Brock Community Health Centre
$212,300 over three years for a co-ordinator, promotion and instructors to implement the Brock Physical Activity Plan, which will encourage exercise and contribute to improved health and well-being of residents of all ages in the Township of Brock.

Clarington Tigercats Football Club
$84,400 over one year for equipment, coaching and program costs, which will support the creation of a house-league football program and increase opportunities for physical activity for children and youth in Clarington.

Cobourg Memorial Temple
$39,900 over one year to insulate the building and replace windows and furnaces. These upgrades will improve energy efficiency while reducing the costs of operating this community facility.

Corporation of the Township of Algonquin Highlands
$75,000 over one year for tennis court and washroom renovations to the township's sporting facility, and basketball equipment purchases, which will enhance opportunities for physical activity for residents of Stanhope.

Corporation of the Township of Hamilton
$40,000 over one year to construct a 350-square-foot, barrier-free warm-viewing area , which will improve viewing conditions for the ice pad activities year round at the Vincent Massey Memorial Centre Bewdley Arena in Cobourg.

The Corporation of The Township of North Kawartha
$15,000 over one year to purchase accessible shelving and counters for the new library addition to the Wilson Park Community Centre, which will improve accessibility for users of all abilities.

Durham Farm and Rural Family Resources
$187,600 over three years for staff and program costs to promote child safety awareness among farm families in
Durham Region. Child care options will be explored, community partnerships enhanced and program sustainability increased.

Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trail
$15,000 over one year to help purchase two snowmobiles and grooming equipment, which will enhance the quality and safety of trails for cross-country skiers in Haliburton and encourage greater participation.

La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra (LJYO)
$21,800 over one year to purchase timpani and carts for handling chairs and stands. A consultant will be hired to assist with board planning, and specialists will provide wellness training to enhance music offerings for youth in Northumberland.

Kedron United Church
$150,000 over one year toward the construction of a fully accessible addition to the building, which will provide barrier-free access to the facility and enable greater use by members of all abilities in the Oshawa community.

Kinark Child and Family Services
$43,000 over one year to complete an energy retrofit and install an interpretative display at the Kinark Outdoor Centre in Haliburton County. The project will increase energy efficiency and enhance eco-education for students and community members.

Lindsay Concert Foundation
$110,000 over two years for a general manager who will support the organization's growth and strengthen the promotion of cultural and artistic activities in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

The Lindsay Gallery
$130,600 over three years for an executive director to raise the Lindsay Gallery's profile, increase its sustainability and enhance programming. This will contribute to a healthy arts community for people of all ages.

Little Britain United Church
$120,200 over one year for the installation of an elevator, which will support increased community use of this well-used facility in Little Britain.

Minden Kinsmen Club c/o Minden Agricultural Society
$91,000 over one year for renovations and new equipment for the food booth at the fairgrounds, which will enhance safety and support increased use of it by the Minden Agricultural Society and other community organizations.

Northumberland Services for Women
$12,600 over one year to purchase furnishings for the residence group room, the new lounge, the dining room and the bedrooms of the shelter. These additions will increase comfort for residents, staff and other community users of the space.

Northumberland Transportation Initiative c/o Community Care Northumberland
$80,000 over one year to purchase a fully accessible van and contribute to the cost of a driver and a co-ordinator. Funding will allow service to expand from two to four days for community members of all abilities.

The Ontario Music Centre c/o CAMMAC (Canadian Amateur Musicians / Musiciens amateurs du Canada)
$50,000 over two years to undertake an outreach, marketing and organizational development initiative. Audiences will increase, as will participation in music education and performances by amateur and experienced musicians in the Peterborough area.

Peterborough Green-Up Association
$60,800 over one year for staff, marketing and equipment to plan, facilitate strategic thinking and build the Peterborough Community Garden Network's capacity. This will broaden opportunities for community members to be active and share healthy food.

Peterborough Singers
$60,800 over two years for software that will improve organizational efficiencies and capacity. New material and training opportunities will also be provided to enhance the skills of choir members.

Peterborough Theatre Guild
$108,500 over one year to replace outdated lighting and purchase new equipment, which will enhance the safety and quality of theatrical productions in Peterborough.

Uxbridge Shooting Sports
$75,000 over one year to purchase a tractor and install a ramp and walkway to the club facility, which will improve access to the grounds for members and visitors.

Victoria County Women's Resources
$14,900 over one year to purchase DVDs, audio and print materials and two computers. These will update and increase access to educational resources on family violence for women, children and community members in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Whitby Curling Club
$15,000 over one year to replace the heating system at the club facility, which will ensure a consistent ice surface and comfortable environment for members and guests.

Whitby Figure Skating Club
$13,100 over one year for training expenses, a sound system and a laptop computer which will enhance learn-to-skate programs and provide specialized coaches training.

The York-Durham Heritage Railway
$79,100 over three years for a program co-ordinator, advertising and website enhancement. These will build organizational capacity and help ensure the Heritage Train remains a tourism draw. (Another OTF grant supports this project.)

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March 1 deadline

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

Arts Council Haliburton Highlands
$49,400 over three years for an administrative assistant, upgraded office equipment and support to move the organization to a larger office. This will increase its capacity to promote and provide services for the arts community in Haliburton.

Camp Kawartha & Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre
$126,500 over three years to support environmental programming and install green technology features at the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre. This will promote environmental programs and education that encourages individual environmental choices.

City of Kawartha Lakes Trans Canada Trail Development Project c/o Kawartha Lakes Trans Canada Trail Association
$75,000 over one year for the second phase of the Trans Canada Trail in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Twenty additional kilometres of trail will be upgraded, creating opportunities for recreational activities for residents and visitors.

Community Counselling and Resource Centre
$100,000 over one year for renovations that will enable CCRC to consolidate and expand programs and offer a resource centre in a downtown accessible site owned by George Street United Church in Peterborough.

Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough
$190,000 over three years for staff and program costs, which will help build the capacity of the organization so that it can establish an endowment fund and grants program to benefit residents of Peterborough city and county.

The Corporation of the Town of Cobourg
$6,800 over one year to purchase specialized computer equipment and software for the library. More text and materials, both in hard copy and via computer, will then be available to patrons with vision problems.

Fenelon Falls Curling Club
$15,000 over one year for materials to insulate and install steel cladding in the Fenelon Falls Curling Club, which will reduce energy costs and humidity and improve the ice surface.

Growing Community Capacity Collaborative c/o Community Opportunity & Innovation Network Inc.
$123,000 over three years for staff and marketing to support rural communities to expand skill-building and leisure-learning classes. Partners in Peterborough county, Haliburton, Northumberland, Minden and the City of Kawartha Lakes will assist.

Highlands of Durham Games Inc.
$10,000 over one year to purchase tents that will shelter highland dancers, increasing the quality and viability of the annual games in Durham Region.

Kawartha Heritage Conservancy
$99,000 over two years to create an organizational network, linked database, regional maps and an interactive website. These tools will allow the organization's materials to be integrated, enhancing communications, partnerships and planning.

Lindsay Gymnastics Centre
$58,000 over one year to support an expanded program at the centre. Two recessed trampolines and a large training pit will be constructed, improving access to safe, quality physical activity programs for children and youth.

Lions Clubs Camp Kirk Foundation
$72,800 over one year to replace windows and doors and refinish decks, porches and wheelchair ramps. These improvements will ensure the camp is well maintained and available for use by campers with learning disabilities.

Lions Club of Newcastle
$26,800 over one year to landscape and install trails that are accessible to people of all abilities, which will increase opportunities for physical activity for Newcastle residents and visitors.

Ontario ALS Parkinson Huntington Partnership Durham Region c/o Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Ontario
$142,000 over two years for a co-ordinator, expenses and equipment to implement a support program for people with ALS, Parkinson and Huntington diseases in Durham, City of Kawartha Lakes and the counties of Haliburton, Peterborough and Northumberland.

The Oshawa-Whitby Kiwanis Music & Theatre Festival
$19,100 over one year for website upgrades that will promote the annual Oshawa Whitby Kiwanis Music festival. This will improve registration and the scheduling of performances for over 4,000 participants.

A Place Called Home (Residence in Lindsay)
$83,800 over three years for an office manager, who will provide administrative support and manage the facilities. This will enhance the provision of hostel and support services for homeless individuals in the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton.

Port Hope Archives
$14,000 over one year to purchase equipment and software to improve the marketing of community activities. The Let's Make History project will be launched to create a registry of historical buildings and engage the community in heritage work.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 186 - Cannington
$41,400 over one year to install a new roof, renovate two washrooms and install a fire prevention system. These upgrades will help ensure that the Cannington Legion remains a safe, well-maintained facility available to both members and non-members in the community.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 187- Colborne
$64,700 over one year to complete critical roof, wheelchair-ramp and floor repairs. An entrance door and a furnace/air conditioner will also be replaced to improve safety, accessibility and energy-efficiency while creating a more comfortable space.

Scugog Connection c/o Durham Sustain Ability
$225,000 over three years for a co-ordinator, communications and administration costs. This collaborative project will engage the community and develop a stewardship strategy for the environmental sustainability of the Lake Scugog watershed.

St. John's Anglican Church - Peterborough
$75,000 over one year to install an elevator that will reach all four of the church's levels. This will ensure access by people of all abilities to a variety of community activities.

St. John's Presbyterian Church
$55,000 over one year to install two fully accessible washrooms, which will enable people of all abilities in Port Perry to take part in community programs being offered at the church.

Technology Alliance Group for Kawartha Lakes
$44,600 over one year for supplies and leasehold improvements to support the group's move to a new location. This will enable existing programs to expand and an e-waste diversion centre to be created.

Township of Cavan Monaghan
$71,900 over one year for library equipment and furnishings for expanded library space. These upgrades will improve programming by enhancing the facility's existing space and making the collection more accessible to all community members.

Township of Galway Cavendish and Harvey
$100,000 over one year to assist with the construction of an outdoor rink/sports pad in Buckhorn, which will enhance opportunities for physical activity for community residents and visitors.

Transitional Support Coordinator Initiative c/o Head Injury Association of Durham Region
$225,000 over three years for a co-ordinator and program costs. These will help launch a collaborative initiative that will assist individuals who are experiencing barriers to obtaining proper income support in Durham Region.

Uxbridge Soccer Club
$46,900 over one year to purchase a tractor, mower spreader and field lining equipment. This will enable the club to maintain the Kennedy House Grounds as well as other fields, and improving playing conditions while reducing club maintenance costs.

West Rouge Canoe Club
$67,800 over one year to purchase a war canoe, a dragon boat and transport van to expand recreational opportunities for both youth and people with disabilities in the Pickering area.

Zac's Dream Accessible Playground c/o Corporation of the Municipality of Port Hope
$36,800 over one year to replace an existing playground structure located in Memorial Park with one that is safer and more accessible to children of all abilities in the Port Hope community.

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