Essex, Kent, Lambton

2010-2011

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November 1


November 1 deadline

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

Alzheimer Society of Sarnia - Lambton
$7,000 over one year to hold a conference entitled A Changing Melody for individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, and their families and caregivers.

Art Gallery of Windsor
$59,000 over one year to install an ecofriendly demonstration-green-roof area to promote and encourage green initiatives in Windsor.

Bluewater Sustainability Initiative
$147,500 over three years to hire staff, hold workshops and promote the work of the organization, which will help to achieve a cultural shift involving all sectors in the Sarnia-Lambton community in ensuring the area's economic, social and environmental sustainability.

Boys and Girls Club of Windsor and Essex County Inc.
$41,100 over one year to increase awareness of cyber-bullying and help youth develop the proper skills to address it by providing a cyber-bullying program with both online and paper resources in Windsor and Essex County

CAW Local 200 Computers for Kids
$50,000 over one year to purchase equipment and deliver community awareness events in Windsor and Essex county to increase e-waste recycling.

Centre Culturel Francophone Jolliet
$54,000 over 18 months to hire a project coordinator for the Centre Scolaire Communautaire Francophone, who will help provide better services to the Sarnia-Lambton Francophone community, which in turn will increase the community's capacity to develop the centre to promote and enhance the French language and culture.

Children's Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent
$139,600 over two years to develop programming to support teens with complex developmental challenges in planning their future after high school. Employment, education, volunteerism and independent living will all be explored to help this group become active, engaged, contributing adult members of the community.

Comber Agricultural Society
$29,200 over one year to install a new roof and cement floors, which will enhance the use of the Comber Fairgrounds for the benefit of the greater community.

Derik Whiting Foundation
$30,000 over one year to purchase a trailer for transporting mini trucks to races at Grand Bend Speedway. This will provide primarily young men at risk, aged 15 to 25 years, with the opportunity to work with volunteer mentors to build and race mini trucks, enhancing their self-esteem, confidence and self-worth.

H.I.A. Harmony In Action
$150,000 over one year to conduct renovations to the organization's new building, which will improve and increase the space available for programming that targets adults with severe physical and/or developmental disabilities in Windsor and Essex County.

Leadership Advancement of Women In Sport
$110,000 over two years to fund a project coordinator position, which will help to increase the capacity of the organization by engaging volunteers and building an organizational-and-membership structure that will sustain its activities for the long-term.

Mnaasged Child and Family Services
$75,000 over one year to continue to fund a program coordinator position, which is crucial to the ongoing development of a culturally sensitive system of custodial care for First Nation children within the seven First Nations in Southwestern Ontario. This grant has an impact in more than one OTF catchment area.

Pediatric R.E.A.D.
$50,100 over one year to obtain a project coordinator, develop a website, teacher's guide and communication materials and cover guest authors' fees. This will help the organization deliver its annual author's conference and writing contest with this year's War of 1812 theme and expand the number of student participants.

Social Service Bureau of Sarnia-Lambton Incorporated, as lead organization on this collaborative
$129,400 over two years to obtain staff, fund programs and create a website in order to increase the capacity of this community-development project. Citizens will then be better engaged in building a stronger, more collaborative and inclusive community where people of all ages feel connected and actively participate in shaping the future of their community.

South Asian Centre of Windsor
$11,100 over one year to increase the involvement of South Asian youth in their culture by offering a South Asian dance contest in Windsor.

Teachers for Global Awareness
$28,000 over two years to promote active citizenship among youth in Windsor-Essex by providing two social-justice forums for 600 - 700 participating high school students.

Township of St. Clair
$15,000 over one year to increase the number of heritage exhibits at the Moore Museum site in Lambton County by creating a replica of an early-20th-century general-store interior.

United Way of Chatham-Kent
$113,000 over one year to renovate the organization's Centre for Community Innovation, which will enable it to better accommodate existing and prospective not-for profit-organization tenants and community activities.

United Way/Centraide Windsor/Essex County
$188,700 over three years to increase awareness about the value, benefits and range of volunteer opportunities available by developing a volunteer-recruitment strategy and volunteer centre to serve Windsor and Essex County.

United Way/Centraide Windsor/Essex County, as lead organization on this collaborative
$189,000 over three years to fund a "food-animator" position, which will work on behalf of the collaborative and its community partners to establish effective food-security programs and initiatives across Windsor and Essex County.

W.I.S.H Centre (Woodstock Institute Sertoma Help Centre)/J.G. Taylor Community Centre Inc
$8,700 over four months to enhance safety and increase the use of the facility by youth and other community members by installing new manual winches for the basketball nets.

Wheatley & District Friendship Club
$41,000 over one year to replace the roof of the club's facility, which will help to maintain this community space so it can continue to be available for seniors' leisure activities in this rural area.

Windsor Emancipation Celebration Corp
$34,600 over one year to purchase sound and lighting equipment, obtain security personnel and generally increase the organization's capacity to deliver the Emanicipation Day commemoration celebration at the riverfront in downtown Windsor.

Windsor/Essex County Parents of Multiple Births Association
$21,200 over one year to offer a national conference to parents of multiple-birth children in July 2011 in Windsor. This will increase knowledge and help to build networks of parents of multiple births and supporting health-and-education professionals.

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July 1 deadline

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

1086 Windsor Walkerville Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps
$56,400 over one year to purchase uniforms and musical instruments to start a drum and pipe band program for cadets.

Acceptional Riders, as lead organization on this collaborative
$72,000 over two years to enhance the Acceptional Riders program in Chatham-Kent to include survivors of brain injury and stroke. This program would support and encourage persons with physical and developmental disabilities by offering a recreational horseback riding program to acquire riding skills while gaining therapeutic benefits.

AIDS Committee of Windsor
$47,900 over two years to purchase equipment and expand existing food bank programs and services to include nutrition and good food preparation.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent
$71,300 over two years to implement the "Go Guys" and "Go Girls" programs in Chatham-Kent. This double program allows them to address some very timely health issues in both boys and girls aged 10 to 14 - namely, childhood inactivity, poor diet and low self-esteem.

Can-Am Urban Native Non-Profit Homes (Windsor) Inc., as lead organization on this collaborative
$135,000 over two years to optimize the health and well being of First Nations children and youth by providing supportive cultural programming and services.

Canadian Historical Aircraft Association
$144,000 over one year to support the restoration of the tail section of the Windsor Lancaster Bomber.

Comber & District Historical Society
$6,000 over one year to install an accessible door to the museum and hire the services of a curator for the summer months of 2011.

Family Service Windsor-Essex County, as lead organization on this collaborative
$70,000 over one year to provide a comprehensive range of support groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people living in Windsor and surrounding communities. This includes physical, spiritual, social and mental health support groups.

Forest Curling & Social Club
$77,000 over one year to enhance the curling facility providing energy efficiency and safety to this rural community.

Friends of Fairfield Museum
$28,600 over one year to increase the capacity of the museum through the purchase of period materials, enabling them to display hands-on techniques and educate the public about the long forgotten lifestyle of the Old Fairfield Village during the 1800-1813 period.

Habitat For Humanity Chatham-Kent
$76,900 over two years to hire an executive director and supply the organization with the tools necessary to complete a home build.

Hiatus House, as lead organization on this collaborative
$122,000 over two years to implement and evaluate a program for Aboriginal men and youth in Windsor and Essex county aimed at increasing awareness of, and preventing violence against women and children.

Holiday Beach Migration Observatory
$25,900 over one year to support renovations to an existing space to be used for continued studies and data collection on migrating hawks and other species in the Holiday Beach Conservation Area.

Kingsville-Gosfield Heritage Society
$7,600 over one year to enable the historical society to upgrade equipment to continue to store and preserve the history of the area.

Lambton Presbytery United Church Centre
$20,000 over one year to enhance the community facility by replacing the flooring.

Living History Multimedia Association, as lead organization on this collaborative
$84,800 over two years to support the overall cost of creating a three-part documentary series entitled, "Rural Raids and Divided Loyalties-Southwestern Ontario and the War of 1812". This documentary series will engage youth, descendents, historians and First Nations people in Grand River, Halton, Essex and Kent in telling the story of Western Ontario's involvement in the War of 1812. The documentary series and curriculum will be distributed to 900 elementary and high schools in Southwestern Ontario. This grant has an impact in more than one OTF catchment area.

Midwestern Adult Day Services, as lead organization on this collaborative
$9,200 over one year to produce and distribute a short informational video and online ad to increase public awareness of adult day programs. These two information items will be created to reach seniors, adults with special needs, caregivers, healthcare professionals and the general public in Southwestern Ontario. This grant has an impact in more than one OTF catchment area.

Migration Community Hall Kingsville
$75,000 over one year to replace outdated sound and lighting equipment with a full, professional-quality system for in-house production events, local school and community productions serving Kingsville and neighboring communities. Funding will help promote artistic and cultural activities for people of all ages and abilities.

Port Lambton & District Athletic Association
$75,000 over one year to enhance the facility by increasing safety for participants and spectators by adding fencing and backstop, and introducing clay and sod.

Sarnia Braves Minor Baseball Association
$81,100 over one year to enhance the safety of the players and participants at Errol Russel and Blackwell Parks through upgraded dugouts, mesh webbing, irrigation and a new mower.

Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club
$15,000 over one year to enhance the facility through the purchase of a greens mower for the lawn bowling greens and to replace the unsafe, rotting ditch boards to ensure seniors' safety.

Sarnia Snowfest
$179,000 over two years to improve the 20-year-old event and attract more community and tourists by adding an Igloo Village structure for warmth and musical entertainment. As well, funds will be used to hire an event coordinator.

Somali Community of Windsor
$144,200 over two years to provide tutoring and mentorship to Somali youth at risk and their families.

Southshore Broadcasting Inc.
$67,100 over one year to create, produce and broadcast 13 half-hour educational and entertaining television programs that focus on the Francophone communities in Essex and Kent counties.

The Riverside Minor Baseball Club
$86,000 over one year to enhance the energy efficiency of the facility via the installation of a new furnace and air conditioning.

The Sudanese Community Organization of Windsor Incorporated
$47,800 over one year to enhance the Newcomer Student Literacy Program which provides tutoring and mentorship for Sudanese youth at risk and their families.

The Windsor Regiment Association
$24,700 over one year to preserve the history of the Regiment by transposing all records onto DVDs.

Tri-Community Figure Skating Club
$11,600 over one year to enhance the community facility in Amherstburg with an office, a community room and an ice harness.

Windsor Feminist Theatre
$113,600 over two years to deliver live theatre performances with positive body image messages to elementary and high schools in Windsor, Essex county.

Windsor Occupational Health Information Service
$63,000 over two years to increase the capacity of the group through additional library resources and the services of a librarian.

Windsor Pride Community, as lead organization on this collaborative
$15,000 over one year to design and implement a community education campaign to increase the safety of residents and visitors to the City of Windsor.

Wyoming Lions Club
$73,100 over one year to complete an accessible entryway and washroom at the club so it can better serve all residents of the Village of Wyoming and surrounding community.

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March 1 deadline

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

Algarva Charity Caravan
$13,500 over one year to install a new roof to maintain the facility for use by the members and the community.

Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County
$66,700 over two years to develop and implement a Volunteer Companionship Program in Windsor/ Essex County for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. This will help people living in their homes who are susceptible to loneliness and social isolation, with particular focus on the diverse communities.

Amherstburg Heritage Homecoming Association
$17,800 over one year to increase the capacity of the group through promotional materials, equipment and office space, highlighting the plight of slaves crossing into Amherstburg. This grant will help promote culture in the Essex community.

Brain Injury Association of Windsor and Essex County
$91,800 over two years to increase the capacity of the group in Essex County through increased profile and programming for those affected by brain injury.

Canada South Blues Society
$62,000 over two years to enhance the visibility of the organization through murals and signage and increase youth participation and membership through the hiring of an executive director. This grant will help sustain artistic and cultural activities for people of all ages and abilities.

Chatham-Kent Sexual Assault Crisis Centre
$16,500 over one year to increase community awareness in Chatham-Kent of the organization, its programs and services. Funding will cover costs for a celebration of 25 years in the community.

Emerald Isle Dance Society of Windsor
$17,000 over one year to increase the capacity of the organization through the purchase of equipment, signage and costumes. This will promote dance and culture for all age groups in Windsor.

Leamington Tomato Festival Association
$15,000 over one year to increase the safety of the community during the festival and other community events through the purchase of security fencing.

Literary Arts Windsor:Promotion, Performance, Publishing
$8,000 over one year to enhance Bookfest Windsor, introducing children and youth to authors and books.

Little Tomato Theater
$6,000 over one year to enhance this small community children's theatre through the purchase of equipment and assistance with venue rental. This grant will help to broaden arts and culture learning experiences for children and youth in Essex County.

Ontario Senior Games South Western Organizing Committee
$49,900 over one year to encourage the development of seniors programs. This will help to increase physical activities for seniors in the community.

Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité , as lead organization on this collaborative
$141,000 over two years to implement a social entrepreneurship initiative targeting ethnocultural francophone communities in Windsor-Essex. A coordinator will be hired to set-up two co-operatives (a growing co-op of exotic foods and a food distribution co-op). As well, a farming incubator will be created to support and provide francophone immigrants with employment opportunities and skills development and training.

Rondeau Rod and Gun Club
$69,700 over one year to increase the viability and sustainability of the club by introducing challenging new outdoor activities for participants of all physical abilities.

Rotary Club of Petrolia
$8,100 over one year to develop and deliver the first annual Petrolia Red Weekend, a community wide celebration honouring the Canadian Military. Funding will be used for audience development, marketing and promotion, increasing ticket revenues and to support event volunteers.

Sarnia Minor Athletic Association
$3,500 over one year to purchase a computer and office furniture to increase retention of volunteers by providing a safe and efficient working space. This grant will help improve youth volunteerism.

Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society-Windsor Chapter
$10,000 over one year to continue the restoration of Steam Locomotive CN 5588 located in Water Front Park in Windsor where the locomotive is on display. This grant will promote heritage and culture for people of all ages and abilities.

Special Equestrians Therapeutic Riding Association
$40,000 over one year to improve the facility and purchase special therapeutic adjustable saddles allowing for the safety and comfort of riders using the program. This club provides therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with special needs. This grant will help provide a unique program of proven equine therapy and recreation.

Student Media/ University of Windsor
$30,000 over two years to enhance volunteerism in CJAM-FM, a nonprofit campus-based community radio station offering information programming not offered by mainstream commercial media. A comprehensive training program will be developed to recruit new volunteers and retrain current ones. This will help develop volunteer skills in the Greater Windsor area.

The Chris Dawson Memorial Foundation
$11,600 over one year to purchase equipment necessary for the effective and safe operation of the nonprofit centre, which offers low rent and shared services to other charitable organizations serving the Sarnia-Lambton community.

The Petrolia Discovery Foundation Inc.
$57,000 over one year to restore an historic oil well to working condition and to ensure the site is safe and secure. This historic well when operational, will increase oil production and therefore increase revenue for the Foundation. This grant will help the conservation of oil heritage in Lambton County.

The Royal Canadian Legion - Fort Malden Ontario Branch 157
$30,500 over one year to enhance this community facility and provide accessible entryways and washrooms to disabled members and visitors.

Westover Treatment Centre
$94,700 over one year to purchase and install security and accessibility upgrades and furnishing for the newly constructed housing complex within the treatment centre which will provide female clients with separate and secure living quarters.

Windsor Classic Chorale
$5,000 over one year to enhance the organization's capacity to offer online information and ticket sales to current and potential customers. This will help promote arts and culture to the Windsor community.

Winstars Gymnastics Parent Club
$15,000 over one year to enhance opportunities for youth participating in the gymnastics program through the purchase of equipment and a trampoline.

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