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November 1 deadlineRatified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on
March 6, 2009
Big Brothers & Big Sisters Association of
$64,400 over one year to support children and
youth through the re-establishment of mentoring programs in Brantford.
Brant Historical Society
$51,600 over one year to enhance
programming through the development of a more robust funding base. Grant funds
will be used to support a fund development officer, board training and enhanced
marketing and outreach.
Brantford/Brant Good Food Box Program c/o Community Resource &
Employment Service (Brantford)
$47,800 over two years to increase
access to healthy food choices and to support the local farming economy by
establishing a low-cost program that supplies local families with fruits and
Community Resource & Employment Service
$118,000 over two years to rent a food distribution
centre and hire staff, which will strengthen the capacity of the food
solicitation system that supports many meal and emergency food programs in
Brantford, Brant County and Norfolk County.
Community Support Centre of Haldimand-Norfolk
over 15 months to enhance homework support and access to healthy physical
activity for children and youth in Caledonia by piloting a new after-school
program for children aged 8 to 14 years called Active Bodies, Healthy Minds.
De dwa da dehs nye's Aboriginal Health Centre
over one year to replace a furnace and install an elevator and a fully
accessible washroom in the centre. This will increase access to health and
wellness programming for aboriginal people of all abilities living in
Dunnville Figure Skating Club
$3,000 over one year to
enhance opportunities for children and youth to take part in high-quality figure
skating programs through the purchase of office equipment, a digital camcorder
and a curtain backdrop for carnivals.
The Grand River Chorus Association Inc.
$14,600 over one
year to support increased co-operation between local music groups in Brant
County by providing a workshop that will develop a shared vision and a
collaborative strategy regarding audience development.
Habitat Haldimand Inc.
$27,500 over one year to increase
the amount of wildlife habitat in Haldimand County by restoring up to five
wetland areas and distributing 5,000 Carolinian species of trees to community
Haldimand Agricultural Community Centre
$15,000 over one
year to maintain community access to this hall, which is well used by local farm
and agricultural groups in Kohler. The grant will be used to replace wooden sash
windows with energy-efficient vinyl ones and new chairs for the hall.
Haldimand Youth Soccer Club
$15,000 over one year to
increase opportunities for youth soccer in Haldimand through the addition of two
mini-sized and two full-sized soccer fields to the Caledonia soccer complex.
Haldimand-Norfolk Literacy Council
$60,700 over 18 months
to enhance community literacy programs by building new partnerships between the
agency and potential donors. Grant funds will be used to hire a partnership
development co-ordinator and enhance outreach and community awareness.
Master Aging Plan for Brantford c/o Alzheimer Society of
$23,100 over seven months to address the needs of seniors
through engaging community stakeholders in identifying how to implement the
recommendations from the Master Aging Plan.
$16,800 over six months to increase
access to art instruction for youth at risk in Dunnville. Youth will create art
cards that can be sold and will collaborate on the creation of a mural at the
Youth Impact Centre building.
Silver Lake Rowing Club Inc.
$40,000 over one year to
maintain access to recreational and competitive rowing programs in Port Dover by
replacing the dock at Silver Lake.
Simcoe Curling Club
$65,000 over one year to maintain
access to recreational curling for youth and adults in Simcoe by replacing the
club's ice-making equipment.
Telephone City Musical Society
$3,600 over one year to
support opportunities for youth and adults to receive low-cost musical
instruction. The grant will facilitate increased recruitment efforts and
enhance community awareness.
Victim Services of Haldimand-Norfolk
$76,300 over one
year to pilot the development and implementation of an e-learning training
program for volunteers who assist victims. The new, flexible program will
facilitate recruitment and improve the quality of training.
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July 1 deadlineRatified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on
October 30, 2008Brantford Arts
$121,400 over 18 months to provide stable start-up funding for
staffing and rent, which will allow the organization to develop sustainable
services and programming for local artists and community members.
Brantford Opera Guild
three years to help bring the annual Opera Education program to students in six
elementary schools. The program will enable children in Brant, Haldimand and
Norfolk counties to learn about and experience opera.
Brantford Swimming Club
over six months to enhance training opportunities for youth in a new swim club
by purchasing timing, pool and dryland training equipment.
Cayuga Gymnastics Club
over one year to enhance the safety of the children's recreational gymnastics
programs in Cayuga and Dunnville by purchasing new equipment and updated
Delhi & District Horticultural
$6,700 to widen and repair pathways in the heritage herb and
flower gardens at the Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre. The gardens
will then be more accessible to people of all abilities, enabling greater use by
students and tourists.
Etonia United Church c/o Princeton Pastoral
$4,700 over one year to upgrade County of Brant's Etonia
Parish Hall with a new furnace, kitchen fixtures and parking lot lights. This
will improve the safety of this community meeting place. (Another OTF grant will
support this activity)
Hagersville District Lions Club
$50,000 over six months to help construct a skate park
in Hagersville, which will increase opportunities for children and youth to
participate in healthy outdoor recreation.
Ichthys Theatre Productions,
$51,300 over two years to purchase lighting and equipment and
obtain administrative support. A website will also be developed and outreach
conducted to improve access to youth theatre in Brantford and Brant
NYCA/YWCA Collaborative c/o YWCA
$75,600 over one year for a project manager, signage and
administrative costs to support the transition of child care and family programs
from the Norfolk Youth and Children's Association to the YWCA
Paris Curling Club
replace the roof on the club's building, making it safer, better able to protect
equipment and more economical to operate. The upgrade will help ensure the
ongoing use and enjoyment of the facility by all members of the
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 379 - Port
$58,000 over one year to replace the building's heating and
cooling systems and flooring. These upgrades will improve conditions and reduce
energy costs in this meeting place that is used by community members of all
Six Nations of the Grand River
$58,000 over eight months for research, community
workshops and a business plan. The community will be engaged to develop a
sustainability plan that will establish a green community organization for Six
United Alumni Senior Drum & Bugle
$48,000 over one year to purchase 11 new bugles, which will
allow this Simcoe-based drum and bugle corps to continue to perform at community
parades and events.
Why Not City Missions
$73,700 over 18 months to hire an administrator/
fundraiser who will co-ordinate a strategy to build the organization's capacity
and sustainability. This will help serve the growing needs of area youth who are
at risk and/or marginalized.
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March 1 deadlineRatified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on June
611 Harvard Mark 2 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets Sponsoring
$25,000 over one year to increase opportunities for teens
to have musical instruction by purchasing instruments for a new youth marching
band in Dunnville.
Brant Branch Foresters c/o Participation House
$50,000 over one year to reconstruct the inner courtyard
at Participation House Brantford in order to provide an accessible and safe
outdoor space for residents, staff and visitors to the house.
Brant Children's Services Committee - Service Coordination Review
Working Group c/o Contact Brant for Children's and Developmental
$9,000 over six months to review the co-ordination of
services for children and adults with complex needs in Brant. The review will
recommend strategies for making the service system more efficient and responsive
to meet the needs of the community.
Brantford International Jazz Festival Inc.
two years to support the development of a jazz festival at Harmony Square in
downtown Brantford. The festival will provide economic benefit and free
entertainment to the community and surrounding area.
B.R.A.V.E. c/o Nova Vita Domestic Violence Prevention
$102,600 over two years to hire a community development
co-ordinator and help create a one-stop hub to deliver services for victims of
domestic violence in Brant County.
Columbian Properties Brantford Inc.
$39,800 over one year
to replace the Knights of Columbus building's aging heating and air conditioning
system. The new units will increase heating and air conditioning efficiency
while reducing the facility's carbon footprint.
Community Forest Health Network - Norfolk Federation of Agriculture
c/o Ontario Federation of Agriculture
$45,000 over two years for a
technician, training and website upgrades. These improvements will increase the
community's ability to monitor, report on and respond to threats to forest
health in Norfolk County.
Docks Phase II c/o Port Dover Board of Trade
one year to enhance tourism opportunities in Port Dover. A platform will be
constructed to enable public viewing of a 1932 fishing tug that will be linked
to the Port Dover Harbour Museum.
Haldimand Bird Observatory
$7,000 over one year to
increase the ability of the Rock Point bird banding site to attract volunteers.
Funds will be used to purchase a house trailer to provide accommodation for
volunteers at the banding site.
Hamilton Place Conservatory - Friends of Paris
$15,200 to enhance the Cobblestone Festival, a two-week
celebration of theatre and heritage arts. Professional support will be obtained
to enhance production values and broaden audience appeal.
The Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc.
$10,000 over six
months to increase the number of visitors to Ruthven Park National Historic Site
in Cayuga through the development of a strategic marketing plan.
Norfolk Little People's Day Care Inc.
$15,000 over one
year to install moveable walls, to create office space and purchase ergonomic
furniture. These will enhance the work environment by providing a private
meeting and observing space.
Port Dover Yacht Club
$50,000 over one year to purchase
boats and equipment to start a sailing school in Port Ryerse. The new school
will increase access to sailing instruction and offer higher levels of sailing
qualification to local youth and visitors to the area.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 142 - Dunnville
six months to stabilize the front wall of the legion hall building in order to
maintain access to this well-used community hall in Dunnville.
Simcoe and District Youth Soccer Club Inc.
one year to increase access to recreational soccer for children and youth in
Simcoe and surrounding communities. Three additional pitches will be completed
at the Norfolk County Youth Soccer Park.
Simcoe Minor Baseball Association
$11,300 over one year
to replace and upgrade equipment. This will improve the safety of children
registered to play with Simcoe Minor Baseball.
Six Nations Police
$74,300 over 18 months to staff and
continue a mentoring program for Six Nations youth who are not in school and at
risk of participating in criminal activity. The mentoring program provides
intensive support to youth and their families.
The Vittoria and District Foundation
$14,600 over one
year to increase access to the Vittoria Community Hall for seniors and people
with disabilities. These renovations will allow all community residents to
participate fully in meetings and community events held at the hall.
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