Quinte, Kingston, Rideau
November 1 deadline
Ratified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on March 6, 2009
Bancroft Curling Club
$19,600 over one year to repair the mechanical room, install an energy-efficient ceiling and heaters in the ice rink. The repairs will enhance opportunities for physical fitness for residents of all ages.
Belleville Youth Swim Team
$15,000 over one year toward aquatics equipment and lane ropes. These will help to equip the new Quinte West YMCA pool, enabling more youth aged 5 to 18 years to participate in the sport of competitive swimming.
The Canadian Hearing, Kingston c/o The Canadian Hearing Society
$56,400 over one year for equipment and furnishings for the organization's new regional office in Kingston. New equipment will improve accessibility and customer service, particularly to consumers who are Deaf.
Cantabile Choirs of Kingston
$17,500 over one year to purchase chairs and equipment, commission new works in order to enhance and improve access and quality of choral performances offered to the community.
Corporation of the Township of Wollaston
$75,000 over one year to rebuild and repair the outdoor rink in Coe Hill, creating a four-season community recreation facility. The project will offer greater fitness and recreation opportunities for local residents.
The Corporation of the Village of Merrickville-Wolford
$37,200 over one year to install a platform wheelchair lift in order to provide access to the upper floor of the library, for people of all abilities in the community.
The Delta Mill Society
$155,500 over 20 months to hire staff who will develop and promote exhibits, programs and special events, as well as recruit and train volunteers for the 2010 Bicentennial Celebrations of the Old Stone Mill National Historic Site.
Dreams in Motion Performing and Fine Arts School
$10,000 over one year to improve safety and enhance the studio setting by replacing the aged and damaged dance floor in this Gananoque facility that provides artistic education for people of all ages.
Hospice North Hastings
$56,000 over one year for capital start-up costs to establish a new party-and-event-rental business in Bancroft. Revenues will fund the agency's end-of-life care and bereavement-support services in North Hastings.
K L Soccer Fields c/o Greater Kingston Senior Soccer Association
$60,000 over eight months to help fund the installation and maintenance of a new soccer field complex in the greater Kingston area, which will increase opportunities and participation in the sport.
Kingston Historical Society
$5,000 over three months to assist the society with design fees and printing, in order to publish a new book chronicling the life of Sir John A. Macdonald from the time of his first election until his death.
Kingston Home Base Non-Profit Housing Inc.
$100,300 over two years to hire a community-support worker who will expand the range of support and services available to homeless youth and adults at the Phase ll location of the Joseph Street development.
Kingston Partners in Mission Food Bank
$13,000 over one year to pave one-half of an existing gravel parking lot, which is the main access point for the warehouse, resulting in more efficient and safer handing of food deliveries.
Kingston United Soccer Club
$69,100 over two years to increase staff time and add additional staff to recruit, train and retain more volunteers and volunteer coaches. The club's website and data management systems will also be redeveloped.
Kinsmen Club of Gananoque Inc.
$91,600 over one year to upgrade and renovate this club in order to provide a more efficient and comfortable facility for ongoing community use.
Lennox Community Theatre Inc
$64,000 over one year to purchase and install a new lighting system for the theatre's facility in Napanee, improving the quality of performances and audience enjoyment.
Madoc C.O.P.E. Corporation
$49,000 over one year to hire a job coach and assistant to expand the Dough Box community bakeshop in Madoc providing training and employment to individuals facing barriers to employment including people with intellectual disabilities.
MERA- McDonald's Corner's/Elphin Recreation and Arts
$14,500 over one year to build an outdoor wood-fired oven on the MERA property that will be used for community activities and to compliment the local farmer's market.
$9,000 over one year to expand current outreach activities in Lanark County as well as update computer, photographic and office equipment, which will help ensure that sensitive data is kept properly secured.
Municipality of Marmora & Lake
$50,000 over one year to make accessibility improvements to the arena/community centre and town hall in Marmora and the Deloro hall. Entrances, washrooms and doors will be refurbished to improve safety and accessibility for all area residents.
Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival
$24,000 over two years to hire a part-time festival co-ordinator who will provide essential support to the management and growth of this annual Almonte festival.
$36,300 over one year to hire a part-time administrative assistant, install a new dock and provide website improvements including on-line registration. The improvements will increase access to sailing for Quinte-area people with disabilities.
Rideau Volunteers c/o Rideau Environmental Action League
$82,300 over two years to hire a volunteer co-ordinator to work with REAL and the Rideau Canal Museum in order to fully implement their volunteer programs.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 240 - Almonte
$25,000 over one year to improve the safety and usability of this popular community facility by replacing the leaking roof.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 623 - Bath
$56,100 over one year for renovations to the Legion Hall in Bath, including automated entry doors, new flooring and air conditioning. The upgrades will improve the building's accessibility and safety for use by community members of all abilities.
The Switch Yard
$49,100 over one year to hire a youth co-ordinator to implement after school, summer day camp and youth entrepreneurship programs for Bancroft and North Hastings youth aged 11 to 19 years.
Sydenham Lake Canoe Club
$15,000 over one year to provide enhanced and safer competitive paddling opportunities to people of all ages by purchasing new equipment, including four new sprint kayaks.
Thousand Islands Playhouse
$40,000 over eight months to develop a community-wide production that represents a cultural celebration of the Thousand Islands region and Gananoque.
Touch A Rainbow Riding for Disabled
$20,000 over one year to complete barn renovations in order to provide a safe, accessible venue for therapeutic riding opportunities for people with mental and physical disabilities in Leeds and Grenville.
Trenton Columbus Club Incorporated
$15,000 over one year to replace the tile floor in the main hall of club, which will increase the safety and usability of the facility for community activities, events and meetings.
West Lake Catamaran Sailing School Inc.
$15,000 over one year to purchase a 14-foot inflatable coach-boat and motor to improve safety and instruction to youth and adults students of the sailing school.
YMCA of Belleville and Quinte
$70,400 over one year for treadmills, cross trainers and exercise equipment to equip the new Quinte West YMCA, offering increased access to health and fitness programs to 4000 local residents.
Young Imaginations - A Creative Arts Centre
$26,800 over one year to offer the Canada Project, a drama-focused arts program, to elementary students in 10 local schools in Hastings and Prince Edward County, thus enhancing student learning and understanding of Canadian history and social issues.
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July 1 deadlineRatified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors on October 30, 2008Alma Matter Society Of Queen's University Incorporated
$3,600 over one year for new computer equipment and software to offer on-line registration and improved activities at ASUS Summer Camps. The organization offers arts and science-focused summer day camps to more than 400 children in the Kingston area.
Belleville Lawn Bowling Club c/o Ontario Lawn Bowls Association
$15,000 over one year to purchase a greens polisher and to upgrade the electrical service in the clubhouse. The playing surface will improve and opportunities for physical fitness for adults and seniors.
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Kingston and Regions
$90,000 over three years for a part-time program co-ordinator and office manager. The organization will then be able to offer more bereavement-support programs and resources to area residents suffering the loss of a loved one.
Brockville Community Foundation
$45,500 over two years to hire a part-time co-ordinator to develop and manage the Legacy Program. This will help educate community members and charitable organizations about planned giving and endowments.
Brockville Lawn Bowling Club c/o Ontario Lawn Bowls Association
$13,500 to provide a safe, accessible and enjoyable venue fort he community by upgrading the bowling site and purchasing replacement equipment.
Carleton Place & District Youth Centre
$60,000 over two years to hire a new program director. This will allow the centre to increase its community development efforts and youth engagement opportunities.
Cathedral Church of St. George, The
$70,000 over one year to help renovate the kitchen and washrooms in this historic community centre. Upgrades will improve the quality and accessibility of the free Lunch by George Program run by volunteers.
Centre Hastings People Helping People
$15,000 over one year to purchase chairs, tables, kitchenware and equipment. This will enable the organization to host community dinners and events to support low-income residents.
Children's Nursery Centre
$15,000 over one year to purchase new outdoor play equipment for this centre in Marmora. These upgrades will provide a challenging and safer outdoor play experience for preschool children who participate in the centre's programs.
Community Living Prince Edward
$18,400 over one year to hire a co-ordinator. Inclusion training and a peer mentorship program will be offered to foster friendship and inclusion among student-volunteers and students with disabilities at Pinecrest Public School in Bloomfield.
Corporation of the Municipality of Tweed
$150,000 over one year to build an outdoor swimming pool in the village of Tweed, offering new opportunities for aquatic instruction and fitness for local residents.
Corporation of the Township of Wollaston
$14,700 over one year to purchase new books and lending resources, computer equipment and furniture for the Wollaston and Limerick Union Public Library in Coe Hill. These upgrades will improve resources and the facility.
The Corporation of the Village of Merrickville-Wolford
$62,000 over one year to install quality playground equipment, to ensure safer fitness and play opportunities for children in the Village of Merrickville and surrounding area.
Greater Kingston Girls Hockey Association
$15,000 over one year to purchase goaltending equipment. This will help support the participation of girls under 13 years of age playing house league hockey.
H'art School of Smiles Inc.
$23,400 over two years for a dance educator, transportation and resource material. These will enable regular accessible dance programming to be provided to adults with intellectual disabilities in the Kingston area.
Hospice Prince Edward
$64,200 over one year for an executive director, materials and equipment to help the agency form community partnerships and expand its funding base. The organization will improve access to end-of-life and bereavement support services.
Kingston Artists' Association Inc.
$14,800 over one year to purchase audio visual equipment and fixtures. This will enable the organization to meet the needs of video artists in Kingston and area, increasing participation and arts appreciation.
Kingston Tennis Club
$15,000 to implement the final stage of a multiyear court upgrading program. Two tennis courts are being rebuilt, resurfaced and re-equipped to encourage participation in this healthy physical activity.
Loving Spoonful c/o Partners in Mission Food Bank
$66,300 over two years to help fund a co-ordinator and offset operating costs. A new system will be established to distribute perishable food items to emergency food programs and agencies serving low-income people in the Kingston area.
Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston
$74,300 over three years to hire a registrar/curator. This will help strengthen the capacity of the museum to safely handle collectables and create public displays.
Middleville Agricultural Society
$73,000 over one year to install fully accessible washrooms, a new concrete floor and replace the facility's roof. These renovations will improve the safety and accessibility of the fairground's Temperance Hall and Main Hall for community use.
Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
$15,000 over one year for a web-based catalogue system, an early-literacy computer station, new books and DVDs. Materials on First Nation history and traditions will be provided for the Kanhiote Public Library serving 2,500 First Nation residents.
Montague and District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club #837
$52,500 over one year to install accessible washrooms and upgrade the kitchen of this rural community hall. This will make it safer and more accessible for people of all abilities in Lanark County.
Nova Children's Centre
$15,000 over one year to help purchase a new computer, educational resources, furniture and new flooring. The upgrades will improve resources and services to over 30 children from infancy to 6 years of age in Belleville and area.
Perth and District Agricultural Society
$15,000 to improve the comfort and safety of audience members and fair participants by constructing portable bleachers and purchasing an awning to provide shelter over the main stage.
Prince Edward Curling Club
$15,000 over one year to purchase four printed rink liners, enabling simpler and faster installation of the playing surface at the start of each season. Ice surface quality will improve, enhancing members' enjoyment of this healthy activity.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 280 - Deseronto
$15,000 over one year to purchase two new air conditioning units, improving the comfort and energy efficiency of this well used community hall in Deseronto.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 92 - Gananoque
$74,100 over one year for a new roof, HVAC and public address system. These upgrades will revitalize this building, enhancing its comfort and safety for community groups, saving energy and reducing operating costs.
Smiths Falls Gym Stars Gymnastics Club
$25,000 over one year to purchase and install bleachers and floor seating at the club's new location. These improvements will better accommodate spectators and increase the safety and availability of recreation for children.
Tay Valley Ski and Fitness Club
$10,200 to purchase a snowmobile capable of pulling trail-grooming equipment for cross-country skiing. This will ensure that safe, quality ski opportunities continue to be provided for people living in or visiting the area.
Town of Bancroft
$15,000 over one year to purchase a new computer literacy station, shelving, books and furniture for the Bancroft Public Library. These upgrades will enhance services to children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Township of Addington Highlands
$81,900 over one year to purchase new playground and sports equipment for the Denbigh recreation field. New accessible washrooms and kitchen improvements will also be made to the recreation hall, enabling its continued use by all community members.
Township of Rideau Lakes
$14,100 to upgrade the Elgin Municipal Complex Community Hall kitchen with commercial-grade appliances. New counters and cupboards will also be installed to better facilitate use of the facility.
Township of Stirling-Rawdon
$75,000 over one year to install a new playground and basketball court in Henry Street Park, offering improved access to outdoor sports and recreation facilities for local children and youth.
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March 1 deadlineRatified by the Ontario Trillium Foundation Board of Directors June 26, 2008.
Almonte Curling Club
$10,300 over one year toward the purchase of equipment that will improve ice maintenance and enhance training and participation in the sport of curling in Almonte.
Amherst Island Radio Broadcasting Inc.
$25,000 over one year for a station manager to help build the capacity of Amherst Island Public Radio CJAI-FM. Programming will be enhanced, funding secured and volunteers trained to help the organization become a full-power community radio station.
Art Gallery of Bancroft
$15,000 over one year to install an accessible front entrance and an energy-efficient façade to the Art Gallery of Bancroft. This will help to maintain it as an important cultural venue for local artists to exhibit work and the community to enjoy.
Bay of Quinte Yacht Club Sailing School
$15,000 over one year to purchase a new safety boat and motor. These additions will help to improve safety for young people attending the summer sail-school and for individuals participating in on-water events at this Belleville facility.
Canadian Mental Health Association Kingston Branch
$51,900 over two years for a co-ordinator to help improve volunteer recruitment, training, supervision and retention. This will enhance the organization's community mental-health education and prevention programs in Kingston and area.
Carleton Place Curling Club
$14,000 over one year to continue to offer quality curling experiences to members and the community by replacing the club's aged and damaged curling stones.
Corporation of the Municipality of Tweed
$7,500 over one year to purchase new computers, equipment and tools. These upgrades will improve the community's access to the computer and lending services of the Tweed Public Library.
Corporation of the Town of Prescott
$14,200 over one year to improve safety and access to facilities by upgrading the exterior electrical infrastructure and lighting at the Prescott tennis courts.
Corporation of the Township of Front of Yonge
$15,000 over one year to help restore a two-and-a-half-storey stone coach house built in Mallorytown in 1853. The building will house and display historical documents and artifacts as well as provide a small meeting space for community organizations.
Elgin and Area Heritage Society
$25,000 over one year to help repair and refurbish the exterior brick work of the Red Brick School in Elgin. This historical building has been heritage-designated and is slated to become a local history and genealogical information centre.
Families First c/o Plainfield Community Homes
$96,000 over two years for a program co-ordinator to offer a program of support and respite to families of children with developmental disabilities in the Quinte area. Family breakdown will be prevented and support to children at risk enhanced.
John Howard Society of Kingston and District
$9,500 over one year to ensure the health and safety of staff and clients by replacing the roof and ground-level flooring at the organization's Kingston building.
Kingston Grenadiers Drum and Bugle Corps
$15,000 over one year to purchase new percussion instruments to enhance the music education programs and performances of this 65-member marching band.
$40,000 over one year for staff, website design and overhead costs to expand essential skills training and adult and family literacy programs and activities in North Kingston.
Kingston Regional Association of the Deaf
$10,000 over one year for room rentals, interpreters and supplies to host the Canadian Deaf Dart Championship in Belleville. The talents of 150 Canadian competitors who are hearing impaired will be showcased and over 100 spectators will attend.
Lanark County Tourism and Museums Associations c/o Lanark County Tourism Association
$44,600 over one year for a co-ordinator and communication materials to strengthen the economic viability of member museums. New training will be provided to volunteers to improve heritage tourism by promoting the region's cultural heritage.
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum
$15,000 over one year to insulate the ceiling in the Almonte museum's warehouse constructed in 1871. The space will then be used year-round to present exhibitions, programming and events.
Municipality of North Grenville
$39,900 over one year to purchase a grand piano to be housed in the North Grenville Municipal Complex theatre. The instrument will increase the availability of arts and culture opportunities for the community.
Ontario Senior Games Association
$63,700 over one year for staff, volunteer training and equipment to help produce Winterfest 2009 in Brockville and area. Volunteers will be recruited and trained to host these games that promote physical activity and fitness for good health.
Perth Curling Club
$66,100 to purchase and install a new replacement brine-pipe freezing component in a new sand-base floor. This will enable the club to provide a fully functional three-sheet curling surface for the new season.
Prince Edward County Youth Park Inc.
$125,000 over one year to construct an accessible skate park as part of the new Prince Edward County Youth Park facility in Picton. The facility will provide local children and youth with new opportunities for healthy outdoor recreation activities.
Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival
$14,700 over one year to purchase new risers and gazebos that will improve the infrastructure of this and other popular festivals in Almonte. Site lines will improve, enhancing the puppet-presentation experience for the audience.
$3,800 over one year toward a new motor for the coach boat and a VHF radio, which will improve the safety of this sailing program serving people with disabilities in the Quinte area.
Quinte Vocational Support Services
$14,200 over one year to purchase adapted computer hardware and software. The new equipment will improve access to computer-based learning for people with disabilities in the Quinte area.
Revved Up c/o Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario
$100,000 over three years to offer a program of assisted exercise and physical-fitness training to people with mobility impairments living in Kingston and area.
Rideau Waterway Land Trust Foundation
$67,600 over three years for staff, marketing and administration to design and deliver an enhanced public awareness campaign along the heritage Rideau Corridor. Residents will be engaged to take part in voluntary land conservation and trust programs.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 181 - Bancroft
$15,000 over one year for new doors and new carpet-bowling and recreation equipment. The accessibility and safety of the Legion Hall in Bancroft will improve and recreation activities for local seniors will be expanded.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 425 - Sharbot
$63,800 over one year for new floors, windows, insulation and siding to repair and renovate the Legion Hall. The accessibility, safety and energy efficiency of this well-used hall serving Central and North Frontenac residents will be improved.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 96 - Brockville
$5,200 over one year to install new doors on the north side of the building, which will make it accessible for veterans and community members of all abilities taking part in activities at the Legion.
Smiths Falls Gordon Pipe Band
$34,500 over one year to purchase matching uniforms and band drums. New equipment will help the band engage more community members as musicians and spectators.
Township of Athens
$14,900 over one year to install air conditioning at the Joshua Bates Centre Hall. This upgrade will improve the quality of experience for community members and artists utilizing this popular Athens location.
Township of Athens
$3,600 over one year to install air conditioning in the Athens Public Library. This will provide a safer, healthier and more comfortable environment for patrons and staff.
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