Quinte, Kingston, Rideau

2009-2010

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November 1


November 1 deadline

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

Art of Being Green
$80,600 over two years to hire an executive director who will establish an office and develop organizational policies and procedures. This will fortify the organization's leadership role in environmental sustainability throughout Lanark County.

Brockville & District Multicultural Council
$14,300 over one year to purchase a portable sound stage for the annual Multicultural Festival and other events. This will help provide a quality experience for the community and artists and improve operational efficiency.

Brockville Riverfest Inc.
$15,000 to purchase tents that will provide protection from inclement weather for volunteers as well as electronic equipment during this annual festival.

The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills
$50,000 over one year to upgrade the lighting, sound system and other equipment at the auditorium of the Almonte Old Town Hall. This will provide a better-quality concert and theatre experience for the community and artists.

Corporation of the Township of Limerick
$63,000 over one year to insulate the roof, replace windows and make other repairs to the township's hall so it can continue to serve as a gathering place for community groups.

Corporation of the Township of Wollaston
$24,500 over one year to increase the involvement of community members in sports and recreation opportunities by purchasing ice maintenance and sports equipment and tables and chairs for the Coe Hill Pavilion.

The Corporation of the Village of Westport
$22,000 over one year to purchase supplies and tools for students to create artwork that will be displayed outdoors throughout the village as part of the Community in Blooms program.

Epilepsy Kingston
$19,100 over one year for a co-ordinator, volunteer expenses and staff training to deliver epilepsy-education and client-support programs in Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

Every kid in Our Communities - Transportation Pilot Project c/o Family and Children's Services
$65,000 over one year for volunteer-drivers' expenses and administration to pilot a transportation service. This will help reduce isolation and provide improved access to services for rural residents of North and South Leeds.

Family Support Program c/o  Lennox and  Addington Family and Children's Services
$75,000 over eight months to install a fully accessible play structure on the Lennox and Addington Family and Children's Services property. This will create opportunities for children of all abilities to take part in healthy recreation.

Franco-Phare
$41,300 over one year to hire a staff member, update the website and purchase equipment. This will solidify partnerships and help recruit volunteers to provide services and support to Quinte's Francophone community.

Greater Napanee Gymnastics Club
$46,000 over six months to purchase materials for a gymnastics pit in the club's new facility. This will allow programming to expand so 500 or more children and youth participants can safely learn new skills.

Grenville County Historical Society
$21,500 over one year to purchase a microfilm scanner, computer and workstation equipment. The updated technology will enhance the society's efficiency and its ability to share historical information with the community.

Kingston Community Chaplaincy
$33,700 over one year for a facilitator, program development and materials. A life-skills program will be offered to women-and-children family-members of men who are preparing to make the transition from prison to the community.

Land O'Lakes Curling Club Inc.
$52,000 over one year to install a new steel roof on the Land O'Lakes Curling Club. This will make the facility safer and more comfortable so it can be better used for rentals and competitions.

Municipality of Centre Hastings
$60,000 over one year to purchase and install a new steel roof, windows and a heating-and-air-conditioning system in the Moira Hall. This will allow the building to continue hosting community meetings and events.

Ontario Forestry Association
$3,300 over six months to increase access to environmental education for youth by purchasing equipment to be used in the French Ontario Envirothon competition, which will be held in Godfrey from May 18 to 20, 2010.

Pathways to Independence
$49,700 to hire a part-time co-ordinator and fund outings and office expenses. This will allow recreational and club services to be provided to people with acquired brain injuries in the Trenton area.

Quinte Sail Ability
$25,300 over six months to purchase a Martin 16 training sailboat. This will help the organization to meet increasing demand for sailing programs for people with physical or intellectual disabilities.

Recreation Outreach Centre
$80,400 over two years to hire an executive director and purchase office equipment and supplies. Stability and leadership will then be provided to programs for children aged 5 to 18 years and outreach increased to other organizations in Picton.

Roebuck Educational and Recreational Association
$15,000 to replace the existing damaged steel roof of the Roebuck Hall. This will ensure that programs and events can continue to be offered safely and comfortably.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560 - Kingston
$94,400 over one year to enhance community space at the Legion. The lower roof over the common areas and washrooms will be renovated and the water-damaged ceiling tiles and flooring replaced.

Seniors Association Kingston Region
$88,800 over two years for a facilitator, conferences and transportation. Nine new support groups will then provide people who  survived strokes and their caregivers with a social surrounding that offers encouragement and rehabilitation education.

Smiths Falls Festivals and Special Events
$15,000 over one year to enhance community festivals and events with the purchase of tents, a portable public address system and security fencing.

Take Young People Seriously (Almonte)
$136,200 over two years to improve and increase programs and services for youth in Mississippi Mills by hiring a full-time outreach worker and a part-time youth services worker.

Town of Bancroft
$35,600 over six months for a supervisor, instructors and rental costs to offer an expanded waterfront program. Children and adults will receive swimming and canoeing lessons as part of the Summer Experience Day Camp Program.

Township of Rideau Lakes
$32,200 over one year to enhance the use of the community hall in the Ward of South Elmsley by purchasing and installing essential kitchen equipment, an overhead projector and a drop-down screen.

United Way of Quinte
$21,600 over one year for staff, equipment and promotions to establish the Quinte Regional Adjustment Centre.  Small groups of laid-off workers who do not qualify for labour adjustment will be helped with mentorships, skills training and referrals.

Youth Employment Assistance Headquarters Inc.
$134,600 over three years to develop and implement the Computers for Job Success project, which will increase skills levels and work opportunities for the unemployed and underemployed labour force in Leeds Grenville.

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July 1 deadline

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

Addington Highlands Community Transportation Advisory Committee c/o Land O'Lakes Community Services
$42,000 over two years to hire a co-ordinator for a child and youth transportation program. Youth and families in rural areas surrounding Northbrook will then have transportation to attend recreation programs, school and appointments.

Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation
$103,900 over one year to undertake green renovations at the organization's facility that will improve accessibility, safety and comfort for staff and volunteers and improve environmental and economic efficiencies.

Civitan Club of Almonte Inc.
$100,000 over one year to install an asphalt surface on the club's parking lot, which will improve safety and access to the community hall and sports field complex.

Community & Primary Health Care - Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Branch
$140,000 over one year to purchase and activate 205 personal response monitoring devices called Lifelines. These tools will provide security and peace of mind for seniors and others who choose to live independently.

Community Living Kingston
$66,800 over one year to run an after-school respite program for youth aged 14 to 21 years who have intellectual disabilities. The program will focus on providing opportunities for social interaction, community awareness and skills development.

Corporation of the Town of Deseronto
$15,000 over one year to purchase photocopy equipment and a wireless sound system for residents to use at the library.

Corporation of the Township of Augusta
$9,600 to improve health and safety conditions at the Augusta Township Public Library by adding attic insulation, repairing eavestroughs and replacing the flooring in the central part of the facility.

Corporation of the Township of North Frontenac
$11,800 over one year to improve the safety and enhance the use of the outdoor rink in Plevna by replacing the rink boards.

The History Lives Here Initiative c/o The Glenwood Cemetery Company
$16,200 over one year for printing and media costs to promote three heritage-based activities that will showcase the community of Picton.

K3C Community Counselling Centres
$82,000 over one year for a co-ordinator, equipment and supplies to enable the organization to develop and test ResolveKingston, a pilot restorative justice program for Kingston and area.

Lanark Highlands Youth Centre Inc.
$72,300 over three years to hire a youth centre supervisor to enhance programming for rural youth, in particular those between the ages of 11 and 19 years. Community participation, skill development and healthy lifestyles will be emphasized.

Lennox Agricultural Society
$15,000 to purchase a new energy-efficient gas furnace, allowing community members and groups, including local youth, to expand the use of their community centre during the winter months in Napanee.

Marmora and Area Curling Club
$12,300 over one year to purchase supplies and equipment that will help to increase community awareness and encourage participation in the sport of curling.

Moving Here, Staying Here-An Immigration Attraction & Retention Strategy c/o United Way of Leeds & Grenville
$95,100 over 18 months to enable a collaborative of several local groups to develop a strategy and begin implementing support systems that will present Leeds Grenville as a welcoming community for all newcomers, particularly immigrants.

Napanee and District Curling Club
$15,000 over one year to purchase 64 new granite curling stones, which will improve access to and participation in the sport of curling.

North Hastings Budgeting Services c/o North Hastings Community Integration Association
$64,800 over two years for salaries, administration and equipment to establish a credit counselling and financial management pilot project for people in Bancroft and surrounding area.

Quinte Curling Club
$66,000 over one year to insulate the north and south walls of the rink and upgrade exterior lighting in the club facility in Belleville.

Quinte Vocational Support Services
$68,000 to install a vertical platform lift in the organization's new building in Belleville. This will give clients and community members with physical disabilities full access to its multiple floors and services.

Quinte Watershed Cleanup Inc.
$54,300 over one year to hire a project co-ordinator to develop and distribute materials. These will educate the community and businesses about environmental issues and help co-ordinate community events in the Bay of Quinte Watershed area.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 137 - Napanee
$15,000 over one year to restore a leaking roof and replace the facility's front window with an energy-efficient one. These repairs and upgrades will increase the building's comfort for members and community users and help reduce energy costs.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160 - Wellington
$13,200 over one year to replace the air conditioning unit, eight windows, the fire door and step of the facility. These upgrades will provide more comfort, cost savings, energy efficiency and a safer environment for branch and community members.

Scouts Canada, 1st Merrickville Group c/o Scouts Canada Voyageur Council
$5,600 over one year to purchase 16 new tents that will support the well-developed, year-round outdoor camping trips offered to local youth as part of the 1st Merrickville Scout program.

Township of Stirling-Rawdon
$25,200 over one year to upgrade computers and enhance resources available at the Township of Stirling-Rawdon Library.

Tweed & Area Arts Council
$54,500 over one year to renovate the Marble Church Arts Centre with electrical upgrades, new windows and exterior repairs, which will provide a safer, more comfortable facility for community art programs.

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March 1 deadline

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

Alzheimer Society of Kingston
$53,400 over two years to fund a satellite office and a part-time public education co-ordinator, who will provide access and support services in the north Frontenac area.

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Trenton Wooler Lodge 486
$15,000 over one year to repair the roof of the Elks Lodge in Trenton, which will improve the safety and comfort of building users as well as improving energy efficiency.

Brockville Minor Hockey Association
$15,000 over one year to enhance minor hockey programs and player development through coach training opportunities.

Cinefest Picton 
$10,900 over one year to purchase a sound system and equipment to stage the Bloomfield Summer Arts series. New projector lenses, DVDs and related equipment will also be obtained for the CineFest film presentations at the Regent Theatre in Picton.

Community Partners for Success Co-Operative Quinte Inc.
$15,000 over one year to repair an exterior wall, install siding, a new door and windows in the organization's Trenton facility, improving the safety and comfort of parents and children attending programs and activities at the centre.

Corporation of the Town of Gananoque
$100,000 over one year toward the construction of a skate park that will provide accessible recreation opportunities for skaters, boarders and bikers.

Corporation of the Town of Prescott
$78,100 over 4 months to improve opportunities for children to engage in outdoor play and activities by building three new playground structures in the Town of Prescott.

Elgin and Area Heritage Society
$25,000 over one year to repair exterior brick work on the south wall and begin interior renovations to other areas of the heritage Red Brick Schoolhouse, which will be used as a small local museum and access centre for the genealogical society.

The Food Sharing Project
$41,600 over one year for serving items, products and kitchen appliances necessary to provide support for a student nutrition program in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington schools.

Gleaners Food Bank Quinte Inc.
$80,000 over one year to replace the roof on the food bank's warehouse in Belleville.  Renovations will improve the facility's energy efficiency and comfort.

Kawartha Heritage Conservancy
$11,000 over two years for staff and materials to collect heritage data. An organizational electronic network will be created with a linked database, regional maps and interactive website to enhance communications, partnerships and planning.

Kingston Canadian Film Festival
$40,000 over two years to improve organizational capacity to run this annual festival by setting up office space and hiring a full-time festival manager.

Lennox and Addington Seniors Outreach Services Inc.
$75,000 over two years to establish a seniors centre in Napanee, which will offer fitness, social and educational activities, enhancing the health and social well being of local seniors and reducing social isolation.

Let's Read Early Literacy Strategy c/o Kingston Literacy
$95,400 over two years to strengthen early literacy and school readiness for children in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington by providing books and literacy kits to parents of newborns and toddlers and installing book nooks in area medical clinics.

Municipality of Hastings Highlands
$45,000 over one year to purchase bleachers, sports and recreation equipment and build a toboggan hill. Expanded facilities and programs at Logger's Fields in the village of Maynooth will increase fitness and recreation opportunities to local residents.

Museum of Health Care at Kingston
$66,000 over one year to enhance community-based learning opportunities by undertaking gallery renovations and creating a specialized children and family's exhibit area.

North Hastings Community Cupboard
$81,900 over three years to fund a part-time manager and a portion of rent and transportation costs for the food bank.  The project will increase food access to local low-income North Hastings residents.

Outlook Camping Incorporated
$30,000 over 3 months to purchase a new 24-passenger bus, which will provide efficient transportation to take Kingston-area youth who are underprivileged or at risk to Outlook Camping's year-round programs.

Pakenham Fiddle and Stepdance Association Inc.
$20,100 over eight months to add a post-competition evening showcase that will celebrate the cultural roots and heritage of fiddling and step dancing in the Ottawa Valley area.

La Paroisse St-François d'Assise a/s Centre social et culturel Frontenac
$49,800 over two years for a project co-ordinator, tools and expenses to produce a virtual museum, a booklet, youth arts projects and a community event celebrating Francophone heritage in Kingston and area.

Prescott Curling Centre Inc.
$44,300 over one year to improve operational efficiencies and ensure that curling programs continue in this community by replacing the facility's chiller along with its windows and doors.

Prince Edward County Chamber of Tourism & Commerce
$15,000 over one year to install a new entrance at the Visitor Information Centre in Picton, which will improve access to the facility by residents and visitors of all abilities.

Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic Centre (PEFAC)
$15,000 over one year to purchase new exercise equipment for this facility, including three elliptical machines, a treadmill and a rowing machine. These additions will expand physical fitness opportunities for Prince Edward County residents.

Quinte Community Learning - Bridging The Gap
$48,000 over one year to provide an after-school and summer theatre-arts program.  Children aged 6 to 12 years from low-income families in Belleville and Quinte West will benefit by developing skills, confidence and teamwork experiences.

Rideau Environmental Action League
$15,000 over one year to replace windows, add insulation and make safety upgrades to the Real Deal Store and REAL Centre. These changes will improve energy efficiency and safety and make the facility more comfortable for all who use it.

Sidney Community Service Club Charitable Foundation
$70,000 over one year to build an outdoor splash pad in the community of Frankford, offering new opportunities for healthy summer outdoor activity for local children.

Smiths Falls Community Theatre Foundation
$15,000 over one year to purchase a lighting system for the new Station Theatre. Better lighting will enhance live performances and make the theatre a more attractive rental venue for other organizations.

Smiths Falls Curling and Squash Club
$119,300 over one year to improve efficiencies and ensure continuation of operations by replacing the roof of the club.

Township of Addington Highlands
$52,000 over one year to automate the public library's catalogue of lending materials and provide on-line access to the community.  A new addition and ramp will also be added to the Flinton branch to improve access and comfort for local patrons.

Voyageur Council - Scouts Canada
$9,000 over one year toward renovating cabins and lodges at regional Camp Opemikon on Christie Lake. Upgrades will improve energy efficiency, prevent water damage and improve safety for hundreds who use it in the summer.

Westport Arts Council
$3,800 over one year to purchase portable sound equipment and back-drop curtains that will improve the quality and appearance of performing and literary arts presentations offered to the community.

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