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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Ottawa 613-944-4347

Belinda Leach, University of Guelph: team of 20 Canadian researchers and community organizations will identify the unique challenges of rural women, and examine better approaches to meeting those needs and getting their voices heard. 1 million$ 613-944-4347

Human Resources and Skills Development 819-994-5559

Geezhtoojig Employment Training, Sudbury. To provide up to 500 unemployed Aboriginal individuals with employment services in the Sudbury and Manitoulin Island area. Participants will receive employment counselling, assistance in developing a return-to-work action plan, employability workshops, and referrals to employment and training. $165,829

Skills for Change, Toronto. To operate the Dufferin Mall employment centre, a walk-in resource centre that will help 1,940 unemployed individuals find work. The Centre will provide individuals with access to current labour market information and resources related to employment opportunities. Participants will also have access to other materials and tools, such as computers, faxes, and electronic and print information, which will help them in their job search. Workshops will also be provided on writing a resume, interview skills, job searching, and networking through employer outreach. $337,087

Sioux-Hudson Employment Services, Sioux Lookout, ON. For an Employment Assistance Services project targeted to help 240 unemployed individuals to access valuable job search resources such as labour market information, the Internet, a job board, newspapers and brochures; the staff at the Resource Centre will assess new clients, help them to create a return-to-work action plan, and provide counselling, workshops and group information sessions, $145,644

John Howard Society, Sudbury. To employ two individuals to design and implement a pilot project that helps the community address the needs of youth who are in conflict with the law. The two individuals will acquire skills in research and project design and implementation, as well as work experience in the social services field. Government of Canada's contribution is $51,828, the John Howard Society will contribute $6,933 and the Ontario Provincial Police $1,848

Maison familiale de Valleyfield, QC. For 'Spectajeune 2005' project to help 10 youth facing barriers to employment, aged 16 to 30, who need help finding a job or returning to school. The youth will acquire skills by organizing a show that includes scriptwriting, handling production, and making the costumes and sets, promotion and advertising. The youth will participate in volunteer activities with various organizations to gain community experience. They will also carry out various job- and school-related tasks at the Agency.

National Crime Prevention Strategy 877-302-6272

Promotion Economic Action and Community Health. A Response to Zero Tolerance Policy--Phase II. $50,00 Toronto 416-740-9593

Parkdale Community Health Centre, Engaging Youth in Community Safety Theatre. $50,000 Toronto 416-537-2455

PARO: A Northwestern Ontario Women's Community Loan Fund. Ultimate High 2004: Thundering Women's Community Loan Fund $42,500 Thunder Bay 807-625-0328

Phoenix Centre for Children & Families. Pembroke Youth Centre Phase II $42,500 Pembroke 613-735-2374 x231

The Phoenix Centre for Children and Families. The Youth and Parenting Re-Thinking Program--Phase II $46,000 Pembroke 613-735-2374 x231

Quinte Destinations for Youth Mentoring for Youth at Risk. $32,000 Belleville 613-961-1616

St. Mathias Anglican Church on behalf of the Coldwater Community Outreach Centre Steering Committee. Coldwater Community Resource and Outreach Project $25,000 Coldwater 705-686-3663

Scarborough Women's Centre Rebuilding our Lives. $39,858 Scarborough 416-439-7111

Southwest Ontario Youth For Christ. Community Outreach Project COP--$42,000 Woodstock 519-537-5219

Southwest Ontario Youth For Christ. Just Hangin'. $37,000 Woodstock 519-537-5219

Salvation Army Elgin County Community Needs for Youth. $36,600.00 London 519-872-6209

Salvation Army Kid-Z-own. $40,662 Scarborough 416-321-2654

Stratford Rotary Club Youth Resource Development Project --Phase II $36,820 Stratford 519-273-6297

Sexual Assault Centre of Brant. Youth Theatre Project. $50,000 Brantford 519-759-2424

Serve Canada Youth Service Organization. Stronger Selves, Stronger Lives $49,969 Toronto 416-933-2950

Services aux enfants et adultes de Prescott-Russell. Programme de sensibilisation a l'implantation d'activites parascolaires $50,000 Hawkesbury 613-632-1101

Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton. Youth Peer-Mentoring Project--Sexual Violence in the Media $44,355 Oakville 905-825-3622

Shouter's National Evengelical Spiritual Baptist International Faith Centre of Canada. Sister Speak $32,000 Scarborough 416-287-8672

Parent Action on Drugs. Peers, Parties and Violence Education: PAVE the way $35,200 Toronto 416-395-4970

SKETCH Mixed Media Drop-Ins, Phase II. $47,000 Toronto 416-516-5428 x32

Sioux Lookout Anti-Racism Committee, Youth Empowerment Project $48,403 Sioux Lookout 807-737-4711

Skyworks Charitable Foundation. Crisis Call Community Development Project--Phase I $50,000 Toronto 416-536-6581

Somali Teachers Association. Crime Alert Project $26,900 Ottawa 613-737-5115 x403

San Romanoway Revitalization Association, Teens in Action. $50,000 Toronto 416-739-7949

Trillium Foundation Ontario 800-263-2887

Canadian Co-operative Association, Ontario Region. To produce a print and web based map of Ontario cooperatives and credit unions, in order to create greater awareness of and access to the sector, and to encourage network building throughout the sector. $48,600 over six months.

The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths. To develop and implement a peer communication and training program aimed at preventing the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in children of teen mothers. $228,500 over two years.

Canadian Mental Health Association, Waterloo Regional Branch. To develop and implement a model for enhancing the opportunities and capacity of persons with serious mental health issues to acquire and sustain close relationships. $596,700 over three years.

Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Ontario Division. Toward equipment and accessibility costs in the five-year redevelopment of Lake Joseph Centre, in order to ensure that children and adults with disabilities can continue to enjoy the recreational facility. $75,000 over two months.

Canadian Women's Foundation / Fondation des femmes canadiennes. To enhance the operational capacity of the Women in Economic Development Consortium, which helps low-income women increase their economic self-sufficiency. $500,000 over five years.

Central Ontario Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada / La Fondation canadienne du rein. To provide peer support to people with kidney disease and to their families from Aboriginal, Southeast Asian and African/Caribbean communities. $200,000 over two years.

Centre ontarien de prevention des aggressions. To increase operational capacity and outreach capabilities, and to seek a diversified funding base to ensure long-term viability for this Francophone organization aimed at preventing violence against children and youth. $200,000 over three years.

The Children and Youth Cultural Development Association. To develop and implement a communications strategy and to support ongoing board and organizational development. $95,000 over three years.

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) 819-953-6238

$250,000 to the CARE Canada MBA Internship Program. The Program will provide Canadian university and college students, enrolled in an MBA program, with a 15-week cooperation placement in a developing country. This will provide interns with a critical understanding of the private sector, especially of non-formal micro-enterprises, in a developing country. Business students in developing countries would experience academic and practical approaches used by Canadian universities.

Community Builders: Youth Volunteers Initiative c/o The YWCA of Hamilton. To enhance the quantity and quality of youth volunteer opportunities by incorporating an asset-building framework in existing volunteer management cycle of community organizations in several parts of Ontario. $275,000 over three years.

Community Foundations of Canada. For six inter-linked activities intended to strengthen accountability and build the capacity of Ontario's community foundations in their work with youth, the media, professional advisors, the community and neighbourhoods. $498,400 over 30 months.

Community Legal Education Ontario. To hold a conference bringing together legal clinic staff and volunteers with people who provide social services outside the legal system to discuss building accessible responsive support systems for low-income groups. $90,900 over one year.

The Dominion Institute. In support of the Memory Project, an educational program that captures the personal memories of WWII veterans and shares them with Ontario youth through verbal discussions. $400,000 over two years.

Federated Women's Institute of Ontario. To expand the Rural Ontario Sharing Education (ROSE) Program to include at least eight new partnerships with health organizations for the Institute's volunteer health information program. $223,600 over two years.

Fondation internationale PACE 2000. To expand the intergenerational network of videoconferences to other parts of Ontario. This organization links seniors and students in activities designed to promote health and well-being. $299,200 over three years.

GirlSpoken: Creative Voices for Change. For a community-base collaborative project on adolescent girls' self-esteem that will deliver workshops in five Ontario communities, publish a book, create a website and hold a province-wide conference for service providers. $155,400 over two years

Minister of State (Public Health) 613-941-8081

Native Men's Residence (Na-Me-Res), Toronto. For a project designed to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS, reduce the risk of transmission as well as promote safer sex among homeless and street involved Aboriginal youth. Working with a number of community partners to undertake this project, including its youth shelter Tumivut, Na-Me-Res will develop, print and translate culturally relevant information on HIV/AIDS prevention, which will be based on the Medicine Wheel. The material will be disseminated at HIV/AIDS awareness events, including a street health fair. It will create a poster on HIV/AIDS prevention for display in locations where Aboriginal homeless youth assemble, including parks, health agencies and shelters. $96,500
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