Ontario Women's Directorate The Ontario Women's Directorate is a government agency under the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration responsible for women's issues, specifically: violence against women and economic independence.
Conestoga College The Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is a public college based in Kitchener, Ontario in Canada. History
The College was founded in 1967 as the Conestoga College of Applied Arts and Technology , Kitchener: To deliver information technology training programs to low income women and an Information Technology Certificate. $757,728
Community MicroSkills Development Centre, Etobicoke and Scarborough: To deliver three levels of information training programs over the next two years, enabling women to build marketable skills in information technology. $2,000,224
Pacifica Housing Advisory Association, Victoria: Renovation of the Georgian Apartments to provide housing for families including a unit that will also support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services for a homeless family and single parents whose children have left home, and who find themselves at risk of homelesshess. $120,000 grant through CMHC's Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program; $75,000 one-time grant from the Province, through BC Housing; $75,000 grant through the Capital Regional District's Housing Trust Fund; $50,000 grant from the City of Victoria's newly established Municipal Housing Trust Fund; $50,000 grant from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia British Columbia, province (2001 pop. 3,907,738), 366,255 sq mi (948,600 sq km), including 6,976 sq mi (18,068 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. Geography
; and $50,000 in cash equity from the Pacifica Housing Advisory Association. 250-385-2131
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Bedford MacDonald Trust, Charlottetown, PEI: To enable Community Entity to continue working with all levels of government and community partners to meet the needs of homeless individuals and support project sustainability, through the administration of the SCPI SCPI - Standard Commands for Programmable Instruments component of the National Homelessness Initiative. $220,546
Trillium Foundation, Ontario
TEKdesk c/o Community Opportunity & Innovation Network Peterborough Inc. To increase the technological capacity of staff, volunteers and patrons of 400 small and rural public libraries. On-line resources will be delivered that combine live support, peer mentoring Peer Mentoring is a form of mentoring that takes place in learning environments such as schools, usually between an older more experienced student and a new student(s). Peer Mentors should not be confused with prefects. and e-learning. $156,600 over 18 months.
Voice for Hearing Impaired Children. To increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization by training more than 75 volunteers to further develop their skills, knowledge, confidence and capabilities. $135,600 over two years.
Kenora and Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods, 1,485 sq mi (3,846 sq km), c.70 mi (110 km) long, on the U.S.-Canada border in the pine forest region of N Minn., SE Man., and SW Ont. More than two thirds of the lake is in Canada. Regional Community Foundation. To increase the effectiveness of volunteers and broaden community engagement in the foundation, particularly among youth. $44,500 over two years.
Northwestern Ontario Northwestern Ontario is the region within the Canadian province of Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of Hudson Bay and James Bay. It includes most of subarctic Ontario. Crime Stoppers stoppers
see stopper pad. Inc. To deliver leadership training to culturally diverse volunteers and expand the crime stoppers program to remote First Nation communities. This will enhance the presence and effectiveness of the program throughout the region. $45,000 over three years.
Shelter House/Thunder Bay. To increase the capacity of the organization that provides emergency shelter Emergency shelters are places for people to live temporarily when they can't live in their previous residence, similar to homeless shelters. The main difference is that an emergency shelter typically specializes in people fleeing a specific type of situation, such as battered , food and clothing services to men, women, youth and families who are homeless in the community. $115,000 over two years.
St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church Roman Catholic Church, Christian church headed by the pope, the bishop of Rome (see papacy and Peter, Saint). Its commonest title in official use is Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. . For accessibility renovations to the facility that operates a soup-kitchen service and provides daily meals to people in need in Thunder Bay Thunder Bay, city (1991 pop. 113,946), SW Ont., Canada, on Thunder Bay inlet of Lake Superior. The city was created in 1970 by the amalgamation of the twin cities of Fort William and Port Arthur and two adjoining townships. . $75,000 over one year.
Club des Retraites de la Riviere-des-Francais. To replace windows and purchase equipment for this community-club hall in Noelville. An indoor-outdoor lit bocce court will also be created and an adjacent outdoor area will be transformed into a community recreation area. $15,500 over one year.
Community Living Timmins Integration Communautaire. To purchase a fully accessible van and ensure clients that the organization will continue to receive transportation support services. $57,000 over six months.
Futures North/Les Avenirs du nord. To deliver Junior Achievement programs to Grade 8 students in rural areas of Sudbury District, encouraging them to stay in school and complete their education. $25,000 over six months.
Kapuskasing Golden Age Centre de l'age d'or. To purchase equipment that will increase the variety of craft activities available at the Golden Age Centre. $9,100 over six months.
Kinsmen Club of Kapuskasing. To install a walk-in freezer at the Kapuskasing Food Bank, thereby increasing food storage capacity and providing more effective use of space. $20,000 over one year.
Moose River Moose River
River, northeastern Ontario, Canada. It flows northeast for more than 60 mi (100 km) to empty into James Bay. A wide stream, it is actually the estuary for several rivers, including the Abitibi and Mattagami. Non-Profit Broadcasting Association. To assist with the start-up of live community cable-television broadcasting in Moosonee/ Moose Factory Moose Factory, trading post, NE Ont., Canada, near the mouth of the Moose River on James Bay. A fort was built there by Charles Bayly, governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, in the early 1670s. . This will enable local organizations to better promote their programs and services and increase community participation. $74,600 over one year.
Northern Lights Therapeutic Riding Association. To develop and implement a strategy for recruiting, orienting and training volunteers for this Kapuskasingarea organization. $25,000 over two years.
Porquis Recreation Association. To install a new metal roof on the Porquis Community Hall and repair water damage to the interior, which will provide a safer and more comfortable space for community groups to meet. $19,200 over one year.
Sheguiandah First Nation. To upgrade the community centre kitchen with new appliances, cabinets and necessary electrical modifications. $20,000 over one year.
Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association. To purchase computers and audiovisual equipment, enabling volunteers to develop and deliver more effective public presentations. A monthly newsletter will also be produced by, and for, youth to promote cross-cultural understanding. $15,000 over one year.
Bracebridge Arts Council. To purchase and install a comprehensive lighting and sound system that will contribute positively to the delivery of community-based arts and music performances held at the Rend M. Caisse Memorial Theatre. $74,800 over six months.
Wild Rose Foundation, Alberta
Ability Society of Alberta Assistive Technology Hardware and software that help people who are physically impaired. Often called "accessibility options" when referring to enhancements for using the computer, the entire field of assistive technology is quite vast and even includes ramp and doorway construction in buildings to support for Persons with Disabilities, Calgary. To the 'Friends Program', a volunteer based model pilot coordinator staff position. $40,300 over one year.
Accessible Housing Society, Calgary. To fund development which will research, pursue and secure the necessary resources to operate existing programs and services. $25,000 over one year.
Alberta Conflict Transformation Society, Edmonton. To develop operational strategic direction which will increase internal capacity and solidify long-term relationships. $40,380 over one year.
Alberta Council of Women's Shelters, Edmonton. To the management of information, data, communications and partnerships which will build the capacity for ACWS' support to member emergency women's shelters across Alberta. $31,000 over two years.
Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association, Edmonton. To fund development and increase organizational capacity for expanded provincial programming and assist Alberta Friendship Centres with their own initiatives. $49,580 over one year.
Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) was formed in Calgary, Alberta, as a means of funding the purchase of the city's first medical evacuation helicopter (Air Ambulance). The Calgary base has been in operation since 1985. , Calgary. To the purchase of new front line medical operations--emergency equipment to replace worn or outdated equipment. $20,800
Alberta Youth Outreach Foundation, Calgary. To program and volunteer coordination, providing NE Calgary youth with multiple social, recreational, character and life-skills enhancing programs in a safe, supervised, positive environment. $50,000 over two years.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (ā'mīətrōf`ik, sklĭrō`sĭs) or motor neuron disease, Society of Alberta, Calgary. To volunteer coordination, developing volunteer manuals, policies, job descriptions, and other components to build a successful volunteer program. $25,000 over one year.
Autism autism (ô`tĭzəm), developmental disability resulting from a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the brain. It is characterized by the abnormal development of communication skills, social skills, and reasoning. Calgary Association. To the development and coordination of a volunteer program for the Family Support Initiative, to support, involve, equip, advocate and raise awareness on behalf of families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. $45,462 over one year.