Trillium Foundation, Ontario.
Anishinabe Shooniyaawakamik c/o Wasaya Wee-Chee-Way-Win Inc. c/o Wasaya Group. To pilot a credit union in Bearskin Lake First Nation and provide financial education in Oji-Cree. Once evaluated, the model may be replicated in other First Nations communities in Northern Ontario. $345,500 over three years.
Artist Run Centres and Collectives of Ontario. For Hot Buttons, a national conference in Ottawa, to stimulate an intergenerational exchange of ideas, foster innovation and collaboration, and find new ways to engage Aboriginal, culturally-diverse and Francophone communities. $54,000 over one year.
Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted. To develop a volunteer co-ordination program that will improve the effectiveness of volunteers who provide advice to legislators and the judiciary, and offer support to people who believe they have been wrongly convicted. $52,800 over one year.
Better Child Care Ontario Inc. To revise and enhance the Child Care Management Guide to support quality not-for-profit child care services across Ontario. An e-learning guide for board treasurers and a network discussion forum will also be created. $48,800 over one year.
The Canadian Community Economic Development Network. To build the sustainability of the organization's Ontario branch and the sector through learning activities, a provincial internship program, and a renewed model for technical assistance. $280,000 over three years.
Canadian Epilepsy Alliance/Alliance canadienne de l'Epilepsie. For outreach, communications and media purchases to help Ontario youth and young adults learn the facts about epilepsy, and challenge their peers to become more knowledgeable, tolerant and accepting of others. $224,100 over two years.
Consumers Council of Canada (CCC). To increase participation of youth in its Public Interest Network by developing a database of trained consumer representatives for partner organizations. $120,000 over two years.
Habitat for Humanity Canada. To enhance the ReStore program and hire a distribution manager for Ontario, which will improve learning about effective management, create volunteer opportunities, generate revenue for home building and promote recycling. $209,600 over two years.
J.D. Griffin Adolescent Centre. To develop, pilot and evaluate a ReachOut program that supports youth with diverse sexual and gender identities, including people with intellectual disabilities. $300,100 over three years.
Laubach Literacy Ontario. For six pilot member agencies to complete research, planning, organizational and fund development stages, which will help prepare them to fully implement social enterprise projects to increase revenue and income. $163,000 over 18 months.
Ontario Network of Employment Skills Training Projects (ONESTEP). To offer small, vulnerable not-for-profit agencies that deliver labour market programs a guided mentoring service, which will help them identify and focus on courses of action to become financially vibrant. $344,000 over two years.