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Sherbourne Health Centre, Toronto: For the new facility nearing completion: To provide both primary health care and community mental health services to populations with complex needs and/or barriers to service; to hire 16 new staff; to begin operation of its new infirmary--including homeless and marginally housed people--and expand the hours of primary health care services to 18 hours a day/seven days a week, resulting in an additional 35,000 primary care service visits a year. $2,067,400

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line, Toronto: To support the operation of a toll-free, confidential phone line that provides support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgendered, 2-spirited, queer and questioning youth throughout Ontario. $84,750

Supporting Our Youth, Toronto: To the health promotion program that benefits lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered youth in Toronto. $170,000

Parenting Network, Toronto: To programs which helps LGBT-led families. $180,000

Ontario Community & Social Services


Oshki Kizis Shelter, Ottawa: To refurbish 15 beds, $120,000 this year, and $255,000 this year and next, in operating funds to support those beds. Beginning in 2008, they will receive $510,000 annually for operating costs.

Women's Place of South Niagara, Welland: To build eight new beds and renovate 12 shelter beds.

Canadian Mental Health Association--Timiskaming Branch, Timmins: For 12 new shelter beds.

Woodgreen Red Door, Toronto: To renovate 50 shelter beds.

Canadian International Development Agency


Microfinance projects:

Developpement international Desjardins. To enhance access to financial services for the poor living in 25 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and for outreach activities in Canada. Working with local partners, DID will focus on reducing poverty through increased access to financial services, especially for women. $19.85 million

SANASA Co-operative Network. Post-tsunami reconstruction and development efforts in Sri Lanka, which include construction and operation of four community centres, and construction of houses and playgrounds; lending and credit line services for the most vulnerable; and reconstruction of financial data lost during the tsunami. The project will help 75 to 80 credit unions to restart their operations in the districts of Hambantota and Batticaloa. $19.5 million

Oxfam-Quebec. For microenterprise institutions in Burkina Faso and Benin. Aimed at youth aged 18 to 35, the initiative will increase employment opportunities in these countries through the creation of microenterprise institutions. The project will also facilitate networking in the field of entrepreneurship among youth organizations in Benin, Burkina Faso and Quebec. In Burkina Faso, the project will work with two partner organizations and will target approximately 200 youth, while in Benin, the project will work with 15 youth support groups and will target approximately 1,000 youth. $150,000

Wild Rose Foundation, Alberta


Canadian Arab Friendship Association of Edmonton. To the Next Generation project to review and evaluate current programs, projects and clients, and to ensure organization programs and services continue to be proactive and responsive to emerging needs and trends. $29,000 over one year.

Canadian Association of Student Activity Advisors, Wainwright. To the costs to run the Canadian Student Leadership Conference 2005, 'Plant A New Seed' in Lloydminster, to develop young leaders for future civic engagements in their communities. $25,000

Canadian Wellness Society, Cochrane. To volunteer and fund development coordination and to continue, promote and further enhance program delivery to the clientele they serve. $35,600 over one year.

Cardiac Athletic Society of Edmonton (CASE). To their public awareness campaign, enhancing the awareness of rehabilitation for cardiac patients. $5,138

Careers: The Next Generation Foundation, Edmonton. To improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness by improving website development and access, public awareness and promotional tools. $39,425 over two years.

Castor Internet Access Centre Society. To purchase new computer equipment and updated resources, providing more efficient services for the local community and area. $10,465

Central Alberta Women's Outreach Society, Red Deer. To the outreach program to provide support for individuals and families to move into new transitional housing. $50,000 over 17 months.

Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta, Calgary. To the Client Services Intake Program to serve more clients by assisting staff with assessment, reassessment, support and education. $24,785 over one year.

Changing Together--A Centre for Immigrant Women Association, Edmonton. To the coordination of the 'Senior Support Program' to reach out to isolated senior immigrant women in order to build their confidence and give them a life of independence. $28,750 over two years.

Child and Adolescent Services Association, Edmonton. To the volunteer program to maintain and enhance the program delivery and future sustainability of the organization. $44,408 over two years.

Child Find Alberta Society, Calgary. To a coordinated approach to revenue development across the Province. $35,006 over one year.

Child Friendly Calgary Society. To the Youth Volunteer Corps program, offering young people of junior and senior high school ages opportunities to get involved in volunteer projects for non-profit agencies in the community. $50,000 over two years.

Chinook Books For Babies Society, Lethbridge. To the 'Books for Babies Program' to foster and support early literacy development to each parent of a new born in southern Alberta. $23,035 over one year.

Cochrane Youth Association. To equipment and operating costs of an internet cafe in an Affordable Housing Complex, a social enterprise of the Boys & Girls Club, that would be a hub for youth and senior volunteerism, a space to offer computer training courses to the community and a place for work experience students. $20,000 over one year.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada


Quebec Native Women Inc., Kahnawake, QC: For training and support for shelters. $51,000; implementation of the Global Strategy for Prevention, Awareness and Intervention in Sexual Abuse for First Nations. $75,000; identifying the preventive services to be prioritized in Aboriginal communities and providing support for First Nations with respect to the strategies to be implemented. $25,000

Trillium Foundation, Ontario


Parents as Teachers c/o Children's Village of Ottawa-Carleton. To co-ordinate the efforts of 12 local agencies and deliver this acclaimed early-childhood parent-education initiative, which provides families with support and guidance to promote the optimal development of young children. $81,000 over two years.

Sage Youth. To recruit and train volunteers as literacy tutors and mentors to children and youth from low-income, special needs and new Canadian communities in the Ottawa area. $81,700 over two years.

Township of Madawaska Valley. To develop and maintain trails that will allow residents of all ages and abilities to reach local physical activity goals. $30,000 over one year.

Vankleek Hill Music Festival. To purchase an electroacoustic harp and amplifier, which will be used for vibroacoustic harp therapy for palliative care patients at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital. $10,000

Youth Mentorship Program c/o Cornwall Youth Centre. To develop and implement the Youth Mentorship Program. The program matches college students with high school students to provide positive role models and encourage continued involvement in education. $45,000 over 10 months.

Active 2010-Kingston Gets Active c/o Kingston Family YMCA. To implement a community-wide strategy that involves people of all ages in physical activity, builds community capacity, improves access and creates more opportunities for physical activity in the Kingston area. $120,000 over 30 months.

Brockville and Area YMCA. To support specialized fitness programs geared to benefit children and youth aged 3 to 12 years. $19,600 over one year.

Experience Summer c/o North Hastings Community Integration Association. To enhance Experience Summer, an integrated summer day-camp program benefiting over 200 children a year in the Bancroft and rural North Hastings area. $33,000 over two years.

Kingston Frontenac Public Library. To increase resources and opportunities to improve literacy skills for adults and youth currently served by 12 libraries that make up the rural component of the Kingston-Frontenac Library Board. $35,500 over one year.

Human Resources and Social Development Canada

Support Centre, Caledonia, ON: To provide employment services to residents of Caledonia and the surrounding rural areas through its Employment Resource Centre, that helps unemployed people with their job search by assisting them with rdsum6 preparation and job search skills. The Centre also provides free access to labour market and career information, computers, photocopiers, telephones, and fax equipment. $127,542

Lanark County Community Justice Program Inc. To sustain youth restorative community justice services throughout Lanark County. $25,000 over six months. Land O'Lakes Community Services. To strengthen the capacity of the agency to provide quality programs and services to residents of Addington Highlands, enabling it to lead the community in addressing priorities, including transportation and homelessness issues. $50,000 over one year.

North Hastings Families First c/o North Hastings Children's Services. To establish the Birthday Book project, a preschool literacy program that links children and families with community literacy resources and provides quality books for children born in North Hastings. $34,600 over four years.

Perth and District Food Bank. To support effective, efficient and safe delivery of services to the community by staff and volunteers. $25,000 over one year.

Town of Bancroft. To establish a literacy-resource centre and learning supports in the Bancroft Public Library, which will assist up to 500 elementary school-aged children in North Hastings to succeed in school. $33,200 over one year.

Trenton Care & Share Food Bank. Towards new equipment and operating costs, ensuring the availability of emergency food aid to low-income people in the Quinte West area. $10,700 over two years.

Trenton Senior Citizens Club 105. To purchase carpet bowling equipment, offering new opportunities for recreation and fitness for up to 50 seniors in Quinte West. $10,800 over six months.

Youth Employment Assistance Headquarters Inc. To increase the number of youth volunteers in the Brockville area by promoting a better appreciation of the benefits of youth volunteerism to individuals and communities. $60,000 over two years.

Brant Alcove Rehabilitation Services. To purchase equipment and increase recreational and physical fitness opportunities for children in the care of children's aid societies who live in three group homes in Brantford and Jarvis. $14,300 over six months.

Brantford Pipes and Drums. To maintain opportunities for local residents to enjoy high-quality pipe band performances by assisting with the purchase of uniforms and equipment for this recently started band. $25,000 over one year.

Building Bridges For Youth, Haldimand-Brant. To provide rural youth with sustainable transportation that will enable them to attend after-school programming and summer camps located in Dunnville. $23,000 over six months.

Burford Pastoral Charge. To provide furnishings for the use of community groups and a day nursery co-op at this church that is being rebuilt in Burford. $8,100 over one year.

The Children's Safety Village of Brant. To assist with raising an endowment fund, which will be used to help ensure the long-term sustainability of the safety village so that its high-quality, hands-on children's safety training can be maintained. $70,000 over two years.
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