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Canadian Council for Refugees, Montreal: To strengthen CCR's communications capacity. This will include working more effectively with the media; educating the public on refugee issues and thus increasing support for Canada's role in protecting refugees; developing and strengthening alliances with strategic partners beyond the refugee and immigration sector; and increasing member capacity to engage in and impact public policy. $150,000

CJL Foundation, Toronto: To support CJL Foundation's work with refugees by strengthening the 'Welcome the Stranger' Initiative, and by developing and implementing a fundraising strategy for future support. $50,000

Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society, Toronto: To support the creation and presentation of new fiction, poetry and drama that reflect the complexity of the city back to Torontonians through the eyes of Toronto's richly diverse communities. $120,000

Dixon Hall, Toronto: To support the development of employment training programs in the Regent Park Community. $70,000

FCJ Hamilton House, Toronto: To provide technical and administrative assistance in the area of communications and public relations in order to increase the visibility of refugee issues by raising levels of awareness and empathy. The planned activities will include the updating and continued dissemination of FCJ's newsletter as well as further developing their website. $70,000

Parkdale Community Legal Services, Toronto: To strengthen the capacity of marginalized contingent workers to address their employment issues. $150,000

Pen Canada, Toronto: To support the building of partnerships and the development of relationships with institutions that have expressed interest in the Writers in Exile Network. The project will illustrate that the voice of the exiled writer can play an important role in the awareness of refugee issues, particularly within institutions that remain disengaged with the reality of refugees in Canada. $40,000

St. Christopher House, Toronto: For its work on modernizing income strategies for working age adults. This grant will enable St. Christopher House to complete its review of proposed policy changes and make recommendations for an action agenda to a multi stakeholder task force. $30,000

Tyndale St. Georges Community Centre, Montreal: For the expansion of Tyndale St. Georges Community Centre's Fund Development Program by developing fundraising structures and activities. $25,000

World University Service of Canada, Ottawa: To develop links with alumni and other stakeholders. This project will enable WUSC to broaden and deepen its outreach to improve donor cultivation and to accelerate private sector fundraising activities. $75,000 over two years.

York University, Schulich School of Business, Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program, Toronto: For the creation of the York University, Maytree Foundation Executive Directors' Institute. The program focuses on management issues such as human resources, governance, social entrepreneurship, social marketing and collaboration. $130,000

Affordable Housing

Peel Housing Corporation, Brampton, ON: To create 200 units of affordable housing. $5.8 million from Canada's Ontario Affordable Housing Program; $3.86 million in grant funding from the Region of Peel; the City of Brampton contributed another $2.4 million in development fee exemptions and land.

Trillium Foundation, Ontario 800-263-2887

North Bay & District Association for Community Living. To develop a strategic plan and business case for consolidating the organization's corporate and divisional operations. $11,800 over six months.

North Bay and Area Community Foundation. To help establish an office necessary for the day-to-day operations of the organization. This will improve its capacity to carry out its fundraising mandate and support not-for-profit organizations in and around North Bay. $33,200 over one year.

Packsac Smiles Organization. To design and distribute promotional and administrative tools in order to create awareness of the organization's mandate and increase its capacity to provide school supplies and clothing to elementary students in need in the North Bay area. $5,800 over one year.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa. To increase the organization's capacity to recruit and match volunteers. This will help it continue to respond in a timely fashion to the needs of children involved in various programs. $60,000 over two years.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs. To co-ordinate the Cyberkids program and develop corporate and community partnerships. This will help sustain this program, which provides laptop computers to children undergoing cancer treatment in the Ottawa area. $25,000 over three years.

Centre Charles-Emile Claude Citizen Advocacy of Ottawa. To undertake a feasibility study and explore the potential for regional expansion of the Citizen Advocacy of Ottawa program. $30,000 over six months.

Columbus House (Pembroke). To consolidate the Young Parent Support Program in six locations throughout Renfrew County. This will enable more young parents to successfully pursue high school education while learning valuable parenting and life skills. $64,000 over one year.

Community Foundation of Ottawa. To develop and implement the Ottawa Vital Signs program, designed to rate, monitor and address Ottawa's quality of life in 12 key areas. $100,000 over two years.

Hospice Renfrew. To support fundraising efforts and establish a new, six-bed, residential respite-care facility for residents living in Renfrew and nearby communities. $60,000 over one year.

Jewish Youth Library. To support the establishment of the Friendship Circle, a program that matches teen volunteers and children with special needs in Ottawa. $42,600 over one year.

John Howard Society of Ottawa. To provide literacy training in two shelter locations and two drop-in centres, so that people who are homeless, transient or under-housed will have programs suited to their particular situation. $80,000 over three years.

Maxville Learning Readiness Centre. To continue providing an enhanced school-readiness program to children aged 3 to 6 years living in the village of Maxville and surrounding areas. $15,000 over one year.

Minwaashin Lodge/The Aboriginal Women's Support Centre. To deliver the Wisdom Keepers cultural program, which will help strengthen the Ottawa Aboriginal community by enhancing cultural knowledge, reducing social, physical and financial barriers and restoring hope and empowerment. $80,600 over two years.

Ottawa Anti Bullying Coalition c/o Child & Youth Friendly Ottawa. To help develop a five-year comprehensive, community-based strategic plan that addresses bullying and victimization behaviour and to engage key partners in implementing an action plan. $96,000 over two years.

Ottawa Bicycle Motocross Association. To help build organizational capacity by supporting operations, events co-ordination, promotion, track maintenance and outreach targeted to females and youth with disabilities. $35,000 over one year.

Ottawa Community Coalition for Literacy. To identify barriers to participation in literacy programs for people with mental-health disabilities and identify best-practice models that could be implemented by adult literacy programs throughout Ottawa. $30,000 over six months.

Ottawa Folk Festival. To increase the organization's capacity and initiate an African drumming course for disadvantaged youth. $80,000 over two years.

Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre. To support programs that will enable youth with disabilities to achieve a greater level of independence and control over their own lives. $100,000 over two years.

Ottawa Social Purchasing Portal c/o Causeway Work Centre. To implement the purchasing portal program and promote employment for hard-to-employ people. The program channels existing in purchasing within a community to suppliers who have committed to employing people with special needs. $118,100 over two years.

Wild Rose Foundation, Alberta 780-427-0387

Bashaw & District Support Services Association. To the 'Children's Access to Skills (CATS)' program, offering a sustainable continuum of service for families with children in the community and surrounding area. $50,000 over two years.

Ben Calf Robe Society, Edmonton. To research and fund development, developing a program for Aboriginal Street Youth. $50,000 over eighteen months.

Beverly Towne Community Development Society, Edmonton. To staffing costs for the Youth Options Project-Crime Prevention for Youth Forums. $24,116 over one year.

Big Brothers & Big Sisters Association of Lacombe and District. To program and operating costs which will meet program growth and achieve greater stabilization, improvement and expansion of volunteer based mentoring programs. $41,700 over two years.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Battle River Society, Camrose. To the coordination of the 'In School Mentoring Programs' for children within the counties of Camrose and Beaver. $37,467 over two years.

Bowmont All Season Service for Seniors (BASS) Society, Calgary. To the costs to run the 'Minor Home Repair Service Program' for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities. $15,600 over two years.

Bowmont Seniors' Assistance Association, Calgary. To increase Human Resource funding, allowing more direct client service delivery by Outreach Workers and the Volunteer Coordinator, for a recently increased large service area in NW Calgary. $20,564 over one year.

Boys & Girls' Clubs of Edmonton. To the 'Club Connect Program', partnering with Big Brothers and Big Sisters and their communities in Edmonton, which will provide enhanced programs for children, youth and families in those communities. $36,174 over one year.

Boys and Girls Club of Wetaskiwin Society. To program coordination and program support, responding and meeting an increased need for homework and computer literacy programming and support. $49,760 over two years.

Calgary Birth Control Association. To fund development and to increase self reliance for the agency. $38,500 over one year.

Calgary Block Watch Council. To community development coordination, which will reach out to new and diverse communities, train and support new Block Watch captains and initiatives. $50,000 over two years.

Calgary Chinese Community Service Association. To the coordination of a collaborative project with the Alberta Mentor Foundation for Youth, to enhance understanding and awareness of the concepts of mentorships within the Chinese community, recruit appropriate mentors from the community and foster a sense of volunteerism among adults and youth. $35,360

Calgary Community Network Association. To operational costs providing low cost and no cost internet access to enable disadvantaged individuals to be connected to programs and services available on the internet. $24,765 over one year.

Calgary SCOPE Society. To volunteer management to maintain and increase volunteer participation in the organization and provide broader disability communities. $50,000 over two years.

Calgary Seniors' Resource Society. To the coordination of the 'Community Connections Program', helping isolated seniors to connect with programs, services and resources within their immediate communities. $37,500 over 18 months.

Camrose & District Seniors Information Society. To increase Seniors Resource Centre staffing to meet the growing need for client services in Camrose and surrounding rural communities. $12,196 over two years.

Camrose & District Victim Services Society. To increase Victim Services Unit Coordinator hours to meet the demand for increased services to victims of crime and tragedy. $46,800 over two years.

Camrose and District Boys and Girls Club. To program coordination operating the after-school, summer and teen programs. $50,000 over two years.

Status of Women Canada 613-995-7835

Native Women's Association of Canada, Ottawa. $5,000,000

Reseau des Tables Regionales de Groupes de Femmes du Quebec, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. $49,000

Ridge Meadows Women's Centre, Pitt Meadows, BC. $26,000

Wellbeing through Inclusion Socially & Economically (WISE), Duncan, BC. $29,100

Single Women in Motherhood Training, Native Women's Association of Canada, Ottawa. $5,000,000

Single Women in Motherhood Training Program Inc. London, ON. $50,040

Community Microskills Development Centre, Etobicoke, ON. $100,000

Centre de Ressources de la Troisieme Avenue (CRTA) / Third Avenue Resource Centre, Montreal, Quebec. $30,216

Table des Groupes de Femmes De Montreal, Montreal, Quebec. $36,200

Table de Concertation de Laval en Condition Feminine, Montreal, Quebec. $98,775

G Program Inc., London, ON. $50,040
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