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Social Development Canada 613-941-0766

People First of Canada: a federation of provincial and territorial People First associations, dedicated to promoting equality and inclusion for all persons who have been labeled as having an intellectual disability. $695,469

Council of Canadians with Disabilities: a national advocacy association of persons with disabilities, that aims to improve the status of women and men living with disabilities in Canada by eliminating inequality and discrimination. $3,057,000

Canadian Association for Community Living: a Canada-wide association of family members and others working for the inclusion into the mainstream of society of persons of all ages with an intellectual disability. $300,000

Neil Squire Society: to create opportunities for individuals with disabilities through research and development and the delivery of appropriate innovative services and technology to meet their needs. $210,000

Health Canada 514-398-7698

McGill University, Montreal. For McGill's Language Training and Human Resources Development Project. The project aims to ensure English-speaking access to health and social services by providing English second language training for francophone professionals in Quebec; French second language training for English-speaking professionals working in a francophone institutional milieu; distance professional and community support initiatives to encourage English-speaking professionals and English-speaking students to move to or stay in the regions; Seminars and conferences; Innovation fund for pilot projects to promote recruitment and retention, in order to support local and regional initiatives. $11.5 million

National Crime Prevention Strategy 877-302-6272

Social Planning Council and Research Council of Hamilton. A Community Plan for Street Involved Youth in Hamilton. $39,272 Hamilton 905-522-1148 x311

Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services. Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Curriculum and Training Development. $25,525 Thunder Bay 807-684-1051

Tobias House Attendant Care Inc. THAC- Access to Shelter, Phase II. $45,220 Toronto 416-690-3185

Thunder Bay Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition. Teen Parent Families Building Healthy Relationships -Phase II $11,190 Thunder Bay 807-625-5917

Urban Family Outreach Fresh Future. $50,000 Etobicoke 416-249-7891

UrbanArts Community Arts Council Y-Arts? Community Arts Program. $50,000 Toronto 416-241-5124

United Nations Association in Canada. Hamilton Branch-Citizens Protection Project $70,000 Hamilton 905-546-2424 x2654

Waterloo Region Sex Trade Workers Committee. Jam Session $50,000 Kitchener 519-743-2460 x225

Whitefish River First Nation. A Place of Visions and Dreams. $43,000 Birch Island 705-285-4335

Walpole Island First Nation. Alcohol Harm Reduction Team. Mino Bimadiziwin Kina Go--Good Life for Everyone--Phase II $49,980 Wallaceburg 519-627-0767

Wahnapitae First Nation. Aboriginal Community Policing Advisory Committee--Phase II Needs assessment. $38,600 Capreol 705-858-0610

Women's Sexual Assault Helpline. WSAH- A Safer Metis Community Conference. $30,725 Newmarket 905-830-4216 x226

The Working Centre Job Cafe. $50,000 Kitchener 519-743-1151

Youth Emergency Shelter of Peterborough. Youth M.A.P. Making Alternatives Program. $42,460 Peterborough 705-748-3851

Youth Clinical Services. Students Against Violence S.A.V.E.-$50,000 Toronto 416-742-2514

YES Employment Services. Look Ahead "Ga Nawaabin" $25,805 Thunder Bay 807-624-1963

Youth Action Kommittee of Perth and District. Lanark County Youth Engagement Project $50,000 Perth 613-278-2755

Youth Opportunities Unlimited. Market Foods Project. $90,000 London 519-432-1118 x354

Youth and Family Resource Network. Formerly Kingsville Youth Association--Asset Building in Youth--Phase III $50,000 Kingsville 519-733-8983

Women's Place St. Catherine's and District Inc.--Not Just a Woman's Issue: The Niagara Region's Response to Family Violence. $97,450 St. Catharine's 905-684-8331

Human Resources and Skills Development

Career Development Services-Kitchener of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Kitchener. For an Employment Assistance Services project targeted to help 1,600 unemployed individuals in Kitchener. The project, managed by Conestoga College, will provide unemployed individuals with help to set career goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals. Participants will receive employment counselling and workshops to help them to develop self-assessments, research the labour market, explore appropriate career options, and make career decisions. Participants will also receive assistance clarifying their skill enhancement goals, investigating training and educational options, assessing their personal financial needs and applying for training to improve employment skills. $644,242

Centre des jeunes Saint-Sulpice, Montreal. For Project L'Avenir en 18-25 targeted to help eight youth in Montreal make a successful transition to the workplace; to give young people who are not ready to enter the labour market a chance to gain experience in a community setting. The community service will consist of promoting a social and creative space for young people aged 18 to 25. The participants will act as information officers by referring clients to the appropriate resources. They will also have a chance to attend various leadership workshops and activities on job searching, facilitation techniques, promotion and advertising. $119,671

Trillium Foundation Ontario 800-263-2887

Hospice Association of Ontario. To develop a financial sustainability strategy for the Hospice Association of Ontario by expanding their capacity to deliver palliative care training to the staff of Ontario retirement homes and long-term care facilities. $140,000 over 30 months.

Little People of Ontario. To create a business plan and develop an outreach program to increase service delivery and attract new members. $75,000 over three years.

The M?tis Nation of Ontario Secretariat. To develop a M?tis conflict resolution curriculum in collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution and to train community members to both practice and train others in the techniques. $250,500 over 18 months.

Nishnawbe Aski Nation. To increase First Nations understanding of forestry and mining issues, and to enable their participation in forest management, land use planning, mineral exploration and economic development activities. $499,500 over three years.

North Hastings Community Integration Association. To stage a province-wide tour of the children's play 'How to Hug a Porcupine', which addresses the problem of bullying amongst youth, and to produce a musical CD and a children's story book for distribution throughout Ontario schools. $150,000 over two years.

The Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers. To purchase and install tip-management software in 40 Crime Stopper program locations across Ontario to standardize information processing, improve information exchange and speed responses to the communities they serve. $24,000 over six months.

Ontario Association of the Deaf. To conduct a series of leadership workshops for the deaf community, therefore increasing civic participation of deaf persons and the effectiveness of the organizations serving this community. $290,800 over three years.

Ontario Brain Injury Association. To increase the support and information available to Ontarians living with the effects of Acquired Brain Injury, and their families, by introducing community-level association memberships and strengthening the structure and capacity of the association. $360,000 over two years.

Ontario Community Council on Impaired Driving. To ensure continued success and improvement in the fight against impaired driving by supporting the Arrive Alive Bottle Drive. $25,000 over one year.

Ontario March of Dimes. To develop a Stroke Recovery Network, incorporating chapters of the Stroke Recovery Association of Ontario to achieve greater reach in providing peer support to stroke victims. $200,000 over three years.

Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving. To make Ontario's roads safer by developing the leadership skills of its youth members across the province, recruiting new volunteers, and strengthening communications. $25,000 over one year.

Ontario Women's Health Network. To create a bilingual provincial repository for women's health information and health services, and a coordinated provincial network of women's health and service information across Ontario. $198,000 over three years.

Osteoporosis Society of Canada. To establish three new chapters--in Waterloo Region, Sudbury, and Chatham--and to recruit and train about 400 volunteers to strengthen the Society's capacity to assist Ontarians in preventing and/or managing osteoporosis. $204,800 over two years.

Pro Bono Law Ontario. To develop and implement a province-wide project that promotes and supports the delivery of free legal services to low-income individuals, non-profit organizations and registered charities. $250,000 over 18 months.

Riverdale Community Development Corporation. To support the Ontario portion of a nation-wide analysis of community credit organizations and to assess the sector's capacity to grow, innovate and work together effectively. $25,000 over one year.

Shelternet. To develop online services for abused women, expand web-based resources for children and families, and build the technological capacity of Ontario shelters to deliver online service. $210,500 over three years.

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario. To build organizational capacity to reach more people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus across the province by improving support for community-based volunteers and increasing awareness of programs and services. $200,000 over three years.

Violence Prevention Coordinating Council (Durham Region). To strengthen local woman abuse coordination efforts across Ontario by developing a provincial clearinghouse of information and supports, and by bringing local stakeholders together for a provincial gathering. $61,000 over 18 months.

Toronto Seniors Coalition. To offer the Senior Friendly Program to nine other communities in Ontario and establish financial sustainability for further expansion of this program, which improves the quality of life and well-being of seniors. $526,500 over three years.

TriCounty Addiction Services. To assist with the development of Town Youth Participation Survey (TYPS), which will provide support and mentorship to approximately 100 Ontario youth centres. $110,000 over one year.

Union culturelle des Franco-Ontariennes. To strengthen the managerial and organizational development skills of Francophone women, especially those living in rural areas, through a three-day workshop for Francophone women from across Ontario. $25,000 over one year.

Wellspring London and Region. To produce a CD recording of original music that provides cancer patients with music therapy, assisting them and their families through difficulties inherent to their condition. $49,500 over one year.
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