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Trillium Foundation Ontario: 800-263-2887. (Funding).

Ulster Accordion Band. To purchase instruments and uniforms for this accordion band to enable it to continue to play in parades, for seniors across the Greater Toronto Area, and in many community venues. $22,900 over one year.

West Toronto Junction Historical Society. To purchase and restore a panel of the Humberside Lismer Mural and restore five portraits of the founding mayors of West Toronto Junction in order to increase the awareness and pride of the community in its heritage. $75,000 over one year.

Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care. To purchase a wheelchair-accessible bus which will provide transportation services to frail seniors and individuals who are physically and cognitively challenged. $75,000 over three months.

Yorktown Child and Family Centre. To support a theatre program that will explore the issues faced by young people who have been separated from their parents as the result of immigration. $22,300 over one year.

Community Foundations of Canada. For six inter-linked activities intended to strengthen accountability and build the capacity of Ontario's community foundations in their work with youth, the media, professional advisors, the community and neighbourhoods. $498,400 over 30 months.

The Metis Nation of Ontario Secretariat. To develop a Metis 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.

Ontario Trails Council. To build organizational capacity and provide individuals and groups in Ontario the leadership, planning documents and resources that are necessary for the development of a strategic and sustainable trails network. $310,000 over 18 months.

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.

ALDERCentre, Toronto. To increase meaningful employment opportunities for people living with a learning disability, by partnering with community agencies to deliver workshops, raise public awareness, and improve the understanding of learning disabilities. $204,400 over two years.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ontario Chapter. To enhance communication, coordination, and continuity of care among all breast care service providers--from primary prevention through to treatment and after-care support. $198,700 over four years.

Canadian Mental Health Association, Waterloo Regional Branch. To develop and implement a model for enhancing the opportunities and capacity of persons with serious mental health issues to acquire and sustain close relationships. $596,700 over three years.

Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Ontario Division. Toward equipment and accessibility costs in the five-year redevelopment of Lake Joseph Centre, in order to ensure that children and adults with disabilities can continue to enjoy the recreational facility. $75,000 over two months.

Hospice Association of Ontario, Toronto. 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.

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, Toronto. To improve services to existing peer-support groups, establish new groups across the province, increase awareness within ethno-cultural communities, and reduce the stigma associated with mood disorders. $313,300 over three years.

Ontario Brain Injury Association, Toronto. 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 Co-operative Association. To produce a print and web-based map of Ontario cooperatives and credit unions, in order to create greater awareness of, and access to, the sector, and to encourage network building throughout the sector. $48,600 over six months.

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.

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.

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.

Strengthening Local Responses to Woman Abuse Through Provincial Collaboration Initiative c/o 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.
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