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GRANTS

Past Grants

 

Community Support Grants

 

2016

 

Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre as lead agency for the Cambridge Neighbourhood Organizations

CNO Capacity Building

$73,250 (2 year grant)

This project will continue to build the capacity of the CNO to learn, define and organize itself as a strategic table, and to maximize and demonstrate impact in its community.

 

2015

 

Canadian UNICEF Committee

UNICEF Canada Children's Observatory

$225,000.00

An observatory for and with Canada's children will foster comprehensive and innovative approaches to child well-being and belonging, and address the underlying drivers shaping childhood in Canada, with the singular mission to elevate the well-being of children from a middle position in the international Index of Child Well-Being.

 

Region of Waterloo, Social Services, Children's Services Division

Children's Planning Table of Waterloo Region

$422,912 (2 year grant)

The Children's Planning Table of Waterloo Region is an integrated planning table representing over 60 organizations with close to 350 members supporting children and families. As a community collaborative, we work together towards building a community of coordinated and effective services that supports the optimal developmental health of all children in Waterloo Region.

 

The Working Centre

Fostering Social Enterprise

$398,400 (3 year grant)

Over 3 years this project helps establish an Enterprise Facilitation hub at 256 King Street, supports the long-term sustainability of this creative enterprise and digital media space, and extends the strategy for sustainability of the Community Enterprise projects of The Working Centre.

 

2014

 

Capacity Canada
Core Support
$400,000 (2 year grant)
Unrestricted operating funds will support Capacity Canada in its work of helping non-profits to excel, through providing non-profit leaders with new resources, mentoring and educational programs.  This grant will enable Capacity Canada to achieve: stronger, more effective leadership and leadership networks; greater innovation and new solutions to complex social issues; and implementation of long-term plans for sustainability, especially through earned income.

Cambridge Neighbourhood Organizations
Capacity Building
$50,000
Building on a history of collaborative work this grant supports the next steps in the collaboration’s growth.  Seven neighbourhood associations will be better able to share resources, ideas and processes as well as build clear direction and purpose for the future.  The CNO will develop a web portal for resource sharing and will undertake a strategy retreat in the fall of 2015.

Region of Waterloo, Social Services, Children's Services Division
Children's Planning Table of Waterloo Region
$250,000
The Children's Planning Table of Waterloo Region is an integrated planning table representing over 60 organizations with
close to 350 members supporting children and families. As a community collaborative, we work together towards building a
community of coordinated and effective services that supports the optimal developmental health of all children in Waterloo
Region.

Waterloo Region Family Network
Partnership Model for Sustainability for WRFN: Linking Families, Building Lives
$60,553 (2 year grant)
The grant will be used to build a partnership model of agencies for the sustainability of WRFN to permit them to continue their work of supporting families on a journey with disabilities and special needs (physical, mental health, developmental and communication).

 

2013

 

Atkinson Centre, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Schools at the centre of the community: A case study of the Waterloo School Board

$40,000 (2 year grant)

An examination of the implementation of seamless early learning in the Waterloo Region District School Board: A Case Study of Collaboration in Practice between the school board, regional and community partners.