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Grants Database

The following database contains a searchable listing of grants the Foundation has awarded since 2003. Grants can be sorted in either direction by clicking on any one of the column headers. (Hold SHIFT and click to sort more than one column).

Use the search boxes below the headers to locate grants by organization name, Metcalf program name, or by focus area within a Metcalf program. You can search for multiple terms by using a pipe “|” symbol. For example, to search for all grants that are either Cycle City or Electrifying Movement, you can type “Cycle|Electrifying” under Focus Area. To filter further, you can enter “14|15” under Year to get only those grants from 2014 and 2015.


Showing of grants.

Grantee Program Name Focus Area Year Amount
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2017 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cegn.org
York University Environment Cycle City 2019 $50,000
Description:

in partnership with Regenesis York, to support cycling programming and community outreach efforts through York University’s new community bike centre; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.fes.yorku.ca
York University Environment Cycle City 2018 $50,000
Description:

in partnership with Regenesis York, to support cycling programming and community outreach efforts through York University’s new community bike centre; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.fes.yorku.ca
York University Environment Cycle City 2017 $50,000
Description:

in partnership with Regenesis York, to support cycling programming and community outreach efforts through York University’s new community bike centre; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.fes.yorku.ca
Pembina Foundation Environment Cycle City 2017 $30,000
Description:

to support a short-term research project that will explore the confluence of two growing trends in Toronto: increased cycling and growing goods movements, and the opportunity to reduce emissions within the goods movement sector through the use of bicycles for deliveries in Toronto. The project will look at the barriers and opportunities to expand the “goods-by-bike” sector, and lay the groundwork for a possible bike delivery pilot project in partnership with a major delivery company

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Clean Air Partnership Environment Cycle City 2018 $137,200
Description:

to support Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, in collaboration with Cycle Toronto, the University of Toronto’s Cycling Think & Do Tank, AccessPoint on Danforth, and Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre, efforts to build a strong cycling constituency in Scarborough; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontocat.ca/
Clean Air Partnership Environment Cycle City 2017 $144,720
Description:

to support Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, in collaboration with Cycle Toronto, the University of Toronto’s Cycling Think & Do Tank, AccessPoint on Danforth, and Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre, efforts to build a strong cycling constituency in Scarborough; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontocat.ca/
Canadian Urban Institute Environment Cycle City 2017 $32,000
Description:

in collaboration with The Laneway Project and Community Bicycle Network, to support Laneways as Bikeways, a project that will explore opportunities for using laneways to address current gaps in the Toronto cycling network, while more significant infrastructure investment is undertaken, in accordance with the City’s 10-year Cycling Network Plan

Website:http://www.canurb.org
519 Church Street Community Centre, The Environment Cycle City 2017 $25,000
Description:

in collaboration with Open Streets Toronto, to help support and expand Open Streets Toronto’s annual street events

Website:http://www.the519.org
Toronto Park People Projects Discretionary General Fund 2016 $5,000
Description:

to assist individuals from groups that are working to animate and improve parks and green spaces in southern Ontario to attend the 2017 Heart of the City Conference

Website:http://www.parkpeople.ca
FoodShare Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2016 $60,000
Description:

in partnership with Sustain Ontario, to review and renew the previously released Metcalf Food Solutions Paper, Menu 2020: Ten Good Food Ideas for Ontario, in order to measure what ideas and goals from the paper have been achieved to date and what strategies and actions are required to advance the remaining ideas in the run-up to 2020

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Simon Fraser University Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $50,000
Description:

to support Clean Energy Canada’s public outreach and convening efforts at both the provincial (Ontario) and national level, with a primary focus on the implementation of Ontario’s recently approved Climate Action Plan and the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Website:http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue.html
Pembina Foundation Environment Enabling Solutions 2017 $15,000
Description:

to support the continued collaborative efforts of the Strathmere Group, a coalition of the Executive Directors of Canada’s leading environmental organizations, to outreach with government and other key stakeholders while helping to ensure a focused and strategic approach to establishing sector priorities; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Pembina Foundation Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $15,000
Description:

to support the continued collaborative efforts of the Strathmere Group, a coalition of the Executive Directors of Canada’s leading environmental organizations, to outreach with government and other key stakeholders while helping to ensure a focused and strategic approach to establishing sector priorities; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Pembina Foundation Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $5,500
Description:

in collaboration with the Trottier Foundation, Echo Foundation, and Clean Economy Fund, this funding will support the research and writing of a report that will identify opportunities for reducing the environmental impacts of goods movement across the country, and make recommendations for the development of a national land freight strategy in light of Canada’s commitment to advancing climate solutions

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Nature Canada Environment Enabling Solutions 2017 $15,000
Description:

to support the continued efforts of the Green Budget Coalition, a group of leading Canadian environmental organizations, for their 2017 and 2018 Green Budget work; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.naturecanada.ca
Nature Canada Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $15,000
Description:

to support the continued efforts of the Green Budget Coalition, a group of leading Canadian environmental organizations, for their 2017 and 2018 Green Budget work; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.naturecanada.ca
McGill University Environment Enabling Solutions 2018 $150,000
Description:

for continued support of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission’s public policy research and communications work; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mcgill.ca
McGill University Environment Enabling Solutions 2017 $150,000
Description:

for continued support of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission’s public policy research and communications work; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mcgill.ca
McGill University Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $150,000
Description:

for continued support of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission’s public policy research and communications work; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mcgill.ca
Environmental Defence Canada Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $50,000
Description:

to support public education and advocacy work with a primary focus on efforts to advance the implementation of Ontario’s climate action plan as well as the national Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Website:http://environmentaldefence.ca
Ryerson University Environment Electrifying Movement 2016 $52,900
Description:

to support the Ryerson City Building Institute to advance transit-oriented development initiatives in Toronto, with the ultimate goal of reducing emissions, creating safer streets, and building more vibrant neighbourhoods throughout the city

Website:http://www.ryerson.ca/research
University of Toronto Environment Cycle City 2016 $50,000
Description:

to support the Cycling Think & Do Tank, in partnership with Swerhun Facilitation, to research and write a briefing package for senior public sector leaders and other key stakeholders, regarding the benefit and value of identifying a common set of cycling indicators for Toronto and surrounding region

Website:http://www.utoronto.ca
David Suzuki Foundation, The Environment Cycle City 2017 $120,000
Description:

in partnership with Cycle Toronto, to coordinate their efforts around community engagement, campaign organizing and leadership, and other communications efforts, with an overall focus on the implementation of announced and approved cycling infrastructure along key Toronto street corridors; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.davidsuzuki.org
David Suzuki Foundation, The Environment Cycle City 2016 $120,000
Description:

in partnership with Cycle Toronto, to coordinate their efforts around community engagement, campaign organizing and leadership, and other communications efforts, with an overall focus on the implementation of announced and approved cycling infrastructure along key Toronto street corridors; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.davidsuzuki.org
Clean Air Partnership Environment Cycle City 2016 $12,500
Description:

in support of Toronto Centre for Active Transportation’s preliminary research into the feasibility of developing a car driver safety course focused on active transportation (cycling and walking) that could result in course participants receiving a discount for auto insurance while also learning how to operate a vehicle safely around cyclists and pedestrians

Website:http://www.torontocat.ca/
Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke Discretionary General Fund 2016 $8,000
Description:

to evaluate their pilot project that enables their women’s micro-enterprise collective to share a Toronto Employment and Social Services case worker

Website:http://womenshabitat.ca
United Way Toronto & York Region Discretionary General Fund 2016 $1,000
Description:

on behalf of an advisory committee member

Website:http://www.unitedwaytyr.com
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Discretionary General Fund 2016 $100,000
Description:

to support the FoodReach Collaborative to continue the scaling of a community-based food procurement and distribution system

Website:http://parc.on.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Discretionary General Fund 2016 $1,000
Description:

on behalf of an advisory committee member

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Christian Jewish Dialogue of Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2016 $5,000
Description:

to support the October 2016 Basic Income Symposium that will explore Basic Income as it relates to different topics – Health and Well-being; Work and Worth; Impact of Administrative Systems – from perspectives of faith, technical subject expertise, and personal values

Website:http://www.cjdt.org
Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) Discretionary General Fund 2016 $2,500
Description:

to support the Workforce Planning Zone of the Cannexus 2017 Conference in order to help increase awareness of the Toronto Sector Skills Academy

Website:http://www.ceric.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $17,000
Description:

in partnership with the Migrant Worker’s Alliance For Change, to develop a digital media campaign to build a broader movement in support of migrant worker rights

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2017 $53,394
Description:

in partnership with the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, to enable migrant workers’ leadership and organizations to share best practices and stay informed about current public policy; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $52,186
Description:

in partnership with the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, to enable migrant workers’ leadership and organizations to share best practices and stay informed about current public policy; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
NPower Canada Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $60,000
Description:

to advance the next stage of its Workforce Strategy Initiative by replicating its employer engagement model in IT related careers in health care and insurance

Website:http://www.npowercanada.ca
Learning Enrichment Foundation, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $50,000
Description:

in partnership with Building Up, to strengthen the construction industry engagement in its curriculum design in order to improve trainees and apprentices outcomes

Website:http://www.lefca.org
Labour Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $75,000
Description:

in partnership with the Toronto Community Benefits Network, to builds its organizational capacity to champion, advocate and monitor Community Benefits on the Eglinton Crosstown and Finch LRT

Website:http://www.labourcommunityservices.ca
FoodShare Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $45,000
Description:

to work with key stakeholders on advancing a local jobs strategy for school cafeterias

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Charité LEO Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $42,533
Description:

in partnership with La Passerelle – I.D.É., to research the labour market gaps and skills shortages for bilingual talent in the Toronto Region in order to expand their training program for the ICT and Transportation sectors

Website:http://www.passerelle-ide.com
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2018 $75,000
Description:

to enable the company to re-enter the international touring arena, pursue global showcasing and networking opportunities, and rekindle relationships with venues in order to extend the lives of their productions, strengthen the skills of the company’s general manager and production manager, and foster new conversations between Canadian and international audiences through the performing arts; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.volcano.ca
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $75,000
Description:

to enable the company to re-enter the international touring arena, pursue global showcasing and networking opportunities, and rekindle relationships with venues in order to extend the lives of their productions, strengthen the skills of the company’s general manager and production manager, and foster new conversations between Canadian and international audiences through the performing arts; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.volcano.ca
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $45,482
Description:

to enable the company to re-enter the international touring arena, pursue global showcasing and networking opportunities, and rekindle relationships with venues in order to extend the lives of their productions, strengthen the skills of the company’s general manager and production manager, and foster new conversations between Canadian and international audiences through the performing arts; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.volcano.ca
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2018 $55,000
Description:

to support Reimagining Repertoire, which uses the company’s significant body of work as an opportunity for creative and organizational growth. Four projects will address their repertoire’s formal structure, its potential for adaptation and remixing, how its content relates to topicality, and how these past works can inform their ongoing performance practice; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $65,000
Description:

to support Reimagining Repertoire, which uses the company’s significant body of work as an opportunity for creative and organizational growth. Four projects will address their repertoire’s formal structure, its potential for adaptation and remixing, how its content relates to topicality, and how these past works can inform their ongoing performance practice; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $30,000
Description:

to support Reimagining Repertoire, which uses the company’s significant body of work as an opportunity for creative and organizational growth. Four projects will address their repertoire’s formal structure, its potential for adaptation and remixing, how its content relates to topicality, and how these past works can inform their ongoing performance practice; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Public Recordings Performance Projects Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2018 $30,000
Description:

to extend the conceptual and artistic bases of their work, drawing on its history and reputation to clarify the company’s public appearance, sustain its development momentum, and grow their partnerships and audiences; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.publicrecordings.org
Public Recordings Performance Projects Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $35,000
Description:

to extend the conceptual and artistic bases of their work, drawing on its history and reputation to clarify the company’s public appearance, sustain its development momentum, and grow their partnerships and audiences; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.publicrecordings.org
Public Recordings Performance Projects Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $37,000
Description:

to extend the conceptual and artistic bases of their work, drawing on its history and reputation to clarify the company’s public appearance, sustain its development momentum, and grow their partnerships and audiences; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.publicrecordings.org
Native Earth Performing Arts Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2018 $45,000
Description:

to launch The Mskomini Giizis Residency, an initiative designed for emerging and mid-career Indigenous artists living across Canada who are developing original works, and will occur over four weeks in July of 2017, 2018, and 2019; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nativeearth.ca
Native Earth Performing Arts Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $65,000
Description:

to launch The Mskomini Giizis Residency, an initiative designed for emerging and mid-career Indigenous artists living across Canada who are developing original works, and will occur over four weeks in July of 2017, 2018, and 2019; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nativeearth.ca
Native Earth Performing Arts Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $50,000
Description:

to launch The Mskomini Giizis Residency, an initiative designed for emerging and mid-career Indigenous artists living across Canada who are developing original works, and will occur over four weeks in July of 2017, 2018, and 2019; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nativeearth.ca
Art of Time Ensemble Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2018 $25,000
Description:

to increase their artistic work’s potential by fostering new creation, enhancing existing works, providing resources according to the demands of the artistic idea, and leveraging works in original and adapted form to increase their number of performances and their touring capacity. The company will concurrently expand its human and financial resources to underwrite these activities in perpetuity; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Art of Time Ensemble Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $35,000
Description:

to increase their artistic work’s potential by fostering new creation, enhancing existing works, providing resources according to the demands of the artistic idea, and leveraging works in original and adapted form to increase their number of performances and their touring capacity. The company will concurrently expand its human and financial resources to underwrite these activities in perpetuity; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Art of Time Ensemble Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $50,000
Description:

to increase their artistic work’s potential by fostering new creation, enhancing existing works, providing resources according to the demands of the artistic idea, and leveraging works in original and adapted form to increase their number of performances and their touring capacity. The company will concurrently expand its human and financial resources to underwrite these activities in perpetuity; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Acting Up Stage Company Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2018 $31,500
Description:

to unlock and access cross-border resources to support the often costly and complex musical theatre development process by developing collaborative relationships with U.S. regional theatres, exploring U.S. models for commercial enhancement within Canada, and capitalizing on funding opportunities that are only available to American 501c3 charities; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Acting Up Stage Company Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $51,000
Description:

to unlock and access cross-border resources to support the often costly and complex musical theatre development process by developing collaborative relationships with U.S. regional theatres, exploring U.S. models for commercial enhancement within Canada, and capitalizing on funding opportunities that are only available to American 501c3 charities; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Acting Up Stage Company Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $54,500
Description:

to unlock and access cross-border resources to support the often costly and complex musical theatre development process by developing collaborative relationships with U.S. regional theatres, exploring U.S. models for commercial enhancement within Canada, and capitalizing on funding opportunities that are only available to American 501c3 charities; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Sistema Toronto Academy Discretionary General Fund 2016 $500
Description:

on behalf of an advisory committee member

Website:http://www.sistema-toronto.ca/
Obsidian Theatre Company Discretionary General Fund 2016 $10,000
Description:

to support the Mentor/Apprentice Program

Website:http://www.obsidiantheatre.com
Public Energy Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2016 $29,700
Description:

in partnership with Dance Collection Dance, for Victoria Mohr-Blakeney as Curator intern

Website:http://www.publicenergy.ca
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2016 $30,000
Description:

in collaboration with Young People’s Theatre, for Luke Reece as administrative intern

Website:http://www.obsidiantheatre.com
Great Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2016 $30,000
Description:

for Bronwyn Steinberg as Artistic Director/Producer intern

Website:http://www.gctc.ca
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2016 $30,000
Description:

for Marianna Rosato as production management intern

Website:http://www.colemanlemieux.com
adelheid dance projects Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2016 $19,000
Description:

for Jane Alison McKinney as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.adelheid.ca
Acting Up Stage Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2016 $29,950
Description:

for Kevin Wong as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2016 $50,000
Description:

in support of the 2015 Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People

Website:http://www.writerstrust.com
United Way Toronto & York Region Discretionary General Fund 2016 $75,000
Description:

in support of the National Housing Collaborative

Website:http://www.unitedwaytyr.com
United Way Toronto & York Region Discretionary General Fund 2016 $5,000
Description:

in support of the housing collaborative feasibility study

Website:http://www.unitedwaytyr.com
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2016 $5,000
Description:

to support Jane’s Walk in their efforts to develop a business model

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Sanctuary Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2018 $10,000
Description:

for general support; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.sanctuarytoronto.ca
Sanctuary Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2017 $10,000
Description:

for general support; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.sanctuarytoronto.ca
Sanctuary Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2016 $10,000
Description:

for general support; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.sanctuarytoronto.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Discretionary General Fund 2017 $21,408
Description:

in support of their office expansion; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Discretionary General Fund 2016 $15,648
Description:

in support of their office expansion; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Omega Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2016 $50,000
Description:

in support of SmartSAVER

Website:http://theomegafoundation.ca
Imagine Canada Discretionary General Fund 2016 $5,000
Description:

for the 2016 Sector Champion membership

Website:http://www.imaginecanada.ca
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2016 $30,000
Description:

in support of the Michael Langham Director’s Workshop

Website:http://www.stratfordfestival.ca
Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2016 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Off the Wall Stratford Discretionary Board Directed 2016 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.stratfordoffthewall.com
INNERchamber Inc. Discretionary Board Directed 2016 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.innerchamber.ca
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2016 $10,000
Description:

in support of The Local Community Food Centre

Website:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cfccanada.ca
CIVIX Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

in support of board development

Website:http://civix.ca
War Child Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://warchild.ca
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $1,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://tywo.ca
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $2,500
Description:

in recognition of Taya Rosenberg’s relationship with TYWO

Website:http://tywo.ca
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

in support of the Literary Circle program

Website:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $2,500
Description:

for the Conductor’s Challenge

Website:http://www.tmchoir.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $20,000
Description:

in support of Pacific Wild

Website:http://tidescanada.org
The Theatre Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

for operational support

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
Talk is Free Theatre Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $2,000
Description:

for operational support

Website:http://www.tift.ca
SKETCH Working Arts Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.sketch.ca
Peggy Baker Dance Projects Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $2,000
Description:

for operational support

Website:http://peggybakerdance.com
Nova Dance Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $2,000
Description:

for operational support

Website:http://novadance.ca
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $2,000
Description:

in support of the capital campaign

Website:http://mocca.ca
JUMP Math Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://jumpmath.org/
High Park Nature Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $3,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.highpark.org
Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $7,000
Description:

for the Precinct Advisory Committee

Website:http://www.fortyork.ca
Foundation for Enriching Education Perth Huron Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

in support of the World Festival of Children’s Theatre Stratford

Website:http://www.foundationforeducation.ca/
FoodShare Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

in support of the Student Nutrition and School Program

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $4,000
Description:

in support of the shelter program

Website:http://www.dixonhall.org
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, The (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
Canada’s National Ballet School Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $2,000
Description:

for operational support

Website:http://www.nbs-enb.ca
B’Nai B’Rith Jewish Community Camp Inc. Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

in support of the capital programme

Website:http://www.bbcamp.ca
Art of Time Ensemble Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $5,000
Description:

for operational support

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Alma Children’s Education Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.almafoundation.ca
Toronto Artscape Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2017 $60,000
Description:

in support of Launchpad; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontoartscape.on.ca
Toronto Artscape Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2016 $60,000
Description:

in support of Launchpad; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontoartscape.on.ca
Toronto Artscape Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2015 $60,000
Description:

in support of Launchpad; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontoartscape.on.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2015 $10,000
Description:

in support of Jane’s Walk

Website:http://tidescanada.org
The Theatre Centre Discretionary General Fund 2015 $50,000
Description:

in support of the capital campaign

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
Social Planning Council of Ottawa Discretionary General Fund 2015 $10,000
Description:

in support of Citizens Academy

Website:http://www.spcottawa.on.ca
Pelee Island Bird Observatory Discretionary General Fund 2015 $10,000
Description:

to support ongoing fieldwork and nature educational programs

Website:http://www.pibo.ca
Literary Review of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2015 $10,000
Description:

in support of strategic counsel and a business plan

Website:http://reviewcanada.ca
Fort York Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2015 $50,000
Description:

in support of the Liquid Landscape project

Website:http://www.fortyorkfoundation.ca
Evergreen Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

for the NYC Civic Assets trip

Website:http://www.evergreen.ca
Crow’s Theatre Discretionary General Fund 2015 $50,000
Description:

for the Pitblado Tribute

Website:http://www.crowstheatre.com
University of Toronto, School of Public Policy & Governance Discretionary General Fund 2015 $40,000
Description:

in support of the “Not-for-profit Sector Research Hub” at the Mowat Centre

Website:http://mowatcentre.ca
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2016 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Simon Fraser University Environment Enabling Solutions 2017 $100,000
Description:

to support and enhance Clean Energy Canada’s efforts to ensure a strong suite of policies and investments are achieved over the next two years in support of Canada’s transition towards a clean energy future; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue.html
Simon Fraser University Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $100,000
Description:

to support and enhance Clean Energy Canada’s efforts to ensure a strong suite of policies and investments are achieved over the next two years in support of Canada’s transition towards a clean energy future; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue.html
Pembina Foundation Environment Enabling Solutions 2017 $75,000
Description:

to advance three important greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies across the country: a national accelerated phase-out of coal-fired power; strong methane rules for the oil and gas sector; and reforms to the mandate of the National Energy Board; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Pembina Foundation Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $75,000
Description:

to advance three important greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies across the country: a national accelerated phase-out of coal-fired power; strong methane rules for the oil and gas sector; and reforms to the mandate of the National Energy Board; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Équiterre Environment Enabling Solutions 2018 $20,000
Description:

to develop and provide affordable access to a shared public opinion research service to help build the capacity of environmental organizations across Canada; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.equiterre.org
Équiterre Environment Enabling Solutions 2017 $20,000
Description:

to develop and provide affordable access to a shared public opinion research service to help build the capacity of environmental organizations across Canada; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.equiterre.org
Équiterre Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $20,000
Description:

to develop and provide affordable access to a shared public opinion research service to help build the capacity of environmental organizations across Canada; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.equiterre.org
Clean Economy Fund Environment Enabling Solutions 2017 $30,000
Description:

to seed the development of a new collaborative funding mechanism that seeks to maximize the scale and impact of philanthropic investments in support of a clean economy in Canada; second year of two-year commitment

Clean Economy Fund Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $30,000
Description:

to seed the development of a new collaborative funding mechanism that seeks to maximize the scale and impact of philanthropic investments in support of a clean economy in Canada; first year of two-year commitment

Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $20,000
Description:

as part of a collaborative funding effort to strengthen climate communications work in Canada

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Simon Fraser University Environment Electrifying Movement 2016 $35,000
Description:

to enable the Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team (START) to conduct a scan of electric vehicle-related policies in Canadian provinces and cities, and assess their impact on electric vehicle adoption

Website:https://sustainabletransport.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $62,100
Description:

in partnership with the Caregiver’s Action Centre, to map the challenges caregivers experience under the new 2014 federal immigration rules, to identify policy recommendations for regulating the federal Caregiver program and, to be engaged in the provincial Changing Workplaces Review

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2017 $70,000
Description:

to develop and implement a local economies strategy that leverages the economic development opportunities that are occurring in the Jane Finch neighbourhood; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.janefinchcentre.org
Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $70,000
Description:

to develop and implement a local economies strategy that leverages the economic development opportunities that are occurring in the Jane Finch neighbourhood; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.janefinchcentre.org
Flemingdon Park Ministry Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $67,000
Description:

in partnership with the Flemingdon Hub Steering Committee, to design, develop, and implement the first stage of a local employment and economic development strategy, creating a collaborative strategy to ensure residents and community agencies are engaged in the planning process of infrastructure projects that are occurring in the neighbourhood

Website:http://www.flemingdonparkministry.org
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $40,000
Description:

to conduct research on the sharing economy to explore the sector’s impact on the labour market and inequality

Website:http://www.policyalternatives.ca
ACORN Institute Canada Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $47,250
Description:

in partnership with ACORN Canada, to engage its members who are affected by Employment Insurance policy and support members’ leadership development to engage in the policy debate around improving federal EI policy, including joining a city-wide working group in collaboration with labour and community organizations

Website:http://www.acorninstitute.ca
ACCESS Community Capital Fund Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2017 $42,000
Description:

to create a mini-micro loans program in communities across Toronto that enables low-income people to access financing in order to improve their employability skills or pay for employment related expenses; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.accessccf.com
ACCESS Community Capital Fund Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $42,000
Description:

to create a mini-micro loans program in communities across Toronto that enables low-income people to access financing in order to improve their employability skills or pay for employment related expenses; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.accessccf.com
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $59,832
Description:

to deepen knowledge within community health centres about the health and social impacts of precarious jobs, to strengthen institutional capacity to promote good jobs for client communities, and to help mobilize sector-specific solutions on promoting good jobs

Website:http://accessalliance.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Renewal Program 2016 $9,444
Description:

to allow East Scarborough Storefront’s Director Anne Gloger to document and disseminate the learnings from the decade of innovative neighbourhood-based work, with the support of a communications coach. This support will enable Gloger to transition into a new role at the Storefront, and strengthen the Storefront’s ability to contribute to dialogue about neighbourhoods, residents, and systemic change processes

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Innovation Fellowship 2016
Description:

to support the dissemination of the findings and analysis of “Working Poor: Mapping working poverty in Canada’s richest city;” to finalize the community-based research on Social Assistance Direct Program Benefits and Employment Disincentives; and to continue to work with governments and maintain a Metcalf presence on anti-poverty initiatives

Website:http://www.openpolicyontario.com
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Renewal Program 2015 $7,316
Description:

to support Renee Devereaux, the School for Social Entrepreneurs’ Director of Learning, to participate in graphic facilitation and Art of Hosting training. This will enable Devereaux to strengthen her facilitation skills and position her and The School for Social Entrepreneurship as key players in facilitating large scale and systemic change processes

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Simon Fraser University Environment Enabling Solutions 2015 $75,000
Description:

to support Clean Energy Canada’s research, convening, and communications efforts in Ontario

Website:http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue.html
Pembina Foundation Environment Enabling Solutions 2015 $15,000
Description:

to support the collaborative efforts of the Strathmere Group, a coalition of the Executive Directors of Canada’s leading environmental organizations

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Nature Canada Environment Enabling Solutions 2015 $15,000
Description:

to support the work of the Green Budget Coalition, a group of leading Canadian environmental organizations, for their 2016 Green Budget work

Website:http://www.naturecanada.ca
CultureLink Settlement Services Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

in partnership with Cycle Toronto, to help deliver their Smart Streets program, an initiative that uses public education and community engagement strategies to improve cycling safety in the City of Toronto

Website:http://www.culturelink.ca
Ecojustice Canada Renewal Program 2015 $5,000
Description:

to allow Kaitlyn Mitchell, Staff Lawyer and National Program Director – Priorities, to participate in the Art of Leadership program at Rockwood Leadership Institute in New York

Website:http://www.ecojustice.ca
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Cassandra Piroutz as administrative intern

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Soulpepper Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $20,769
Description:

for Casey Hudecki as Fight Director intern

Website:http://www.soulpepper.ca
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

in partnership with Dance Collection Danse, for Sarah Anderson as archivist intern

Website:http://www.sonycentre.ca
Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $16,000
Description:

for Joseph Tritt as Music Director intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $11,250
Description:

for Stuart Wright as Rehearsal Director intern

Website:http://www.schooloftdt.org
National Arts Centre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $4,800
Description:

for Marcus Jamin as Director/Puppeteer intern

Website:http://nac-cna.ca
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Nikki Shaffeeullah as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Cahoots Theatre Projects Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Beth Wong as administrative intern

Website:http://www.cahoots.ca
Bluemouth Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $17,000
Description:

for Mariel Marshall as Artistic Director/Producer intern

Website:http://www.bluemouthinc.com
Arraymusic Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Kelley Mitchell as music production intern

Website:http://www.arraymusic.com
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $100,000
Description:

to support their FoodReach Collaborative that includes Toronto Public Health and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success, to support the scaling of a community-based food procurement and distribution system

Website:http://parc.on.ca
ABC Life Literacy Canada Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $70,000
Description:

in partnership with the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium – Canadian Manufacturing Network, to pilot a foundational workplace training approach that integrates essential skills into manufacturing sector-specific training by creating an industry recognized ‘Manufacturing Essentials’ certification they will strengthen the capacity, confidence, and career advancement pathways of low-wage employees

Website:http://www.abclifeliteracy.ca
Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $45,020
Description:

to strengthen its micro-entrepreneurship food incubator’s business training model and develop a retail strategy for the incubator’s products

Website:http://www.tccld.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $110,000
Description:

to support ongoing efforts related to advancing decent work conditions for people including research and policy development, public education and awareness specifically, capacity building for grassroots organizations, and leadership development for workers in precarious jobs; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $110,000
Description:

to support ongoing efforts related to advancing decent work conditions for people including research and policy development, public education and awareness specifically, capacity building for grassroots organizations, and leadership development for workers in precarious jobs; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Learning Enrichment Foundation, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $40,000
Description:

in partnership with Building Up, a start-up social enterprise that provides trades-based pre-apprenticeship training and employment, to support partnership development with Toronto Community Housing

Website:http://www.lefca.org
519 Church Street Community Centre, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $44,900
Description:

in partnership with the Hospitality Workers’ Training Centre, to build the foundation of a workforce development strategy in Toronto’s institutional food services sector

Website:http://www.the519.org
Clean Air Partnership Environment Cycle City 2015 $12,000
Description:

to support a research study regarding the economic impact of local bike lanes along a key Bloor Street corridor

Website:http://www.torontocat.ca
Environmental Defence Canada Environment Enabling Solutions 2016 $50,000
Description:

to support building and strengthening the capacity of the Clean Economy Alliance in Ontario; second year of a two-year commitment

Website:http://environmentaldefence.ca
Environmental Defence Canada Environment Enabling Solutions 2015 $50,000
Description:

to support building and strengthening the capacity of the Clean Economy Alliance in Ontario; first year of a two-year commitment

Website:http://environmentaldefence.ca
Ontario Nature Discretionary General Fund 2015 $1,140
Description:

to support Dr. Anne Bell’s professional development related to biodiversity offsetting strategies

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Shadowpath Theatre Productions Renewal Program 2015 $4,000
Description:

to allow Artistic Director Alex Karolyi to participate in the International Physical Theatre Lab in Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

Website:http://www.shadowpaththeatre.com
Peggy Baker Dance Projects Renewal Program 2015 $5,000
Description:

to allow Manager Meredith Potter to investigate possible changes to her cluster management model with consultant Judy Wolfe

Website:http://peggybakerdance.com
Zizys, Tom Innovation Fellowship 2015
Description:

to explore opportunities to develop a Good Food/Good Jobs strategy that focuses on the food sector in both municipal and institutional sectors in Toronto

FoodShare Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $72,002
Description:

in partnership with Thorncliffe Park Women’s Committee, a grassroots group of women focusing on improving the social and economic opportunities for Thorncliffe Park women by harnessing community assets, will strengthen its organization’s governance model, develop its organizational leadership, refine its bazaar model, and strengthen the economic outcomes of its newcomer micro-entrepreneurs; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
FoodShare Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $33,808
Description:

in partnership with Thorncliffe Park Women’s Committee, a grassroots group of women focusing on improving the social and economic opportunities for Thorncliffe Park women by harnessing community assets, will strengthen its organization’s governance model, develop its organizational leadership, refine its bazaar model, and strengthen the economic outcomes of its newcomer micro-entrepreneurs; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Obsidian Theatre Company Discretionary General Fund 2015 $19,000
Description:

to support Hack Cab, an event that allows performing arts companies to explore possibilities for cultivating extramural audiences through technological experimentation

Website:http://www.obsidiantheatre.com
Cultural Human Resources Council Discretionary General Fund 2016 $25,000
Description:

to create Meeting the Succession Challenge, a training program to help mid-level arts managers gain the required skills for senior positions in major institutions; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.culturalhrc.ca
Cultural Human Resources Council Discretionary General Fund 2015 $25,000
Description:

to create Meeting the Succession Challenge, a training program to help mid-level arts managers gain the required skills for senior positions in major institutions; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.culturalhrc.ca
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $30,000
Description:

to modularize selected upcoming and past productions from their main concert season to be mounted by a network of regional presenters, using professional development activities and mainstream programming to appeal to typically risk-averse producers; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.soundstreams.ca
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $35,000
Description:

to modularize selected upcoming and past productions from their main concert season to be mounted by a network of regional presenters, using professional development activities and mainstream programming to appeal to typically risk-averse producers; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.soundstreams.ca
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $28,861
Description:

to develop a new alternative revenue source entitled The Creativity Lab, a comprehensive corporate training program for women, inspiring leadership and innovation in business through the arts; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $42,800
Description:

to develop a new alternative revenue source entitled The Creativity Lab, a comprehensive corporate training program for women, inspiring leadership and innovation in business through the arts; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net
Company Theatre, The Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $30,000
Description:

to create and manage a high-quality, content-based website focusing on Canadian performing arts, generating revenues for the company through advertising sales, participation in affiliate programs, and capitalizing on the large cache of visitors through retarget advertising; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.companytheatre.ca
Company Theatre, The Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $40,000
Description:

to create and manage a high-quality, content-based website focusing on Canadian performing arts, generating revenues for the company through advertising sales, participation in affiliate programs, and capitalizing on the large cache of visitors through retarget advertising; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.companytheatre.ca
b current Performing Arts Co. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2017 $15,000
Description:

to create the bcHub Public program, a revenue-generating series of courses and professional retreats that can be offered to the corporate sector; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.bcurrent.ca
b current Performing Arts Co. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $25,000
Description:

to create the bcHub Public program, a revenue-generating series of courses and professional retreats that can be offered to the corporate sector; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.bcurrent.ca
Young People’s Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Nick Tracey as administrative intern

Website:http://youngpeoplestheatre.ca
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

in partnership with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Rachel Penny as administrative intern

Website:http://www.volcano.ca
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $20,160
Description:

for Kaitlin Cheel as production intern

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Tapestry Opera Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Blanche Israël as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://tapestryopera.com
Ottawa Fringe Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Emily Carvell as producer intern

Website:http://ottawafringe.com
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Naz Afsahi as administrative intern

Website:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net
Grand Theatre, The Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $21,900
Description:

for Lisa Lahue as Technical Director intern

Website:http://www.grandtheatre.com
Canadian Stage Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Aaron Willis as producer intern

Website:http://www.canadianstage.com
Aluna Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $30,000
Description:

for Victoria Mata as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.alunatheatre.ca
Acting Up Stage Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2015 $29,950
Description:

in partnership with Canadian Dance Assembly, for Laura Paduch as administrative intern

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $46,500
Description:

to modularize selected upcoming and past productions from their main concert season to be mounted by a network of regional presenters, using professional development activities and mainstream programming to appeal to typically risk-averse producers; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.soundstreams.ca
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $61,610
Description:

to develop a new alternative revenue source entitled The Creativity Lab, a comprehensive corporate training program for women, inspiring leadership and innovation in business through the arts; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net
Company Theatre, The Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $55,000
Description:

to create and manage a high-quality, content-based website focusing on Canadian performing arts, generating revenues for the company through advertising sales, participation in affiliate programs, and capitalizing on the large cache of visitors through retarget advertising; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.companytheatre.ca
b current Performing Arts Co. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $30,000
Description:

to create the bcHub Public program, a revenue-generating series of courses and professional retreats that can be offered to the corporate sector; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.bcurrent.ca
TREC Charitable Foundation Renewal Program 2015 $9,095
Description:

to enable Executive Director Judith Lipp to undertake coursework, participate in networking events, and travel to Aboriginal communities around Ontario to better understand the challenges and opportunities that exist when working to connect leaders in the renewable energy co-op sector with Aboriginal communities across the province

Website:http://www.treceducation.ca
University of Ontario Institute of Technology Environment Electrifying Movement 2016 $50,000
Description:

to investigate neighbourhood-level challenges related to the transition to electrified personal transportation in three GTHA communities; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uoit.ca
University of Ontario Institute of Technology Environment Electrifying Movement 2015 $50,000
Description:

to investigate neighbourhood-level challenges related to the transition to electrified personal transportation in three GTHA communities; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uoit.ca
Pembina Foundation Environment Electrifying Movement 2015 $50,400
Description:

in partnership with Pembina Institute to undertake research and policy analysis examining the opportunities for increased transit mobility in the region

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Living City Foundation, The Environment Electrifying Movement 2015 $51,000
Description:

in partnership with Partners in Project Green to help create an Open Electric Vehicle Network in the Pearson Eco-Business Zone and beyond

Website:http://www.thelivingcity.org
Evergreen Environment Electrifying Movement 2015 $53,200
Description:

to support research and policy analysis focused on the state of transit in the GTHA along with proposed solutions to reduce GHGs by expanding access to affordable transit services, and to enable stakeholders to participate in collaborative meetings, communications, and engagement efforts that create space for advancing transit solutions across the region

Website:http://www.evergreen.ca
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Innovation Fellowship 2015
Description:

to support the dissemination of the findings and analysis of “Working Poor: Mapping working poverty in Canada’s richest city;” to finalize the community-based research on Social Assistance Direct Program Benefits and Employment Disincentives; and to continue to work with governments and maintain a Metcalf presence on anti-poverty initiatives

Website:http://www.openpolicyontario.com
InWithForward Innovation Fellowship 2015
Description:

to better understand how social innovation can inform actual practice of social service delivery and build social service leaders’ ability to strategize program delivery, planning priorities and funding models

Website:http://www.inwithforward.com
Faraday, Fay Innovation Fellowship 2015
Description:

to update the analysis of her previous fellowship reports based on the new systemic changes to the laws regulating migrant labour and build a framework that can be used for building and sustaining public discourse on these issues

Website:http://www.faradaylaw.com
SKETCH Working Arts Renewal Program 2015 $9,820
Description:

to support Artistic Director and Founder Phyllis Novak as she reflects and write about the experience of developing SKETCH Working Arts and its evolution as an innovative community arts organization

Website:http://www.sketch.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2015 $10,000
Description:

to support East Scarborough Storefront to measure changes in the economic landscape of Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park (KGO) by mapping KGO’s current and potential economic activity

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2016 $100,000
Description:

to support East Scarborough Storefront to foster economic opportunity for low-income people by advancing place-based strategies that strengthen workforce mobilization, leverage local institutions as economic drivers and increase capacity of local businesses; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2015 $75,000
Description:

to support East Scarborough Storefront to foster economic opportunity for low-income people by advancing place-based strategies that strengthen workforce mobilization, leverage local institutions as economic drivers and increase capacity of local businesses; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2015 $2,056
Description:

for residents to participate in John Stapleton’s community-based research around social assistance and self-employment supports

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $43,750
Description:

to develop long-term strategies that harness the potential of the Co-op Cred program to create a neighbourhood workforce development strategy that transitions low-income and marginalized community members into the local workforce

Website:http://parc.on.ca
NPower Canada Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $30,000
Description:

to work with private and public sector partners to develop a coordinated workforce planning and development strategy for IT employers in Toronto in order to determine how to design and deliver employment training programs to respond more effectively to market demand

Website:http://www.npowercanada.ca
John Howard Society of Ontario Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2016 $15,000
Description:

to conduct research examining the scope and frequency of police record checking practices and the impacts of this on employment in Toronto, recommend best practices and policies for both employers and governments, and develop a web-based resource hub; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.johnhoward.on.ca
John Howard Society of Ontario Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $35,000
Description:

to conduct research examining the scope and frequency of police record checking practices and the impacts of this on employment in Toronto, recommend best practices and policies for both employers and governments, and develop a web-based resource hub; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.johnhoward.on.ca
West Neighbourhood House Discretionary General Fund 2014 $50,000
Description:

to work with street involved adult members to co-develop and prototype interventions that lead to better outcomes, including increased sense of purpose, possibility, bridging social networks and take up of meaningful economic opportunities

Website:http://www.westnh.org
United Way Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2014 $5,650
Description:

to support the development of communication material that describes the City of Toronto’s new Residential Apartment Commercial Zone (RAC) to a range of stakeholders to aid in the implementation of the by-law change and encourage complementary community, social and commercial initiatives

Website:http://www.unitedwaytoronto.com
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Discretionary General Fund 2014 $75,000
Description:

to support the engagement and change management strategy of the community agency partners, as part of the development of a community-based food procurement and distribution system led by Toronto Public Health, PARC and FreshTek

Website:http://parc.on.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Discretionary General Fund 2014 $1,000
Description:

on behalf of an advisory committee member

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2014 $34,000
Description:

to support a multi-year pilot with East Scarborough Storefront aimed at improving the economic opportunities available to low-income people in the neighbourhood of Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park by working collaboratively with local and regional partners to improve the neighbourhood’s economic ecology

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Labour Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $92,250
Description:

in partnership with the Toronto Community Benefits Network to support the implementation of the Metrolinx Community Benefits framework in Toronto; second year of a two-year commitment

Website:http://www.labourcommunityservices.ca
FoodShare Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2014 $12,163
Description:

in partnership with the Thorncliffe Park Women's Committee to strengthen the economic capacity of the Thorncliffe Park Friday Night Bazaars, and build the entrepreneurial acumen of the participating micro-entrepreneurs

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Labour Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $90,000
Description:

in partnership with the Toronto Community Benefits Network to support the implementation of the Metrolinx Community Benefits framework in Toronto; first year of a two-year commitment

Website:http://www.labourcommunityservices.ca
Stop Community Food Centre, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $20,000
Description:

to leverage their existing relationships with the food sector to explore the feasibility and scope of a food sector employment strategy for The Stop participants

Website:http://www.thestop.org
Scadding Court Community Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $66,825
Description:

in partnership with Food Forward Advocacy Alliance, to formalize the organizational structure of ‘caterToronto’ and build a business model that supports community-based caterers

Website:http://www.scaddingcourt.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $31,367
Description:

in partnership with the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, to strengthen the leadership of migrant workers within organizations and document best practices

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central & Northern Ontario Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $65,941
Description:

to leverage their retail environment to increase the employability prospects of low-income workers through the design and implementation of sector specific career ladders

Website:http://www.goodwill.on.ca
FoodShare Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $50,000
Description:

to develop the business case that demonstrates how high school cafeterias can provide local school based employment, healthy affordable lunches and be financially sustainable

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
519 Church Street Community Centre, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $110,000
Description:

in partnership with the Hospitality Workers’ Training Centre, to test and deliver a partnership model to reduce employment precarity and increase job seekers’ access to the hospitality sector through the establishment of a referral network and pipeline with wraparound supports; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.the519.org
519 Church Street Community Centre, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $110,000
Description:

in partnership with the Hospitality Workers’ Training Centre, to test and deliver a partnership model to reduce employment precarity and increase job seekers’ access to the hospitality sector through the establishment of a referral network and pipeline with wraparound supports; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.the519.org
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $25,000
Description:

in support of the Michael Langham Director’s Workshop

Website:http://www.stratfordfestival.ca
Stratford Chefs School, The Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.stratfordchef.on.ca
Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
INNERchamber Inc. Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.innerchamber.ca
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $10,000
Description:

in support of Stratford’s Local Community Food Centre

Website:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2015 $50,000
Description:

in support of the 2014 Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People

Website:http://www.writerstrust.com
Sanctuary Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2015 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.sanctuarytoronto.ca
Literary Review of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

in support of Spur Toronto

Website:http://reviewcanada.ca
Carleton University Discretionary General Fund 2015 $7,500
Description:

in support of the C2UExpo

Website:http://www.carleton.ca
Canadian Network for Arts & Learning, The Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.eduarts.ca
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, The (CIFAR) Discretionary General Fund 2017 $75,000
Description:

in support of the Bio-inspired Solar Energy Program which is creating new renewable energy technology; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, The (CIFAR) Discretionary General Fund 2016 $75,000
Description:

in support of the Bio-inspired Solar Energy Program which is creating new renewable energy technology; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, The (CIFAR) Discretionary General Fund 2015 $75,000
Description:

in support of the Bio-inspired Solar Energy Program which is creating new renewable energy technology; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
YWCA Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $2,000
Description:

in support of the YWCA Girls Centre

Website:http://www.ywcatoronto.org
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $2,500
Description:

for general support

Website:http://tywo.ca
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $15,000
Description:

to support the Literary Circle program

Website:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $1,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.tmchoir.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $20,000
Description:

in support of Pacific Wild

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Theatre Centre, The Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

in support of operations

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
Scott Mission, The Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $2,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.scottmission.com
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $25,000
Description:

in support of the Michael Langham Director’s Workshop

Website:http://www.stratfordfestival.ca
Stratford Chefs School, The Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $10,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.stratfordchef.on.ca
SKETCH Working Arts Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.sketch.ca
Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
JUMP Math Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://jumpmath.org/
Ipsita Nova Dance Projects Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.novadance.com
INNERchamber Inc. Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.innerchamber.ca
High Park Nature Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.highpark.org
Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

in support of the Precinct Advisory Committee

Website:http://www.fortyork.ca
FoodShare Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

in support of the Student Nutrition and School Program

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Family Service Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $2,500
Description:

in support of the Keep the Promise project

Website:http://www.familyservicetoronto.org
Dixon Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

to support the homeless shelter and music programme

Website:http://www.dixonhall.org
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $12,000
Description:

in support of Stratford’s Local Community Food Centre

Website:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Chimera Project, The Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

in support of Jacob Niedzwiecki’s Jacqueries project

Website:http://www.chimeraproject.org
Canadian Opera Company Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $8,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.coc.ca
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, The (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.buddiesinbadtimes.com
B’Nai B’Rith Jewish Community Camp Inc. Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

in support of the capital campaign

Website:http://www.bbcamp.ca
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2014 $50,000
Description:

in support of the 2013 Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People

Website:http://www.writerstrust.com
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2014 $20,000
Description:

in support of the strategic plan

Website:http://thewalrus.ca/foundation/
Toronto Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2014 $15,000
Description:

in support of the Toronto Social Capital Project

Website:https://torontofoundation.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2014 $20,000
Description:

in support of Jane’s Walk

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary General Fund 2014 $50,000
Description:

in support of the Community Action Program

Website:http://www.thestop.org
Sanctuary Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2014 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.sanctuarytoronto.ca
Ryerson University Discretionary General Fund 2014 $25,000
Description:

to support the Ryerson City Building Institute’s Visiting Scholar position

Website:http://www.ryerson.ca/citybuilding/
Omega Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2014 $250,000
Description:

in support of SmartSAVER

Website:http://theomegafoundation.ca
Literary Review of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2014 $2,500
Description:

to support the Literary Review of Canada’s October 2014 event with Robert Sirman

Website:http://reviewcanada.ca
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2014 $15,000
Description:

in support of the NRT’s Research & Monitoring and Micro-Credit Programs

Website:http://www.lewa.org
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2014 $20,000
Description:

in support of the Possible Canadas project

Website:http://www.mcconnellfoundation.ca
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary General Fund 2015 $100,000
Description:

for core support; second year of a two-year commitment

Website:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary General Fund 2014 $100,000
Description:

for core support; first year of a two-year commitment

Website:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Caledon Institute of Social Policy Discretionary General Fund 2014 $25,000
Description:

in support of the Canada Social Report

Website:http://www.caledoninst.org
Sistema Toronto Academy Discretionary General Fund 2015 $75,000
Description:

to support a collaboration with East Scarborough Storefront to expand the Sistema program to the Kingston-Galloway Orton Park neighbourhood; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://sistema-toronto.ca
CIVIX Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

in support of the CIVIX Caucus; third year of five-year commitment

Website:http://civix.ca/
Casey House Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2015 $50,000
Description:

in support of the "Rebuilding Lives" Capital Campaign and new Day Health Program; third year of five-year commitment

Website:http://www.caseyhouse.com/
Branksome Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $5,000
Description:

in support of the construction of the Athletic and Wellness Centre

Website:http://www.branksome.on.ca/
Branksome Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $10,000
Description:

in support of the construction of the Athletic and Wellness Centre

Website:http://www.branksome.on.ca/
Fort York Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $10,000
Description:

to support the building of the Visitor’s Centre; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.fortyorkfoundation.ca/
Sistema Toronto Academy Discretionary General Fund 2014 $75,000
Description:

to support a collaboration with East Scarborough Storefront to expand the Sistema program to the Kingston-Galloway Orton Park neighbourhood; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://sistema-toronto.ca
CIVIX Discretionary General Fund 2014 $5,000
Description:

in support of the CIVIX Caucus; second year of five-year commitment

Website:http://civix.ca/
Social Planning Council of Ottawa Discretionary General Fund 2014 $10,000
Description:

for the Citizen's Academy annual learning program; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.spcottawa.on.ca/
Casey House Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2014 $50,000
Description:

in support of the "Rebuilding Lives" Capital Campaign and new Day Health Program; second year of five-year commitment

Website:http://www.caseyhouse.com/
Imagine Canada Discretionary General Fund 2014 $15,000
Description:

in support of Leadership for a Stronger Canada; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.imaginecanada.ca/
Philanthropic Foundations Canada Discretionary General Fund 2014 $15,000
Description:

for general support; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.pfc.ca/
International Board on Books for Young People Discretionary General Fund 2014 $10,000
Description:

in support of the National Reading Campaign; third year of three-year commitment

Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2014 $11,100
Description:

to support East Scarborough Storefront as they build an eco-food hub that will act as the foundation for a range of environmental and food-security focused initiatives and be a model of how linking economic justice, green issues, and food can contribute to community wellbeing, neighbourhood renewal, and a stronger urban fabric; fifth year of five-year commitment

Website:http://tidescanada.org
United Way Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2015 $500
Description:

on behalf of an advisory committee member

Website:http://www.unitedwaytoronto.com
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2015 $350
Description:

to support a webinar featuring the researchers and writers of Dollars & Sense: Opportunities to Strengthen Southern Ontario’s Food System – a report co-funded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, Greenbelt Foundation, and Metcalf Foundation

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Small Change Fund Discretionary General Fund 2015 $500
Description:

on behalf of an advisory committee member

Website:http://www.smallchangefund.org
Sierra Club of Canada Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

in partnership with Ecology Ottawa, to conduct research into opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Ottawa

Website:http://www.sierraclub.ca/en/foundation
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2015 $2,075
Description:

in support of a training event for Metcalf Sustainability Interns with Cities for People

Website:http://www.mcconnellfoundation.ca
Clean Air Partnership Discretionary General Fund 2015 $12,000
Description:

 in support of the 8th Annual Complete Streets Forum

Website:http://www.torontocat.ca
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

to support the annual CEGN conference

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2015 $5,000
Description:

to support a landscape assessment of efforts to build a low-carbon economy in Canada

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2015 $6,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Toronto Park People Projects Discretionary General Fund 2014 $5,000
Description:

to support the convening of selected park organization leaders from across Canada to examine opportunities for a national city parks network

Website:http://www.parkpeople.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2014 $10,000
Description:

to support Project Neutral's capacity to initiate and deliver neighbourhood-level carbon reduction programs

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2014 $32,450
Description:

in support of Sustain Ontario, to undertake a strategic planning process and develop strategies relating to membership, financial sustainability, and human resources

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Small Change Fund Discretionary General Fund 2014 $500
Description:

on behalf of an advisory committee member

Website:http://www.smallchangefund.org
Evergreen Discretionary General Fund 2014 $2,000
Description:

for Evergreen CityWorks to undertake a research and polling project regarding Torontonians attitudes towards cycling

Website:http://www.evergreen.ca
CultureLink Settlement Services Discretionary General Fund 2014 $5,000
Description:

in collaboration with Cycle Toronto, to help deliver the Smart Streets program, an initiative that uses public education and community engagement strategies to improve cycling safety in the City of Toronto

Website:http://www.culturelink.ca
ACCESS Community Capital Fund Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $30,000
Description:

to refine its community-based micro-lending model and supports programs by integrating and delivering an effective mentorship program; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.accessccf.com
WoodGreen Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2015 $91,249
Description:

in partnership with the Danforth East Community Association (DECA), to share their pop up shop tenancy model as an alternative for vacant commercial storefronts by, developing a community of practice, coaching other neighbourhoods and supporting them with a toolkit, while continuing to work on the policy and legislative framework around vacant storefronts; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.woodgreen.org
Social Planning Toronto Environment Reinventing Growth 2015 $76,762
Description:

in partnership with Toronto Environmental Alliance and Environment Hamilton, to support a program to improve air quality by empowering people to monitor their local air quality at the street level. Using mobile air particulate monitoring equipment attached to backpacks, bike handlebars or baby stroller handles, volunteers will walk, run, or ride through their neighbourhoods collecting air quality data. Results will be shared with the broader community, along with the economic, environmental and human health impacts of bad air quality; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org
Ontario Nature Environment Reinventing Growth 2016 $50,000
Description:

in partnership with Cornerstone Standards Council, to finalize, launch and promote a voluntary certification system for stone, gravel and sand extraction in southern Ontario; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Ontario Nature Environment Reinventing Growth 2015 $50,000
Description:

in partnership with Cornerstone Standards Council, to finalize, launch and promote a voluntary certification system for stone, gravel and sand extraction in southern Ontario; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Ontario Nature Environment Reinventing Growth 2015 $86,000
Description:

to continue building a shared vision for biodiversity offsetting in Ontario through workshops, webinars, and meetings with diverse stakeholders; advance understanding of key offsetting issues through the examination of case studies and collaboration across sectors; and identify and promote effective and widely-supported policy options to provide the certainty needed for a biodiversity offsetting market to emerge in Ontario; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
North York Harvest Food Bank Environment Reinventing Growth 2015 $15,000
Description:

in partnership with Toronto Urban Growers, to scale-up urban agriculture in the city through a combination of on-the-ground, community-based initiatives and city-wide knowledge exchange, training, and capacity building; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.northyorkharvest.com
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Reinventing Growth 2015 $37,398
Description:

to support Black Creek Community Farm and the launch of the Driftwood Food & Artisan Market, featuring fresh produce from Black Creek Community Farm and artisan vendors from the Jane-Finch community; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.everdale.org
University of Toronto Environment Enabling Solutions 2015 $20,000
Description:

in partnership with the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity at the University of Toronto, to undertake research that will result in a report illustrating what a low-carbon economy in Ontario could look like

Website:http://www.utoronto.ca
Simon Fraser University Environment Enabling Solutions 2015 $75,000
Description:

to support and enhance Clean Energy Canada’s national research and communications efforts

Website:http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue.html
Neptis Foundation, The Environment Enabling Solutions 2015 $50,000
Description:

to help develop the 2.0 version of the Neptis Geoweb - an interactive online mapping platform which allows users to better know, understand, visualize, and explain the impact of complex and abstract policies involving land use, transportation and the environment in the Greater Toronto region

Website:http://www.neptis.org
Regent Park Community Health Centre Environment Cycle City 2016 $37,000
Description:

in collaboration with Charlie’s FreeWheels, to further develop and deliver a summer program that will serve as the basis for a Cycling Education and Advocacy Hub for youth living in and around the Regent Park area of Toronto; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.regentparkchc.org
Regent Park Community Health Centre Environment Cycle City 2015 $45,000
Description:

in collaboration with Charlie’s FreeWheels, to further develop and deliver a summer program that will serve as the basis for a Cycling Education and Advocacy Hub for youth living in and around the Regent Park area of Toronto; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.regentparkchc.org
Pembina Foundation Environment Cycle City 2015 $24,750
Description:

in partnership with Pembina Institute to conduct research that seeks to advance a compelling narrative of how Toronto will benefit from more investment in cycling infrastructure, and how the city currently compares to its big city counterparts across Canada

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
Malvern Family Resource Centre Environment Cycle City 2015 $15,000
Description:

to seed the development of a community-based cycling initiative in the Malvern area of East Scarborough

Website:http://www.mfrc.org
Evergreen Environment Cycle City 2015 $100,000
Description:

for Evergreen CityWorks to convene key stakeholders both within the cycling community and beyond, to collectively identify areas of alignment and opportunities to advance cycling in Toronto. To augment this work, extensive public opinion research and community engagement strategies will be undertaken

Website:http://www.evergreen.ca
Clean Air Partnership Environment Cycle City 2016 $175,881
Description:

in collaboration with CultureLinkCycleTO, the University of Toronto’s Cycling Think & Do Tank and working with local partners, this collaborative will establish two bike hubs in Scarborough neighbourhoods where there is a high potential to increase cycling mode share, and offer educational and mentorship programs to address barriers and encourage new cyclists; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontocat.ca
Clean Air Partnership Environment Cycle City 2015 $123,188
Description:

in collaboration with CultureLink, CycleTO, the University of Toronto’s Cycling Think & Do Tank and working with local partners, this collaborative will establish two bike hubs in Scarborough neighbourhoods where there is a high potential to increase cycling mode share, and offer educational and mentorship programs to address barriers and encourage new cyclists; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontocat.ca
City of Toronto Environment Cycle City 2016 $20,000
Description:

in collaboration with community partners, this project will focus on two significant barriers to cycling for residents of Toronto’s tower communities: lack of bicycle parking at trip origin and destination points; and lack of access to bicycle training, maintenance, and support services; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.toronto.ca/tower_renewal
City of Toronto Environment Cycle City 2015 $65,000
Description:

in collaboration with community partners, this project will focus on two significant barriers to cycling for residents of Toronto’s tower communities: lack of bicycle parking at trip origin and destination points; and lack of access to bicycle training, maintenance, and support services; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.toronto.ca/tower_renewal
Simon Fraser University Discretionary General Fund 2014 $85,000
Description:

to build the capacity of Clean Energy Canada to expand its research, convening, and communications efforts in Ontario

Website:http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue.html
McGill University Environment Enabling Solutions, General Fund 2015 $120,000
Description:

to support Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, a public policy initiative focused on developing fiscal reforms to ensure Canada is economically prosperous without sacrificing environmental sustainability; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mcgill.ca
McGill University Discretionary General Fund 2014 $120,000
Description:

to support Canada's Ecofiscal Commission, a public policy initiative focused on developing fiscal reforms to ensure Canada is economically prosperous without sacrificing environmental sustainability; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mcgill.ca
EcoSpark Renewal Program 2014 $6,700
Description:

to allow Executive Director Joyce Chau to participate in the Max Bell Foundation’s Public Policy Training Institute and enroll in a negotiation course offered through the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies

Website:http://www.ecospark.ca
The Essential Collective Theatre Renewal Program 2014 $8,000
Description:

to enable founding Artistic Director Stephanie Jones to participate in an 8-month teaching and research placement at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City

Website:http://www.ectheatre.ca
York University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $15,000
Description:

for Dr. Mark Winfield to produce a paper entitled, “Decision-Making, Governance, and Sustainability” that will examine how the declining legitimacy of the decision-making process around specific energy plans and projects may present a significant barrier to transitions to a low-carbon, resource efficient, and resilient economy in southern Ontario

Website:http://www.yorku.ca
University of Waterloo Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $14,729
Description:

for Dr. Ian Rowlands to produce a paper entitled, ”The Smart Grid and Low-Income Residential Ratepayers: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities” that will seek to bridge energy poverty advocacy work with energy systems transformation strategies in an attempt to highlight connections that may not be evident to stakeholders usually concerned with only some part of broader energy systems

Website:http://www.uwaterloo.ca
University of Toronto Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $12,682
Description:

for Dr. Beth Savan to produce a paper entitled, “Cycling to Sustainability: Increasing Cycling for Transportation in Southern Ontario” that will develop policy and practice recommendations for our cities, communities, and citizens that will enable them to harness the already identified latent demand for cycling

Website:http://www.utoronto.ca
University of Ottawa Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $15,000
Description:

for Stephanie Cairns at Sustainable Prosperity, to produce a paper entitled, “Incenting the Nature of Cities” that will research fee, incentive, and market-based programs that can support the expansion of green infrastructure in southern Ontario cities

Website:http://www.uottawa.ca
University of Ottawa Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $15,000
Description:

for Dr. Stewart Elgie to produce a paper entitled, “Price Works: Sending the Signals for Change” that will build the case for environmental price reform as a means of improving sustainability outcomes at the urban level and securing new municipal revenue streams

Website:http://www.uottawa.ca
Ryerson University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $14,674
Description:

for Dr. Cheryl Teelucksingh, to produce a paper entitled, “Building Toronto: Achieving Social Inclusion in Toronto’s Emerging Green Economy” that will explore opportunities to include traditionally disadvantaged groups as a central component of the transition to a green economy

Website:http://www.ryerson.ca
MacKinnon, Elizabeth Innovation Fellowship 2015
Description:

in partnership with Christine Pellerin, to explore the feasibility of social finance as a revenue generation tool for the Canadian performing arts sector

Pellerin, Christine Innovation Fellowship 2015
Description:

in partnership with Elizabeth MacKinnon, to explore the feasibility of social finance as a revenue generation tool for the Canadian performing arts sector

Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) Discretionary General Fund 2015 $1,500
Description:

to engage smaller, independent, and culturally specific theatre companies in their 2015 conference

Website:http://www.pact.ca
Toronto Arts Council Discretionary General Fund 2014 $10,000
Description:

to support a Toronto-based symposium, presented by The Arts Advocate with a number of partners, that engaged leading thinkers and cultural leaders to re-imagine the cultural policy framework in a Canadian context

Website:http://www.torontoartscouncil.org
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Discretionary General Fund 2014 $2,000
Description:

to support the public launch of the final report from Theatres Leading Change

Website:http://www.tapa.ca
The Theatre Centre Discretionary General Fund 2014 $500
Description:

in support of the 6th Man Collective’s production of Monday Nights

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
Jumblies Theatre Discretionary General Fund 2014 $1,500
Description:

to support a public conversation with John Fox and Sue Gill

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Toronto Arts Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2016 $7,500
Description:

to conduct an evaluation of two new models to support independent producers being pioneered by the Small Theatre Administrative Facility and Why Not Theatre, and to produce public reportings on best practices based on this evaluation; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontoartsfoundation.org
Toronto Arts Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2015 $7,500
Description:

to conduct an evaluation of two new models to support independent producers being pioneered by the Small Theatre Administrative Facility and Why Not Theatre, and to produce public reportings on best practices based on this evaluation; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontoartsfoundation.org
Cahoots Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

for Indrit Kasapi as Artistic Producer intern

Website:http://www.cahoots.ca
Toronto Summer Music Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $48,050
Description:

to create the Toronto Summer Music Community Academy in which adult amateur musicians would spend a week studying with professional performing classical musicians, culminated with a side-by-side performance on stage; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontosummermusic.com
Toronto Summer Music Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $54,100
Description:

to create the Toronto Summer Music Community Academy in which adult amateur musicians would spend a week studying with professional performing classical musicians, culminated with a side-by-side performance on stage; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontosummermusic.com
The Theatre Centre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $35,000
Description:

to leverage the resources of their new facility in order to build community by creating dialogue around the art that they create and by creating an open physical space for social innovators and the local community to work; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
The Theatre Centre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $50,000
Description:

to leverage the resources of their new facility in order to build community by creating dialogue around the art that they create and by creating an open physical space for social innovators and the local community to work; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
SummerWorks Performance Festival Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $30,000
Description:

to create an audience engagement platform that crosses between the digital and physical spheres, partnering Beacon technology, which allows information to be sent to all mobile devices within a 72-metre range, with in-person activities that encourage conversation and engagement; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://summerworks.ca
SummerWorks Performance Festival Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $55,000
Description:

to create an audience engagement platform that crosses between the digital and physical spheres, partnering Beacon technology, which allows information to be sent to all mobile devices within a 72-metre range, with in-person activities that encourage conversation and engagement; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://summerworks.ca
Nightswimming Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $28,000
Description:

to develop online, dramaturgy-focused “nuclei” for each of their projects, using enhanced audience experiences as a tool to develop an audience for their work across the country; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nightswimmingtheatre.com
Nightswimming Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $33,250
Description:

to develop online, dramaturgy-focused “nuclei” for each of their projects, using enhanced audience experiences as a tool to develop an audience for their work across the country; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nightswimmingtheatre.com
Kaeja d’Dance Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $69,544
Description:

to explore a new public space animation initiative that will adapt the model of Porch View Dances to be appropriate for neighbourhoods in the inner suburbs, blurring the line between art and the public and exposing new audiences to dance; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.kaeja.org
Kaeja d’Dance Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $74,172
Description:

to explore a new public space animation initiative that will adapt the model of Porch View Dances to be appropriate for neighbourhoods in the inner suburbs, blurring the line between art and the public and exposing new audiences to dance; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.kaeja.org
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $36,000
Description:

to explore the notion of “mainstreaming” community-engaged arts practice by partnering with a minimum of four traditional professional performing arts companies in order to explore and chronicle different approaches to outreach and community work; third year of three-year commitment

 

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $45,000
Description:

to explore the notion of “mainstreaming” community-engaged arts practice by partnering with a minimum of four traditional professional performing arts companies in order to explore and chronicle different approaches to outreach and community work; second year of a three-year commitment

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Anandam Dancetheatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2016 $25,000
Description:

to investigate how an audience receives and interprets participatory experiences in the performing arts and to build the skills of their artists in creating this type of experience; third year of a three-year commitment

Website:http://www.anandam.ca
Anandam Dancetheatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $31,000
Description:

to investigate how an audience receives and interprets participatory experiences in the performing arts and to build the skills of their artists in creating this type of experience; second year of a three-year commitment

Website:http://www.anandam.ca
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $25,000
Description:

in partnership with ArtsBuild Ontario and WorkInCulture, to introduce the SpaceFinder program, developed by Fractured Atlas, into Canada in order to allow arts organizations to maximize their revenue potential by leveraging facility assets; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tapa.ca
Tafelmusik Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $40,000
Description:

to expand revenue streams by building capacity for online distribution of their existing products, researching online sales methods that allow for better cross-promotion and suggestive selling, building a mobile platform for sales, and investigating methods of crowd-sourced funding; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tafelmusik.org
Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $23,000
Description:

to create a crowd-sourced funding site, which would benefit both the Fringe Festival and the independent theatre community, and a comprehensive app that encourages audiences to partake in a greater number of festival events; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://fringetoronto.com
Art of Time Ensemble Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $25,000
Description:

to explore opportunities for increasing their earned revenue (primarily box office) through the creation of a web-based cultural hub that will allow the company to build new, deeper relationships with patrons through the provision of free and low-cost digital media; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2015 $25,500
Description:

to transform their annual Koerner Hall concert into a social enterprise, adding performances and positioning it as a unique client and staff hosting opportunity for small and mid-sized corporations; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
SummerWorks Performance Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $25,208
Description:

for Meara Tubman-Broeren as Producer intern

Website:http://summerworks.ca
Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $16,500
Description:

for Paul Moody as Music Director intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

for Angela Loft as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Debajehmujig Storytellers Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,308
Description:

for Jamie Oshkawbewisens as community arts intern

Website:http://www.debaj.ca
Crow’s Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $21,154
Description:

for Andrew Kushnir as director intern

Website:http://www.crowstheatre.com
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

for Kathryn Durst as administrative intern

Website:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org
Art of Time Ensemble Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

for Joanne Williams as administrative intern

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Fort York Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:

to support the building of the Visitor’s Centre; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.fortyorkfoundation.ca
Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $58,000
Description:

in partnership with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Ontario Parks Association, to engage four Ontario communities in developing detailed green infrastructure plans based on broad consultation and multi-stakeholder workshops (design charrettes); second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.horttrades.com/ontario-horticultural-trades-foundation
Living City Foundation Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $50,000
Description:

to increase community sustainability in apartment towers in the Jane-Finch area of northwest Toronto by linking several streams of activity including local food production and waste re-use. The project will build community capacity and excitement through three pilot initiatives involving expanding community gardens, balcony gardens and composting; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thelivingcity.org
Green Communities Foundation Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $30,000
Description:

to support the rollout of a WALK Friendly Ontario designation system: a program of recognition for communities that have achieved a high level of walkability. By offering awards at the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum levels, the Green Communities Foundation will guide and recognize progress in making communities safe, convenient and enjoyable places to walk; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.greencommunitiescanada.org
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2014 $20,000
Description:

to help this organization respond to the growing interest and need for farmland securement services; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca
University of Waterloo Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $22,950
Description:

for Dr. Amelia Clarke in partnership with Sustainable Prosperity, to develop a Sustainability Alignment Methodology in order to better understand how local government pricing signals can support the realization of goals laid out in sustainable community plans; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uwaterloo.ca
University of Guelph Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $20,000
Description:

for Dr. Andrea Bradford to produce a detailed cost/benefit analysis of green infrastructure retrofit projects constructed in road right-of-ways and on an industrial/commercial property; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uoguelph.ca
Ryerson University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2014 $14,000
Description:

for Dr. Miljana Horvat to produce guidelines for solar zoning by researching issues that influence smart urban planning and identifying the strategies that can help architects and urban planners design attractive, healthy, and energy-efficient smart communities; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ryerson.ca
St. Christopher House Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $38,000
Description:

to explore and develop policy responses that improve the safety and incomes of low-income informal workers; second year of a two-year commitment

Website:http://www.stchrishouse.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $80,000
Description:

to provide core operating support for efforts related to advancing decent work conditions for people including research and policy development; public education and outreach; capacity building for grassroots organizations; leadership development for workers' in precarious jobs; and network development between groups seeking to advance low-wage, precarious workers' rights; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

in partnership with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Adiyana Morris as administrative intern

Website:http://www.volcano.ca
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $17,600
Description:

for Caitlyn Albanese as production intern

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Tarragon Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $22,878
Description:

for Claire Cavanagh as design intern

Website:http://www.tarragontheatre.com
Tapestry New Opera Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

for Anastasia Tchernikova as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://tapestryopera.com
Playwrights Guild of Canada Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

for Jennie Egerdie as administrative intern

Website:http://www.playwrightsguild.ca
Grand Theatre, The Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $15,865
Description:

for Danielle Poirier as scenic artist

Website:http://www.grandtheatre.com
Canadian Stage Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $27,500
Description:

for Danny Tran as properties intern

Website:http://www.canadianstage.com
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2014 $25,208
Description:

for Ari Weinberg as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Innovation Fellowship 2014
Description:

to conduct community based research to analyze the barriers to employment caused by loss of specific benefits to individuals and families who wish to increase their employment and employment related activities while in receipt of social assistance (principally Ontario Works), and to develop a set of options and community-based solutions as well as frame a policy narrative to engage and work collaboratively with governments to create lasting solutions; and to review and analyze the 2010 statistical data regarding the Working Poor in Toronto

Website:http://www.openpolicyontario.com
519 Church Street Community Centre, The Renewal Program 2014 $4,525
Description:

in partnership with the Hospitality Workers’ Training Centre, to enable Executive Director Danielle Olsen to participate in the Aspen Institute’s Sector Skills Academy

Website:http://www.the519.org
Evergreen Discretionary General Fund 2014 $50,000
Description:

for Evergreen CityWorks’ Tower Renewal Showcase project to develop detailed feasibility plans, financial models, and identify how community benefits for local employment and social improvements for the apartment tower retrofit sites can be integrated into the plan

Website:http://www.evergreen.ca
WoodGreen Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $68,434
Description:

in partnership with the Danforth East Community Association (DECA), to share their pop up shop tenancy model as an alternative for vacant commercial storefronts by, developing a community of practice, coaching other neighbourhoods and supporting them with a toolkit, while continuing to work on the policy and legislative framework around vacant storefronts; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.woodgreen.org
Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $80,000
Description:

to increase the social capital of under/unemployed immigrants, by piloting an effective referral process that enables immigrants to expand their professional network and connect to job opportunities

Website:http://triec.ca
Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $25,740
Description:

to develop a framework for a micro-entrepreneurship food incubator, by leveraging the three existing commercial kitchen facilities in Regent Park, building a community based curriculum, and developing technical assistance partnerships to support food entrepreneurs from Regent Park

Website:http://www.tccld.org
Houselink Community Homes Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $40,833
Description:

in partnership with The Dream Team, to adapt their life and work experiences into compelling narratives that are targeted to private sector employers and HR professionals in order to address the stigma they encounter in workplaces, discuss employment barriers they have faced, and the accommodations and supports that enable consumers/survivors to fully participate in the workforce

Website:http://www.houselink.on.ca
ACCESS Community Capital Fund Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2014 $35,000
Description:

to refine its community-based micro-lending model and supports programs by integrating and delivering an effective mentorship program; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.accessccf.com
University of Ottawa Discretionary General Fund 2014 $10,000
Description:

to support the Big Ideas for Sustainable Prosperity: Innovation for Greening Growth conference held in Ottawa in April 2014

Website:http://www.uottawa.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2014 $15,000
Description:

in partnership with the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, to support the Global Alliance Gathering held in Toronto in May 2014

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2014 $5,000
Description:

in partnership with Canada Conserves, to produce a report on the current conservation challenges facing Canada and the opportunities to enhance conservation leadership across the country

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Ontario Clean Air Alliance Research Inc. Discretionary General Fund 2014 $5,000
Description:

to support the research and writing of a short paper detailing how the coal phase out victory was achieved in Ontario

Website:http://www.cleanairalliance.org
Nature Canada Discretionary General Fund 2014 $15,000
Description:

to support the work of the Green Budget Coalition, a group of leading Canadian environmental organizations, for their 2015 Green Budget work

Website:http://www.naturecanada.ca
MaRS Discovery District Discretionary General Fund 2014 $10,000
Description:

in partnership with the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience, McConnell Foundation, and the Ontario Trillium Foundation, to test the Solutions Lab model for supporting food systems change in Ontario

Website:http://www.marsdd.com
Land Food People Foundation (LFP) Discretionary General Fund 2014 $6,500
Description:

to support the transition of the Land Food People Foundation from a staff-run to volunteer-run organization

Website:http://landfoodpeople.ca
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2014 $5,000
Description:

to support the annual CEGN conference held in Calgary in May 2014

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2014 $6,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cegn.org
University of Ottawa Environment Sustainability Internships 2014 $28,000
Description:

in partnership with Sustainable Prosperity, for an 11-month internship for Mercedes Marcano

Website:http://www.uottawa.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Sustainability Internships 2014 $625
Description:

to support the transition of Toby Davine’s internship from Land Food People Foundation to Sustain Ontario

Website:http://tidescanada.org
Meal Exchange Environment Sustainability Internships 2014 $29,766
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Michael Waglay

Website:http://www.mealexchange.com
Hamilton Naturalists’ Club Environment Sustainability Internships 2014 $30,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Giuliana Casimirri

Website:http://hamiltonnature.org
Evergreen Environment Sustainability Internships 2014 $30,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Jesse Darling

Website:http://www.evergreen.ca
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Sustainability Internships 2014 $29,600
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Michaele Gebru

Website:http://www.everdale.org
CultureLink Settlement Services Environment Sustainability Internships 2014 $26,600
Description:

for a 9-month internship for Pallavi Roy

Website:http://www.culturelink.ca
Social Planning Toronto Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $82,800
Description:

in partnership with Toronto Environmental Alliance and Environment Hamilton, to support a program to improve air quality by empowering people to monitor their local air quality at the street level. Using mobile air particulate monitoring equipment attached to backpacks, bike handlebars or baby stroller handles, volunteers will walk, run, or ride through their neighbourhoods collecting air quality data. Results will be shared with the broader community, along with the economic, environmental and human health impacts of bad air quality; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org
Ontario Nature Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $100,000
Description:

in partnership with Cornerstone Standards Council, to finalize, launch and promote a voluntary certification system for stone, gravel and sand extraction in southern Ontario; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Ontario Nature Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $82,000
Description:

to continue building a shared vision for biodiversity offsetting in Ontario through workshops, webinars, and meetings with diverse stakeholders; advance understanding of key offsetting issues through the examination of case studies and collaboration across sectors; and identify and promote effective and widely-supported policy options to provide the certainty needed for a biodiversity offsetting market to emerge in Ontario; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
North York Harvest Food Bank Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $15,000
Description:

in partnership with Toronto Urban Growers, to scale-up urban agriculture in the city through a combination of on-the-ground, community-based initiatives and city-wide knowledge exchange, training, and capacity building; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.northyorkharvest.com
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Reinventing Growth 2014 $44,873
Description:

to support Black Creek Community Farm and the launch of the Driftwood Food & Artisan Market, featuring fresh produce from Black Creek Community Farm and artisan vendors from the Jane-Finch community; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.everdale.org
Toronto Summer Music Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $58,500
Description:

to create the Toronto Summer Music Community Academy in which adult amateur musicians would spend a week studying with professional performing classical musicians, culminated with a side-by-side performance on stage; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontosummermusic.com
The Theatre Centre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $50,000
Description:

to leverage the resources of their new facility in order to build community by creating dialogue around the art that they create and by creating an open physical space for social innovators and the local community to work; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
SummerWorks Performance Festival Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $75,000
Description:

to create an audience engagement platform that crosses between the digital and physical spheres, partnering Beacon technology, which allows information to be sent to all mobile devices within a 72-metre range, with in-person activities that encourage conversation and engagement; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.summerworks.ca
Nightswimming Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $39,750
Description:

to develop online, dramaturgy-focused “nuclei” for each of their projects, using enhanced audience experiences as a tool to develop an audience for their work across the country; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nightswimmingtheatre.com
Kaeja d’Dance Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $67,072
Description:

to explore a new public space animation initiative that will adapt the model of Porch View Dances to be appropriate for neighbourhoods in the inner suburbs, blurring the line between art and the public and exposing new audiences to dance; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.kaeja.org
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $39,000
Description:

to explore the notion of “mainstreaming” community-engaged arts practice by partnering with a minimum of four traditional professional performing arts companies in order to explore and chronicle different approaches to outreach and community work; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Anandam Dancetheatre Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $38,000
Description:

to investigate how an audience receives and interprets participatory experiences in the performing arts and to build the skills of their artists in creating this type of experience; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.anandam.ca
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $35,000
Description:

in partnership with ArtsBuild Ontario and WorkInCulture, to introduce the SpaceFinder program, developed by Fractured Atlas, into Canada in order to allow arts organizations to maximize their revenue potential by leveraging facility assets; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tapa.ca
Tafelmusik Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $70,000
Description:

to expand revenue streams by building capacity for online distribution of their existing products, researching online sales methods that allow for better cross-promotion and suggestive selling, building a mobile platform for sales, and investigating methods of crowd-sourced funding; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tafelmusik.org/
Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $26,000
Description:

to create a crowd-sourced funding site, which would benefit both the Fringe Festival and the independent theatre community, and a comprehensive app that encourages audiences to partake in a greater number of festival events; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.fringetoronto.com
Art of Time Ensemble Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $30,000
Description:

to explore opportunities for increasing their earned revenue (primarily box office) through the creation of a web-based cultural hub that will allow the company to build new, deeper relationships with patrons through the provision of free and low-cost digital media; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2014 $31,000
Description:

to transform their annual Koerner Hall concert into a social enterprise, adding performances and positioning it as a unique client and staff hosting opportunity for small and mid-sized corporations; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com/
Young People’s Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2014 $54,000
Description:

to create a Member Schools Initiative that will allow for a long-term, subscriber-like relationships between the company and certain schools and that would provide students, educators, and the community around the schools with a greater engagement in all YPT programming; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2014 $39,700
Description:

to develop a new paradigm for the creation of work that will allow Obsidian to support the work many artists, bringing more work than they could produce to a higher level that will hopefully increase opportunities for production of work by Black artists throughout the theatrical ecosystem; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.obsidiantheatre.com
Ipsita Nova Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2014 $34,208
Description:

to operate a six-week Creation Lab program each year between 2013 and 2015, developed as an exploratory process investigating the combination of contemporary and bharatanatyam movement styles and as a research and development period intended to deepen the practice of the company’s choreographic territory and the Artistic Director’s movement vocabulary; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.novadance.ca
Crow’s Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2014 $50,000
Description:

to support community consultation, identification and engagement of community partnerships, expanded audience development, and increased organizational capacity and readiness as they prepare to move into new facilities during the 2015/16 fiscal year; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.crowstheatre.com
Faraday, Fay Innovation Fellowship 2013
Description:

to continue to act as a community resource by providing public education and outreach related to the findings of Made in Canada: How the Law Constructs Migrant Workers' Insecurity and to undertake new legal and community-based research to support community organizations' work in relation to abuse in recruitment fees and recruitment practices that impoverish migrant workers in Toronto and Southern Ontario

Website:http://www.faradaylaw.com
de Carteret, Guy Innovation Fellowship 2014
Description:

to create a blueprint for an interconnected, trans-disciplinary forum series to explore contemporary issues using innovative practices and technologies

Faraday, Fay Innovation Fellowship 2014
Description:

to develop and pursue public education and outreach opportunities related to the findings of "Profiting from the Precarious: How recruitment practices exploit migrant workers" in order to advance public dialogue and policy changes outlined in the recommendations in the report around recruitment fees and practices that impoverish migrant workers in Toronto and Southern Ontario

Website:http://www.faradaylaw.com
Zizys, Tom Innovation Fellowship 2013
Description:

to improve workforce development in the Toronto region through research and the development of a local labour market pilot project combining education, training, employment services, and economic development to meet employers' skills needs, to support job placement and career advancement, and to enhance productivity growth and competitiveness

University of Waterloo Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $16,850
Description:

for Dr. Amelia Clarke in partnership with Sustainable Prosperity, to develop a Sustainability Alignment Methodology in order to better understand how local government pricing signals can support the realization of goals laid out in sustainable community plans; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uwaterloo.ca
University of Guelph Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $20,000
Description:

for Dr. Andrea Bradford to produce a detailed cost/benefit analysis of green infrastructure retrofit projects constructed in road right-of-ways and on an industrial/commercial property; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uoguelph.ca
Ryerson University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $17,000
Description:

for Dr. Miljana Horvat to produce guidelines for solar zoning by researching issues that influence smart urban planning and identifying the strategies that can help architects and urban planners design attractive, healthy, and energy-efficient smart communities; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ryerson.ca
OCAD University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $33,583
Description:for Dr. Ian Clarke to research, design, and test low-cost, small-scale passive solar greenhouses for growing food in an urban environmentWebsite:http://www.ocadu.ca
University of Toronto Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $36,000
Description:for Dr. Beth Savan to monitor and analyze the factors that will assist marginalized communities to adopt cycling for transportation, thereby reducing costs, traffic congestion, and urban pollution while enhancing mobility and building communityWebsite:http://www.utoronto.ca
University of Waterloo Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $36,800
Description:for Dr. Stephen Quilley to research the extent to which the self-fabrication or modification of objects can challenge existing business models and consumption habits by engaging with local Maker cooperatives and running several Maker workshops Website:http://www.uwaterloo.ca
University of Western Ontario Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $36,800
Description:for Dr. Jamie Baxter to create toolkits for dialogue for potential turbine "host" communities and wind energy developers to improve turbine facility placementWebsite:http://www.uwo.ca
York University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $29,000
Description:for Dr. Jose Etcheverry to craft an electric vehicle strategy that is accessible, affordable and that uses local renewable energy resources to offset the electrical demands of electric vehicles, and to develop policy suggestions for municipalities, transportation agencies, other universities, and Ontario provincial government agencies wishing to expand renewable energy-powered personal transportationWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca
York University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $38,000
Description:for Judith Lipp and Dr. Christina Hoicka to build, execute, and measure the effectiveness of a community-based energy conservation program targeted at current community power initiative participants, and share those findings and subsequent recommendations with government, community and energy agencies, and organizations throughout southern OntarioWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca
York University Environment Green Prosperity Challenge 2013 $32,500
Description:for Dr. Martin Bunch to build a web-based platform for Greater Toronto Area residents to share their stories about ecosystem services and how those services contribute to their well-being, in order to gather data about how to reconnect people with their natural surroundings, facilitate better participation in decision-making that affects the environment, and document and propose responses to inequalities in the distribution of ecosystem benefitsWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2013 $8,000
Description:in a partnership between Metcalf, The J.W. McConnell Foundation and the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, to support a study regarding the impacts of regional food systems in southern OntarioWebsite:http://www.ourgreenbelt.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2013 $45,000
Description:in partnership with Toronto Park People, to support the Parks 44 initiative, aimed at creating a local park group in every ward in Toronto by the spring of 2015Website:http://tidescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2013 $70,000
Description:in support of Sustain Ontario, to support on-going education and communication activities, working group initiatives, policy analysis, preparations for the 2015 Bring Food Home conference, and further work towards financial sustainabilityWebsite:http://tidescanada.org
Nature Conservancy of Canada Renewal Program 2013 $10,000
Description:to allow John Lounds to undertake research and visit non-profit leaders in Australia, Britain and France, followed by participation in the Ivey School of Business' Community Shift program, in order to better understand how to mentor and support young and emerging environmental leaders Website:http://www.natureconservancy.ca
Family Service Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $6,000
Description:in support of the June Callwood Campaign Against Child Poverty's Keep the Promise projectWebsite:http://www.familyservicetoronto.org
FoodShare Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:for the Student Nutrition and School ProgramWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net
Friends of Algonquin Park Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:to support wolf research and habitat protectionWebsite:http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca
Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $7,000
Description:to support the Precinct Advisory CommitteeWebsite:http://www.fortyork.ca
High Park Nature Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $3,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.highpark.org
INNERchamber Inc. Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $4,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.innerchamber.ca
JUMP Math Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://jumpmath.org/
Kiwanis Music Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $3,000
Description:for general support
Off the Wall Stratford Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $3,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordoffthewall.com
Opera Atelier Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.operaatelier.com
Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.shawfest.com
SKETCH Working Arts Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.sketch.ca
Stratford Chefs School, The Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $9,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordchef.on.ca
Temple Emanu-El Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:to support Rabbi Arthur Bielfeld Discretionary Fund's Refugee Network ProjectWebsite:http://www.templeemanuel.ca
Theatre Centre, The Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $20,000
Description:in support of their capital campaignWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $15,000
Description:in support of the Literary Circle ProgramWebsite:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Toronto Rehab Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.torontorehab.com/
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://tywo.ca/main.php
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:

for general support

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
McGill University Discretionary General Fund 2013 $120,000
Description:

to support Canada's Ecofiscal Commission, a public policy initiative focused on developing fiscal reforms to ensure Canada is economically prosperous without sacrificing environmental sustainability; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mcgill.ca
University of Toronto, School of Public Policy & Governance Discretionary General Fund 2013 $40,000
Description:

in support of the creation of the "Not-for-profit Policy Research Hub" at the Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation; third year of a three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mowatcentre.ca
Literary Review of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $10,000
Description:to support the Spur FestivalWebsite:http://lrc.reviewcanada.ca
Pelee Island Bird Observatory Discretionary General Fund 2013 $10,000
Description:in support of its ongoing programsWebsite:http://www.pibo.ca
Philanthropic Foundations Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $15,000
Description:for general support; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pfc.ca
Social Planning Council of Ottawa Discretionary General Fund 2013 $10,000
Description:for the Citizen's Academy annual learning program; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.spcottawa.on.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2013 $17,000
Description:to support the core operations of Diasporic GeniusWebsite:http://tidescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2013 $20,000
Description:in support of Jane's WalkWebsite:http://tidescanada.org
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2013 $25,000
Description:to support their human resources and digital capacityWebsite:http://www.walrusmagazine.com
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young PeopleWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com
Art Gallery of Ontario Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:to support the Grange Preservation FundWebsite:http://www.ago.net
Branksome Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:in support of the construction of the Athletic and Wellness CentreWebsite:http://www.branksome.on.ca
Casey House Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $50,000
Description:in support of the "Rebuilding Lives" Capital Campaign and new Day Health Program; first year of five-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.caseyhouse.com
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:to support the Local Community Food Centre in Stratford, OntarioWebsite:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Dixon Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $5,000
Description:to support the music and homeless shelter programsWebsite:http://www.dixonhall.org
Earthroots Fund Discretionary Board Directed 2013 $10,000
Description:to support wolf habitat protectionWebsite:http://www.earthroots.org
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $30,930
Description:in partnership with the Caregiver's Action Centre, to explore new communication technologies to engage with caregivers in order to enhance their awareness of their employment rights and build their capacity to advocate for their rights with their employersWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $47,800
Description:in partnership with the West End Food Co-op, Greenest City, and Parkdale residents, to assess the viability of the Co-op credits as a local economic tool by widening its use at a neighbourhood level through new partnerships, and evaluating its economic impact and financial sustainabilityWebsite:http://parc.on.ca
Scadding Court Community Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $56,072
Description:to work with community partners in North York to implement and refine the "Business out of the Box" model to different urban contexts and further develop the necessary operational expertise and insight into policy changes required to have local shipping containers be a tenancy model strategy for local economic developmentWebsite:http://www.scaddingcourt.org
St. Christopher House Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $77,000
Description:to explore and develop policy responses that improve the safety and incomes of low-income informal workers; first year of a two-year commitment Website:http://www.stchrishouse.org
Toronto Public Library Foundation Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $50,000
Description:to develop an innovation delivery model that reaches out to communities and individuals from low-income communities, and to develop lively and tailored content to animate their two new digital innovation hubs through group and one-on-one programming streamsWebsite:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2013 $14,000
Description:in partnership with the Thorncliffe Park Women's Committee to strengthen the economic capacity of the Thorncliffe Park Friday Night Bazaars, and build the entrepreneurial acumen of the participating micro-entrepreneursWebsite:http://www.thorncliffe.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2013 $13,500
Description:in support of East Scarborough Storefront to engage with local businesses in the Kingston-Galloway Orton Park community to assess the interest and framework for a structured local and cohesive business networkWebsite:http://tidescanada.org
Daily Bread Food Bank Renewal Program 2013 $10,000
Description:to allow Richard Matern to take part in the elite 8-month Munk School of Global Affairs' Fellowship in Global Journalism that works with a small group of leaders from around the world to gain skills that enable them to lead global coverage in their disciplineWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Discretionary General Fund 2013 $7,500
Description:to support Alex Himelfarb's book tour of "Tax Is Not A Four-Letter Word" and catalyze a more balanced discussion on taxes and their role in societyWebsite:http://www.policyalternatives.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Discretionary General Fund 2013 $500
Description:on behalf of an advisory committee memberWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org
Canadian Art Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2013 $25,000
Description:to support expansion of the Editorial Residency ProgramWebsite:http://www.canadianart.ca/foundation/
CIVIX Discretionary General Fund 2013 $5,000
Description:in support of the CIVIX Caucus; first year of five-year commitmentWebsite:http://civix.ca
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $100,000
Description:for core support; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.cfccanada.ca
Earth Rangers Discretionary General Fund 2013 $15,000
Description:to support their membership programWebsite:http://www.earthrangers.com
Imagine Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $15,000
Description:in support of Leadership for a Stronger Canada; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.imaginecanada.ca
International Board on Books for Young People Discretionary General Fund 2013 $10,000
Description:in support of the National Reading Campaign; second year of three-year commitment
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2013 $15,000
Description:in support of the NRT's Research & Monitoring and Micro-Credit ProgrammesWebsite:http://www.lewa.org
Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2013 $87,837
Description:

to support a multi-year pilot aimed at improving the economic opportunities available to low-income people in the neighbourhood of Thorncliffe Park by working collaboratively with local and regional partners in order to spot places where the neighbourhood's economic ecology can be improved. This initiative aims to develop an evolving series of strategic actions that build on pre-existing local work, take advantage of emerging opportunities, and link motivated people to key resources at the neighbourhood and city levels; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.thorncliffe.org/
ACCESS Community Capital Fund Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $30,000
Description:to build a suite of small enterprise development supports that complement neighbourhood-based micro-loan initiatives; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.accessccf.com
Labour Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $89,900
Description:in partnership with the Labour Education Centre, to mobilize and engage Metrolinx to develop and entrench a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) in contracts associated with the building and maintenance of Light Rail Transit lines in Toronto to ensure that public funds spent to improve transit in Toronto will also maximize career opportunities for low-income workers; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.labourcommunityservices.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $80,000
Description:to provide core operating support for efforts related to advancing decent work conditions for people including research and policy development; public education and outreach; capacity building for grassroots organizations; leadership development for workers' in precarious jobs; and network development between groups seeking to advance low-wage, precarious workers' rights; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2013 $100,000
Description:to support a multi-year pilot with East Scarborough Storefront aimed at improving the economic opportunities available to low-income people in the neighbourhood of Kingston-Galloway Orton Park by working collaboratively with local and regional partners in order to spot places where the neighbourhood's economic ecology can be improved. This initiative aims to develop an evolving series of strategic actions that build on pre-existing local work, take advantage of emerging opportunities, and link motivated people to key resources at the neighbourhood and city levels; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://tidescanada.org
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Innovation Fellowship 2013
Description:to advance a new approach to income security for working-age adults in Ontario by: undertaking further study of the working poor in the Toronto region, and to link this research with efforts underway in other parts of Canada; and to analyze the recommendations in the Review of Social Assistance's final report Brighter Futures to help articulate the next steps required to build a transformed system, with particular attention on the recommendations related to the Ontario Disability Support Program Website:http://www.openpolicyontario.com
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2013 $16,700
Description:to support East Scarborough Storefront as they build an eco-food hub that will act as the foundation for a range of environmental and food-security focused initiatives and be a model of how linking economic justice, green issues, and food can contribute to community wellbeing, neighbourhood renewal, and a stronger urban fabric; fourth year of five-year commitmentWebsite:http://tidescanada.org
Family Service Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $30,000
Description:to convene parents and childcare providers to develop recommendations to improve the safety, security, and quality of unregulated childcare in TorontoWebsite:http://www.familyservicetoronto.org
Learning Enrichment Foundation, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $49,040
Description:in partnership with Social Enterprise Toronto to research how an intermediary structure could be developed that would support the sector to scale up and access social procurement opportunitiesWebsite:http://www.lefca.org
Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $42,000
Description:to support strategy development for a Toronto women's cooperative comprising of marginalized newcomer garment workers currently running home-based sewing businessesWebsite:http://www.newcomerwomen.org
519 Church Street Community Centre, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2013 $70,000
Description:

in partnership with the Hospitality Workers' Training Centre, to demonstrate the value of industry-led training and career pathways to employers, and to build infrastructure capacity to provide training and recruitment support to new entrants in the hospitality sector; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.the519.org
Nature Canada Discretionary General Fund 2012 $5,000
Description:

in support of the Birdlife International World Conservation Congress

Website:http://www.naturecanada.ca
Branksome Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $10,000
Description:

in support of the construction of the Athletic and Wellness Centre

Website:http://www.branksome.on.ca
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Discretionary General Fund 2013 $15,000
Description:

to enable the development of the Lava Dome service and to make it available to the entire Toronto performing arts community

Website:http://volcano.ca
The Actors’ Fund of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $1,000
Description:

in support of the Shawn Kerwin project

Website:http://www.actorsfund.ca
ArtsBuild Ontario Discretionary General Fund 2013 $1,500
Description:

in support of the Staging Sustainability 2014 conference

Website:http://www.artsbuildontario.ca
Small Wooden Shoe Planning & Performance Discretionary General Fund 2013 $750
Description:

in support of the unConference

Website:http://smallwoodenshoe.org
Talk is Free Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $19,000
Description:

for Justin Stadnyk as producer intern

Website:http://www.tift.ca
Stratford Arts Foundation Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $18,350
Description:

for James Beaver as administrative intern at Stratford Summer Music Festival

Website:https://stratfordsummermusic.ca
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $16,000
Description:

for Tara Litvack as Music Director intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $27,500
Description:

for Sonja Rainey as design intern

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Guelph Jazz Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $20,625
Description:

for David Lander as administrative intern

Website:http://www.guelphjazzfestival.com
Great Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $27,500
Description:

for Nicole Milne as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.gctc.ca
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $27,500
Description:

for Anna Sapershteyn as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org
Aluna Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $27,500
Description:

for Sebastian Marziali as Artistic Producer intern

Website:http://www.alunatheatre.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Sustainability Internships 2013 $30,000
Description:

in partnership with Toronto Park People, for a 12-month internship for Tammy Yuen

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
MaRS Discovery District Environment Sustainability Internships 2013 $20,000
Description:

for a 6-month internship for Aaron Barter

Website:www.marsdd.com
Land Food People Foundation Environment Sustainability Internships 2013 $30,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Toby Davine

Website:http://www.localfoodplus.ca
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Sustainability Internships 2013 $29,600
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Michael Scahill

Website:http://www.everdale.org
Ecological Farmers’ Association of Ontario Environment Sustainability Internships 2013 $30,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Emily Hansen

Website:http://www.efao.ca
Carolinian Canada Coalition Environment Sustainability Internships 2013 $30,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Jennifer van Overbeeke

Website:http://caroliniancanada.ca
Ecological Farmers’ Association of Ontario Environment Special RFP Process 2013 $21,600
Description:

in partnership with the West End Food Co-op, to increase coordination of consumer demand for local food and producers’ capacity to meet that demand; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.efao.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Reinventing Growth 2013 $81,000
Description:

in partnership with Project Neutral, to refine their approach and Household Carbon Footprint Survey to make it more user-friendly for neighbourhood residents and to help build capacity to ultimately engage with the many neighbourhoods waiting to participate in the program

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Sustainability Network Environment Reinventing Growth 2013 $55,000
Description:

in partnership with Sustainability Co-Lab and drawing on the success of Sustainable Waterloo Region, to demonstrate and scale up a model in three mid-size communities to engage businesses in making commitments and taking measurable action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and develop strong multi-sectoral partnerships across the public, private and social sector

Website:http://www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca
Ontario Nature Environment Reinventing Growth 2013 $59,700
Description:

to develop and promote a model for a type of conservation offsetting in Ontario. The offsetting will take the form of compensation for negative environmental impacts in one area by setting aside or restoring areas of equal or greater ecological value to the disturbed areas

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation Environment Reinventing Growth 2013 $58,000
Description:

in partnership with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Ontario Parks Association, to engage four Ontario communities in developing detailed green infrastructure plans based on broad consultation and multi-stakeholder workshops (design charrettes); first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.horttrades.com/ontario-horticultural-trades-foundation
Living City Foundation Environment Reinventing Growth 2013 $50,000
Description:

to increase community sustainability in apartment towers in the Jane-Finch area of northwest Toronto by linking several streams of activity including local food production and waste re-use. The project will build community capacity and excitement through three pilot initiatives involving expanding community gardens, balcony gardens and composting; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thelivingcity.org
Green Communities Foundation Environment Reinventing Growth 2013 $30,000
Description:

to support the rollout of a WALK Friendly Ontario designation system: a program of recognition for communities that have achieved a high level of walkability. By offering awards at the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum levels, the Green Communities Foundation will guide and recognize progress in making communities safe, convenient and enjoyable places to walk; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.greencommunitiescanada.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2013 $25,000
Description:

for core support to ensure that Not Far From The Tree can optimize its current model, develop a strategy to expand this model across all Toronto neighbourhoods, and sustain the positive impacts for years to come; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2013 $30,000
Description:

to help this organization respond to the growing interest and need for farmland securement services; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2013 $40,000
Description:

to conduct outreach in support of Ontario’s local food system

Website:http://www.localfoodplus.ca
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2013 $10,000
Description:

to support work on, Sustainable Cities: The Role of Philanthropy in Promoting Urban Sustainability, a CEGN brief

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Nature Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $10,000
Description:

to support the work of the Green Budget Coalition, a group of leading Canadian environmental organizations, that provide an annual list of top three priorities to the Federal Minister of Finance in advance of each major budget

Website:http://www.naturecanada.ca
Living City Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2013 $7,000
Description:

to create educational materials, for use at the 2013 Green Living Show, on birds and what people can do to protect them

Website:http://www.thelivingcity.org
FarmStart Discretionary General Fund 2013 $3,000
Description:

to support the first national Food Farms Fish and Finance conference

Website:http://www.farmstart.ca
Environmental Defence Canada Discretionary General Fund 2013 $17,500
Description:

to support outreach and education efforts related to Ontario’s energy strategy

Website:http://environmentaldefence.ca
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2013 $6,000
Description:

to support organizational development

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Young People’s Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $54,000
Description:

to create a Member Schools Initiative that will allow for a long-term, subscriber-like relationships between the company and certain schools and that would provide students, educators, and the community around the schools with a greater engagement in all YPT programming; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca
Tarragon Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $65,000
Description:

to build the organization’s capacity to undertake a renovation project, engaging in feasibility work around business plans for a renovated facility, architectural studies, and the necessary preparations to launch a successful capital campaign; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.tarragontheatre.com
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $39,700
Description:

to develop a new paradigm for the creation of work that will allow Obsidian to support the work many artists, bringing more work than they could produce to a higher level that will hopefully increase opportunities for production of work by Black artists throughout the theatrical ecosystem; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.obsidiantheatre.com
Ipsita Nova Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $33,312
Description:

to operate a six-week Creation Lab program each year between 2013 and 2015, developed as an exploratory process investigating the combination of contemporary and bharatanatyam movement styles and as a research and development period intended to deepen the practice of the company’s choreographic territory and the Artistic Director’s movement vocabulary; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.novadance.ca
Crow’s Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $50,000
Description:

to support community consultation, identification and engagement of community partnerships, expanded audience development, and increased organizational capacity and readiness as they prepare to move into new facilities during the 2015/16 fiscal year; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.crowstheatre.com
Toronto Consort Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $45,000
Description:

to enact a new youth outreach program that will engage young people in a highly experiential and participatory manner with masterpieces of Medieval and Renaissance music, moving these engagements beyond the traditional model of passive audience members; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.torontoconsort.org
Théâtre français de Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $40,000
Description:

to develop various outreach activities particularly targeting the diverse francophone communities within Toronto, including activities to research and to create relationships within these communities, opportunities to develop partnerships with and events for representative groups, and new forms of marketing outreach; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.theatrefrancais.com
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $45,000
Description:

to respond to the phenomenal growth in company’s artistic activity by creating the position of Artistic Associate, providing the ability for them to continue to be the largest disseminator of Canadian music internationally by developing additional opportunities for touring work, curating Canadian programs, and web-based broadcasting; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.soundstreams.ca
Orchestras Canada/Orchestres Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $31,500
Description:

to develop a learning and collaboration hub for Toronto-based arts service organizations, participating in network mapping exercises, face-to-face learning opportunities, an annual leadership retreat, shared internet resources, and collaborative planning and evaluation sessions; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.orchestrascanada.org
Mammalian Diving Reflex Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $35,500
Description:

to formalize the company’s Youth Wing, providing opportunities to recruit youth participants from across Toronto, to research festivals and funding opportunities appropriate to their youth work, and to share these resources appropriately with other Toronto companies looking to work with youth; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mammalian.ca
dance Immersion Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2013 $30,000
Description:

to address infrastructure and succession by creating a new administrative position, Program Manager, who, over the course of three years, would be mentored by the Program Director/Curator and gradually assume full administrative responsibility for the organization; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.danceimmersion.ca
Opera Atelier Renewal Program 2013 $2,440
Description:

to allow new Executive Director Patricia Barretto to build her professional networks and develop skills in strategic planning, staff development, board relations, and artistic planning by attending the annual Opera America conference to be held in Vancouver in May 2013

Website:http://www.operaatelier.com
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre Renewal Program 2013 $6,000
Description:

to allow Andrea Roberts, Artistic Coordinator - Professional Programs, to attend the “Leading in the Middle” leadership development seminar at The Banff Centre

Website:http://www.schooloftdt.org
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $27,500
Description:

in partnership with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Natasha Powell as administrative intern

Website:http://www.volcano.ca
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $17,600
Description:

for Jennifer Lee as production intern

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Theatre Direct Canada Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $27,500
Description:

for Melissa Haddad as arts education intern

Website:http://www.theatredirect.on.ca
Tarragon Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $21,291
Description:

for Michelle Tracey as design intern

Website:http://www.tarragontheatre.com
Nightswimming Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $27,500
Description:

for Emma Mackenzie Hillier as dramaturg intern

Website:http://www.nightswimmingtheatre.com
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2013 $21,683
Description:

for Autumn Coppaway as Technical Director intern

Website:http://grandtheatre.com
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2013 $65,000
Description:

in partnership with ArtsBuild Ontario and WorkInCulture, to introduce the SpaceFinder program, developed by Fractured Atlas, into Canada in order to allow arts organizations to maximize their revenue potential by leveraging facility assets; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tapa.ca
Tafelmusik Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2013 $75,000
Description:

to expand revenue streams by building capacity for online distribution of their existing products, researching online sales methods that allow for better cross-promotion and suggestive selling, building a mobile platform for sales, and investigating methods of crowd-sourced funding; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tafelmusik.org/
Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2013 $60,000
Description:

to create a crowd-sourced funding site, which would benefit both the Fringe Festival and the independent theatre community, and a comprehensive app that encourages audiences to partake in a greater number of festival events; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.fringetoronto.com
Art of Time Ensemble Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2013 $75,000
Description:

to explore opportunities for increasing their earned revenue (primarily box office) through the creation of a web-based cultural hub that will allow the company to build new, deeper relationships with patrons through the provision of free and low-cost digital media; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.artoftimeensemble.com
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Creative Strategies Incubator 2013 $44,000
Description:

to transform their annual Koerner Hall concert into a social enterprise, adding performances and positioning it as a unique client and staff hosting opportunity for small and mid-sized corporations; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com/
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2012 $25,000
Description:

in support of the Director of Development and the Manager of Special Events & Projects positions

Website:http://www.walrusmagazine.com
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary General Fund 2012 $23,000
Description:

in support of their strategic planning assessment

Website:http://www.thestop.org
University of Toronto, School of Public Policy & Governance Discretionary General Fund 2012 $40,000
Description:

in support of the creation of the “Not-for-profit Policy Research Hub” at the Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mowatcentre.ca
University of Toronto, School of Public Policy & Governance Discretionary General Fund 2011 $40,000
Description:

in support of the creation of the “Not-for-profit Policy Research Hub” at the Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mowatcentre.ca
Shadowland Theatre Discretionary General Fund 2012 $10,000
Description:

in trust for Diasporic Genius

Website:http://www.shadowlandtheatre.ca
New Brunswick Youth Orchestra Discretionary General Fund 2012 $30,000
Description:in support of the Sistema New Brunswick; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nbyo-ojnb.ca/
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Discretionary General Fund 2012 $500
Description:on behalf of an advisory committee memberWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2012 $79,600
Description:to support a new regional local food distribution model that brings together the efficiencies of large-scale distribution with the product variation and freshness that smaller-scale aggregators can provideWebsite:http://www.ourgreenbelt.ca
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2012 $31,904
Description:in a partnership between Metcalf, The J.W. McConnell Foundation and the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, to commission a study on the impacts of regional food systems in southern Ontario with an interest in understanding and documenting the economic, social, and environmental impacts of regional food systems and how they relate to each otherWebsite:http://www.ourgreenbelt.ca
Philanthropic Foundations Canada Discretionary General Fund 2012 $15,000
Description:for general support; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pfc.ca
Pelee Island Bird Observatory Discretionary General Fund 2012 $10,000
Description:in support of its ongoing programsWebsite:http://www.pibo.ca
Small Change Fund Discretionary General Fund 2012 $10,000
Description:in support of the Executive Director positionWebsite:http://www.smallchangefund.org
Social Planning Council of Ottawa Discretionary General Fund 2012 $7,000
Description:in support of Citizen’s AcademyWebsite:http://www.spcottawa.on.ca
Sustainability Network Discretionary General Fund 2012 $2,000
Description:in support of their 15th anniversary celebrationWebsite:http://www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Discretionary General Fund 2012 $5,000
Description:to support a city-wide survey regarding audience views on the role of the arts in TorontoWebsite:http://www.tapa.ca
Living City Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2012 $5,000
Description:to create educational materials on birds and what people can do to protect them for the 2012 Green Living ShowWebsite:http://www.thelivingcity.org
Toronto Artscape Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2012 $63,000
Description:to develop a coordinated training program, incorporating existing resources, for creative and cultural sector workers, particularly those working through micro-businesses or small independent companies in the Greater Toronto Area Website:http://www.torontoartscape.on.ca
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2012 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's LiteratureWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com
International Board on Books for Young People Discretionary General Fund 2012 $10,000
Description:in support of the National Reading Campaign; first year of three-year commitment
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2012 $15,000
Description:

in support of the NRT’s Research & Monitoring and Micro-Credit Programmes

Website:http://www.lewa.org
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Discretionary General Fund 2012 $8,250
Description:

in partnership with Fresh City Farms, to produce A Tale of Three Carrots, that distills environmental and social reasons for eating sustainably grown food by telling the story of three carrots. The first carrot is grown on an industrial farm and will be sold at a major retail chain. The second is grown on a mid-sized farm and will be sold at a farmers market or an independent grocery store. The third is grown on a two-acre market garden and will be sold through a community box delivery program

Website:http://www.everdale.org
Temple Emanu-El Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $5,000
Description:

to support Rabbi Arthur Bielfeld Discretionary Fund’s Refugee Network Project

Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2012 $20,000
Description:

in support of Jane’s Walk

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2012 $35,000
Description:

to allow Toronto Park People to expand their outreach work and create a local parks friends group in every ward in Toronto building on the existing Parks People network of 65 park groups

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Daily Bread Food Bank Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $3,500
Description:in support of Team Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP for the Holiday ChallengeWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca
Dixon Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $4,000
Description:in support of the men’s shelter and the youth programWebsite:http://www.dixonhall.org
FoodShare Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $5,000
Description:in support of the Garden and Food Curriculum Working GroupWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net
North York Women’s Shelter Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $1,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.nyws.ca
SKETCH Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.sketch.ca
The Theatre Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $20,000
Description:in support of their capital campaignWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org
Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $20,000
Description:in support of the Learn to Skate program and Homework ClubWebsite:http://www.thorncliffe.org/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $100,000
Description:in honour of Robert F. Reid and in support of Robert F. Reid Special Collections Acquisition Fund; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $20,000
Description:in support of the Literary Circle ProgramWebsite:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Friends of Howard Public School Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $3,000
Description:in support of the Eco-Forum
Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture Discretionary General Fund 2012 $250
Description:on behalf of an advisory committee memberWebsite:http://ccvt.org
Literary Review of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2012 $10,000
Description:for core supportWebsite:http://lrc.reviewcanada.ca
University of Toronto, School of Public Policy & Governance Discretionary General Fund 2012 $2,000
Description:to support a public lecture by Professor Tyler CowenWebsite:http://sppg.publicpolicyandgovernance.utoronto.ca
Business for the Arts Discretionary General Fund 2012 $20,000
Description:to support the development of an innovative series of boardLink program workshopsWebsite:http://www.businessforthearts.org
Cape Farewell Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2012 $50,000
Description:for core support during their second year of operations and to develop programs and activities, including events, screenings and possible residencies, strengthening the educational components and partnerships of the work and building the network and assembling the resources for a Canada-based Cape Farewell expeditionWebsite:http://www.capefarewellfoundation.com
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2012 $6,000
Description:to support organizational developmentWebsite:http://www.cegn.org
Community Food Centres Canada Discretionary General Fund 2012 $100,000
Description:for core support; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.cfccanada.ca
EcoSpark Discretionary General Fund 2012 $5,480
Description:to support a thorough evaluation of the Monitoring the Moraine model and its potential for replication Website:http://www.ecospark.ca
FoodShare Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2012 $17,500
Description:to support the 2012 Urban Agriculture Summit in TorontoWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net
Imagine Canada Discretionary General Fund 2012 $15,000
Description:in support of Leadership for a Stronger Canada; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.imaginecanada.ca
Inter Pares Discretionary General Fund 2012 $1,500
Description:to support Food Secure Canada’s 2012 National Assembly Website:http://www.interpares.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2012 $26,700
Description:

to support East Scarborough Storefront as they build an eco-food hub that will act as the foundation for a range of environmental and food-security focused initiatives and be a model of how linking economic justice, green issues, and food can contribute to community wellbeing, neighbourhood renewal, and a stronger urban fabric; third year of a five-year commitment

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $45,000
Description:to respond to the phenomenal growth in company’s artistic activity by creating the position of Artistic Associate, providing the ability for them to continue to be the largest disseminator of Canadian music internationally by developing additional opportunities for touring work, curating Canadian programs, and web-based broadcasting; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.soundstreams.ca
Tarragon Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $65,000
Description:

to build the organization’s capacity to undertake a renovation project, engaging in feasibility work around business plans for a renovated facility, architectural studies, and the necessary preparations to launch a successful capital campaign; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.tarragontheatre.com
The Company Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $30,000
Description:to work through variety of interactive media, including electronic newsletters, blogs, online video diaries and interviews, and interactive web discussions and talk-back sessions in order to build new relationships with their audience that extend beyond the traditional seller-buyer paradigm; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.companytheatre.ca
Théâtre français de Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $40,000
Description:to develop various outreach activities particularly targeting the diverse francophone communities with Toronto, including activities to research and to create relationships within these communities, opportunities to develop partnerships with and events for representative groups, and new forms of marketing outreach; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrefrancais.com
Theatrefront Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $25,000
Description:to support a variety of strategies that will enable the company to revise its marketing materials, leverage new opportunities for international touring, and increase their local presence within the Toronto theatre scene; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrefront.com
Toronto Consort Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $45,000
Description:to enact a new youth outreach program that will engage young people in a highly experiential and participatory manner with masterpieces of Medieval and Renaissance music, moving these engagements beyond the traditional model of passive audience members; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.torontoconsort.org
Young People’s Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $54,000
Description:to create a Member Schools Initiative that will allow for a long-term, subscriber-like relationships between the company and certain schools and that would provide students, educators, and the community around the schools with a greater engagement in all YPT programming; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://youngpeoplestheatre.ca
Eakin, Lynn Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:to provide strategic policy support to the Ontario Nonprofit Network to strengthen the non-profit sector in OntarioWebsite:http://www.lynneakin.com
Faraday, Fay Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:to undertake strategic analysis of the laws, programs, and policies that structure and constrain the rights of migrant workers in Toronto in order to map the complex legal landscape that regulates migrant workers and to develop a framework for sustainable reform by identifying practical short-term and medium-term opportunities for system changes, and to develop and provide public education opportunities to advance public dialogue, and policy changes related to the recommendationsWebsite:http://www.faradaylaw.com
Jackson, Dr. Tim Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:in partnership with Dr. Peter Victor, to explore the potentially positive environmental and social implications of economic models of low economic growth/no economic growth at the urban, suburban, and regional levels
Litzenberger, Shannon Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:for research regarding new resource models for emerging, small, and mid-sized arts organizations, including public and private sector support and earned revenue through audience engagement and new market development Website:http://www.shannonlitzenberger.com
Marsland, Jane Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:to research new and alternative structures for nonprofit performing arts organizations, with a particular focus on possible models of fiscal sponsorship appropriate for the arts sector
Miller, Dr. Sally Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:to provide an assessment of and recommendations for alternative land use practices that support a strong regional food system in southern Ontario by identifying promising practices in other jurisdictions, conducting in-depth interviews with farmers and other innovators across southern Ontario, and documenting successful existing practices for land access and sustainable agricultural development for new and longer-term farmers
York University Foundation Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:in support of the work of Dr. Peter Victor at York University, in partnership with Dr. Tim Jackson, to explore the potentially positive environmental and social implications of economic models of low economic growth/no economic growth at the urban, suburban, and regional levelsWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca
EcoSource Renewal Program 2012 $6,020
Description:to allow Executive Director Lea Ann Mallett to participate in the Centred Leadership: When Remarkable Women Lead program at the Banff Centre in order to refocus her energy on key organizational goals and gain new leadership skillsWebsite:http://www.ecosource.ca
Native Earth Performing Arts Renewal Program 2012 $10,000
Description:to allow Donna-Michelle St. Bernard to pursue inquiry into Canadian intercultural performance ecology through participation in the development of new work, critical reading, discussion with academics and practitioners, and discussion of mandate and programmingWebsite:http://www.nativeearth.ca
Nature Canada Renewal Program 2012 $10,000
Description:to provide Ian Davidson with a period of time to consider new ideas and approaches on how to support small not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, and to evaluate business models for organizations that are in the process of transformation towards a more service-oriented approachWebsite:http://www.naturecanada.ca
Opera.ca Renewal Program 2012 $10,000
Description:to allow Christina Loewen to be mentored by Claude Legrand in and through a process of the practice of facilitating innovationWebsite:http://www.opera.ca
Small World Music Society Renewal Program 2012 $5,393
Description:to allow Executive Director Alan Davis to attend WOMEX 2012 in Thessaloniki, Greece, and to participate in research and networking activities in Istanbul in order to renew professional relationships and build his knowledge about the latest artistic trends in world music Website:http://www.smallworldmusic.com
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Renewal Program 2012 $10,000
Description:to allow Adminsitrative Director Anita Gaffney to enrol in the Leading Change and Organizational Renewal course at Harvard Business SchoolWebsite:http://www.stratfordshakespearefestival.com
Theatre Direct Canada Renewal Program 2012 $8,000
Description:to provide Lynda Hill with the opportunity to participate in a week of intensive study at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre of Childhood in Reggio Emilia, Italy and an additional week in residence with La Baracca in Bologna, one of the most celebrated companies creating theatre for the very youngWebsite:http://www.theatredirect.on.ca
tiger princess dance projects Renewal Program 2012 $10,000
Description:to allow Yvonne Ng to take part in a ten-day retreat at the Ontario Vipassana Centre, a 28-day residency in the Leighton Artists’ Colony at The Banff Centre, and the Centered Leadership: When Remarkable Women Lead course at Banff, as well as completing a two-week, independent residency with the leadership of the Vancouver International Dance FestivalWebsite:http://www.princessproductions.ca
Theatre Passe Muraille Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2012 $172,500
Description:to present an exciting slate of events designed to break down the walls between the theatre and its surrounding neighbourhood in a city-building initiative grounded in the belief that institutional arts organizations need to change the type of engagements that they have with audiences - going out into the community and building relationships with people who might not attend traditional theatre performances; third year of a three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.passemuraille.on.ca
JUMP Math Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $10,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://jumpmath.org/
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $7,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://parc.on.ca
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $6,500
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://tywo.ca/main.php
Alma Children’s Education Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.almafoundation.ca
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $10,000
Description:for general supportWebsite:http://www.cifar.ca
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $17,374
Description:

for Thomas Swayne as producer intern

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $25,500
Description:

for Claire Levick as wardrobe intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $9,000
Description:

for Jon Grosz as properties intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $16,000
Description:

for Doug Price as music director intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Cahoots Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $27,500
Description:for Justine Yim as administrative internWebsite:http://www.cahoots.ca
Canadian Stage Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $27,500
Description:for Alex Vass as properties internWebsite:http://www.canadianstage.com
Carousel Players Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $6,600
Description:for Jacqueline Costa as design internWebsite:http://www.carouselplayers.com
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $27,500
Description:for Michaud Garneau as artistic director internWebsite:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $27,500
Description:for Sarah Miller as artistic director internWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Shadowland Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $27,500
Description:for Kristi White as community arts internWebsite:http://www.shadowlandtheatre.ca
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $27,500
Description:for Benjamin Dietschi as administrative internWebsite:http://www.soundstreams.ca
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $16,500
Description:for Teresa Veerkamp as wardrobe internWebsite:http://www.grandtheatre.com
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $13,750
Description:for Emma Kerson as producer internWebsite:http://www.schooloftdt.org
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $17,050
Description:for Tara Mohan as production internWebsite:http://www.tdt.org
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2012 $27,500
Description:for Ginger Scott as administrative internWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca
Ballet Jörgen Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $55,000
Description:to create a variety of new programs, including audience education programs, presentations in non-traditional venues, live streaming performances, and digital video creations that will enable the company to break down barriers between education, performance, community engagement, and creation in order to deepen the reach of their art form; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.balletjorgen.ca
Crow’s Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $50,000
Description:to support community consultation, identification and engagement of community partnerships, expanded audience development, and increased organizational capacity and readiness as they prepare to move into new facilities during the 2015/16 fiscal year; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.crowstheatre.com
dance Immersion Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $30,000
Description:to address infrastructure and succession by creating a new administrative position, Program Manager, who, over the course of three years, would be mentored by the Program Director/Curator and gradually assume full administrative responsibility for the organization; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.danceimmersion.ca
Ipsita Nova Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $32,440
Description:to operate a six-week Creation Lab program each year between 2013 and 2015, developed as an exploratory process investigating the combination of contemporary and bharatanatyam movement styles and as a research and development period intended to deepen the practice of the company’s choreographic territory and the Artistic Director’s movement vocabulary; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.novadance.com
Mammalian Diving Reflex Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $35,500
Description:to formalize the company’s Youth Wing, providing opportunities to recruit youth participants from across Toronto, to research festivals and funding opportunities appropriate to their youth work, and to share these resources appropriately with other Toronto companies looking to work with youth; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.mammalian.ca
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $35,000
Description:to create a new part-time position in outreach and marketing which will lead a variety of initiatives related to connecting with audiences through new technologies, developing more interactive educational programs, and creating opportunities for the sector to share learning around audience development; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.necessaryangel.com
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $40,000
Description:to create a dynamic and sustainable multi-tiered model for play creation, developing a literary department at the company, building national opportunities for co-commissions, and leading to the creation of an annual festival of new work, that will be transformative for the organization; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $39,700
Description:to develop a new paradigm for the creation of work that will allow Obsidian to support the work many artists, bringing more work than they could produce to a higher level that will hopefully increase opportunities for production of work by Black artists throughout the theatrical ecosystem; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.obsidiantheatre.com
Orchestras Canada/Orchestres Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2012 $31,500
Description:to develop a learning and collaboration hub for Toronto-based arts service organizations, participating in network mapping exercises, face-to-face learning opportunities, an annual leadership retreat, shared internet resources, and collaborative planning and evaluation sessions; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.orchestrascanada.org
519 Church Street Community Centre, The Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $70,000
Description:

in partnership with the newly created Hospitality Workers Training Centre, to demonstrate the value of industry-led training and career pathways to employers, and to build infrastructure capacity to provide training and recruitment support to new entrants in the hospitality sector; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.the519.org
Stop Community Food Centre, The Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $30,000
Description:

in partnership with Community Food Centres Canada, for a 12-month internship for Ross Curtner

Website:http://www.thestop.org
Stop Community Food Centre, The Environment Special RFP Process 2012 $85,000
Description:

in partnership with Community Food Centres Canada, to build on and significantly expand the existing Grow for The Stop program, increasing the overall amount of local, organic food sold while, at the same time, bridging any market divide between farmers and low-income communities

Website:http://www.thestop.org
Thousand Islands Watershed Land Trust Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $30,000
Description:

in partnership with the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network, for a 12-month internship for Sarah Matheson

Website:http://www.tiwlt.ca
Essential Skills Ontario Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $10,000
Description:

to bring a new consortium of employment and training partners together with the Supply Chain sector to develop a “best practice” model for workforce development that can address issues of both employers and disadvantaged job seekers alike

Website:http://www.essentialskillsontario.ca
St. Christopher House Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $40,000
Description:

in partnership with MASS LBP, to complete WageMark, a voluntary “mark” program that employers can use to measure and promote the equity of their compensation packages and to tout their commitment to reducing income disparities within the workforce, and to launch the concept locally and in other jurisdictions

Website:http://www.stchrishouse.org
North York Community House Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $11,830
Description:

in partnership with Food Forward Advocacy Alliance, to create a network of community-based catering groups to improve the economic position of its members through shared access to business development, employment opportunities, and entrepreneurship supports

Website:http://www.nych.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2012 $100,000
Description:

to support a multi-year pilot with East Scarborough Storefront aimed at improving the economic opportunities available to low-income people in the neighbourhood of Kingston-Galloway Orton Park by working collaboratively with local and regional partners in order to spot places where the neighbourhood’s economic ecology can be improved. This initiative aims to develop an evolving series of strategic actions that build on pre-existing local work, take advantage of emerging opportunities, and link motivated people to key resources at the neighbourhood and city levels; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestorefront.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2012 $50,000
Description:

to support the Centre for City Ecology in a project management role for Metcalf’s Resilient Neighbourhood Economies (RNE) initiative

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $29,488
Description:

in partnership with Sustain Ontario, for a 10-month internship for Kendal Lee Donahue

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $15,000
Description:

in partnership with Not Far From the Tree, for a 6-month internship for Paul Stewart

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Clean Air Partnership Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $16,000
Description:in partnership with Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, for a 6-month internship for Sam SchacharWebsite:http://www.cleanairpartnership.org
EcoSource Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $30,000
Description:for a 12-month internship for Rahul MehtaWebsite:http://www.ecosource.ca
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $23,000
Description:for a 12-month internship for Damian AdjodhaWebsite:http://www.everdale.org
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Environment Sustainability Internships 2012 $30,000
Description:for a 12-month internship for Kunitomo KamizakiWebsite:http://parc.on.ca
ACORN Institute Canada Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $40,000
Description:to support low-income workers engaging in leadership development and public education around the minimum wage by enhancing the participation and capacity of these workers to address the employment conditions they face and contributing to public discussions and policy development related to “fair wages”Website:http://www.acorncanada.org
Connect Legal: Advice for Immigrant Entrepreneurs Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $14,950
Description:to give micro-entrepreneurs a pathway to understanding the legal requirements of operating a small business, and to provide a set of tools to assist low-resource individuals as they formalize previously informal businessesWebsite:http://www.connectlegal.ca
Labour Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $89,400
Description:to mobilize and engage Metrolinx to develop and entrench a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) in contracts associated with the building and maintenance of Light Rail Transit lines in Toronto to ensure that public funds spent to improve transit in Toronto will also maximize career opportunities for low-income workers; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.labourcommunityservices.ca
Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $25,100
Description:to bring together a diverse cross-section of Aboriginal groups and individuals with academic, government, and industry supporters to assess whether an Aboriginal business area is feasible in Toronto Ward 27 and to identify the steps associated with moving such an idea forward Website:http://www.nwrct.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $80,000
Description:to provide core operating support for efforts related to advancing decent work conditions for people including research and policy development; public education and outreach; capacity building for grassroots organizations; leadership development for workers’ in precarious jobs; and network development between groups seeking to advance low-wage, precarious workers’ rights; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org
St. Christopher House Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $83,000
Description:to explore how public policy choices that have been made related to such things as income security, employment insurance, immigration, and employment standards help create the conditions for a low-wage underground economy, the incentives for low-income people to engage in the informal economy, and the disincentives associated with working in the formal economyWebsite:http://www.stchrishouse.org
Woodgreen Community Services Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $96,887
Description:to create a vibrant local market that uses business and community economic development to provide opportunities for self-employment and local job generation by supporting the development of a new commercial tenancy model and to build a policy case for change to the commercial tax structure at the provincial level in order to create incentives for landlordsWebsite:http://www.woodgreen.org
Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2012 $100,000
Description:to support a multi-year pilot aimed at improving the economic opportunities available to low-income people in the neighbourhood of Thorncliffe Park by working collaboratively with local and regional partners in order to spot places where the neighbourhood’s economic ecology can be improved. This initiative aims to develop an evolving series of strategic actions that build on pre-existing local work, take advantage of emerging opportunities, and link motivated people to key resources at the neighbourhood and city levels; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.thorncliffe.org/
Ecological Farmers’ Association of Ontario Environment Special RFP Process 2012 $35,650
Description:

in partnership with the West End Food Co-op, to increase coordination of consumer demand for local food and producers’ capacity to meet that demand; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.efao.ca
Resource Library for the Environment and the Law Environment Special RFP Process 2012 $25,000
Description:

in partnership with the Canadian Environmental Law Association, to conduct a comprehensive inventory of the components that should be included in a new Local Food Act, both to support further consultation and discussion efforts from the perspective of a healthy local sustainable food system in Ontario and to be in a position to identify gaps and suggest amendments when the draft Bill is released

Website:http://www.ecolawinfo.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2012 $38,000
Description:

for core support to ensure that Not Far From The Tree can optimize its current model, develop a strategy to expand this model across all Toronto neighbourhoods, and sustain the positive impacts for years to come; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Special RFP Process 2012 $56,500
Description:

in partnership with Fresh City Farms, to build the market share for local sustainable food produced on urban or near urban lands by demonstrating the potential for direct home delivery of locally-produced foods and food products to homes in the Greater Toronto Area

Website:http://www.everdale.org
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2012 $90,000
Description:

in support of Sustain Ontario, for core support both to continue operations and to begin new initiatives such as a membership revenue stream and a multi-year strategic planning process

Website:http://tidescanada.org/create-a-charitable-project/
Social Planning Toronto Environment Healthy Lands 2012 $38,412
Description:

in partnership with Toronto Environmental Alliance, to engage Torontonians from diverse communities and Toronto suburbs in public discussions about land use policies that promote healthy lands, in particular land use for transportation in an urban setting; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2012 $50,000
Description:

to support a coalition of six environmental non-governmental organizations that are part of the Aggregate Forum of Ontario to bring together environmental groups with the representatives of gravel companies that are part of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (OSSGA) in order to develop a voluntary certification program for aggregate operations that addresses a wide range of environmental and social issues associated with aggregate production; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2012 $75,000
Description:to strengthen their operational and financial structure in order to ensure the long-term viability and sustainability of the organization while continuing to develop and expand their local sustainable food certification program; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.localfoodplus.ca
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2012 $51,750
Description:to continue their community-based plans for linking protected natural areas, farmlands, and green spaces; to implement a communications strategy aimed at a range of audiences; to create a best practices guide and accompanying presentation for municipal planners; and to build collaboration between farm and conservation organizations on a new incentive for habitat restoration on private lands called Safe Harbour Stewardship agreements; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontarionature.org
FarmStart Environment Special RFP Process 2012 $97,600
Description:to develop new farmland protection, transfer and succession options for farmers, aiming towards an equitable retirement from farming, affordability of land or appropriate tenure for new farmers, and the long-term protection of southern Ontario’s valuable farmland resourcesWebsite:http://www.farmstart.ca
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2012 $20,000
Description:

in support of the Michael Langham Director’s Workshop

Website:http://www.stratfordfestival.ca
Zizys, Tom Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:

to improve workforce development in the Toronto region through research and the development of a local labour market pilot project combining education, training, employment services, and economic development to meet employers’ skills needs, to support job placement and career advancement, and to enhance productivity growth and competitiveness

Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Innovation Fellowship 2012
Description:

to advance a new approach to income security for working-age adults in Ontario by undertaking further study of the working poor in the Toronto region and linking this research with efforts underway in other parts of Canada, and by working with the Canadian Council on Disabilities to explore the labour market implications of the extraordinary growth of social assistance as the principal support for persons with disabilities

Website:http://www.openpolicyontario.com
Warden Woods Community Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $6,480
Description:

to explore the feasibility of setting up a micro-micro loan funding program in Southwest Scarborough to assist people who need access to small amounts of money in order to get a job

Website:http://www.wardenwoods.com
Scadding Court Community Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $12,000
Description:

to support the development of the Modular Marketplace model, a vision of a vibrant outdoor market that uses business and community economic development to provide opportunities for self-employment/job generation and the animation of streetscapes, in order to explore the necessary ingredients for the success of this type of a model so it can be replicated in other parts of the city

Website:http://www.scaddingcourt.org
St. Christopher House Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $20,000
Description:

in partnership with MASS LBP, to develop WageMark, a voluntary “mark” program that employers can use to measure and promote the equity of their compensation packages and to tout their commitment to reducing income disparities within the workforce

Website:http://www.stchrishouse.org
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $15,000
Description:

to experiment with an alternative model of exchange for work and engagement in a new neighbourhood food co-op that could improve the economic livelihood of local residents and create an innovative structure for a community-owned market garden

Website:http://parc.on.ca
Ontario Employment Education and Research Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $28,573
Description:

to strengthen the Caregivers’ Action Network, a peer-led network of live-in caregivers in Toronto focused on improving working conditions for live-in caregivers through public education and policy change

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
North York Community House Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $11,984
Description:

to explore the feasibility of neighbourhood and settlement agencies providing small business development and entrepreneurship supports, and the kinds of models that would facilitate this, for immigrants living in Toronto’s low-income tower communities

Website:http://www.nych.ca
Learning Enrichment Foundation Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $24,200
Description:

to provide research and development support to an “emerging entrepreneurs” initiative focused on assisting very small-scale business start-ups with a special focus on food-based businesses

Website:http://www.lefca.org
Gerstein Crisis Centre Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $30,000
Description:

in partnership with Working for Change, to explore two innovative responses that attempt to address the challenges related to access to employment, and career path training for individuals with mental health and addiction histories

Website:http://www.gersteincentre.org
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $20,000
Description:

to bring a range of community groups, policy analysts, researchers, regional and municipal councillors, and the business sector together to explore how they might work together to advance the concept of a “Living Wage”

Website:http://www.policyalternatives.ca
ACCESS Community Capital Fund Inclusive Local Economies Opportunities Fund 2012 $35,000
Description:

to build a suite of small enterprise development supports that complement neighbourhood-based micro-loan initiatives; first year of two year commitment

Website:http://www.accessccf.com
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Discretionary General Fund 2010 $3,000
Description:

for special project support

Website:http://www.tapa.ca
FoodShare Renewal Program 2011 $8,600
Description:

to allow Debbie Field to travel to Brazil to learn and reflect on the lessons learned from the food movement, attending the CONSEA conference in Brazil, tour Belo Horizonte, and presenting her findings at the American Association of Geographers meeting in New York City as well as public meetings in Toronto

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Peggy Baker Dance Projects Renewal Program 2011 $5,000
Description:

to allow Peggy Baker to benefit from the guidance of an experienced mentor, James Kudelka, as she transitions from principally a solo choreographer to an artistic director of a company with a small ensemble of dancers

Website:http://www.peggybakerdance.com
Nathaniel Dett Chorale Renewal Program 2011 $10,000
Description:

to allow Ariel Fielding to participate in a four-month Mid-Career Development Fellowship with Stephen Kidd at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Website:http://www.nathanieldettchorale.org
FCJ Refugee Centre Renewal Program 2011 $10,000
Description:

to allow Francisco Rico-Martinez to explore various responses to precarious migration that are happening around the world and to evaluate the feasibility of implementing such responses in Canadian society; Rico-Martinez will visit migration centres and ombudsmen in Europe, the United States, Central America, and New Zealand

Website:http://www.fcjrefugeecentre.org
Théâtre français de Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $40,000
Description:

to develop various outreach activities particularly targeting the diverse francophone communities within Toronto, including activities to research and to create relationships within these communities, opportunities to develop partnerships with and events for representative groups, and new forms of marketing outreach; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.theatrefrancais.com
Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth Renewal Program 2011 $5,480
Description:

to enable Andrew Macdonald to enhance capacity in the area of performance measurement for effective management of nonprofits by attending a course at Harvard Business School and applying the learning within his organization and broader networks

Website:http://www.evasinitiatives.com
Environmental Defence Renewal Program 2011 $10,000
Description:

to allow Sarah Winterton to connect with non-traditional allies outside of the Toronto-based environmental movement in order to reinvigorate her thinking about how to make change happen and to develop new strategies for building environmental campaigns and programs

Website:http://www.environmentaldefence.ca
ArtsSmarts/GénieArts Renewal Program 2011 $10,000
Description:

to allow Jason van Eyk the opportunity to participate in the Landmark Leadership Program at the Niagara Institute

Website:http://www.artssmarts.ca
Zata Omm Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $25,000
Description:

to engage in a program of research and development into new media and new technologies and the manner in which these tools can be used to develop the visual elements of dance performance; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.zataomm.org
Theatrefront Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $25,000
Description:

to support a variety of strategies that will enable the company to revise its marketing materials, leverage new opportunities for international touring, and increase their local presence within the Toronto theatre scene; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.theatrefront.com
The Theatre Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $75,000
Description:

to create a position that will manage the Theatre Centre’s development of and relocation to their new facility in the Carnegie Library, undertaking such responsibilities as managing design development with the architects, overseeing revenue generation, and coordinating contracts and cash flow; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
The Company Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $30,000
Description:

to work through variety of interactive media, including electronic newsletters, blogs, online video diaries and interviews, and interactive web discussions and talk-back sessions in order to build new relationships with their audience that extend beyond the traditional seller-buyer paradigm; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.companytheatre.ca
Studio 180 Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $50,000
Description:

to allow the company to address three areas of focus in marketing and audience development: developing their general audience base, growing relationships with the education community, and researching and implementing electronic/digital media approaches to audience engagement; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.studio180.ca
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $45,000
Description:

to respond to the phenomenal growth in company’s artistic activity by creating the position of Artistic Associate, providing the ability for them to continue to be the largest disseminator of Canadian music internationally by developing additional opportunities for touring work, curating Canadian programs, and web-based broadcasting; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.soundstreams.ca
Pleiades Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $28,500
Description:

to develop a creative unit called “Found in Translation!” that will assist writers who wish to develop their craft related to translation of existing plays, benefiting both artists in the field and resulting in a source of new English translations of important international theatre pieces; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.pleiadestheatre.org
Orchestras Canada/Orchestres Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $31,500
Description:

to develop a learning and collaboration hub for Toronto-based arts service organizations, participating in network mapping exercises, face-to-face learning opportunities, an annual leadership retreat, shared internet resources, and collaborative planning and evaluation sessions; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.orchestrascanada.org
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $40,000
Description:

to create a dynamic and sustainable multi-tiered model for play creation, developing a literary department at the company, building national opportunities for co-commissions, and leading to the creation of an annual festival of new work, that will be transformative for the organization; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $35,000
Description:

to create a new part-time position in outreach and marketing which will lead a variety of initiatives related to connecting with audiences through new technologies, developing more interactive educational programs, and creating opportunities for the sector to share learning around audience development; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.necessaryangel.com
Mammalian Diving Reflex Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $35,500
Description:

to formalize the company’s Youth Wing, providing opportunities to recruit youth participants from across Toronto, to research festivals and funding opportunities appropriate to their youth work, and to share these resources appropriately with other Toronto companies looking to work with youth; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.mammalian.ca
fu-GEN Asian-Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $30,000
Description:

to create the position of Asian-Canadian Community Developer in order to increase the company’s Asian-Canadian audience demographic, to create community partnerships with Asian-Canadian organizations, and to secure Asian-Canadian financial support; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.fu-gen.org
dance Immersion Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $30,000
Description:

to address infrastructure and succession by creating a new administrative position, Program Manager, who, over the course of three years, would be mentored by the Program Director/Curator and gradually assume full administrative responsibility for the organization; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.danceimmersion.ca
Ballet Jörgen Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $55,000
Description:

to create a variety of new programs, including audience education programs, presentations in non-traditional venues, live streaming performances, and digital video creations that will enable the company to break down barriers between education, performance, community engagement, and creation in order to deepen the reach of their art form; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.balletjorgen.ca
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2011 $35,000
Description:

to grow the company’s artistic reputation over a three-year period by concentrating on both creative development, including production values and increased development time, and communicating the company’s value, through building a stronger network of co-producers and increasing their relationships with audiences and funders; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.actingupstage.com
Young Centre for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $13,739
Description:

for Lisa Li as programming intern

Website:http://www.youngcentre.ca
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

in collaboration with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Meaghan Davis as administrative intern

Website:http://www.volcano.ca
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $5,500
Description:

for Louis Laberge-Côté as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $20,625
Description:

for Angela Morra as production intern

Website:http://www.tdt.org
Toronto Children’s Chorus Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $14,000
Description:

for Cassandra Luftspring as conductor intern

Website:http://www.torontochildrenschorus.com
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

for Tamara Weisz as administrative intern

Website:http://www.tapa.ca
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $17,600
Description:

for Anrita Petraroia as Technical Director intern

Website:http://www.grandtheatre.com
Tapestry New Opera Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

for Michael Mori as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.tapestrynewopera.com
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $4,000
Description:

for Kiera Sangster as choreographer intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $16,000
Description:

for Scott Christian as music director intern

Website:http://www.shawfest.com
Queen of Puddings Music Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

for Shawna Caspi as marketing intern

Website:http://www.queenofpuddingsmusictheatre.com
Aluna Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $24,400
Description:

for Ana Lorena Leija as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.alunatheatre.ca
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to advance a new vision and approach to income security for working-age adults, and, more broadly, to the development of a robust poverty reduction strategy for Ontario

Website:http://www.openpolicyontario.com
Harbourfront Centre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

for Sky Fairchild-Waller as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com
Opera Atelier Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $11,460
Description:

for Katarzyna Misztal as wardrobe intern

Website:http://www.operaatelier.com
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

for Michelle Alexander as producer intern

Website:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net
Nightswimming Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

for Rachel Steinberg as dramaturg intern

Website:http://www.nightswimmingtheatre.com
MOonhORsE dance theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $9,200
Description:

for Michael Caldwell as programming intern

Website:http://moonhorsedancetheatre.wordpress.com
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $19,800
Description:

for Alexandra Dragihici as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org
Ipsita Nova Dance Projects Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $8,250
Description:

for Malar Janagan as Artistic Director intern

Website:http://www.ipsitanovadance.com
Crow’s Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $27,500
Description:

for Katherine Devlin as administrative intern

Website:http://www.crowstheatre.com
Carousel Players Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2011 $7,900
Description:

for Colin Doyle as Artistic Producer intern

Website:http://www.carouselplayers.com
Zizys, Tom Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to explore the changing shape of the labour market in recent years, and to work with a range of constituencies in order to identify promising strategies to enhance outcomes for those working-age adults at the low end of the income spectrum

York University Foundation Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

in support of the work of Dr. Peter Victor at York University, in partnership with Dr. Tim Jackson, to explore the potentially positive environmental and social implications of economic models of low economic growth/no economic growth at the urban, suburban, and regional levels

Website:http://www.yorku.ca
Thompson, Patricia Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to examine the role of vocation and reflective practice in sustaining and strengthening the vitality of nonprofit leaders, organizations, the sector, and civil society as a whole

Website:http://www.patriciathompson.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2011 $100,000
Description:

to support a multi-year pilot with East Scarborough Storefront aimed at improving the economic opportunities available to low-income people in the neighbourhood of Kingston-Galloway Orton Park by working collaboratively with local and regional partners in order to spot places where the neighbourhood’s economic ecology can be improved. This initiative aims to develop an evolving series of strategic actions that build on pre-existing local work, take advantage of emerging opportunities, and link motivated people to key resources at the neighbourhood and city levels; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestorefront.org
Marsland, Jane Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to research new and alternative structures for nonprofit performing arts organizations, with a particular focus on possible models of fiscal sponsorship appropriate for the arts sector

Miller, Dr. Sally Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to provide an assessment of and recommendations for alternative land use practices that support a strong regional food system in southern Ontario by identifying promising practices in other jurisdictions, conducting in-depth interviews with farmers and other innovators across southern Ontario, and documenting successful existing practices for land access and sustainable agricultural development for new and longer-term farmers

Jackson, Dr. Tim Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

in partnership with Dr. Peter Victor, to explore the potentially positive environmental and social implications of economic models of low economic growth/no economic growth at the urban, suburban, and regional levels

Harvey, David Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to support the research and production of "Fertile Ground for New Thinking: Improving Toronto’s Parks," and to disseminate and advance the recommendations therein

Website:http://www.parkpeople.ca/
Faraday, Fay Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to undertake research on the strategic analysis of the laws, programs, and policies that structure and constrain the rights of migrant workers in Toronto, in order to map the complex legal landscape that regulates migrant workers and to develop a framework for sustainable reform by identifying practical short-term and medium-term opportunities for system changes

Eakin, Lynn Innovation Fellowship 2011
Description:

to provide strategic policy support to the Ontario Nonprofit Network to strengthen the non-profit sector in Ontario

Website:http://www.lynneakin.com
Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office Inclusive Local Economies Resilient Neighbourhoods 2011 $100,000
Description:

to support a multi-year pilot aimed at improving the economic opportunities available to low-income people in the neighbourhood of Thorncliffe Park by working collaboratively with local and regional partners in order to spot places where the neighbourhood’s economic ecology can be improved. This initiative aims to develop an evolving series of strategic actions that build on pre-existing local work, take advantage of emerging opportunities, and link motivated people to key resources at the neighbourhood and city levels; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.thorncliffe.org/
PACT Urban Peace Program Environment Sustainability Internships 2011 $26,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Sabrina Malach

Website:http://www.pactprogram.ca
Stop Community Food Centre, The Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $63,000
Description:

to educate city residents about the potential uses of the vast store of downtown backyard land, to create a community seed exchange, to enhance existing free gardening workshops, and to initiate a neighbourhood visioning process around the development of urban lands for local food production

Website:http://www.thestop.org
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $57,500
Description:

to continue their community-based plans for linking protected natural areas, farmlands, and green spaces; to implement a communications strategy aimed at a range of audiences; to create a best practices guide and accompanying presentation for municipal planners; and to build collaboration between farm and conservation organizations on a new incentive for habitat restoration on private lands called Safe Harbour Stewardship agreements; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Ontario Nature Environment Sustainability Internships 2011 $30,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Timothy Hayward

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Centre for Sustainable Watersheds Environment Sustainability Internships 2011 $30,000
Description:

for a 12-month internship for Matt Goodchild

Website:http://www.watersheds.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $50,000
Description:

to allow Toronto Park People to engage a part-time community animator to facilitate the development of parks groups in marginalized communities by building partnerships with city staff, community groups, and agencies

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $100,600
Description:

in support of Sustain Ontario, to expand and deepen their work of promoting a local food agenda and building partnerships within and outside the local sustainable food system by connecting food and farming organizations through mechanisms such as events, conferences, and working groups; contributing to policy development; and engaging the public through a variety of means

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $62,000
Description:

in support of Not Far From the Tree, to support and expand their highly-successful fruit-picking program as well as a fruit tree care program

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
The Conservation Foundation of Greater Toronto Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $70,000
Description:

to design and implement a Black Creek Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan. Partnering with local community organizations, including Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre and Live Green Toronto, environmental planning will be integrated with social, economic, and cultural issues in the area; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thelivingcity.org
Social Planning Toronto Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $38,412
Description:

in partnership with Toronto Environmental Alliance, to engage Torontonians from diverse communities and Toronto suburbs in public discussions about land use policies that promote healthy lands, in particular land use for transportation in an urban setting; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $50,000
Description:

to support a coalition of six environmental non-governmental organizations that are part of the Aggregate Forum of Ontario to bring together environmental groups with the representatives of gravel companies that are part of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (OSSGA) in order to develop a voluntary certification program for aggregate operations that addresses a wide range of environmental and social issues associated with aggregate production; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontarionature.org
Ontario Land Trust Alliance Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $33,875
Description:

to develop an electronic library in order to build the skills and knowledge of local land trusts and to identify and close information gaps with case studies, best practices, and coverage of issues like conservation easements and tax laws; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.olta.ca
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $77,000
Description:

to advance farmland protection and food system development policy in Ontario by putting forward policy recommendations to provincial and municipal government that support sustainable food system planning and protection of agricultural land resources, and to monitor farmland loss across the province, promote agricultural easements, and advance tax reform in order to encourage farmland preservation; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $100,000
Description:

to strengthen their operational and financial structure in order to ensure the long-term viability and sustainability of the organization while continuing to develop and expand their local sustainable food certification program; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.localfoodplus.ca
Green Communities Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $25,000
Description:

to draw attention to the proliferation of hard surfaces throughout southern Ontario and the resultant negative impact on natural ecosystems as part of ongoing efforts to work with local governments in order to reduce the amount of paved surface across southern Ontario

Website:http://www.greencommunitiescanada.org
Environmental Defence Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $89,800
Description:

in partnership with the United Steelworkers, this new alliance called Blue Green Canada aims to advance opportunities and policies that will support a transition to a more environmentally sustainable economy at the community level and create good jobs

Website:http://www.environmentaldefence.ca
EcoSpark Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $40,000
Description:

to support a collaborative initiative with STORM Coalition, with an ambitious agenda to influence the review of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act and Plan in 2015 by building an education and awareness campaign, continuing to gather data on the moraine through citizen monitoring, and producing a third Status Report to track municipal implementation on the Oak Ridges Moraine; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.ecospark.ca
Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $80,000
Description:

in support of FarmStart, to assist with strategic leadership and organizational capacity building, to expand and share programming, and to continue to engage in critical and strategic systems change including influencing the next five-year Agricultural Policy Framework; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.efao.ca
Ecojustice Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $15,000
Description:

to research the best tools, policies, and creative solutions in order to encourage sustainable land use and community planning in Ontario, particularly in the Greater Toronto Area and the Golden Horseshoe area; this work is part of a larger project with Pembina and CELA, among others, to research, document, and propose promising location-efficient policy levers

Website:http://www.ecojustice.ca
Chinese Community Support Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2011 $40,000
Description:

to gain a better understanding of how the Chinese community currently approaches environmental issues, and to encourage that segment of the population to become more involved by designing a leadership program to engage individuals and families from the Chinese community in local conservation and stewardship activities

Website:http://www.ccnctoronto.ca
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2011 $50,000
Description:

in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature

Website:http://www.writerstrust.com
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2011 $40,000
Description:

in support of the Director of Development and the Manager of Special Events & Projects positions

Website:http://www.walrusmagazine.com
Wellesley Institute Discretionary General Fund 2011 $4,000
Description:

to support a multi-sector partnership’s efforts to contribute to a broad, informed policy debate around labour market issues leading up to Ontario’s 2011 provincial election; “Six Ideas to Support Good Jobs” will outline how we can pursue smart public policies to ensure that the labour market can work better for everyone and more effectively address growing income inequality in Ontario

Website:http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com
University of Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2011 $8,000
Description:

to compile an inventory of good practice and lessons learned relating to food policy councils

Website:http://www.munkschool.utoronto.ca
Toronto Community Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2011 $30,000
Description:

in support of The Toronto Project

Website:http://www.tcf.ca/
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Discretionary General Fund 2011 $50,000
Description:

to support Theatres Leading Change Toronto, a collaborative project under which small and mid-sized performing arts companies have opportunities to investigate alternate organizational models

Website:http://www.tapa.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2011 $25,000
Description:

in partnership with the Centre for City Ecology, in support of their Program Manager/Web Producer position

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office Discretionary General Fund 2011 $5,000
Description:

in support of their music program

Website:http://www.thorncliffe.org/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2011 $20,000
Description:

to support the Health Care Programme in Kenya

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
The Ecologos Institute Discretionary General Fund 2011 $1,500
Description:

to support the Foodstock event

Website:http://www.ecologos.ca
The Bruce Trail Association Discretionary General Fund 2011 $250
Description:

in memory of Sandra Purchase

Website:http://brucetrail.org/
Tarragon Theatre Discretionary General Fund 2011 $12,000
Description:

to support the Mallory Gilbert Award for the years 2012 through 2015

Website:http://www.tarragontheatre.com
Sustainability Network Discretionary General Fund 2011 $2,500
Description:

to support the Collective Impact! The Environment & Our Diverse Society conference

Website:http://www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca
Ryerson University Discretionary General Fund 2011 $5,000
Description:

to support the GrowTO Seminar Series

Website:http://www.ryerson.ca/surp
Project Bookmark Canada Discretionary General Fund 2011 $20,000
Description:

to support the National Strategy initiative

Website:http://projectbookmarkcanada.ca
Pembina Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2011 $25,000
Description:

to identify fair and effective “commuter choice” policy options to address gridlock, seeking to determine if there are any conditions under which commuters would be open to road fees to help implement an integrated regional transit strategy

Website:http://www.pembinafoundation.org
No. 9 Contemporary Art & the Environment Discretionary General Fund 2011 $10,000
Description:

in support of their capacity building

Website:http://www.no9.ca
New Brunswick Youth Orchestra Discretionary General Fund 2011 $30,000
Description:

in support of the Sistema New Brunswick; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.nbyo-ojnb.ca/
Meal Exchange Discretionary General Fund 2011 $8,000
Description:

to support the Food Secure Canada board in a strategic planning process

Website:http://www.mealexchange.com
Maytree Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2011 $5,288
Description:

to support a research project to document and describe existing services for immigrants who are self-employed and entrepreneurs, exploring whether self-employment and entrepreneurship is a viable option for lifting new Canadians out of poverty in the Greater Toronto Area

Website:http://www.maytree.com
MaRS Discovery District Discretionary General Fund 2011 $4,000
Description:

to support a Design Workshop for a ChangeLab led by REOS partners in order to help leaders learn about ChangeLab methodology as a way to support large-scale social transformation processes

Literary Review of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2011 $10,000
Description:

in support of an internship with the Literary Review of Canada

Website:http://lrc.reviewcanada.ca
Imagine Canada Discretionary General Fund 2011 $5,000
Description:

in support of the Imagine Canada’s Sector Champions program

Website:http://www.imaginecanada.ca
Houselink Community Homes Discretionary General Fund 2011 $6,000
Description:

to support their work with the ODSP Action Coalition in order to mobilize and engage their members in a discussion around key disability policy issues, and to work collectively on the development of a broader vision of what a disability support program should look like in advance of public consultations for the Social Assistance Review

Website:http://www.houselink.on.ca
Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival Discretionary General Fund 2011 $35,000
Description:

to facilitate the opening of the company’s Creation Lab, allowing them to hire a coordinator who will accelerate the project’s sustainability through increased earned revenues, build systems and policies for use and rental of the space, and address issues of communications regarding their services for the independent theatre community

Website:http://www.fringetoronto.com
Environmental Defence Canada Discretionary General Fund 2011 $50,000
Description:

in support of the Come Clean campaign

Website:http://www.environmentaldefence.ca
Dreamwalker Dance Company Discretionary General Fund 2011 $10,000
Description:

in support of the Diasporic Genius initiative

Website:http://www.dreamwalkerdance.com
Al Purdy A-frame Trust Discretionary General Fund 2011 $25,000
Description:

in support of the purchase of the Al Purdy a-frame house

Website:http://www.alpurdy.ca
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $5,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://tywo.ca/main.php
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $100,000
Description:

in honour of Robert F. Reid and in support of Robert F. Reid Special Collections Acquisition Fund; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Daily Bread Food Bank Discretionary General Fund 2011 $400
Description:

to support their work on the Ontario Housing Benefit

Website:http://www.dailybread.ca
CHF Canadian Hunger Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2011 $20,000
Description:

in support of the Benishangul Project in Ethiopia

Website:http://www.chf-partners.ca/
Cape Farewell Canada Discretionary General Fund 2011 $70,000
Description:

a core-funding grant which covers staff costs for a year plus basic communication expenses

Website:http://www.capefarewell.com
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary General Fund 2011 $60,000
Description:

in support of the Junior Fellow Academy Initiative

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2011 $3,000
Description:

to support the organization in their strategic planning process for 2012 to 2014

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Discretionary General Fund 2011 $5,000
Description:

to support organizational development

Website:http://www.cegn.org
Alternatives Journal, University of Waterloo Discretionary General Fund 2011 $15,000
Description:

for production of a food themed edition of Alternatives Journal

Website:http://www.alternativesjournal.ca
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $20,000
Description:

in support of the Literacy Circle program

Website:http://www.tplfoundation.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $1,000
Description:

for general program support of Not Far From the Tree

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $3,000
Description:

for general support of East Scarborough Storefront

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $7,500
Description:

for general program support of Small Change Fund

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
The Theatre Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $20,000
Description:

in support of their capital campaign

Website:http://www.theatrecentre.org
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $20,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.stratfordshakespearefestival.com
SKETCH Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $3,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.sketch.ca
JUMP Math Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $10,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://jumpmath.org/
High Park Initiatives Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $7,000
Description:

to support professional development activities for the staff of the Nature Centre

Website:http://www.highparknaturecentre.com/
FoodShare Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $2,500
Description:

in support of the Garden and Food Curriculum Working Group

Website:http://www.foodshare.net
Dixon Hall Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $7,500
Description:

in support of music, youth, and homeless shelter programs

Website:http://www.dixonhall.org
Daily Bread Food Bank Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $3,500
Description:

in support of Team Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP for the Holiday Challenge

Website:http://www.dailybread.ca
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $10,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.cifar.ca
Stop Community Food Centre, The Community Communities in Action 2011 $76,026
Description:

to enhance community training, engagement, and civic action of low- and middle-income people within two Toronto neighbourhoods in order to advance poverty reduction; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org
Gerstein Centre Community Communities in Action 2011 $42,500
Description:

to support Voices from the Street, a project that supports individuals who have had direct experience with homelessness, poverty, and mental health to become educators and leaders in addressing issues facing low-income people. This grant will allow them to enhance their effectiveness working with key organizations and policy-makers; to experiment with the concept of "peer employment" that may result in meaningful jobs for people traditionally in low-wage, precarious jobs; and to develop a business plan to assist Voices to build financial sustainability; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.gersteincentre.org
Ontario Employment, Education & Research Centre Community Communities in Action 2011 $70,000
Description:

to build regional supports and capacity for people affected by poor working conditions and inadequate enforcement of labour laws by using a range of strategies to raise awareness of precarious work, providing practical community-building skills and supports that utilize the strengths of community leaders across Toronto, and increasing local access points for new workers to get involved; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.oeerc.org
Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2011 $46,600
Description:

to support new immigrants to develop their leadership and organizing capacity in order to address the root causes of poverty in newcomer communities; they will do this, in part, by highlighting the ways in which barriers can be removed and meaningful policy changes can be implemented to increase access to fair and meaningful employment; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.mnlct.org
Alma Children’s Education Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2011 $20,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.almafoundation.ca
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2011 $261,000
Description:

to support East Scarborough Storefront as they build an eco-food hub that will act as the foundation for a range of environmental and food-security focused initiatives and be a model of how linking economic justice, green issues, and food can contribute to community wellbeing, neighbourhood renewal, and a stronger urban fabric; second year of a five-year commitment

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Theatre Passe Muraille Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2011 $46,500
Description:

to present an exciting slate of events designed to break down the walls between the theatre and its surrounding neighbourhood in a city-building initiative grounded in the belief that institutional arts organizations need to change the type of engagements that they have with audiences - going out into the community and building relationships with people who might not attend traditional theatre performances; second year of a three-year commitment

Website:http://www.passemuraille.on.ca
Social Planning Toronto Community Communities in Action 2011 $30,737
Description:

to collaborate with people, organizations, and networks from across the city to strengthen and enhance efforts to address poverty reduction with a specific focus on how local government can take leadership on these issues

Website:http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org
Ralph Thornton Community Organization Community Communities in Action 2011 $26,556
Description:

to develop a successful model of community development that creates inclusion and social cohesion in a mixed-income community

Website:http://www.ralphthornton.org
Elizabeth Fry Toronto Community Communities in Action 2011 $46,111
Description:

to undertake a peer leadership initiative that supports women who have lived experience of poverty and the criminal justice system to become educators on the interconnection between these two issues in order to address policy transformation at multiple levels including through service improvements, the creation of new initiatives where there are significant service gaps, and shifts to regulatory and legislative frameworks; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.efrytoronto.org
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Renewal Program 2010 $10,000
Description:

to support Artistic Director Ross Manson through the course of a two-month international research project and a two-month retreat

Website:http://www.volcano.ca/
Wellesley Institute Community 2010 $1,500
Description:to assist in bringing Richard Wilkinson, a British social epidemiologist, to Canada in order to discuss the growing income inequality and how to address that trendWebsite:http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2010 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's LiteratureWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com/
Zata Omm Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $25,000
Description:to engage in a program of research and development into new media and new technologies and the manner in which these tools can be used to develop the visual elements of dance performance; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.zataomm.org/
Zizys, Tom Community Innovation Fellowship 2010
Description:to explore the changing shape of the labour market in recent years, and to work with a range of constituencies in order to identify promising strategies to enhance outcomes for those working-age adults at the low end of the income spectrum
519 Church Street Community, The Community Communities in Action 2010 $67,135
Description:

to train low-income, homeless, and under-housed transgendered people as Community Advocates in order to lead a comprehensive policy development and change management initiative to address systemic barriers to supports for the community

Website:http://www.the519.org/
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2010 $50,000
Description:

in support of the Director of Development and the Manager of Special Events & Projects positions

Website:http://www.walrusmagazine.com/foundation/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary General Fund 2010 $32,500
Description:

in support of the Green Arts Barn project; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Community Communities in Action 2010 $76,026
Description:

to enhance community training, engagement, and civic action of low- and middle-income people within two Toronto neighbourhoods in order to advance poverty reduction; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:

in support of the Research & Monitoring Coordinator position in the Northern Rangelands Trust

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:

in support of the Health Education Programme in Kenya

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2010 $80,000
Description:

to support Sustain Ontario as they undertake "Good Food Ideas to Feed a Hungry City," an initiative aimed at engaging the broader public in a discussion about sustainable, socially just food systems incorporating social media strategies and locally based events

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
St. Christopher House Renewal Program 2010 $10,000
Description:

to support Maureen Fair to engage with activists and community workers in South America and Africa in order to bring new knowledge and perspectives back to St. Christopher House

Website:http://www.stchrishouse.org/
Social Planning Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:

in support of the “Community Organization Around Transit Issues” project

Website:http://socialplanningtoronto.org/
University of Guelph Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $20,000
Description:

in partnership with Greenlands Centre Wellington, to secure a system of “Greenlands” in the Township of Centre Wellington based on research, mapping, and a broadly based citizen engagement process; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $100,000
Description:

in honour of Robert F. Reid and in support of Robert F. Reid Special Collections Acquisition Fund; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://tplfoundation.ca/
Social Planning Toronto Community Communities in Action 2010 $12,500
Description:

to develop a detailed action plan for the newly created Toronto Working Group, consisting of residents, organizations, and networks from across the City, ion order to enable them to mobilize resources at a city-wide level to help move people and places out of poverty

Website:http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org/
Sierra Club of Canada Foundation Environment Sustainability Internships 2010 $22,750
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Deepa HazratiWebsite:http://www.sierraclub.ca/foundation
Sinfonia Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:to invest in a half-time administrative position as the beginning of a plan to develop a strong infrastructure for the organization, working towards goals of diversified revenue and increased opportunities for outreach and regional performances; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.sinfoniatoronto.com/
Social Planning Toronto Community 2010 $4,000
Description:to support the 2010 Toronto Community Development Institute Spring Conference, an effort of community agency staff, academics, and activists committed to strengthening community development practice as a city-building strategyWebsite:http://www.socialplanningtoronto.org/
Soulpepper Theatre Company Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.soulpepper.ca/
St. Matthew’s Bracondale House Discretionary General Fund 2010 $2,000
Description:in support of the Holistic Wellness programsWebsite:http://www.smbh.ca/
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Community Innovation Fellowship 2010
Description:to advance a new vision and approach to income security for working age adults, and more broadly, to the development of a robust poverty reduction strategy for OntarioWebsite:http://www.openpolicyontario.com/
Stratford Chefs School Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordchef.com/
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $20,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/
Studio 180 Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $50,000
Description:to allow the company to address three areas of focus in marketing and audience development: developing their general audience base, growing relationships with the education community, and researching and implementing electronic/digital media approaches to audience engagement; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.studio180.ca/
Talk is Free Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $13,750
Description:for Adam Brazier as Artistic Producer internWebsite:http://www.tift.ca/
The Arthritis Society Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $1,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.arthritis.ca/
The Catalyst Centre Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $24,600
Description:in support of Not Far From the Tree, to research and develop a new business operating plan that focuses on organizational restructuring, programming, geographic expansion, and best practices that will help them transition from operating as a project to existing independentlyWebsite:http://www.catalystcentre.ca/
The Catalyst Centre Environment Sustainability Internships 2010 $30,000
Description:in partnership with Not Far From the Tree, to support a 12-month internship for Robin NewmanWebsite:http://www.catalystcentre.ca/
The Centre for Aboriginal Media Discretionary General Fund 2010 $5,000
Description:to support the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts FestivalWebsite:http://www.imaginenative.org/
The Company Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $30,000
Description:to work with through a variety of interactive media, including electronic newsletters, blogs, online video diaries and interviews, and interactive web discussions and talk-back sessions in order to build new relationships with their audience that extend beyond the traditional seller-buyer paradigm; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.companytheatre.ca/
The Conservation Foundation of Greater Toronto Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $70,000
Description:to design and implement a Black Creek Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan, partnering with local community organizations, including Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre and Live Green Toronto, in order to integrate environmental planning with social, economic, and cultural issues in the area; it will result in the implementation of demonstration projects and programming focused on retrofits for stormwater management, enhancement of natural areas, and energy and water conservation; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.trca.on.ca/foundation
The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $3,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $22,740
Description:for Melinda Dempster as Technical Director internWebsite:http://www.grandtheatre.com/
The Theatre Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $20,000
Description:in support of their capital campaignWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org/
The Theatre Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $75,000
Description:to create a position that will manage the Theatre Centre’s development of and relocation to their new facility in the Carnegie Library, undertaking such responsibilities as managing design development with the architects, overseeing revenue generation, and coordinating contracts and cash flow; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org/
Theatre Passe Muraille Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2010 $56,000
Description:to present an exciting slate of events designed to break down the walls between the theatre and its surrounding neighbourhood in a city-building initiative grounded in the belief that institutional arts organizations need to change the type of engagements that they have with audiences - going out into the community and building relationships with people who might not attend traditional theatre performances; first year of a three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.passemuraille.on.ca/
Theatre Passe Muraille Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $46,036
Description:to create “Scratch Nights,” a play development program that serves the needs of collaboratively based new work; allows Theatre Passe Muraille to mentor younger, emerging companies; and helps to re-focus the organization on its original creative mandate while addressing needs of audience development; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.passemuraille.on.ca/
Theatrefront Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $25,000
Description:to support a variety of strategies that will enable the company to revise its marketing materials, to leverage new opportunities for international touring, and to increase their local presence within the Toronto theatre scene; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrefront.com/
Thompson, Patricia Community Innovation Fellowship 2010
Description:to explore the area of nonprofit leader renewal and how investing in the professional vitality of leaders supports the strengthening of organizations and the sector as a wholeWebsite:http://www.patriciathompson.ca/
Tides Canada Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:in support of Small Change FundWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Community Communities in Action 2010 $40,000
Description:to support East Scarborough Storefront to document the community engagement model they have undertaken in order to improve the quality of life and opportunity for low-income people in the neighbourhood of Kingston-Galloway and Orton Park; this story will be of great value to other groups interested in understanding the processes that have underpinned their neighbourhood renewal effortsWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2010 $105,000
Description:to support East Scarborough Storefront as they build an eco-food hub that will act as the foundation for a range of environmental and food-security focused initiatives and be a model of how liking economic justice, green issues, and food can contribute to community wellbeing, neighbourhood renewal, and a stronger urban fabric; first year of a five-year commitmentWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2010 $20,000
Description:in support of Jane’s WalkWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $100,000
Description:in support of Sustain Ontario as they continue to develop the capacity of their Ontario-wide alliance of food and farm organizations to address the many challenges of building a food system that is ecological, equitable and financially viable; specific focus will be given to strengthening and growing their network, effecting policy change, enhancing strategic food system analysis, co-ordinating farm and food working groups, and expanding the capacity of members to engage in policy makingWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $28,500
Description:in support of Tyee Solutions Society, to research farming and land-use issues in southern Ontario and BC’s Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley, resulting in a series of feature articles and a compilation piece sent to decision-makers; the focus will be an in-depth, solutions-oriented public interest piece of journalism intended to elevate the public conversation necessary to affect changeWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Sustainability Internships 2010 $28,020
Description:in partnership with Sustain Ontario, to support a 10-month internship for Tammara SomaWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
tiger princess dance projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:to expand the role of current administrative staff in order to take on additional responsibilities for tour marketing and management – while providing additional training for these roles – allowing the company to capitalize on current touring opportunities in order to find a new level of financial stability and artistic capability; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.princessproductions.ca/
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:to work in collaboration with eyeGO to investigate the potential for additional marketing of youth ticket discount programs through the exploration of internet capabilities and the creation of a Youth Ambasssador position; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tapa.ca/
Toronto Arts Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2010 $20,000
Description:in support of the Metcalf Arts Policy Fellowship; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.torontoartsfoundation.org/
Toronto Christian Resource Centre Community Communities in Action 2010 $56,925
Description:to assist with development and preliminary implementation of a community food security strategy that will enable TCRC and their community partners to determine how best to create and sustain an integrated food system strategy for Regent Park that fosters equitable food access, health, environmental sustainability, and economic and community developmentWebsite:http://www.tcrc.ca/
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $50,000
Description:to allow the company to engage in a variety of programs, comprising formal class work, mentorships, self-directed learning, and peer networking, that will strengthen artistic, production, and administrative staff both in their work for the company and in their individual development; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tdt.org/
Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:in support of the Dr. E.D. Wigle Fellowship in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ResearchWebsite:http://www.tgwhf-uhn.ca/
Toronto Neighbourhood Centres Community Communities in Action 2010 $12,000
Description:to pilot discussions in different parts of the city about the links between taxation, public investment, and community well-beingWebsite:http://www.neighbourhoodcentres.ca/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $20,000
Description:in support of the Literary Circle programWebsite:http://tplfoundation.ca/
Toronto Rehab Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $6,500
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.torontorehab.com/Toronto-Rehab-Foundation.aspx
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.tywo.ca/main.php
University of Toronto, School of Public Policy & Governance Discretionary General Fund 2010 $20,000
Description:to enable two Masters of Public Policy interns to work on the planning and development of the Toronto City Summit Alliance’s regional summit scheduled for February 2011Website:http://www.civicaction.ca/
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:in collaboration with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Ellen Bayley as administrative internWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca/
Literary Review of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:

in support of an internship with the Literary Review of Canada

Website:http://reviewcanada.ca/
Sampradaya Dance Creations Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:

to create DanceIntense Toronto, an unprecedented and innovative project designed to introduce, develop, and sustain a unique choreo-residency that will benefit emerging and mid-career professionals in South Asian dance; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.sampradaya.ca/
Gerstein Centre Community Communities in Action 2010 $42,500
Description:

to support Voices from the Street, a project that trains individuals who have had the lived experience of homelessness to become educators and leaders in addressing issues related to poverty. This grant will allow them to enhance their effectiveness working with key organizations and policy-makers; to experiment with the concept of “peer employment“ that may result in meaningful jobs for people traditionally in low-wage, precarious jobs; and to develop a business plan to assist Voices to build financial sustainability; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.gersteincentre.org/
Ontario Land Trust Alliance Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $61,905
Description:

to develop an electronic library in order to build the skills and knowledge of local land trusts and to identify and close information gaps with case studies, best practices, and coverage of issues like conservation easements and tax laws; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.olta.ca/
Elizabeth Fry Toronto Community Communities in Action 2010 $46,111
Description:

to undertake a peer leadership initiative that supports women who have lived experience of poverty and the criminal justice system to become educators on the interconnection between these two issues in order to address policy transformation at multiple levels including through service improvements, the creation of new initiatives where there are significant service gaps, and shifts to regulatory and legislative frameworks; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.efrytoronto.org/
COSTI Immigrant Services Community Communities in Action 2010 $37,000
Description:in partnership with South Asian Women's Rights Organization, to support women living in the Teesdale, Crescent Town, and adjacent communities to organize in order to address the issue of access to the affordable and adequate child care supports necessary to help women find a pathway out of povertyWebsite:http://www.costi.org/
Crow’s Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:for Aislinn Rose as administrative internWebsite:http://www.crowstheatre.com/index.htm
Daily Bread Food Bank Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $2,500
Description:in support of Team Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP for the Holiday ChallengeWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Daily Bread Food Bank Community Communities in Action 2010 $20,000
Description:in partnership with Voices from the Street, to work with a team of social assistance recipients to develop a blueprint for how Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program need to change to decrease barriers and increase opportunities for people to transition out of povertyWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Dance Collection Danse Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:for Carolyn Clare as archiving internWebsite:http://www.dcd.ca/
Delta Waterfowl Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $30,000
Description:to pilot the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) project, which will provide incentive payments to farmers and ranchers in exchange for ecological goods and services; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.deltawaterfowl.org/
Democracy Education Network Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:in support of democracy skills workshops; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.democracyeducation.net/
Diaspora Dialogues Discretionary 50th Anniversary Grants 2010 $75,000
Description:to engage Torontonians in a conversation called "Deeper Dialogues," a new series of art + ideas events that explore how to strengthen Toronto; these public events will explore the wide range of ways in which social justice, sustainability, and culture can be intertwined to create a more liveable cityWebsite:http://diasporadialogues.com/
Diaspora Dialogues Discretionary General Fund 2010 $20,000
Description:in support of the Urban Under Ground ProjectWebsite:http://diasporadialogues.com/
Distress Centres Renewal Program 2010 $5,262
Description:to support Karen Letofsky to access the latest resources, knowledge, and thought-leaders in the field of crisis intervention by joining and participating in one national and one international networkWebsite:http://www.torontodistresscentre.com/
Eakin, Lynn Community Innovation Fellowship 2010
Description:to provide strategic leadership to the Ontario Nonprofit Network to strengthen the nonprofit sector in OntarioWebsite:http://www.lynneakin.com/
Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $65,920
Description:to build the strength of the organization by hiring a permanent Executive Director and to increase their work with organizational partners, like FarmStart and Sustain Ontario, in order to help with programming, training, and policy work. They will also work to strengthen their farmer education and member services coordination, including expansion of their regional program delivery across southern OntarioWebsite:http://www.www.efao.ca/
Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $80,000
Description:in work with FarmStart in order to support strategic leadership and organizational capacity building, to expand and share programming, and to continue to engage in critical and strategic systems change including influencing the next five-year Agricultural Policy Framework; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.www.efao.ca/
EcoSpark Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $45,000
Description:to support a collaborative initiative with STORM Coalition, with an ambitious agenda to influence the review of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act and Plan in 2015 by building a moraine movement through ecological and policy monitoring; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Family Service Toronto Community Communities in Action 2010 $37,228
Description:to support Campaign 2000’s efforts to undertake public education and community engagement in order to advance the adoption of an Ontario Housing Benefit to address the high shelter-to-income burden, to engage lone parents regarding social assistance in order to identify ways to remove barriers that limit their ability to pathway out of poverty, and to put forward their recommendations as part of the Social Assistance reviewWebsite:http://www.familyservicetoronto.org/
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2010 $10,000
Description:in support of the T.eau CampaignWebsite:http://www.greenbelt.ca/
fu-GEN Asian-Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $30,000
Description:to create the position of Asian-Canadian Community Developer in order to increase the company’s Asian-Canadian audience demographic, to create community partnerships with Asian-Canadian organizations, and to secure Asian-Canadian financial support; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.fu-gen.org/
Furniture Bank Discretionary General Fund 2010 $1,760
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.furniturebank.org/
Harvey, David Innovation Fellowship 2010
Description:to support the research and production of "Fertile Ground for New Thinking: Improving Toronto’s Parks," and to disseminate and advance the recommendations thereinWebsite:http://www.parkpeople.ca/
Hustler Young Men’s Bible Class Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2010 $50,000
Description:for general program support
Imagine Canada Discretionary General Fund 2010 $5,000
Description:in support of the Sector Champions programWebsite:http://www.imaginecanada.ca/
International Board on Books for Young People: The Reading Summit Discretionary General Fund 2010 $8,000
Description:in support of the TD National Reading SummitWebsite:http://www.ibby.org/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,000
Description:for Julia Churchill as Artistic Director internWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
JUMP Math Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $20,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://jumpmath.org/
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $150,000
Description:to strengthen their operational and financial structure in order to ensure the long-term viability and sustainability of the organization while continuing to develop and expand their local sustainable food certification programWebsite:http://www.localfoodplus.ca/
Land Food People Foundation Environment Sustainability Internships 2010 $30,000
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Tracy PhillippiWebsite:http://www.localfoodplus.ca/
Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2010 $23,400
Description:to support new immigrants to develop their leadership and organizing capacity in order to address the root causes of poverty in newcomer communities; they will do this, in part, by highlighting the ways in which barriers can be removed and meaningful policy changes can be implemented to increase access to fair and meaningful employment; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.mnlct.org/
National Arts Centre, English Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:for Judi Pearl as administrative internWebsite:http://nac-cna.ca/
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $35,000
Description:to create a new part-time position in outreach and marketing which will lead a variety of initiatives related to connecting with audiences through new technologies, developing more interactive educational programs, and creating opportunities for the sector to share learning around audience development; first year of three-year commitment.Website:http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Nightswimming Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:for Leora Morris as dramaturgy internWebsite:http://nightswimmingtheatre.com/
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:for Kelly Straughan as Artistic Director internWebsite:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net/
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $40,000
Description:to create a dynamic and sustainable multi-tiered model for play creation, developing a literary department at the company, building national opportunities for co-commissions, and leading to the creation of an annual festival of new work, that will be transformative for the organization; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net/
North York Harvest Food Bank Community Communities in Action 2010 $35,000
Description:to undertake a feasibility study for a Food and Distribution Hub to be created in a revitalized Lawrence Heights; the Hub is envisioned to act as a catalyst to help address food and income insecurity issues in the communityWebsite:http://www.northyorkharvest.com/
Ontario Employment, Education & Research Centre Community Communities in Action 2010 $70,000
Description:to build regional supports and capacity for people affected by poor working conditions and inadequate enforcement of labour laws by using a range of strategies to raise awareness of precarious work, providing practical community building skills and supports that utilize the strengths of community leaders across Toronto, and increasing local access points for new workers to get involved; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org/
Ontario Employment, Education & Research Centre Community Communities in Action 2010 $21,000
Description:in partnership with the Caregiver Action Centre, to develop a peer-led network to provide individual workers under the "Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP)/Temporary Foreign Worker Program" with accurate information on laws and regulations governing their employment situation and how to enforce them, and to increase public awareness and advocate for changes to improve working conditions for live-in caregivers and other foreign temporary workersWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $83,000
Description:to advance farmland protection and food system development policy in Ontario by putting forward policy recommendations to provincial and municipal government that support sustainable food system planning and protection of agricultural land resources, and to monitor farmland loss across the province, promote agricultural easements, and advance tax reform to encourage farmland preservation; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $33,500
Description:to work in partnership with Sustainable Brant on the “Places to Grow: Promoting Healthy Communities and Protecting Local Farmland” project which addresses key development pressures facing stakeholders in Brant County; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Sustainability Internships 2010 $30,000
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Matthew SetzkornWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2010 $100,000
Description:to continue their community-based plans for linking protected natural areas, farmlands, and green spaces; to build the strength of the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) alliance; and to engage in the review of the Provincial Policy Statement; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontarionature.org/
PACT Communications Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:to re-invigorate PACT’s professional development program through the implementation of “Real Time, Real Place,” a series of subject-specific workshops offered to groups of PACT members in cities across Canada; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pact.ca/
Philanthropic Foundations Canada Discretionary General Fund 2010 $3,000
Description:in support of the "New Thinking About Funding the Charitable Sector in Canada" symposiumWebsite:http://pfc.ca/en/
Pleiades Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $28,500
Description:to develop a creative unit called “Found in Translation!” that will assist writers who wish to develop their craft related to translation of existing plays, both benefiting artists in the field and resulting in a source of new English translations of important international theatre pieces; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pleiadestheatre.org/
Ralph Thornton Community Organization Community Communities in Action 2010 $35,000
Description:to develop a successful model of community development that creates inclusion and social cohesion in a mixed-income community; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ralphthornton.org/
S.H.A.R.E. Agriculture Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $5,000
Description:in support of the Guatemalan Education ProjectWebsite:http://www.shareagfoundation.org/
Scarborough Music Theatre Discretionary General Fund 2010 $8,000
Description:in support of the Scarborough Village Outreach project; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://theatrescarborough.com/
Schools Without Borders Community Communities in Action 2010 $66,111
Description:to implement the pilot of a youth-led food security strategy out of the East Scarborough Storefront in the Kingston-Galloway community in ScarboroughWebsite:http://www.swb.ca/
Shadowland Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:for Arber Makri as design internWebsite:http://www.shadowlandtheatre.ca/
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $16,500
Description:for James Smith as Music Director internWebsite:http://www.shawfest.com/
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2009 $50,000
Description:

in support of the Development Officer and Event Manager positions

Website:http://www.walrusmagazine.com/foundation/
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2009 $10,000
Description:

in support of a professional Development Officer

Website:http://www.walrusmagazine.com/foundation/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Environment Sustainability Internships 2009 $30,000
Description:

to support a 12-month internship for Carolyn Young

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Environment Food Solutions Papers 2009 $15,000
Description:

to produce “In Every Community, A Place for Food? The Community Food Centre Model," which will examine pragmatic ways that The Stop’s model can be replicated elsewhere in Ontario; it will provide a working framework to community-based organizations, will develop a strategic approach towards articulating the Community Food Centre (CFC) model to policy makers, will show what communities may face should they choose to implement this model and what community organizations will need from government and the private sector in order for the CFC model to flourish in their community

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary General Fund 2009 $32,500
Description:

in support of the Green Arts Barn project; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Community Communities in Action 2009 $75,000
Description:

in partnership with Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre, to expand and enhance community-led efforts to address poverty and hunger. These include expanding the work of the Income Security Advocacy Council and launching a new public education and engagement effort through the Green Barns Support Club in order to bring a new constituency of people together to address poverty; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2009 $15,000
Description:

in support of the Leparua Clinic, which provides medical services to LWC staff, their dependents, and the surrounding communities in Kenya

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2009 $15,000
Description:

in support of the Research & Monitoring Coordinator position in the Northern Rangelands Trust

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
Canadian Stage Company Discretionary General Fund 2010 $50,000
Description:

to conduct a feasibility study, encompassing business models, architectural studies, and fundraising feasibility, for a major capital campaign that would propose suggestions for the resolution of the governance model at the St. Lawrence Centre and prepare for extensive renovations at both the St. Lawrence Centre and the Berkeley Street Theatre

Website:http://www.canadianstage.com/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Food Solutions Papers 2009 $15,000
Description:

in support of Sustain Ontario, for the creation of “Menu 2020 – Ten Good Food Ideas for Ontario," which represents a small, first step toward galvanizing interest in a food and farming strategy for Ontario, and toward spurring discussion and generating ideas about how to move forward

Website:http://tidescanada.org/
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Environment 2010 $5,000
Description:

to support "The Age of the Unenvironmental," the first in a series of Building Bridges papers on developing integrated approaches to grantmaking 

Website:http://www.cegn.org/
The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $3,500
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $22,000
Description:for Wendy Ryder as Technical Director internWebsite:http://www.grandtheatre.com/
The Law Society Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $3,000
Description:in support of Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry programWebsite:http://www.lawyersfeedthehungry.ca/
The Learning Enrichment Foundation Community Communities in Action 2009 $50,820
Description:to increase the capacity of residents of Weston-Mount Dennis to break the cycle of poverty in their community. They will work with community residents to implement a series of strategies that address issues of inadequate income and benefit supports, lack of childcare subsidies, limited opportunities for employment and training supports, and insufficient supports for the young peopleWebsite:http://www.lefca.org/
The Storytellers’ School of Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to heighten the celebration of the art of storytelling throughout the year and to raise the profile of the organization through the creation of additional storytelling events in conjunction with their upcoming move into the Green Arts Barns community; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.storytellingtoronto.org/
The Theatre Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $20,000
Description:in support of their capital campaignWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org/
The Theatre Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $75,000
Description:to create a position that will manage the Theatre Centre’s development of and relocation to their new facility in the Carnegie Library, undertaking such responsibilities as managing design development with the architects, overseeing revenue generation, and coordinating contracts and cash flow; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org/
Theatre Passe Muraille Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $27,500
Description:for Aviva Armour-Ostroff as Artistic Director internWebsite:http://www.passemuraille.on.ca/
Theatre Passe Muraille Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $46,036
Description:to create “Scratch Nights,” a play development program that serves the needs of collaboratively based new work; allows Theatre Passe Muraille to mentor younger, emerging companies; and helps to re-focus the organization on its original creative mandate while addressing needs of audience development; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.passemuraille.on.ca/
Thompson, Patricia Community Innovation Fellowship 2009
Description:to explore the area of nonprofit leader renewal and how investing in the professional vitality of leaders supports the strengthening of organizations and the sector as a wholeWebsite:http://www.patriciathompson.ca/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Discretionary General Fund 2009 $20,000
Description:in support of Jane's WalkWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $180,000
Description:in support of Local Food Plus, for the continued development of a local food eco-label for southern Ontario as a comprehensive strategy for food system reform that will support farmers and offer consumers a way to support local sustainable agricultureWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $100,000
Description:in support of Sustain Ontario as they continue to develop the capacity of their Ontario-wide alliance of food and farm organizations to address the many challenges of building a food system that is ecological, equitable and financially viable; specific projects will include improving the infrastructure for local food, supporting a provincial urban agriculture network, and assisting in a provincial campaign related to student nutrition, local food, and food literacyWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
tiger princess dance projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to expand the role of current administrative staff in order to take on additional responsibilities for tour marketing and management – while providing additional training for these roles – allowing the company to capitalize on current touring opportunities in order to find a new level of financial stability and artistic capability; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.princessproductions.ca/
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to work in collaboration with eyeGO to investigate the potential for additional marketing of youth ticket discount programs through the exploration of internet capabilities and the creation of a Youth Ambasssador position; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tapa.ca/
Toronto Arts Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2009 $20,000
Description:in support of the Metcalf Arts Policy Fellowship; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.torontoartsfoundation.org/
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $50,000
Description:to allow the company to engage in a variety of programs, comprising formal class work, mentorships, self-directed learning, and peer networking, that will strengthen artistic, production, and administrative staff both in their work for the company and in their individual development; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tdt.org/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $20,000
Description:in support of the Literary Circle programWebsite:http://tplfoundation.ca/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2009 $10,000
Description:in support of professional development for staff and board; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://tplfoundation.ca/
University of Guelph Discretionary General Fund 2009 $7,500
Description:in support of the Young Conservation Professionals programWebsite:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to solidify and expand their position as an internationally active experimental company through:  networking and partnering, to make and maintain international connections; training, to bring international knowledge and teachers to Canada; and touring exchange, to create collaborative work on an international scale; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca/
West Hill Community Services Community Communities in Action 2009 $75,000
Description:to engage residents in developing a comprehensive food strategy for southeast Scarborough with the end goal of reducing the cost of food and increasing buying power. Resident leaders will develop skills to bring knowledge and information about poverty reduction initiatives to other people living in poverty across the cityWebsite:http://www.westhill-cs.on.ca/
West Hill Community Services Community Renewal Fellowships 2009
Description:to allow Program Director John Elliott to examine reflective leadership practice and the inter-relationship between leadership and organizational design with particular focus on chaos theory and complexity science; as part of his fellowship, Elliott will engage with the Greenleaf Centre for Servant Leadership as well as with nonprofit leaders based in northern IrelandWebsite:http://www.westhill-cs.on.ca/
Western Canada Wilderness Committee Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $20,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://wildernesscommittee.org/
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2009 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's LiteratureWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com/
YWCA Toronto Discretionary General Fund 2009 $30,000
Description:in support of the Elm Centre project and the Clinical Service program model developmentWebsite:http://www.ywcatoronto.org/
Zata Omm Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $25,000
Description:to engage in a program of research and development into new media and new technologies and the manner in which these tools can be used to develop the visual elements of dance performance; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.zataomm.org/
ACORN Institute Canada Renewal Program 2010 $9,496
Description:to support Judy Duncan to travel to Kenya for a work-study project focused on workers' associations and community development strategies in megaslumsWebsite:http://www.acorninstitute.ca/
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $35,000
Description:to grow the company’s artistic reputation over a three-year period by concentrating on both creative development, including production values and increased development time, and communicating the company’s value, through building a stronger network of co-producers and increasing their relationships with audiences and funders; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.actingupstage.com/
Alma Children’s Education Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $15,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.almafoundation.ca/
Arraymusic Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:to select, rehearse, and perfect a core repertoire of “contemporary classics” from its 36-year legacy of works and to develop a network of outside presenters to hire its ensemble to perform this repertoire in order to increase audiences, revenues, and the organization’s profile; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.arraymusic.com/
Art Gallery of Ontario Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.ago.net/
Ballet Jörgen Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $55,000
Description:to create a variety of new programs, including audience education programs, presentations in non-traditional venues, live streaming performances, and digital video creations that will enable the company to break down barriers between education, performance, community engagement, and creation in order to deepen the reach of their art form; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.balletjorgen.ca/
Bay Area Restoration Council Environment Sustainability Internships 2010 $13,050
Description:to support a 10-month internship for Rhoda deJongeWebsite:http://www.hamiltonharbour.ca/
Cahoots Theatre Projects Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $27,500
Description:for Derek Kwan as administrative internWebsite:http://www.cahoots.ca/
Canada’s National Ballet School Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $3,500
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.nbs-enb.ca/
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Community 2010 $2,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.policyalternatives.ca/
Canadian Children’s Opera Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $21,457
Description:to launch a new education/outreach program, consisting of the creation of a non-auditioned after-school program offered to children at a nominal cost, and the development of additional performance and workshop opportunities in the traditional school system; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Environment 2010 $6,225
Description:to support organizational developmentWebsite:http://www.cegn.org/
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary General Fund 2010 $75,000
Description:in support of the Junior Fellow Academy InitiativeWebsite:http://www2.cifar.ca/
Canadian Opera Company Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.coc.ca/Home.aspx
Casey House Discretionary Board Directed 2010 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.caseyhouse.com/
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2010 $22,917
Description:for Amira Emma Routledge as Artistic Producer internWebsite:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org/
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:to develop their relationships within the Regent Park Community, in which the company is located, by developing a dance program for Aboriginal youth, a school outreach project, and a series of exchanges or workshops with world-renowned artists in their studio; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.colemanlemieux.com/
Continuum Contemporary Music Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2010 $20,000
Description:to develop the organization’s performing ensemble through touring and recording using both traditional and alternative internet means of dissemination, and to adopt methods of marketing through the internet, by working with a part-time internet consultant and increasing the remuneration for artistic and administrative staff; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.continuummusic.org/
Chimera Project, The Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:

to create the position of Business Development Manager to allow their administrative structure to parallel the extraordinary artistic growth of the company and result in a shift from operations funded on a project-to-project basis to an annually funded organization; third year of three-year commitment

Website:http://thechimeraproject.com/
Sampradaya Dance Creations Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:

to create DanceIntense Toronto, an unprecedented and innovative project designed to introduce, develop, and sustain a unique choreo-residency that will benefit emerging and mid-career professionals in South Asian dance; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.sampradaya.ca/
FoodShare Environment Sustainability Internships 2009 $30,000
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Rachel Van SligtenhorstWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net/
Friends of Noah Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $2,000
Description:in support the annual fundraising event, "Nurturing Orphans of AIDS for Humanity"Website:http://www.noahorphans.ca/
fu-GEN Asian-Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $30,000
Description:to create the position of Asian-Canadian Community Developer in order to increase the company’s Asian-Canadian audience demographic, to create community partnerships with Asian-Canadian organizations, and to secure Asian-Canadian financial support; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.fu-gen.org/
Gerstein Centre Community Communities in Action 2009 $30,000
Description:to support Voices from the Street, a project that trains individuals who have had the lived experience of homelessness to become educators and leaders on issues relating to poverty. This will strengthen and extend their participation in a range of initiatives such as the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction, and enable them to develop tools and resources to help organizations, institutions, and policy-makers to facilitate the participation of low-income people in dialogue and decision making processes; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.gersteincentre.org/
Great Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $27,500
Description:for Patrick Gauthier as Artistic Director internWebsite:http://www.gctc.ca/
Great Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $13,750
Description:for Nancy Kenny as marketing internWebsite:http://www.gctc.ca/
Houselink Community Homes Community Communities in Action 2009 $35,000
Description:to support the Dream Team, a group of psychiatric consumers/survivors, whouse public education campaigns and policy development initiatives in order to advocate for safe and affordable supportive housing and to expand the availability of affordable, supportive housing in OntarioWebsite:http://www.houselink.on.ca/
hum dansoundart not just a dance company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $7,200
Description:for Shawn Hitchins as management internWebsite:http://www.humdansoundart.ca/
Hustler Young Men’s Bible Class Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2009 $10,000
Description:for general program support
Imagine Canada Discretionary General Fund 2009 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.imaginecanada.ca/
Informetrica Limited Community Communities in Action 2009 $38,850
Description:to develop a roadmap that will support policy-makers, the media, think tanks, and community groups as they navigate differing poverty-related claims and measures, their strengths and weaknesses, and their relative statistical validityWebsite:http://www.informetrica.com/
International Board on Books for Young People: The Reading Summit Discretionary General Fund 2009 $5,000
Description:in support of the Reading Summit programWebsite:http://www.ibby.org/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $25,344
Description:for Beth Helmers as artistic internWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $97,000
Description:to record and share oral histories of the Kawarthas’ region, to inventory and analyze local assets and infrastructure, and to engage partners in new opportunities to strengthen conservation and local economiesWebsite:http://www.kawarthaheritage.org/
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy Environment Sustainability Internships 2009 $20,000
Description:to support a 8-month internship for Michael KyffinWebsite:http://www.kawarthaheritage.org/
Kuhns, James, Dr. Joe Nasr, and Dr. Rod MacRae Environment Food Solutions Papers 2009 $15,000
Description: for “Building Infrastructure Required for Scaling up Urban Agriculture in Toronto,” an assessment of the challenges and needs related to the development of urban agriculture in Toronto, focusing on developing solutions to the infrastructural challenges confronting urban food production; ultimately, the solutions developed will assist in tackling these challenges and further energize development of the urban agriculture initiative
Labour Community Services Discretionary General Fund 2009 $4,000
Description:to support the Good Green Jobs for All Conference to bring together community, labour, and environmental activists in order to address key issues for the future economy of greater TorontoWebsite:http://www.labourcommunityservices.ca/
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $90,000
Description:to initiate a local food eco-label for southern Ontario as a comprehensive strategy for food system reform that will support farmers and offer consumers a way to support local sustainable agriculture; fourth year of four-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.localfoodplus.ca/
Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $27,500
Description:for Kate Fenton as intern directorWebsite:http://www.lktyp.ca/
Music Niagara Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $27,500
Description:for Cassandra Studenny as administrative internWebsite:http://www.musicniagara.org/
Music TORONTO Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $32,375
Description:to address succession planning through the creation of a new administrative position that, over the course of three years, will gradually assume control of the full administrative function of the organization, allowing the current General Manager/Artistic Producer to focus on the artistic development of the company; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.music-toronto.com/
National Environmental Treasurer Discretionary General Fund 2009 $10,000
Description:in support of Small Change FundWebsite:http://smallchangefund.org/
Native Earth Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to create the position of Artistic Associate in order to alleviate some of the artistic planning and development responsibilities of the Artistic Director and to address ideas of succession by training another individual into the leadership of an Aboriginal arts organization; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nativeearth.ca/en/
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $27,500
Description:for Morgan Norwich as producer internWebsite:http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Neighbourhood Legal Services Community Communities in Action 2009 $17,150
Description:in partnership with the Income Security Advocacy Centre, to support the facilitation of a set of strategic conversations about the province’s anticipated Social Assistance Review. The conversations will bring together academics, policy experts, and community groups under the leadership of people with lived experience in order to explore how to shape the scope and policy directions of the province’s review to achieve fundamental transformation of the system
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $27,500
Description:for Denyse Karn as Artistic Producer internWebsite:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net/
Omega Foundation Community Communities in Action 2009 $40,000
Description:to support a collaborative initiative to increase low-income families’ participation in RESP’s. This initiative aims to change how governments and banks engage with low-income people related to education savings while supporting families to increase financial literacy, helping families start and build education savings, improving access to eligible government program funds, and supporting education success for youthWebsite:http://theomegafoundation.ca/
Ontario Association of Food Banks Discretionary General Fund 2009 $90,000
Description:in support of the Community Harvest ProgramWebsite:http://www.oafb.ca/
Ontario Employment, Education & Research Centre Community Communities in Action 2009 $65,000
Description:to strengthen the capacity of contingent workers to develop their leadership and public policy capacity in order to address issues of precarious employment; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $68,000
Description:to undertake a major educational campaign targeting municipalities, planners, rural non-farm landowners, and the broader community in order to build support for a "Places to Grow Food Plan" for Ontario; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $38,500
Description:to work in partnership with Sustainable Brant on the “Places to Grow: Promoting Healthy Communities and Protecting Local Farmland” project which addresses key development pressures facing stakeholders in Brant County; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $100,000
Description:to continue their community-based plans for linking protected natural areas, farmlands, and green spaces; to build the strength of the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) alliance; and to engage in the review of the Provincial Policy Statement; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontarionature.org/
Opera.ca Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to develop and launch an integrated program providing opportunities for mentoring and knowledge-sharing among the creators of opera, including roundtable workshops and the opportunity for the presentation of full-scale orchestral work in a risk-free setting, in order to mitigate the risk of engaging in the creation of new opera; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.opera.ca/hom.cfm
PACT Communications Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to re-invigorate PACT’s professional development program through the implementation of “Real Time, Real Place,” a series of subject-specific workshops offered to groups of PACT members in cities across Canada; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pact.ca/
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Community Communities in Action 2009 $32,880
Description:to support the ongoing development of the Ambassador Project, a new neighbourhood consultation model led by low-income residents in the community; this project will support ongoing training, curriculum development, and dissemination of the model locally and nationally; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.parc.on.ca/
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Community Renewal Fellowships 2009
Description:to allow Program Director Bob Rose to pursue the idea that the recovery of personal stories is a requisite for rebuilding lives of those most marginalized in communities, exploring this idea through a range of creative mediums including writing, music, and reconnection to his roots in Newfoundland; Rose will also undertake research in the area of organizational change and the particular role that leaders play in stewarding these processes forwardWebsite:http://www.parc.on.ca/
Peacebuilders International (Canada) Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.peacebuilders.ca/
Peggy Baker Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to work with specialized artists and technicians to transform the material developed in The Choreographers Trust into readily available DVD format. This outstanding resource will illuminate, in an unprecedented way, the physical and aesthetic ideas and the creative process that drives Baker's choreography; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.peggybakerdance.com/home.html
Pelee Island Bird Observatory Environment 2009 $10,000
Description:to strengthen institutional capacity; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pibo.ca/
Pleiades Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $28,500
Description:to develop a creative unit called “Found in Translation!” that will assist writers who wish to develop their craft related to translation of existing plays, both benefiting artists in the field and resulting in a source of new English translations of important international theatre pieces; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pleiadestheatre.org/
Ralph Thornton Community Organization Community Communities in Action 2009 $35,000
Description:to develop a successful model of community development that creates inclusion and social cohesion in a mixed-income community; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ralphthornton.org/
Roseneath Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $27,750
Description:to engage in two projects addressing their challenges of product and profile:  creating a mentoring team of Artistic Associates to work with David S. Craig in the development of new work, and having strong presence at international arts market conferences; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.roseneath.ca/
S.H.A.R.E. Agriculture Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $5,000
Description:in support of the Guatemalan Education ProjectWebsite:http://www.shareagfoundation.org/
Scarborough Music Theatre Discretionary General Fund 2009 $8,000
Description:in support of the Scarborough Village Outreach project; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://theatrescarborough.com/
Schools Without Borders Community Communities in Action 2009 $18,000
Description:to support the creation of a youth-led food security strategy in the Kingston-Galloway community in ScarboroughWebsite:http://www.swb.ca/
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $14,500
Description:for Lily Ling as Music Director internWebsite:http://www.shawfest.com/
Sinfonia Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to invest in a half-time administrative position as the beginning of a plan to develop a strong infrastructure for the organization, working towards goals of diversified revenue and increased opportunities for outreach and regional performances; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.sinfoniatoronto.com/
Soulpepper Theatre Company Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.soulpepper.ca/
St. Matthew’s Bracondale House Discretionary General Fund 2009 $2,000
Description:in support of the Seniors Eating Well programWebsite:http://www.smbh.ca/
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Community Innovation Fellowship 2009
Description:to advance a new vision and approach to income security for working age adults, and more broadly, to the development of a robust poverty reduction strategy for OntarioWebsite:http://www.openpolicyontario.com/
Stratford Chefs School Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordchef.com/
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $20,000
Description:in support of the Michael Langham Director Training ProgramWebsite:http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/
Studio 180 Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $50,000
Description:to allow the company to address three areas of focus in marketing and audience development: developing their general audience base, growing relationships with the education community, and researching and implementing electronic/digital media approaches to audience engagement; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.studio180.ca/
Sustainability Network Environment 2009 $1,500
Description:to support the “Managing in Tough Times” workshop that aims to help nonprofits deal with the economic downturnWebsite:http://www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca/
The Centre for Aboriginal Media Discretionary General Fund 2009 $5,000
Description:to support the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts FestivalWebsite:http://www.imaginenative.org/
tiger princess dance projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to expand the role of current administrative staff in order to take on additional responsibilities for tour marketing and management – while providing additional training for these roles – allowing the company to capitalize on current touring opportunities in order to find a new level of financial stability and artistic capability; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.princessproductions.ca/
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to work in collaboration with eyeGO to investigate the potential for additional marketing of youth ticket discount programs through the exploration of internet capabilities and the creation of a Youth Ambasssador position; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tapa.ca/
Toronto Children’s Chorus Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $55,000
Description:to execute a strategy to broaden and strengthen the community of TCC singers and audiences for the future by dedicating a staff person to the communications, redesigning the website, exploring the creation of an alumni choir, and enhancing the recruitment potential of educational programming; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $50,000
Description:to allow the company to engage in a variety of programs, comprising formal class work, mentorships, self-directed learning, and peer networking, that will strengthen artistic, production, and administrative staff both in their work for the company and in their individual development; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tdt.org/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of the Literary Circle programWebsite:http://tplfoundation.ca/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of professional development for staff and board; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://tplfoundation.ca/
University of Guelph Environment 2008 $10,000
Description:to conduct a four-year evaluation of the Young Conservation Professionals Program, an intensive career development program for environmental professionals in OntarioWebsite:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
University of Guelph / Toronto Environmental Alliance Environment Sustainability Internships 2008 $30,000
Description:in partnership with Toronto Environmental Alliance, to support a 7-month internship for Asumani SerugendoWebsite:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
University of Toronto, Trinity College Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of the Humanities for Humanity ProgramWebsite:http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $22,000
Description:in collaboration with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Linda Besner as administrative internWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca/
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to solidify and expand their position as an internationally active experimental company through:  networking and partnering, to make and maintain international connections; training, to bring international knowledge and teachers to Canada; and touring exchange, to create collaborative work on an international scale; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca/
Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of wolf and climate change work in northern OntarioWebsite:http://www.wcscanada.org/
World Wildlife Fund Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of work addressing climate changeWebsite:http://www.worldwildlife.org/
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2008 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's LiteratureWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com/
York University Foundation Community Emerging Leaders 2008 $27,541
Description:to support the work of the Emerging Leaders Program, a joint initiative of Metcalf, United Way of Greater Toronto, and the Schulich School of Business intended to build the management skills and capitalize on the inherent leadership abilities of middle managers in the social services sector with a long-term goal of assisting the entire sector with succession planning and leadership diversification; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca/foundatn/
York University Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2008 $5,000
Description:to establish the Sherrill Cheda Graduate ScholarshipWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca/foundatn/
10 Gates Dancing Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $8,400
Description:for Jennifer Dallas as Artistic Director internWebsite:http://www.tengatesdancing.ca/
ACORN Institute Canada Community Communities in Action 2009 $40,000
Description:to reduce housing insecurity in Toronto by building community capacity through tenant working groups of low- and moderate-income families in order to challenge the issues of low-quality rental housing and a shortage of affordable housing; this project aims to build on proven successes from Toronto and other jurisdictions in order to change fundamentally the way affordable housing is built and maintained in TorontoWebsite:http://www.acorninstitute.ca/
Acting Up Stage Theatre Company Inc. Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $35,000
Description:to grow the company’s artistic reputation over a three-year period by concentrating on both creative development, including production values and increased development time, and communicating the company’s value, through building a stronger network of co-producers and increasing their relationships with audiences and funders; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.actingupstage.com/
Agora Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2009 $10,000
Description:in support of the Literacy of Canada internshipWebsite:http://www.greatbooksojai.com/
Arraymusic Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to select, rehearse, and perfect a core repertoire of “contemporary classics” from its 36-year legacy of works and to develop a network of outside presenters to hire its ensemble to perform this repertoire in order to increase audiences, revenues, and the organization’s profile; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.arraymusic.com/
Art Gallery of Ontario Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.ago.net/
Canadian Children’s Opera Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $21,457
Description:to launch a new education/outreach program, consisting of the creation of a non-auditioned after-school program offered to children at a nominal cost, and the development of additional performance and workshop opportunities in the traditional school system; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/
Canadian Council on Social Development Community Communities in Action 2009 $7,500
Description:to support the first Canadian Social Forum and allow them to bring together community leaders from social development, public health, environment, community safety, and recreation in order to target both urban and rural povertyWebsite:http://www.ccsd.ca/
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Environment 2009 $5,000
Description:to support organizational developmentWebsite:http://www.cegn.org/
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $20,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www2.cifar.ca/
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary General Fund 2009 $50,000
Description:in support of the Junior Fellow Academy InitiativeWebsite:http://www2.cifar.ca/
Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy Environment Food Solutions Papers 2009 $23,500
Description:created in collaboration with the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Working Group, “Nurturing On-Farm and Farmer-Owned Fruit and Vegetable Processing" will explore solutions that encourage and nurture on-farm value-added processing activities and encourage farmer-owned and controlled cooperative initiatives in order to restore the “middle” of the food system, exploring policy and regulatory barriers, best practices, recommendations, and solutions that are suitable for the Ontario contextWebsite:http://www.cielap.org/
Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $15,000
Description:to prepare an analysis of aggregates policy in Ontario, provide workable recommendations for improved policies, and communicate their findings to policy makers and public opinion leaders in order to inform the development of an Ontario aggregates strategy that the Ministry of Natural Resources has committed to developWebsite:http://www.cielap.org/
Canadian Opera Company Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.coc.ca/Home.aspx
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Environment 2009 $5,000
Description:to explore an alternate organizational structureWebsite:http://www.cpaws.org/
Canadian Stage Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2009 $27,500
Description:for Katie Horrill as properties internWebsite:http://www.canadianstage.com/
Casey House Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.caseyhouse.com/
Citzens’ Environment Watch Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $55,000
Description:to support a collaborative initiative between Citizens’ Environment Watch and STORM Coalition, with an ambitious agenda to influence the review of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act and Plan in 2015 by building a moraine movement through ecological and policy monitoringWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to create a new part-time position of Development Associate that will become a permanent part of the organizational structure of the company in order to concentrate on revenue development, internal and external communications, and Board development; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org/
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to develop their relationships within the Regent Park Community, in which the company is located, by developing a dance program for Aboriginal youth, a school outreach project, and a series of exchanges or workshops with world-renowned artists in their studio; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.colemanlemieux.com/
Community Social Planning Council of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2009 $60,000
Description:to deepen Toronto-based work on poverty reduction by establishing speaces where organizations engaged in local organizing around poverty reduction issues can come together to share information and resources and to pursue the development of shared strategies and initiativesWebsite:http://socialplanningtoronto.org/
Community Social Planning Council of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2009 $7,500
Description:to support the 2009 Toronto Community Development Institute Spring Conference, an effort of community agency staff, academics, and activists committed to strengthening community development practice as a city-building strategyWebsite:http://socialplanningtoronto.org/
Continuum Contemporary Music Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to develop the organization’s performing ensemble through touring and recording using both traditional and alternative internet means of dissemination, and to adopt methods of marketing through the internet, by working with a part-time internet consultant and increasing the remuneration for artistic and administrative staff; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.continuummusic.org/
Corpus Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to develop the effectiveness of their touring activities by broadening the scope of their existing agent position into the role of Director of Touring Operations; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.corpus.ca/
COSTI Immigrant Services Community Communities in Action 2009 $37,046
Description:in partnership with South Asian Women's Rights Organization, to support women living in the Teesdale, Crescent Town, and adjacent communities to organize in order to address the issue of access to the affordable and adequate child care supports necessary to help women find a pathway out of povertyWebsite:http://www.costi.org/
Couchiching Conservancy Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $55,000
Description:to develop new, more collaborative approaches for working cooperatively with local communities and the aggregate industry in order to for both conservation and aggregate extraction on the Carden Plain, and to share this approach with others across Ontario; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.couchconservancy.ca/
Daily Bread Food Bank Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $5,000
Description:in support of Team Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP for the 2009 Daily Food Bank Holiday ChallengeWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Daily Bread Food Bank Community Communities in Action 2009 $70,000
Description:in partnership with Voices from the Street, to work with a team of social assistance recipients to develop a blueprint for how Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program need to change to decrease barriers and increase opportunities for people to transition out of povertyWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Dancemakers Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $36,000
Description:to engage a Resident Dramaturge and Animateur in order to address two related components of their artistic vision:  building a distinct voice through the quality of their art-making, and developing existing and new audiences; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.dancemakers.org/
Delta Waterfowl Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $25,000
Description:to pilot the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) project, which will provide incentive payments to farmers and ranchers in exchange for ecological goods and services; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.deltawaterfowl.org/
Democracy Education Network Discretionary General Fund 2009 $10,000
Description:in support of democracy skills workshops; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.democracyeducation.net/
Design Exchange Discretionary General Fund 2009 $70,000
Description:to support an innovative partnership project with Design Exchange, archiTEXT, and East Scarborough Storefront that enables young people to take an active role in the creation of a community resource building. This project aims to create a model for participatory design, creativity, and innovation in architecture through the engagement and empowerment of the communityWebsite:http://www.dx.org/
Eakin, Lynn Community Innovation Fellowship 2009
Description:to provide strategic leadership to the Ontario Nonprofit Network and to examine the concept of a public benefit economy through peer networks and discussion forums in order to determine if this might be a useful framework to increase the effectiveness of the sectorWebsite:http://www.lynneakin.com/
Ecojustice Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $45,000
Description:to conduct legal research; to build a coalition of NGOs, local citizens groups, and industry; to work collaboratively to develop a clear and consistent message; and to increase awareness in order to ensure that the Ontario Provincial Policy Statement is amended adequately during the upcoming review processWebsite:http://www.ecojustice.ca/
Ecology Action Centre Discretionary Board Directed 2009 $20,000
Description:in support of the Public Lands ProgramWebsite:http://www.ecologyaction.ca/
Environmental Defence Environment Sustainability Internships 2009 $30,000
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Rebecca McNeilWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $20,000
Description:to provide assistance to the Artistic Director, in the form of the creation of part-time positions in administrative and artistic roles, in order to enable her to focus more fully on creative and professional development; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.flamencos.net/
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $19,000
Description:in support of the Farmland Entry project, which aims to devise and adapt models of farm succession by facilitating entry for farm interns onto farmland in southern Ontario, especially on land adjacent to Everdale; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.everdale.org/
Evergreen Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2009 $50,000
Description:in support of the Urban Agriculture projectWebsite:http://www.evergreen.ca/
Factory Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2009 $61,350
Description:to create a Facility Development Team, a group of experienced outsiders to guide the company through the three-year preparation for renovations and the launch of a capital campaign, including work with architects and building consultants finalizing plans; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.factorytheatre.ca/
FarmStart Environment Food Solutions Papers 2009 $15,000
Description:written in collaboration with the George Morris Centre, “New Farmers and Alternative Markets Working within the Supply Managed System” aims to construct positive strategies on how to integrate specialty production and new farmers into supply managed markets, jump-starting the discussion on how Ontario could have a system that accommodates alternative markets and new entrants within the system and ultimately lead to sectoral change that will better support both the next generation of farmers and the consumers who are demanding food that is local and ecologically producedWebsite:http://www.farmstart.ca/
FarmStart Environment Healthy Lands 2009 $95,000
Description:to support and encourage a new generation of farmers interested in establishing locally based, ecologically sound and economically viable agricultural enterprises; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.farmstart.ca/
Chimera Project, The Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:

to create the position of Business Development Manager to allow their administrative structure to parallel the extraordinary artistic growth of the company and result in a shift from operations funded on a project-to-project basis to an annually funded organization; second year of three-year commitment

Website:http://thechimeraproject.com/
Walrus Foundation, The Discretionary General Fund 2008 $10,000
Description:

in support of a professional Development Officer

Website:http://www.walrusmagazine.com/foundation/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:

in support of The Stop cookbook

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Community Communities in Action 2008 $75,000
Description:

in partnership with Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre, to expand and enhance community-led efforts to address poverty and hunger. These include expanding the work of the Income Security Advocacy Council and launching a new public education and engagement effort through the Green Barns Support Club in order to bring a new constituency of people together to address poverty; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2008 $10,000
Description:

in support of conservation and community development in Kenya

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
Sampradaya Dance Creations Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:

to create DanceIntense Toronto, an unprecedented and innovative project designed to introduce, develop, and sustain a unique choreo-residency that will benefit emerging and mid-career professionals in South Asian dance; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://www.sampradaya.ca/
Native Earth Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to create the position of Artistic Associate in order to alleviate some of the artistic planning and development responsibilities of the Artistic Director and to address ideas of succession by training another individual into the leadership of an Aboriginal arts organization; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nativeearth.ca/en/
Nightswimming Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Marie-Leofeli Barlizo as dramaturgy internWebsite:http://nightswimmingtheatre.com/
Nightswimming Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,000
Description:for Rupal Shah as administrative internWebsite:http://nightswimmingtheatre.com/
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Hilary Green as administrative internWebsite:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net/
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Dian Marie Bridge as Artistic Director internWebsite:http://www.obsidian-theatre.com/
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to strengthen the company's administrative capacities as they work to realize the full potential of The Polished Hoe, hiring a part-time staff person dedicated to resource development and a specialist consultant who can mentor that individual; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.obsidian-theatre.com/
Ontario Association of Food Banks Community Communities in Action 2008 $5,000
Description:to support a research initiative aimed at costing the economic consequences of poverty in OntarioWebsite:http://www.oafb.ca/
Ontario Employment, Education & Research Centre Community Communities in Action 2008 $65,000
Description:to strengthen the capacity of contingent workers to develop their leadership and public policy capacity in order to address issues of precarious employment; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.oeerc.org/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $71,000
Description:to undertake a major educational campaign targeting municipalities, planners, rural non-farm landowners, and the broader community in order to build support for a "Places to Grow Food Plan" for Ontario; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $38,500
Description:to work in partnership with Sustainable Brant on the “Places to Grow: Promoting Healthy Communities and Protecting Local Farmland” project which addresses key development pressures facing stakeholders in Brant County; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Sustainability Internships 2008 $30,000
Description:in partnership with FarmStart, to support a 12-month internship for Alexandra EnglishWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $90,000
Description:to support the Livable Landscapes II: Community Conservation Mapping project in Grey and Bruce Counties, which will establish community-based plans for linking protected natural areas, farmlands, and green spaces; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontarionature.org/
Ontario Nature Environment Sustainability Internships 2008 $30,000
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Joe CrowleyWebsite:http://www.ontarionature.org/
Opera Atelier Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Evelyn Campbell as Production Manager internWebsite:http://www.operaatelier.com/
Opera.ca Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $25,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.opera.ca/hom.cfm
Opera.ca Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to develop and launch an integrated program providing opportunities for mentoring and knowledge-sharing among the creators of opera, including roundtable workshops and the opportunity for the presentation of full-scale orchestral work in a risk-free setting, in order to mitigate the risk of engaging in the creation of new opera; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.opera.ca/hom.cfm
Orchestras Mississauga Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Kevin Lau as artistic administration internWebsite:http://www.mississaugasymphony.ca
PACT Communications Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to re-invigorate PACT’s professional development program through the implementation of “Real Time, Real Place,” a series of subject-specific workshops offered to groups of PACT members in cities across Canada; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pact.ca/
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Community Communities in Action 2008 $28,660
Description:to support the ongoing development of the Ambassador Project, a new neighbourhood consultation model led by low-income residents in the community; this project will support ongoing training, curriculum development, and dissemination of the model locally and nationally; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.parc.on.ca/
Parkdale Project Read Community Innovation Fellowship 2008
Description:to develop a new approach for discussion and decision-making by boards of directors in nonprofits that limits the use of the written language as part of the board’s regular practice in order to ensure that boards are accessible to all members of their communitiesWebsite:http://parkdaleprojectread.org/
Pelee Island Bird Observatory Environment 2008 $10,000
Description:to strengthen institutional capacity; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pibo.ca/
Pembina Institute Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $53,000
Description:to increase the effectiveness and rigour of smart growth planning policy in Ontario through a quantitative analysis that will determine where greenhouse gas emission reductions can be achieved through provincial planning policyWebsite:http://www.pembina.org/
Regent Park Community Health Centre Community Communities in Action 2008 $10,000
Description:to assist with planning and development efforts of Health Providers Against Poverty; in particular, this grant will examine how to engage more health providers in public policy debate and advocacy on the social determinants of health and the role that income security and social programs play in improving the health status of low-income peopleWebsite:http://www.regentparkchc.org/
Roseneath Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $27,750
Description:to engage in two projects addressing their challenges of product and profile:  creating a mentoring team of Artistic Associates to work with David S. Craig in the development of new work, and having strong presence at international arts market conferences; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.roseneath.ca/
S.H.A.R.E. Agriculture Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $5,000
Description:in support of the Guatemalan Education ProjectWebsite:http://www.shareagfoundation.org/
Sage Centre Community Communities in Action 2008 $70,000
Description:to assist East Scarborough Storefront in the development of a model that would effectively support local emerging small businesses, hopefully leading to the creation of a local small-business incubator that would begin to help residents break the cycle of poverty
Sage Centre Discretionary General Fund 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of Jane’s Walk
Seeds of Diversity Discretionary General Fund 2008 $25,000
Description:in support of their new Pollination Canada program, the Seeds Exchange Directory, and office staff support; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.seeds.ca/en.php
Sinfonia Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to invest in a half-time administrative position as the beginning of a plan to develop a strong infrastructure for the organization, working towards goals of diversified revenue and increased opportunities for outreach and regional performances; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.sinfoniatoronto.com/
Soulpepper Theatre Company Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $4,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.soulpepper.ca/
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Senior Artists & Administrators 2008 $27,300
Description:to allow Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney to sustain creative renewal and forge new artistic directions by participating in artistic exploration in Latin America and AsiaWebsite:http://www.soundstreams.ca/
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $45,000
Description:to respond to significant changes in society and technology by exploring new ways of producing and disseminating new music as an independent production company; issues of technology, creative rights,  and public and private partnerships will be addressed in collaboration with other institutions such as the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media at McGill; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.soundstreams.ca/
St. Christopher House Community Communities in Action 2008 $78,983
Description:to explore how organizations can increase and sustain the capacity of low-income communities to contribute to the broader public discourse and advocacy aimed at increasing income security and reducing social isolation; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.stchrishouse.org/
St. Matthew’s Bracondale House Discretionary General Fund 2008 $1,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.smbh.ca/
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Community Innovation Fellowship 2008
Description:to advance a new vision and approach to income security for working age adults, and more broadly, to the development of a robust poverty reduction strategy for OntarioWebsite:http://www.openpolicyontario.com/
Stratford Chefs School Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $8,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordchef.com/
Stratford Shakespeare Festival Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $15,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/
Studio 180 Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $8,250
Description:for Mark McGrinder as director internWebsite:http://www.studio180.ca/
Sunnybrook Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $7,000
Description:in support of family/patient facilitiesWebsite:http://sunnybrook.ca/foundation/
Tapestry New Opera Works Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $36,140
Description:to create its first resident Studio Company, whose artists will form the core for all Tapestry projects, and to invest in specialized training for them in voice, acting, and creative collaboration; the Studio Company will also be used to create additional points of entry for audience engagement; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tapestrynewopera.com/
Tarragon Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $11,635
Description:for Alison Peddie as administrative internWebsite:http://www.tarragontheatre.com/
The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $3,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/
The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of the exhibition Food for Thought: Mexican Days of the DeadWebsite:http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $25,200
Description:for Brian Britton as Technical Director internWebsite:http://www.grandtheatre.com/
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Senior Artists & Administrators 2008 $18,644
Description:to allow Artistic Director Patricia Fraser to engage in physical, mental, spiritual, and artistic renewal through visits to a variety of European cities, walking the Camino from southern France to northwest Spain, and visiting various international centres for education in danceWebsite:http://www.schooloftdt.org/
The Storytellers’ School of Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to heighten the celebration of the art of storytelling throughout the year and to raise the profile of the organization through the creation of additional storytelling events in conjunction with their upcoming move into the Green Arts Barns community; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.storytellingtoronto.org/
Theatre Passe Muraille Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $46,036
Description:to create “Scratch Nights,” a play development program that serves the needs of collaboratively based new work; allows Theatre Passe Muraille to mentor younger, emerging companies; and helps to re-focus the organization on its original creative mandate while addressing needs of audience development; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.passemuraille.on.ca/
Theatrefront Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $5,400
Description:for Bryn Jennings as director internWebsite:http://www.theatrefront.com/
Thompson, Patricia Community Innovation Fellowship 2008
Description:to explore the area of nonprofit leader renewal and how investing in the professional vitality of leaders supports the strengthening of organizations and the sector as a wholeWebsite:http://www.patriciathompson.ca/
Tides Canada Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2008 $10,000
Description:to support the creation of Enterprising Nonprofits, a new program to seed and support nonprofit social enterprises in TorontoWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $100,000
Description:in support of Sustain Ontario, a new Ontario-wide alliance of food and farm organizations that will facilitate networking, cross-pollination, and collaboration with the goal of moving the province toward a truly local, sustainable food systemWebsite:http://tidescanada.org/
Canadian Organic Growers Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $35,000
Description:to support the Perth-Wellington-Waterloo Chapter to develop potential alternative distribution systems for organic and transitioning farmers in order to help rejuvenate agriculture and the rural economy in the Perth-Wellington-Waterloo area; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.cog.ca/
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Environment 2008 $75,000
Description:to strengthen institutional capacityWebsite:http://www.cpaws.org/
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Environment 2008 $20,000
Description:to support the Collin Stewart Forest ForumWebsite:http://www.cpaws.org/
Canary Research Institute Environment 2008 $20,000
Description:to build the capacity of citizen groups in Ontario to deal with mining through research, education, and the creation of opportunities for informed discussion of mining issues at local and provincial levels; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canaryinstitute.ca/
Casey House Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.caseyhouse.com/
Citzens’ Environment Watch Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $105,000
Description:to create a long-term community-based monitoring project across the Oak Ridges Moraine which will enable citizens to share ecological and policy monitoring data using a "common map" that will connect knowledge about the Moraine and provide a resource for community groups and decision makersWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Guy Doucette as producer internWebsite:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org/
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to create a new part-time position of Development Associate that will become a permanent part of the organizational structure of the company in order to concentrate on revenue development, internal and external communications, and Board development; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org/
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to develop their relationships within the Regent Park Community, in which the company is located, by developing a dance program for Aboriginal youth, a school outreach project, and a series of exchanges or workshops with world-renowned artists in their studio; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.colemanlemieux.com/
Columbia Institute Community 2008 $1,500
Description:to support the Columbia Institute and the Guelph Civic League as they host the Communities in Action Symposium, an event for groups across southern Ontario interested in growing citizen engagement that positively impacts the environment, heritage, social justice, and the growth and economy of citiesWebsite:http://www.columbiainstitute.ca/
Community Action Resource Centre Community Communities in Action 2008 $35,000
Description:to strengthen their ability to support people living in poverty to influence change on issues affecting their lives by integrating and expanding board, volunteer, and staff community development capacity and by facilitating the mobilization of residents to address underlying conditions of pverty through a range of strategies including education, leadership development, and organization; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.communityarc.ca/
Community Social Planning Council of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2008 $40,000
Description:to increase public conversation and engagement on issues of poverty reduction through strengthening outreach and communications capacity of the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty ReductionWebsite:http://socialplanningtoronto.org/
Community Social Planning Council of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2008 $5,000
Description:to support the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction’s Cross Community Leadership ForumWebsite:http://socialplanningtoronto.org/
Community Social Planning Council of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2008 $75,250
Description:in partnership with Council of Agencies Serving South Asians, to strengthen and expand the coalition of South Asian organizations working for economic justice in Toronto and to link their efforts to other networks focused on these issuesWebsite:http://www.cassaonline.com/
Continuum Contemporary Music Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to develop the organization’s performing ensemble through touring and recording using both traditional and alternative internet means of dissemination, and to adopt methods of marketing through the internet, by working with a part-time internet consultant and increasing the remuneration for artistic and administrative staff; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.continuummusic.org/
Corpus Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to develop the effectiveness of their touring activities by broadening the scope of their existing agent position into the role of Director of Touring Operations; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.corpus.ca/
COSTI Immigrant Services Community Communities in Action 2008 $16,664
Description:in partnership with South Asian Women's Rights Organization, to support women living in the Teesdale, Crescent Town, and adjacent communities to organize in order to address the issue of access to the affordable and adequate child care supports necessary to help women find a pathway out of povertyWebsite:http://www.costi.org/
Couchiching Conservancy Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $55,000
Description:to develop new, more collaborative approaches for working cooperatively with local communities and the aggregate industry in order to for both conservation and aggregate extraction on the Carden Plain, and to share this approach with others across Ontario; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.couchconservancy.ca/
Daily Bread Food Bank Community Communities in Action 2008 $3,100
Description:to support a coalition of people from the rental housing industry, non-profit housing sector, and the community-based and foundation sectors to put together a proposal to the provincial government for a new housing benefit initiative - a rent supplement for low-income OntariansWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Daily Bread Food Bank Community Communities in Action 2008 $58,176
Description:to create a Deprivation Index (DI), a statistically valid set of indicators that could be used by the Ontario government as a component of its official measure of poverty. A DI consists of a list of items, considered necessary for an adequate standard of living, but which those who are poor are less likely to have; this index will add a new dimension to understanding povertyWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Daily Bread Food Bank Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $7,500
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Dance Collection Danse Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to implement a three-year strategy for resource development, as part of a major organizational renewal; a fundraising mentor will work with staff to  bring new knowledge and attitudes to the company with regard to income development, expanding existing avenues of support and exploring new sources of funding; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.dcd.ca/
Dancemakers Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $36,000
Description:to engage a Resident Dramaturge and Animateur in order to address two related components of their artistic vision:  building a distinct voice through the quality of their art-making, and developing existing and new audiences; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.dancemakers.org/
DanceWorks Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to access specialist knowledge and support for the current outreach officer to develop effective and consistent educational programs adaptable to diverse artists and audiences; will create a template for use with local and touring artists for future projects, and design and test an evaluation model for its initiatives; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.danceworks.ca/
Danny Grossman Dance Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $25,000
Description:to preserve seminal works of Danny Grossman through film, notation, and other methods during rehearsal and performance, and to develop a teaching syllabus and fully documented materials for licensing this work to future generations of dancers and dance students; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.dannygrossman.com/
Democracy Education Network Discretionary General Fund 2008 $10,000
Description:in support of democracy skills workshops; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.democracyeducation.net/
Diaspora Dialogues Discretionary General Fund 2008 $15,000
Description:in support of electronic community building initiativesWebsite:http://diasporadialogues.com/
Dusk Dances Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to engage a tour producer for their expanding community residency project, and to work with First Leadership Ltd. to design and undertake a three-year evaluation in order to understand the quantitative and qualitative impact of this program; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.duskdances.ca/
Eakin, Lynn Community Innovation Fellowship 2008
Description:to provide strategic leadership to the recently created Ontario Nonprofit Network and to pursue further research on a new economic framework to underpin the nonprofit sectorWebsite:http://www.lynneakin.com/
Ecojustice Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $50,000
Description:to support the Save Ontario’s Species Coalition to implement a project that will ensure the effective implementation of the Endangered Species Act in order that species at risk and their habitats can be protected and restoredWebsite:http://www.ecojustice.ca/
Environmental Defence Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $25,000
Description:to research anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) legislation across North America, and to explore the opportunities to have anti-SLAPP legilation introduced and passed in Ontario, and passed in Québec, where it has already been introducedWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to provide assistance to the Artistic Director, in the form of the creation of part-time positions in administrative and artistic roles, in order to enable her to focus more fully on creative and professional development; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.flamencos.net/
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $19,000
Description:in support of the Farmland Entry project, which aims to devise and adapt models of farm succession by facilitating entry for farm interns onto farmland in southern Ontario, especially on land adjacent to Everdale; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.everdale.org/
Factory Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $61,350
Description:to create a Facility Development Team, a group of experienced outsiders to guide the company through the three-year preparation for renovations and the launch of a capital campaign, including work with architects and building consultants finalizing plans; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.factorytheatre.ca/
Family Services Association Community Communities in Action 2008 $87,828
Description:to assist Campaign 2000 and the Income Security Advocacy Centre to support low-income communities to contribute to the development of an Ontario Poverty Reduction Plan and to help engage other stakeholder groups in this process; two year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.fsatoronto.com/
FarmStart Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $95,000
Description:to support and encourage a new generation of farmers interested in establishing locally based, ecologically sound and economically viable agricultural enterprises; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.farmstart.ca/
Fleming College, Haliburton School of the Arts Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $8,000
Description:in support of the Haliburton campus capital projectWebsite:http://www.flemingc.on.ca/
FoodShare Discretionary General Fund 2008 $600
Description:in partnership with the Toronto Community Garden Network, in support of gardeners visiting the Gardiner MuseumWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net
FoodShare Environment Sustainability Internships 2008 $30,000
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Ian AleyWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net/
FoodShare Environment Sustainability Internships 2008 $30,000
Description:in partnership with Local Food Plus, to support a 12-month internship for Emily van HalemWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net/
Fred Victor Centre Community Renewal Fellowships 2008
Description:to allow Director of Community Services Michele Heath to explore innovative models for housing and services for those most marginalized by poverty through visiting several organizations in Vancouver and New York City; Heath will also travel to Montreal to visit several leading capacity-building organizations in order to study organizational structure and strategic thinking and planningWebsite:http://fredvictor.org/
Fujiwara Dance Inventions Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to work with arts consultant Ottie Lockey in order to develop and implement a targeted tour marketing plan building on existing touring success; components of the plan will include research, travel, peer learning, mentoring, and strategic choices in priority markets and promotional material; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.fujiwaradance.com/
Gerstein Centre Community Communities in Action 2008 $30,000
Description:to support Voices from the Street, a project that trains individuals who have had the lived experience of homelessness to become educators and leaders on issues relating to poverty. This will strengthen and extend their participation in a range of initiatives such as the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction, and enable them to develop tools and resources to help organizations, institutions, and policy-makers to facilitate the participation of low-income people in dialogue and decision making processes; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.gersteincentre.org/
Great Canadian Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Jordana Cox as dramaturgy internWebsite:http://www.gctc.ca/
Ground Level Youth Venture Discretionary General Fund 2008 $7,000
Description:to increase the use of locally grown food in this social enterprise, including training for senior kitchen staff in purchasing locally grown food, the development and supervision of menu preparation for the youth at the café, and an evaluation of the benefits of this program for youth, restaurant patrons, and the café's bottom lineWebsite:http://glyv.org/
Houselink Community Homes Community Communities in Action 2008 $19,800
Description:in partnership with the Ontario Disability Support Program Action Coalition, to undertake a strategic planning session with their members and policy experts in order to analyze the Province’s Poverty Reduction Strategy and other recently created policy tools to see what opportunities can be developed to improve the quality of life and opportunity for low-income people with disabilities in OntarioWebsite:http://www.houselink.on.ca/
Houselink Community Homes Community Communities in Action 2008 $25,000
Description:to support the Dream Team, a group of psychiatric consumers/survivors, whouse public education campaigns and policy development initiatives in order to advocate for safe and affordable supportive housing and to expand the availability of affordable, supportive housing in OntarioWebsite:http://www.houselink.on.ca/
Hustler Young Men’s Bible Class Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2008 $10,000
Description:for general program support
Informetrica Limited Community Communities in Action 2008 $38,850
Description:to develop a roadmap that will support policy-makers, the media, think tanks, and community groups as they navigate differing poverty-related claims and measures, their strengths and weaknesses, and their relative statistical validityWebsite:http://www.informetrica.com/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $24,000
Description:for Dan Watson as Artistic Producer internWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to create the Jumblies Playground, a training and mentorship initiative for artists intended to foster a more broadly based community arts movement; training will be delivered through a variety of programs in partnership with other companies and the Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
LAMP Community Health Centre Community Communities in Action 2008 $5,000
Description:to strengthen the planning efforts of LAMP, their partners, and low-income tenants in the redevelopment planning process unfolding in their community and, in particular, to address the issue of preserving the affordable housing stockWebsite:http://www.lampchc.org/
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2008 $90,000
Description:to initiate a local food eco-label for southern Ontario as a comprehensive strategy for food system reform that will support farmers and offer consumers a way to support local sustainable agriculture; third year of four-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.localfoodplus.ca/
Literary Review of Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $2,500
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://reviewcanada.ca/
Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $27,500
Description:for Vanya Garraway as outreach internWebsite:http://www.lktyp.ca/
Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2008 $50,000
Description:to continue their work regarding the ways that community agencies can venture beyond government-funded settlement services to support poverty reduction efforts that address the systemic barriers to newcomer economic integration, and to build newcomer voices to lead in this processWebsite:http://www.mnlct.org/
MOonhORsE dance theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to allow MOonhORsE, COBA Collective of Black Artists, and the Korean Dance Studies Society of Canada to engage a collective Profile and Development Manager in order to address fundraising structures and the development of sustainable relationships with their communities in order to diversify on a long-term basis, their revenue sourcesWebsite:http://www.danceumbrella.net/clients_moonhorse.htm
Music TORONTO Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $32,375
Description:to address succession planning through the creation of a new administrative position that, over the course of three years, will gradually assume control of the full administrative function of the organization, allowing the current General Manager/Artistic Producer to focus on the artistic development of the company; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.music-toronto.com/
National Ballet of Canada Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://national.ballet.ca/
Native Earth Performing Arts Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2008 $25,500
Description:for Isidra Cruz as administrative internWebsite:http://www.nativeearth.ca/en/
Chimera Project, The Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:

to create the position of Business Development Manager to allow their administrative structure to parallel the extraordinary artistic growth of the company and result in a shift from operations funded on a project-to-project basis to an annually funded organization; first year of three-year commitment

Website:http://thechimeraproject.com/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary General Fund 2007 $200,000
Description:

in support of the Green Arts Barn project

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary General Fund 2007 $23,178
Description:

in support of their drop-in program

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Community Communities in Action 2007 $60,000
Description:

to work in partnership with Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Centre, local residents, and other key constituents to mobilize and influence policy on income security issues related to minimum wage and a diet supplement for social assistance recipients; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2007 $50,000
Description:

in support of Lewa's conservation work in Northern Kenya; second year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
University of Guelph Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $60,000
Description:

in partnership with Greenlands Centre Wellington, to secure a system of “Greenlands” in the Township of Centre Wellington based on research, mapping, and a broadly based citizen engagement process; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
Seeds of Diversity Discretionary General Fund 2007 $25,000
Description:in support of their new Pollination Canada program, the Seeds Exchange Directory, and office staff support; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.seeds.ca/en.php
Shakespearience Performing Arts Discretionary General Fund 2007 $10,000
Description:to provide one year of bridge financing to allow the company's operations to continue while they restructure their administratioin, fundraising activities, and Board of Directors in order to allow long-term healthWebsite:http://www.shakespearience.ca/
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $26,000
Description:for Tanya Apostolidis as creative management internWebsite:http://www.shawfest.com/
Shaw Festival Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $16,500
Description:for Wayne Gwillim as Music Director internWebsite:http://www.shawfest.com/
Sick Kids Hospital Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $1,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.sickkidsfoundation.com/home/
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $45,000
Description:to respond to significant changes in society and technology by exploring new ways of producing and disseminating new music as an independent production company; issues of technology, creative rights,  and public and private partnerships will be addressed in collaboration with other institutions such as the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media at McGill; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.soundstreams.ca/
St. Christopher House Community Communities in Action 2007 $78,983
Description:to explore how organizations can increase and sustain the capacity of low-income communities to contribute to the broader public discourse and advocacy aimed at increasing income security and reducing social isolation; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.stchrishouse.org/
St. Christopher House Discretionary General Fund 2007 $750
Description:on behalf of an advisory committee memberWebsite:http://www.stchrishouse.org/
Stapleton, John (Open Policy) Community Innovation Fellowship 2007
Description:to disseminate the findings from a research report entitled Why is it so tough to get ahead? How our tangled social programs pathologize the transition to self-reliance, which documents the impacts stemming from the interaction of different social benefit programs for low-income adults and families in Toronto and offers a series of policy and program recommendations to create changeWebsite:http://www.openpolicyontario.com/
Stratford Chefs School Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $12,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.stratfordchef.com/
Street Health Community Nursing Foundation Community Communities in Action 2007 $28,040
Description:to support ongoing dialogue, education, and dissemination of the finding emerging from the 2007 Street Health ReportWebsite:http://www.streethealth.ca/home.htm
Talisker Players Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to hire an operations coordinator on a permanent part-time basis and to share rented space with other music organizations in Trinity St. Paul Church, giving the organization a base from which to realize opportunities to bring new visibility, audiences, and revenue; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.taliskerplayers.ca/
Tapestry New Opera Works Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $36,140
Description:to create its first resident Studio Company, whose artists will form the core for all Tapestry projects, and to invest in specialized training for them in voice, acting, and creative collaboration; the Studio Company will also be used to create additional points of entry for audience engagement; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tapestrynewopera.com/
The Catalyst Centre Discretionary General Fund 2007 $500
Description:on behalf of an advisory committee memberWebsite:http://www.catalystcentre.ca/
The Centre for Aboriginal Media Discretionary General Fund 2007 $3,000
Description:to support the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts FestivalWebsite:http://www.imaginenative.org/
The Gallery Players of Niagara Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:for Michael Elg as management internWebsite:http://www.galleryplayers.ca/
The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $28,000
Description:in support of the All Fired Up! The Future Building Initiative CampaignWebsite:http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $21,000
Description:for Dan Kurek as Technical Director internWebsite:http://www.grandtheatre.com/
The Storytellers’ School of Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to heighten the celebration of the art of storytelling throughout the year and to raise the profile of the organization through the creation of additional storytelling events in conjunction with their upcoming move into the Green Arts Barns community; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.storytellingtoronto.org/
The Theatre Centre Discretionary General Fund 2007 $25,000
Description:to prepare architectural renderings in support of The Theatre Centre's bid for the cultural retrofit of the Carnegie Library building in the Queen/Gladstone area of TorontoWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org/
Theatre Direct Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $25,880
Description:to implement a transition plan to prepare for the ongoing responsibilities that will come with their first home venue, including establishing relationships in the new community, working closely with the design/build team, and developing new school and weekend programming for the new studio; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatredirect.ca/
Théâtre français de Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $43,000
Description:to implement strategies to ensure that their artistic growth and maturation is reflected in their marketing abilities and fundraising practices, including new integrated software and an effective stewardship program to improve the quality of the relationships they build; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrefrancais.com/
Theatre Smith-Gilmour Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to secure the services of a tour manager and Asia specialist in order to help with growing interest in their work from China and other Asian countries, including liaison with presenters, sponsors and other partners, and Canadian and foreign governments, and help with transportation and logistics; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatresmithgilmour.com/
Thompson, Patricia Community Innovation Fellowship 2007
Description:to explore the area of nonprofit leader renewal and how investing in the professional vitality of leaders supports the strengthening of organizations and the sector as a wholeWebsite:http://www.patriciathompson.ca/
Toronto Children’s Chorus Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $55,000
Description:to execute a strategy to broaden and strengthen the community of TCC singers and audiences for the future by dedicating a staff person to the communications, redesigning the website, exploring the creation of an alumni choir, and enhancing the recruitment potential of educational programming; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/
Toronto Consort Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to take advantage of momentum from their recent Metamorphoses festival and new audiences identified through the festival in order to focus on building their membership and individual donation campaigns, including work with improved communications and website development; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.torontoconsort.org/
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $16,630
Description:for Gillian Lewis as production internWebsite:http://www.tdt.org/
Toronto Neighbourhood Centres Community Communities in Action 2007 $74,500
Description:to strengthen community development practice in Toronto in order to enhance nonprofit agencies' capacity to address issues of economic and social justice; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.neighbourhoodcentres.ca/
Toronto Public Library Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://tplfoundation.ca/
Town of Caledon Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $10,000
Description:to produce a community map through a collaborative effort amongst a number of Caledon’s community groups in order to ensure the protection of natural and cultural heritage in the town’s growth and resource management efforts; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.town.caledon.on.ca/
University of Guelph Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $47,000
Description:in partnership with Guelph Civic League, the City of Guelph, and the Downtown Board of Management,to pilot Plan Aid, a new not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing planning, design advice, and skills that will help citizens evaluate, respond to, and contribute to planning initiatives and proposals that affect their communityWebsite:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
Victoria University Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $50,000
Description:in support of the Pelham Edgar Distinguished Visitor EndowmentWebsite:http://www.vicu.utoronto.ca/
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:in collaboration with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Kevin Gojmerac as administrative internWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca/
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to solidify and expand their position as an internationally active experimental company through:  networking and partnering, to make and maintain international connections; training, to bring international knowledge and teachers to Canada; and touring exchange, to create collaborative work on an international scale; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca/
West Hill Community Services Community Communities in Action 2007 $72,500
Description:to implement a strategy of resident engagement and leadership building in order to enhance West Hill’s capacity to get at root causes of poverty; the strategy will include an organizational change process to integrate community-development approaches, such as organizing and advocacy, across their programs and services; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.westhill-cs.on.ca/
Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke Community Renewal Fellowships 2007
Description:to allow Exeuctive Director Rhonda Roffey to undertake a journey to reconnect with her Aboriginal culture and historyWebsite:http://www.womens-habitat.ca/
Woodgreen Community Services Discretionary General Fund 2007 $20,000
Description:in support of their Homeward Bound programWebsite:http://www.woodgreen.org/
Workers’ Action Centre Community Communities in Action 2007 $65,000
Description:to strengthen the capacity of contingent workers to act individually and collectively in order to address workplace practices, employment standards, and labour legislation that negatively affect them; the Workers’ Action Centre will also further develop their worker-led organizational and governance modelWebsite:http://www.workersactioncentre.org/
Working Women’s Community Centre Community Communities in Action 2007 $75,000
Description:in partnership with the Portuguese Canadian National Congress, to address issues of undocumented workers by convening a multi-stakeholder table in order to examine ways to support undocumented migrants and to contribute to immigration policy reforms and changes in regulations at all levels of governmentWebsite:http://www.workingwomencc.org/
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2007 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's LiteratureWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com/
Wye Marsh Environment Sustainability Internships 2007 $19,000
Description:to support a 7-month internship for Chris McIIhinneyWebsite:http://www.wyemarsh.com/
York University Foundation Community Emerging Leaders 2007 $61,389
Description:to support the work of the Emerging Leaders Program, a joint initiative of Metcalf, United Way of Greater Toronto, and the Schulich School of Business intended to build the management skills and capitalize on the inherent leadership abilities of middle managers in the social services sector with a long-term goal of assisting the entire sector with succession planning and leadership diversification; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca/foundatn/
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Community Renewal Fellowships 2008
Description:to allow Executive Director Axelle Janczur to travel abroad in order to study policy development related to service responses to high-needs populations. She will also pursue self-study of a new conceptual framework aimed to help non-governmental organizations create supports and influence policy that directly addresses the risks in vulnerable peoples’ livesWebsite:http://accessalliance.ca/
Arraymusic Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $20,000
Description:to select, rehearse, and perfect a core repertoire of “contemporary classics” from its 36-year legacy of works and to develop a network of outside presenters to hire its ensemble to perform this repertoire in order to increase audiences, revenues, and the organization’s profile; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.arraymusic.com/
Art Gallery of Ontario Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.ago.net/
Bruce House Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $20,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.brucehouse.org/
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Community Communities in Action 2008 $20,000
Description:to support the Growing Gap project, working with Environics Research to conduct focus groups and a national poll to get a clearer sense of what citizens believe their governments should do about povertyWebsite:http://www.policyalternatives.ca/
Canadian Children’s Opera Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $21,457
Description:to launch a new education/outreach program, consisting of the creation of a non-auditioned after-school program offered to children at a nominal cost, and the development of additional performance and workshop opportunities in the traditional school system; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers’ Network Environment 2008 $5,000
Description:to support organizational developmentWebsite:http://www.cegn.org/
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www2.cifar.ca/
Canadian Music Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2008 $72,000
Description:to be much more proactive in promoting and marketing its most important asset, the creative legacy of 676 composers, to buyers in Canada and worldwide;  outside experts will work with staff to analyze products and markets, and to test and evaluate several strategic approaches; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.musiccentre.ca/home.cfm
Canadian Opera Company Discretionary Board Directed 2008 $15,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.coc.ca/Home.aspx
Eakin, Lynn Community Innovation Fellowship 2007
Description:to explore promising strategies for creating change in the regulatory and financing of nonprofit organizations in Ontario through the development of a provincial nonprofit networkWebsite:http://www.lynneakin.com/
East Scarborough Boys and Girls Club Community Communities in Action 2007 $44,378
Description:to assist the East Scarborough Storefront as they strengthen resident leadership, mobilization, and education efforts in order to reduce the impact of poverty in East Scarborough; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.esbgc.org/
Eastern Ontario Model Forest Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $110,000
Description:to promote the widespread adoption of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards in small-scale forests, private woodlots, and community forests in partnership with FSC Canada; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.eomf.on.ca/
Ecology Action Centre Environment Northern Appalachians 2007 $40,000
Description:to support efforts to secure and promote the protection of Nova Scotia's Acadian Forest through scientific research, public education, management plan review, and coalition activities; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ecologyaction.ca/
Environmental Defence Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $68,000
Description:to build institutional capacity through program and communications developmentWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Environmental Defence Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $20,000
Description:to support a coalition of groups collaborating on New Environmental Priorities for OntarioWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Environmental Defence Environment Sustainability Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Claire MalcolmsonWebsite:http://www.ecospark.ca/
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to provide assistance to the Artistic Director, in the form of the creation of part-time positions in administrative and artistic roles, in order to enable her to focus more fully on creative and professional development; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.flamencos.net/
Esprit Orchestra Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $28,625
Description:to take the orchestra out of the concert hall in order to perform before targeted new audiences in alternative public spaces not traditionally associated with concerts, including free performances and educational activity conducted in partnership with other cultural organizations; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.espritorchestra.com/
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $22,000
Description:in support of the Farmland Entry project, which aims to devise and adapt models of farm succession by facilitating entry for farm interns onto farmland in southern Ontario, especially on land adjacent to Everdale; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.everdale.org/
Factory Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $61,350
Description:to create a Facility Development Team, a group of experienced outsiders to guide the company through the three-year preparation for renovations and the launch of a capital campaign, including work with architects and building consultants finalizing plans; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.factorytheatre.ca/
Family Services Association Community Communities in Action 2007 $100,629
Description:to assist Campaign 2000 and the Income Security Advocacy Centre to support low-income communities to contribute to the development of an Ontario Poverty Reduction Plan and to help engage other stakeholder groups in this process; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.fsatoronto.com/
FarmStart Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $117,500
Description:to support and encourage a new generation of farmers interested in establishing locally based, ecologically sound and economically viable agricultural enterprisesWebsite:http://www.farmstart.ca/
FoodShare Community Communities in Action 2007 $50,000
Description:to research and develop policy options to address the long-term viability of local produce markets in low-income communities in order to address food insecurity issues arising from inadequate income, unsustainable agriculture, and diet-related illnessWebsite:http://www.foodshare.net/
Fujiwara Dance Inventions Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to work with arts consultant Ottie Lockey in order to develop and implement a targeted tour marketing plan building on existing touring success; components of the plan will include research, travel, peer learning, mentoring, and strategic choices in priority markets and promotional material; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.fujiwaradance.com/
Homes First Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2007 $40,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://sites.google.com/site/homesfirstsociety2/
Hustler Young Men’s Bible Class Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2007 $10,000
Description:for general program support
Institute in Management and Community Development, Concordia University Community 2007 $6,000
Description:to support Kim Klein as a practitioner Fellow-in-Residence at the Institute in Management and Community Development at Concordia and to spend time working in Toronto with a range of community residents and groupsWebsite:http://instdev.concordia.ca/
Institute of Child Study, University of Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $30,000
Description:in support of the school's capital campaignWebsite:http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/ics/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $26,000
Description:for Sean Frey as artistic internWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to create the Jumblies Playground, a training and mentorship initiative for artists intended to foster a more broadly based community arts movement; training will be delivered through a variety of programs in partnership with other companies and the Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $55,000
Description:to assist with The Land Between initiative that seeks to examine a highly sensitive and poorly known landscape, to mark The Land Between as a true and distinctive landscape, and to focus increased collaborative conservation efforts in the region; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.kawarthaheritage.org/
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $40,000
Description:to catalyze a new level of coordinated and comprehensive regional planning and conservation action moving toward bioregional protection of natural and cultural resources through increased organizational capacity and the investment in new tools to work with partners and local communities; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.kawarthaheritage.org/
Laidlaw Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2007 $3,000
Description:in support of the Canadian Youth Arts NetworkWebsite:http://www.laidlawfdn.org/
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $180,000
Description:to initiate a local food eco-label for southern Ontario as a comprehensive strategy for food system reform that will support farmers and offer consumers a way to support local sustainable agriculture; second year of four-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.localfoodplus.ca/
Learning Enrichment Foundation Community Communities in Action 2007 $52,105
Description:to engage residents, politicians, social service organizations, businesses, and other institutions and residents in part of the former City of York in order to develop a comprehensive community revitalization plan with the goals of poverty reduction and sustainable economic development; concurrently, the organization will work to embed systemic change principles and goals within all aspects of their operationsWebsite:http://www.lefca.org/about_us/index.shtml
Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2007 $15,000
Description:to work with low-income newcomers in order to build analysis and action around the root causes of racialized poverty in TorontoWebsite:http://www.mnlct.org/
Multistory Complex Discretionary General Fund 2007 $25,000
Description:to support the Street Food Vending Project, aimed at diversifying street food in Toronto and integrating street food vending into a food security programming
Music Niagara Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:for Barbara Worthy as administrative internWebsite:http://www.musicniagara.org/
Muttart Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2007 $3,446
Description:to suport the costs of intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada on a precedent-setting case of charity law in CanadaWebsite:http://www.muttart.org/
Native Earth Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to create the position of Artistic Associate in order to alleviate some of the artistic planning and development responsibilities of the Artistic Director and to address ideas of succession by training another individual into the leadership of an Aboriginal arts organization; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nativeearth.ca/en/
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:for Kate Hodgert as producer internWebsite:http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Senior Artists & Administrators 2007 $18,590
Description:to allow General Manager Guy de Carteret to build the important contacts and skills required for international booking through attendance at various festivals and eventsWebsite:http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $26,235
Description:to create a part-time position focused on touring in order to take advantage of opportunities coming from strong interest in the company's current and future work, allowing for for consistent attention to the cultivation of presenters, and the logistical concerns of touring nationally and abroad; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Nightswimming Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to explore new models for financial participation in the subsequent production of works created by the company; to develop a new structure to facilitate independent investment in touring and the company; and to take advantage of their expertise in dramaturgy by developing mutually beneficial partnerships with acting schools and universities; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://nightswimmingtheatre.com/
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $24,000
Description:for Audrey Dwyer as Artistic Director/dramaturgy internWebsite:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net/
North York Community House Community Communities in Action 2007 $24,000
Description:in partnership with Jane Finch Community & Family Centre and Delta Family Resource Centre, to transform the three neighbourhood centres from a service delivery model to one emphasizing social change, resident leadership, and community mobilization in order to take collective action on issues of poverty in North York; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nych.ca/home.html
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to strengthen the company's administrative capacities as they work to realize the full potential of The Polished Hoe, hiring a part-time staff person dedicated to resource development and a specialist consultant who can mentor that individual; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.obsidian-theatre.com/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $74,000
Description:to undertake a major educational campaign targeting municipalities, planners, rural non-farm landowners, and the broader community in order to build support for a "Places to Grow Food Plan" for Ontario; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $90,000
Description:to support the Livable Landscapes II: Community Conservation Mapping project in Grey and Bruce Counties, which will establish community-based plans for linking protected natural areas, farmlands, and green spaces; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ontarionature.org/
Opera Atelier Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $85,000
Description:to focus on training and apprenticeship in all facets of its highly specialized repertoire andto strengthen administrative capacity as the company promotes the works of the early baroque period into their rightful place as part of the standard repertoire for opera and ballet companies; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.operaatelier.com/
Opera Lyra Ottawa Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:for Laura Beks as development internWebsite:http://www.operalyra.ca/
Opera.ca Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to develop and launch an integrated program providing opportunities for mentoring and knowledge-sharing among the creators of opera, including roundtable workshops and the opportunity for the presentation of full-scale orchestral work in a risk-free setting, in order to mitigate the risk of engaging in the creation of new opera; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.opera.ca/hom.cfm
Peacebuilders International (Canada) Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $4,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.peacebuilders.ca/
Peacebuilders International (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2007 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.peacebuilders.ca/
Pelee Island Bird Observatory Environment 2007 $10,000
Description:to strengthen institutional capacity; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.pibo.ca/
Philanthropic Foundations Canada Discretionary General Fund 2007 $5,000
Description:in support of their Leadership Research ProjectWebsite:http://pfc.ca/en/
Poculi Ludiques Sociatas Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $10,000
Description:in support of their production of The Queen's MenWebsite:http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~plspls/
Prologue to the Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $28,000
Description:to hire an education resources consultant in order to respond to changes in the school system and to improve service to artists, educators, and community presenters, including updated resource material and curriculum connection documents and a better performance evaluation system; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.prologue.org/
Queen of Puddings Music Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to take advantage of a prestigious invitation to Covent Garden to showcase their work to key individuals from Europe and around the world in order to build on this experience to nurture a touring network for this piece and future productions; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.queenofpuddingsmusictheatre.com/
Ralph Thornton Community Organization Community Communities in Action 2007 $23,500
Description:to work with low-income residents in order to support their voices and efforts to participate in influencing economic and social change, and to partner with other agencies to enhance their capacity to address systemic issues while also continuing to provide needed servicesWebsite:http://www.ralphthornton.org/
Regent Park Community Health Centre Community Communities in Action 2007 $16,891
Description:to support the work of Health Providers Against Poverty as they develop the capacity amongst Ontario healthcare providers and their professional organizations to target poverty, particularly inadequate social assistance rates, as a health issue; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.regentparkchc.org/
Rolph Road Public School Discretionary General Fund 2007 $1,000
Description:a matching grant in support of the grade six philanthropy projectWebsite:http://schools.tdsb.on.ca/rolphroad/
Roseneath Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:for Heather Landon as tour management internWebsite:http://www.roseneath.ca/
Roseneath Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $27,750
Description:to engage in two projects addressing their challenges of product and profile:  creating a mentoring team of Artistic Associates to work with David S. Craig in the development of new work, and having strong presence at international arts market conferences; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.roseneath.ca/
Royal Conservatory of Music Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $10,000
Description:in support of the Telus Centre for Performance and Learning through the Building National Dreams CampaignWebsite:http://www.rcmusic.ca/
Ryerson University Environment 2007 $20,000
Description:to implement an expanded City-Builder-in-Residence program that will bring leaders from civil society groups to Toronto in order to share their experiences with community members with the goal of providing an infusion of fresh city-building ideas into the minds of GTA residents; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.ryerson.ca/home.html
S.H.A.R.E. Agriculture Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $5,000
Description:in support of the Guatemalan Education ProjectWebsite:http://www.shareagfoundation.org/
Scarborough Hospital Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2007 $750
Description:on behalf of an advisory committee memberWebsite:http://tsh.to/pages/Welcome-to-the-TSH-Foundation
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary General Fund 2006 $10,000
Description:

for general program support

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $20,000
Description:

in support of The Stop cookbook

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
Stop Community Food Centre, The Community Communities in Action 2006 $60,000
Description:

to work in partnership with Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Centre, local residents, and other key constituents to mobilize and influence policy on income security issues related to minimum wage and a diet supplement for social assistance recipients; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.thestop.org/
The Theatre Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to restructure and enhance an integral part of its development program by engaging an Associate Director to work with five emerging but already successful companies in residence as a unit at The Theatre Centre; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrecentre.org/
Theatre Direct Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $25,880
Description:to implement a transition plan to prepare for the ongoing responsibilities that will come with their first home venue, including establishing relationships in the new community, working closely with the design/build team, and developing new school and weekend programming for the new studio; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatredirect.ca/
Théâtre français de Toronto Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $43,000
Description:to implement strategies to ensure that their artistic growth and maturation is reflected in their marketing abilities and fundraising practices, including new integrated software and an effective stewardship program to improve the quality of the relationships they build; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatrefrancais.com/
Theatre Smith-Gilmour Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to secure the services of a tour manager and Asia specialist in order to help with growing interest in their work from China and other Asian countries, including liaison with presenters, sponsors and other partners, and Canadian and foreign governments, and help with transportation and logistics; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.theatresmithgilmour.com/
Torjman, Sherri Community Innovation Fellowship 2006
Description:to explore the relevance and application of the concept of resilience in order to develop a conceptual and process framework that supports building strong, vibrant communities. Website:http://www.caledoninst.org/
Toronto Children’s Chorus Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $55,000
Description:to execute a strategy to broaden and strengthen the community of TCC singers and audiences for the future by dedicating a staff person to the communications, redesigning the website, exploring the creation of an alumni choir, and enhancing the recruitment potential of educational programming; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canadianchildrensopera.com/
Toronto Consort Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to take advantage of momentum from their recent Metamorphoses festival and new audiences identified through the festival in order to focus on building their membership and individual donation campaigns, including work with improved communications and website development; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.torontoconsort.org/
Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $10,970
Description:for Gillian Lewis as production internWebsite:http://www.tdt.org/
Toronto East General Hospital Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2006 $2,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.tegh.on.ca/bins/f_index.asp?cid=7
Toronto Neighbourhood Centres Community Communities in Action 2006 $70,100
Description:to strengthen community development practice in Toronto in order to enhance nonprofit agencies' capacity to address issues of economic and social justice; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.neighbourhoodcentres.ca/
Town of Caledon Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $20,000
Description:to produce a community map through a collaborative effort amongst a number of Caledon’s community groups in order to ensure the protection of natural and cultural heritage in the town’s growth and resource management efforts; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.town.caledon.on.ca/
Trent University Discretionary General Fund 2006 $5,000
Description:in support of the Moore Family AwardWebsite:http://www.trentu.ca/
United Way of Burlington and Greater Hamilton Discretionary General Fund 2006 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.uwaybh.ca/
University of Guelph Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $2,000
Description:to support the “Amazing Possibilities: Leading Practices in City Building for the Future” conferenceWebsite:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
University of Guelph Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $35,000
Description:to investigate programs to support a new and entrepreneurial near-urban agriculture in southern Ontario; to support the nascent Ontario Farmland Trust; and to continue research questions essential to the development of FoodShare’s local food eco-label; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.uoguelph.ca/
Victoria University Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $50,000
Description:in support of the Pelham Edgar Distinguished Visitor EndowmentWebsite:http://www.vicu.utoronto.ca/
Videocabaret Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to create a new administrative position in order to build on great opportunities for its award-wining cycle of History Plays. These opportunities would include adaptations to other media, creative collaborations with schools and educational partners, and enhanced uses of VideoCabaret's website and archives; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.videocab.com/
Volcano Non-Profit Productions Inc. Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $27,500
Description:in collaboration with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, for Roanne Duncan as administrative internWebsite:http://www.volcano.ca/
West Hill Community Services Community Communities in Action 2006 $72,500
Description:to implement a strategy of resident engagement and leadership building in order to enhance West Hill’s capacity to get at root causes of poverty; the strategy will include an organizational change process to integrate community-development approaches, such as organizing and advocacy, across their programs and services; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.westhill-cs.on.ca/
Wildlife Conservation Society Environment Boreal Forests 2006 $69,000
Description:to design and co-implement a project that integrates western science and traditional ecological knowledge for two species at risk and to coordinate a long-term GIS training program tailored for northern First Nations communitiesWebsite:http://www.wcscanada.org/
Woodgreen Community Services Discretionary General Fund 2006 $20,000
Description:in support of their Homeward Bound programWebsite:http://www.woodgreen.org/
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2006 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's LiteratureWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com/
York University Foundation Community Emerging Leaders 2006 $78,015
Description:to support the work of the Emerging Leaders Program, a joint initiative of Metcalf, United Way of Greater Toronto, and the Schulich School of Business intended to build the management skills and capitalize on the inherent leadership abilities of middle managers in the social services sector with a long-term goal of assisting the entire sector with succession planning and leadership diversification; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca/foundatn/
York University Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $20,000
Description:to establish an endowment for a new bursary in the Graduate Program in Communications and CultureWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca/foundatn/
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Community Communities in Action 2007 $40,000
Description:to work with low-income, ethno-racially diverse residents in the Black Creek  neighbourhood to engage in participatory research that leads to a deeper understanding of the relationship between health, income security, and race and that generates evidence-based action and advocacy; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://accessalliance.ca/
Agincourt Community Services Community Communities in Action 2007 $35,000
Description:to assist  the Scarborough Civic Action Network (SCAN) to work collaboratively with diverse constituents on a range of cross-cutting issues disproportionately affecting poor communities in Scarborough, including the Safe Schools Act and the closure of the Scarborough Grace Hospital; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.agincourtcommunityservices.com/
Alliance for a Better Georgina Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $45,000
Description:to create a series of community maps that will function as planning tools which identify, prioritize, and protect local area features valued by the community as well as features that may not  be reflected in current agency mapping or policy
Alternatives Journal, University of Waterloo Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $24,500
Description:for the production of the spring 2008 issue entitled Living Landscapes: Saving Our Near-Urban Lands, which will focus on protecting the lands that surround our urban centresWebsite:http://www.alternativesjournal.ca/
Art Gallery of Ontario Discretionary General Fund 2007 $20,000
Description:to support the installation of more than 5,000 works of art into 110 new galleriesWebsite:http://www.ago.net/
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $68,500
Description:to strengthen its ability to reach out to, and develop, the next generation of artists and audience members by hiring a Director of Youth Initiatives, creating cost-effective youth-oriented marketing materials, expanding their list of partnering agencies, and developing an interactive specific component of their website; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.buddiesinbadtimes.com/
Building Movement Project Community Communities in Action 2007 $1,962
Description:to share the Building Movement model with community organizations and capacity builders in order to advance joint learning about community building, constituent engagement, emerging leadership in the nonprofit sector, and social service and social changeWebsite:http://www.buildingmovement.org/
Canada’s National Ballet School Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $20,000
Description:in support of the school's capital campaignWebsite:http://www.nbs-enb.ca/
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www2.cifar.ca/
Canadian Music Centre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $72,000
Description:to be much more proactive in promoting and marketing its most important asset, the creative legacy of 676 composers, to buyers in Canada and worldwide;  outside experts will work with staff to analyze products and markets, and to test and evaluate several strategic approaches; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.musiccentre.ca/home.cfm
Canadian Opera Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,216
Description:for Carolyn Choo as properties internWebsite:http://www.coc.ca/Home.aspx
Canadian Opera Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $21,600
Description:for Jessica Sisson as wardrobe internWebsite:http://www.coc.ca/Home.aspx
Canadian Organic Growers Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $60,000
Description:to support the Perth-Wellington-Waterloo Chapter to develop potential alternative distribution systems for organic and transitioning farmers in order to help rejuvenate agriculture and the rural economy in the Perth-Wellington-Waterloo area; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.cog.ca/
Canadian Stage Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $27,500
Description:for Briana Brown as artistic producer internWebsite:http://www.canadianstage.com/
Canadian Stage Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $24,510
Description:for Lokki Ma as properties internWebsite:http://www.canadianstage.com/
Canary Research Institute Environment 2007 $20,000
Description:to build the capacity of citizen groups in Ontario to deal with mining through research, education, and the creation of opportunities for informed discussion of mining issues at local and provincial levels; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.canaryinstitute.ca/
Carousel Players Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2007 $9,900
Description:for Anrita Petraroia as production manager/producer internWebsite:http://www.carouselplayers.com/
Citizens’ Environment Watch Environment Sustainability Internships 2007 $17,500
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Sherry ShenWebsite:http://www.citizensenvironmentwatch.org/cewsite/
Citizens’ Environment Watch Environment Healthy Lands 2007 $120,000
Description:to create a long-term community-based monitoring project across the Oak Ridges Moraine which will enable citizens to share ecological and policy monitoring data using a "common map" that will connect knowledge about the Moraine and provide a resource for community groups and decision makers; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.citizensenvironmentwatch.org/cewsite/
Clay and Paper Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to create a new part-time position of Development Associate that will become a permanent part of the organizational structure of the company in order to concentrate on revenue development, internal and external communications, and Board development; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.clayandpapertheatre.org/
Community Action Resource Centre Community Communities in Action 2007 $35,000
Description:to strengthen their ability to support people living in poverty to influence change on issues affecting their lives by integrating and expanding board, volunteer, and staff community development capacity and by facilitating the mobilization of residents to address underlying conditions of pverty through a range of strategies including education, leadership development, and organization; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.communityarc.ca/
Community Social Planning Council Discretionary General Fund 2007 $500
Description:on behalf of an advisory committee memberWebsite:http://socialplanningtoronto.org/
Community Social Planning Council of Toronto Community Communities in Action 2007 $74,223
Description:in partnership with Council of Agencies Serving South Asians, to support their membership and the constituencies they serve as they increase their ability to address the root causes of povertyWebsite:http://www.cassaonline.com/
Corpus Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to develop the effectiveness of their touring activities by broadening the scope of their existing agent position into the role of Director of Touring Operations; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.corpus.ca/
Daily Bread Food Bank Discretionary Board Directed 2007 $10,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.dailybread.ca/
Dance Collection Danse Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to implement a three-year strategy for resource development, as part of a major organizational renewal; a fundraising mentor will work with staff to  bring new knowledge and attitudes to the company with regard to income development, expanding existing avenues of support and exploring new sources of funding; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.dcd.ca/
Dancemakers Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $36,000
Description:to engage a Resident Dramaturge and Animateur in order to address two related components of their artistic vision:  building a distinct voice through the quality of their art-making, and developing existing and new audiences; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.dancemakers.org/
DanceWorks Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to access specialist knowledge and support for the current outreach officer to develop effective and consistent educational programs adaptable to diverse artists and audiences; will create a template for use with local and touring artists for future projects, and design and test an evaluation model for its initiatives; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.danceworks.ca/
Danny Grossman Dance Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $25,000
Description:to preserve seminal works of Danny Grossman through film, notation, and other methods during rehearsal and performance, and to develop a teaching syllabus and fully documented materials for licensing this work to future generations of dancers and dance students; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.dannygrossman.com/
Delta Family Resource Centre Community Renewal Fellowships 2007
Description:to allow Executive Director Rosalyn Miller to examine new ideas and concepts on leadership and activism for community-based organizations by spending time in the US with the Building Movement initiative in order to better understand different strategies for grassroots organizing and poverty reductionWebsite:http://www.dfrc.ca/
Dusk Dances Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2007 $20,000
Description:to engage a tour producer for their expanding community residency project, and to work with First Leadership Ltd. to design and undertake a three-year evaluation in order to understand the quantitative and qualitative impact of this program; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.duskdances.ca/
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, The (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2006 $50,000
Description:

in support of Lewa's conservation work in Northern Kenya; first year of two-year commitment

Website:http://www.lewa.org/support-lewa/lewa-overseas/
Institute of Child Study, University of Toronto Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $50,000
Description:in support of the school's capital campaignWebsite:http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/ics/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $25,000
Description:for Lisa DiLiberto as Artistic Director internWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
Jumblies Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to create the Jumblies Playground, a training and mentorship initiative for artists intended to foster a more broadly based community arts movement; training will be delivered through a variety of programs in partnership with other companies and the Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/
Kairos Community Communities in Action 2006 $43,100
Description:to strengthen the role of local churches in advocacy for public policy changes in order to address issues of povertyWebsite:http://www.kairoscanada.org/
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $55,000
Description:to catalyze a new level of coordinated and comprehensive regional planning and conservation action moving toward bioregional protection of natural and cultural resources through increased organizational capacity and the investment in new tools to work with partners and local communities; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.kawarthaheritage.org/
Kawartha Heritage Conservancy Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $55,000
Description:to assist with The Land Between initiative that seeks to examine a highly sensitive and poorly known landscape, to mark The Land Between as a true and distinctive landscape, and to focus increased collaborative conservation efforts in the region; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.kawarthaheritage.org/
LAMP Community Health Centre Community Renewal Fellowships 2006
Description:to allow Program Director Bill Worrell to engage in research and reflection on the state of the community development field and, in particular, on self advocacy for people who are labeled as disabledWebsite:http://www.lampchc.org/
Land Food People Foundation Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $180,000
Description:to initiate a local food eco-label for southern Ontario as a comprehensive strategy for food system reform that will support farmers and offer consumers a way to support local sustainable agriculture; first year of four-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.localfoodplus.ca/
Leaside United Church Discretionary General Fund 2006 $2,000
Description:in support of the Honduras FundWebsite:http://www.leasideunited.org/
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) Discretionary General Fund 2006 $50,000
Description:to support a joint venture between MOCCA and Alphebet City, two "Healthy City Festivals" in 2006 and 2007: TRASH and FOODWebsite:http://www.mocca.ca/
Mushkegowuk Environmental Research Centre Environment Boreal Forests 2006 $52,000
Description:to provide opportunities for culturally appropriate collaborations and to strengthen the aboriginal voice in land-use decisions, particularly through incorporating traditional knowledge into Forest Stewardship CertificationWebsite:http://www.merc.ontera.net/
Nature Canada Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $30,000
Description:for the Green Budget Coalition's ongoing efforts to provide recommendations for ecological fiscal reform towards the Federal Budget and to promote a multi-year reinvestment in Canada's environmentWebsite:http://www.naturecanada.ca/
Nature Conservancy of Canada Environment Field Fellowships 2006 $70,000
Description:to allow John Riley to pursue “a year’s rejuvenation through writing” a book based on the earliest descriptions of the Great Lakes region and its neighbourhood by explorers, missionaries, settlers, tourists, and surveyors, and through taking a sabbatical for personal revitalizationWebsite:http://www.natureconservancy.ca/
Nature Conservancy of Canada Environment Northern Appalachians 2006 $30,000
Description:to support the development of an evolving cross-border collaborative dedicated to promoting the Northern Appalachian/Acadian region and providing a pivotal gathering place for information sharing, for collaboration, and for the articulation of a clear vision for the regionWebsite:http://www.natureconservancy.ca/
Nature Québec Environment Boreal Forests 2006 $70,000
Description:to strengthen institutional capacity by assisting with leadership transition; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.natureQuébec.org/
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $27,500
Description:for Laura Rocca as producer internWebsite:http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Necessary Angel Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $26,235
Description:to create a part-time position focused on touring in order to take advantage of opportunities coming from strong interest in the company's current and future work, allowing for for consistent attention to the cultivation of presenters, and the logistical concerns of touring nationally and abroad; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.necessaryangel.com/
Nightswimming Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $27,000
Description:for Andrea Romaldi as dramaturgy internWebsite:http://nightswimmingtheatre.com/
Nightswimming Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to explore new models for financial participation in the subsequent production of works created by the company; to develop a new structure to facilitate independent investment in touring and the company; and to take advantage of their expertise in dramaturgy by developing mutually beneficial partnerships with acting schools and universities; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://nightswimmingtheatre.com/
Nightwood Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $24,000
Description:for Beatriz Pizano as artistic administrative internWebsite:http://www.nightwoodtheatre.net/
North York Community House Community Communities in Action 2006 $47,000
Description:in partnership with Jane Finch Community & Family Centre and Delta Family Resource Centre, to transform the three neighbourhood centres from a service delivery model to one emphasizing social change, resident leadership, and community mobilization in order to take collective action on issues of poverty in North York; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.nych.ca/home.html
Obsidian Theatre Company Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to strengthen the company's administrative capacities as they work to realize the full potential of The Polished Hoe, hiring a part-time staff person dedicated to resource development and a specialist consultant who can mentor that individual; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.obsidian-theatre.com/
Ontario Farmland Trust Environment Sustainability Internships 2006 $30,000
Description:to support a 12-month internship for Ivan LeeWebsite:http://www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/
Ontario Nature Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $30,000
Description:to support the Livable Landscapes: Community Conservation Mapping project in Grey and Bruce Counties, which will establish community-based plans for linking protected natural areas, farmlands, and green spacesWebsite:http://www.ontarionature.org/
Opera Atelier Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $85,000
Description:to focus on training and apprenticeship in all facets of its highly specialized repertoire andto strengthen administrative capacity as the company promotes the works of the early baroque period into their rightful place as part of the standard repertoire for opera and ballet companies; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.operaatelier.com/
Parkdale Community Legal Clinic Community Communities in Action 2006 $100,000
Description:in support of the Workers’ Action Centre, to strengthen the capacity of contingent workers to act individually and collectively to address workplace practice, employment standards, and labour legislation that negatively affects them; this grant will also support the Workers’ Action Centre as they create new membership and committee structures that enable leadership and active participation by workers directly affected by precarious employment, low wages, and employment standards violationsWebsite:http://www.parkdalelegal.org/
Pathways to Education Community Communities in Action 2006 $50,000
Description:to work with the Lawrence Heights and Rexdale neighbourhoods in order to undertake a consultation process with community residents and local institutions to implement and sustain a Pathways to Education program that will address two key determinants of health: education and incomeWebsite:http://www.pathwaystoeducation.ca/
Peacebuilders International (Canada) Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $5,000
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.peacebuilders.ca/
Peacebuilders International (Canada) Discretionary General Fund 2006 $7,326
Description:for general program supportWebsite:http://www.peacebuilders.ca/
Peggy Baker Dance Projects Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to work with specialized artists and technicians to transform the material developed in The Choreographers Trust into readily available DVD format. This outstanding resource will illuminate, in an unprecedented way, the physical and aesthetic ideas and the creative process that drives Baker's choreography; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.peggybakerdance.com/home.html
Pelee Island Bird Observatory Discretionary General Fund 2006 $15,000
Description:in support of the fall season of migratory studies and related researchWebsite:http://www.pibo.ca/
Pembina Institute Environment Healthy Lands 2006 $39,000
Description:for ongoing work on smart growth and urban sustainability through engagement with provincial agencies, and through monitoring and public reporting of provincial progress and research comparing key Ontario municipalities on urban form, livability, and economic vitalityWebsite:http://www.pembina.org/
Prologue to the Performing Arts Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $28,000
Description:to hire an education resources consultant in order to respond to changes in the school system and to improve service to artists, educators, and community presenters, including updated resource material and curriculum connection documents and a better performance evaluation system; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.prologue.org/
Queen of Puddings Music Theatre Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to take advantage of a prestigious invitation to Covent Garden to showcase their work to key individuals from Europe and around the world in order to build on this experience to nurture a touring network for this piece and future productions; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.queenofpuddingsmusictheatre.com/
Ralph Thornton Community Organization Community Communities in Action 2006 $12,334
Description:to undertake a community-engagement process in order to identify the most pressing poverty-related issues currently affecting local residents, and to work with residents, agencies, and other key stakeholders to develop an integrated poverty reduction action planWebsite:http://www.ralphthornton.org/
Red Sky Performance Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to take advantage of some extraordinary opportunities by creating a Tour Manager position, as well as promotional materials to support touring activities, in order to develop a solid touring infrastructure much earlier than would otherwise have been possible; third year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.redskyperformance.com/
Regent Park Community Health Centre Community Communities in Action 2006 $63,104
Description:to support the work of Health Providers Against Poverty as they develop the capacity amongst Ontario healthcare providers and their professional organizations to target poverty, particularly inadequate social assistance rates, as a health issue; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.regentparkchc.org/
Renascent Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $20,000
Description:in support of their Family Focus campaignWebsite:http://www.renascent.ca/
Renascent Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2006 $40,000
Description:in support of their Family Focus campaignWebsite:http://www.renascent.ca/
Rolph Road Public School Discretionary General Fund 2006 $1,000
Description:a matching grant in support of the grade six philanthropy projectWebsite:http://schools.tdsb.on.ca/rolphroad/
Ryerson University Environment 2006 $25,000
Description:to initiate a series of six “mapped essays” entitled “Re(dis)covering Place: Alternative Cartographies of Toronto’s Civic Landscape,” that will offer powerful visual commentary on the cultural/natural interface of the city and provide an innovative means of engaging diverse communities and stimulating conversation about the changing notion of “place” in the contemporary metropolisWebsite:http://www.ryerson.ca/home.html
S.H.A.R.E. Agriculture Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $5,000
Description:in support of the Guatemalan Education ProjectWebsite:http://www.shareagfoundation.org/
Salamander Theatre for Young Audiences Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $16,000
Description:for Lisa Twardowska as administrative internWebsite:http://www.salamandertheatre.ca/
Seeds of Diversity Discretionary General Fund 2006 $25,000
Description:in support of their new Pollination Canada program, the Seeds Exchange Directory, and office staff support; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.seeds.ca/en.php
Sierra Legal Defence Council Environment Boreal Forests 2006 $40,000
Description:to support the Northern Boreal Protection Project aiming to ensure that comprehensive, conservation-based land-use planning is implemented in northern Ontario
Silva Forest Foundation Environment Boreal Forests 2006 $60,000
Description:to prepare an ecosystem-based conservation plan for the north central region of Saskatchewan aimed at protection of biodiversity and the provision for strong local economies; second year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.silvafor.org/
Sistering – A Woman’s Place Community Renewal Fellowships 2006
Description:to allow Executive Director Angela Robertson to spend time with, and document by video the stories of her grandmother, travelling to Nova Scotia to learn more about the history of African Canadians and their connections to the Caribbean. She will also undertake preliminary research on the creation of a pension plan for community sector workersWebsite:http://www.sistering.org/
Soundstreams Canada Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $45,000
Description:to respond to significant changes in society and technology by exploring new ways of producing and disseminating new music as an independent production company; issues of technology, creative rights,  and public and private partnerships will be addressed in collaboration with other institutions such as the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media at McGill; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.soundstreams.ca/
St. Christopher House Community Communities in Action 2006 $80,100
Description:to support the Children, Youth, and Families Program to influence public policy in order to create a stable, coherent funding framework for this constituency; to foster community-wide planning; to develop grassroots parent leaders; and to engage in community development activities; fifth year of five-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.stchrishouse.org/
St. Christopher House Community Innovation Fellowship 2006
Description:to enable John Stapleton to document issues related to the impacts stemming from the interaction of different social benefit programs for low-income adults and families in Toronto, and to offer a series of policy and program recommendations to create changeWebsite:http://www.openpolicyontario.com/
St. Stephen’s Community House Community Communities in Action 2006 $65,680
Description:to assist the Toronto Drop-In Network as they provide leadership opportunities that enable drop-in participants to realize their capacity to influence and advocate around issues of poverty, and to connect the organization's efforts with those of others in the City of TorontoWebsite:http://www.ststephenshouse.com/
Talisker Players Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $20,000
Description:to hire an operations coordinator on a permanent part-time basis and to share rented space with other music organizations in Trinity St. Paul Church, giving the organization a base from which to realize opportunities to bring new visibility, audiences, and revenue; second year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.taliskerplayers.ca/
Talk is Free Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $7,000
Description:for Jennifer Stewart as musical theatre director internWebsite:http://www.tift.ca/
Tapestry New Opera Works Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $6,875
Description:for Alexander Cann as Music Director internWebsite:http://www.tapestrynewopera.com/
Tapestry New Opera Works Performing Arts Strategic Initiatives 2006 $36,140
Description:to create its first resident Studio Company, whose artists will form the core for all Tapestry projects, and to invest in specialized training for them in voice, acting, and creative collaboration; the Studio Company will also be used to create additional points of entry for audience engagement; first year of three-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.tapestrynewopera.com/
The Gallery Players of Niagara Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $27,500
Description:for Amy Dennis as administrative internWebsite:http://www.galleryplayers.ca/
The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Discretionary General Fund 2006 $5,000
Description:in support of the All Fired Up! The Future Building Initiative CampaignWebsite:http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/
The Grand Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $19,575
Description:for Gina Marin as Technical Director internWebsite:http://www.grandtheatre.com/
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $16,450
Description:for Erika Leigh-Stirton as artistic administration internWebsite:http://www.schooloftdt.org/
Western Canada Wilderness Committee Discretionary Board Directed 2005 $10,000
Description:in support of their wilderness saving workWebsite:http://wildernesscommittee.org/
Writers’ Trust of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2005 $50,000
Description:in support of the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's LiteratureWebsite:http://www.writerstrust.com/
York University Foundation Community Emerging Leaders 2005 $84,228
Description:to support the work of the Emerging Leaders Program, a joint initiative of Metcalf, United Way of Greater Toronto, and the Schulich School of Business intended to build the management skills and capitalize on the inherent leadership abilities of middle managers in the social services sector with a long-term goal of assisting the entire sector with succession planning and leadership diversification; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca/foundatn/
York University Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2005 $10,000
Description:in support of the Writer in Exile bursaryWebsite:http://www.yorku.ca/foundatn/
Zizys, Tom Community Innovation Fellowship 2005
Description:to explore the feasibility of a social enterprise operating as a deconstruction business, focusing initially on the opportunities generated by the redevelopment of Regent Park; this study will examine the business case for such an enterprise, identify proponents and partners for the initiative, and propose the means and steps for putting such an operation into effect
4th Line Theatre Performing Arts Performing Arts Internships 2006 $27,500
Description:for Patricia Levert as administrative internWebsite:http://www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca/
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Community Communities in Action 2006 $40,928
Description:to work with low-income, ethno-racially diverse residents in the Black Creek  neighbourhood to engage in participatory research that leads to a deeper understanding of the relationship between health, income security, and race and that generates evidence-based action and advocacy; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://accessalliance.ca/
ACORN Institute Canada Community Communities in Action 2006 $35,000
Description:to work with low-income residents in high-rise buildings in order to address issues of safe, livable, affordable housingWebsite:http://www.acorninstitute.ca/
Agincourt Community Services Community Communities in Action 2006 $35,000
Description:to assist  the Scarborough Civic Action Network (SCAN) to work collaboratively with diverse constituents on a range of cross-cutting issues disproportionately affecting poor communities in Scarborough, including the Safe Schools Act and the closure of the Scarborough Grace Hospital; first year of two-year commitmentWebsite:http://www.agincourtcommunityservices.com/
Agora Foundation Discretionary Board Directed 2006 $5,000
Description:in support of Peacebuilders InternationalWebsite:http://www.greatbooksojai.com/
Agora Foundation Discretionary General Fund 2006 $5,000
Description:in support of Peacebuilders InternationalWebsite:http://www.greatbooksojai.com/
ALS Society of Canada Discretionary General Fund 2006 $10,000