Media Advisory - Ontario Trillium Foundation Future Fund will grant $2
million to support skills training in Ontario's green economy

TORONTO, June 30 /CNW/ - The Ontario Trillium Foundation will announce $2 million in Future Fund grants to four community projects. Organizations will use the funds to create green jobs and promote systematic change in green jobs skills development and training.

What: These Future Fund grants will be made public at an event in Toronto Tues. July 6.

Four projects totaling $2 million are being awarded. The recipients are:

    
      -  Greater Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council
      -  Biomass Network Group c/o Biomass Innovation Centre at Nipissing
         University
      -  Partners in Skills Development for the Green Economy c/o Youth
         Employment Assistance Headquarters Inc.
      -  Windfall Ecology Centre
    

Ontario Culture Minister Michael Chan and Minister of Environment John Gerretsen will congratulate the recipients at the OTF recognition event. Media wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to akooij@trilliumfoundation.org

    
      Date:      Tuesday, July 6, 2010

      Time:      11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

      Location:  Ontario Trillium Foundation
                 45 Charles Street E, 6th Floor Boardroom, Toronto
    

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Learn more about the Future Fund recipients (http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/Sub/Info/404redirect.aspx)

Learn more about the Ontario Trillium Foundation (http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/cms/en/index.aspx)

SOURCE Ontario Trillium Foundation

For further information: For further information: Angela Kooij, Ontario Trillium Foundation, 416 963 7917, akooij@trilliumfoundation.org


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