Advisory - $1 million funding to advance economic and social opportunities in Eastern Ontario

    TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:   Three Ottawa organizations will receive Future Fund grants to
            create economic opportunities through:

            -  social finance and social enterprise
            -  creative training programs and partnerships with private,
               public and not-for-profit employers
            -  inclusion of marginalised people and communities in the labour

    WHO:    The announcement will be made by the Hon. Jim Watson, Minister of
            Municipal Affairs and Housing
            Yasir Naqvi, MPP for Ottawa Centre
            Gisèle Richer, OTF Board Member

    WHEN:   Friday, June 5, 2009
            11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    WHERE:  Catholic Immigration Centre, Room 113
            219 Argyle Avenue

    The Ontario Trillium Foundation established the Future Fund in 2007 to
support innovative partnerships and initiatives within a specific sector in
order to strengthen their impact. This strategic funding program creates
significant and sustainable opportunities for communities, networks and
individuals to shape and participate fully in Ontario's future.

For further information:

For further information: Renée Ouellet, Senior Communications Officer,
Ontario Trillium Foundation, or 1-800-263-2887
ext. 265

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