TORONTO, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - The Ontario Trillium Foundation will announce $2 million in Future Fund grants to seven community projects. Organizations will use the funds to foster community entrepreneurship in Toronto and Thunder Bay, and boost the skills and job prospects of a wide range of Ontarians - from displaced industrial workers to single moms in southern Ontario.
What: These latest Future Fund grants will be made public at an event in
Toronto Tues. Feb. 9.
Four Toronto projects totaling $729,900 are being awarded. The recipients
Access Community Capital Fund (http://accessccf.com/)
Social Investment Organization (http://www.socialinvestment.ca/)
Homeward Bound Partnership c/o Woodgreen Community Services
Artscape Inc. (http://www.torontoartscape.on.ca/index.php)
Other Future Fund recipients are Waterloo's Lutherwood (http://www.lutherwood.ca/), the Ojibwe community of Pikangikum First Nation (http://www.whitefeatherforest.com/pikangikum_first_nation/introduction.php) north of Red Lake and PARO: Centre for Women's Enterprises (http://www.paro.ca/) in Thunder Bay.
Ontario Culture Minister Michael Chan will congratulate the recipients at the OTF recognition event. Media wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Ontario Trillium Foundation
45 Charles Street E, 6th Floor Boardroom, Toronto
Learn more about the Future Fund recipients (http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/cms/en/ff_grants_08_09.aspx)
View vignettes of Future Fund recipients (http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/cms/en/accesscommunity.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, email@example.com