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$1.3 million+

in grants supporting local charities in 2021

 

 

 

Food Security Grants $245,000

A very generous donor made a one time donation to support local charities (and their staff) addressing food security. As food insecurity intersects with other pressing needs, a wide range of applications were received from organizations working in this area.

  • All Saints Anglican Church (Food Program)
  • Community Counselling and Resource Centre (CCRC)
  • Community Care Peterborough
  • Farms at Work – Make Way Charitable Society
  • Good Neighbours Care Centre
  • GreenUP
  • John Howard Society Peterborough
  • Kawartha World Issues Centre
  • Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation
  • Kidney Foundation
  • Lovesick Lake Native Women’s Association
  • Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
  • Nourish Project – YWCA Peterborough Haliburton
  • One City Peterborough
  • One Roof Community Centre (St. John’s Anglican Church)
  • P.R. Community & Student Association
  • Peterborough Public Health (Food for Kids)
  • The Elizabeth Fry Society
  • The Mount Community Centre
  • Trent University (TCSA Grocery Assistance Program)
  • YES Shelter for Youth and Families
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton – Nourish Project

Fund for Gender Equality $140,000

  • GreenUP
  • Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
  • Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC)
  • New Canadians Centre
  • Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
  • The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton – Nourish

Community Response Fund   $35,500

Community members have given over $400,000 to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund since it was established in March 2020. In that time, all funds raised have been granted to local charities supporting urgent needs arising from or exacerbated by the pandemic: food, shelter and mental health. Even after five rounds of grants, the need continues as charities work to support people whose lives have been severely impacted by COVID.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peterborough
  • Brock Mission
  • Canadian Mental Health Association HKPR
  • Community Counselling and Resource Centre (CCRC)
  • Community Care Peterborough
  • Four Counties Addiction Services Team (Fourcast)
  • John Howard Society Peterborough
  • Good Neighbours Care Centre
  • Kawartha Food Share
  • Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
  • Kawartha World Issues Centre
  • Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
  • One City Peterborough
  • PARN
  • Peterborough Public Health (Food for Kids)
  • Peterborough Youth Services
  • St. John’s Anglican Church – One Roof Community Centre
  • The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough
  • YES Shelter for Youth & Families
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Consumption and Treatment Services Fund $147,580

The Light the Way to $160K campaign to fund renovations to the Opioid Response Hub at 220 Simcoe Street was funded by one hundred individuals, half a dozen from local businesses, a few from churches and professional associations plus contributions from four endowed funds held at the Community Foundation.

  • Fourcast

Peterborough Arts Alive Grants   $106,100

Peterborough Arts Alive grants helped local arts organizations with their COVID recovery plans. The grants were funded by the Community Foundation, the City of Peterborough, and many local donors. This initiative was supported by the Electric City Culture Council. 

  • Fouth Line Theatre
  • Art Gallery of Peterborough
  • Artspace
  • Kawartha Youth Orchestra
  • Market Hall Performing Arts Centre
  • P.R. Community & Student Association (Sadlier House)
  • Peterborough Children’s Chorus
  • Peterborough Singers
  • Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
  • Peterborough Theatre Guild
  • ReFrame Film Festival 
  • Showplace Perfomance Centre
  • Spark Photo Festival 
  • The Art School of Peterborough
  • The Theatre on King
  • Trent Radio

Designated Grants (Donor and Agency)  $68,600

  • Ancient Forest Exploration & Research
  • Camp Kawartha
  • Council for Persons with Disabilities
  • Five Counties Children’s Centre
  • GreenUP
  • Kawartha Youth Orchestra
  • New Canadians Centre
  • Otonabee Region Conservation Authority
  • Peterborough Field Naturalists
  • The 4th Line Theatre Company of Peterborough
  • Trent Radio
  • Trent Valley Literacy Association
  • YES Shelter for Youth & Families
  • YMCA of Central East Ontario
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Donor Advised Grants   $270,955

  • Art Gallery of Peterborough
  • Arthritis Society
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes
  • Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
  • Camp Kawartha
  • Community Counselling and Resource Centre
  • Canadian Red Cross Society
  • Community Care Peterborough
  • Community Living Belleville and area
  • Covenant House
  • Fleming College
  • Four Counties Addition Services Team
  • Greenwood United Church
  • Hospice Peterborough
  •  John Howard Society Peterborough
  • Kawartha Food Share
  • Kawartha Land Trust
  • Kawartha World Issues Centre
  • Kawartha Youth Orchestra
  • Kenora & Lake of the Woods Community Foundation
  • Lake of the Woods District Hospital Foundation
  • Nature Conservancy of Canada
  • New Canadians Centre
  • Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
  • Peterborough Singers
  • Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation
  • QHC North Hastings
  • Salvation Army Peterborough – breakfast program
  • Survivors Abreast Peterborough Inc.
  • The Canadian Canoe Museum
  • The Mount Community Centre
  • Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School (Scholarship Foundation)
  • Trent Child Care Centre
  • Trent University
  • True Patriot Love Foundation
  • United Way Durham Region
  • United Way of Peterborough & District
  • University of New Brunswick
  • YES Shelter for Youth & Families
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Emergency Community Support Fund   $318,230

  • Community Counselling and Resource Centre (CCRC)
  • Council for Persons with Disabilities
  • Down Syndrome Association of Peterborough
  • Five Counties Children’s Centre
  • Good Neighbours Care Centre
  • GreenUP
  • Greenwood United Church
  • Heads Up for Inclusion
  • John Howard Society Peterborough
  • Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
  • Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC)
  • Kawartha Youth Orchestra
  • Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation
  • Keene United Church – Otonabee South Monaghan Foodbank
  • New Canadians Centre
  • Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
  • One City Peterborough
  • PARN
  • Peterborough Native Learning Program
  • Selwyn Public Library
  • St. James United Church – Summer Camp
  • YMCA of Central East Ontario
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Vital Community Grants $95,000

Vital Community Grants support areas of greatest need in our community. Disbursements from a dozen different funds are pooled to increase the impact of these grants. The area of focus for Vital Community Grants changes from time to time. In 2021, the theme was “Equitable COVID-19 Recovery.” Grants were made to organizations whose work focused on supporting people disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. 

  • Heads Up for Inclusion
  • Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation
  • Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
  • Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
  • Peterborough AIDS Resource Network
  • The Council For Persons with Disabilities
  • The Elizabeth Fry Society
  • Trent University – TRACKS
  • Trent Valley Literacy Association
  • YES Shelter for Youth and Families
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton – Nourish

Agency & Agency Designated Grants $125,158

Agency grants are distributed by long-term or endowed funds established by local charities to support their organization’s sustainablility. Agency designated grants are from funds established by donors to support a particular charity.

  • Camp Kawartha
  • Five Counties Children’s Centre
  • Fleming College
  • GreenUp
  • Kawartha Art Gallery
  • Kawartha Youth Orchestra
  • New Canadians Centre
  • Otonabee Region Conservation Society
  • Peterborough Field Naturalists
  • YMCA of Central East Ontario
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Building Grants $137,500

Sometimes the interests and passions of donor advised funds align and opportunities to create larger, multi-year grants emerge. Building Community grants reflect the points where these interests overlap and the resources of several funds are pooled for greater impact.

  • GreenUp
  • New Canadians Centre
  • One City Peterborough
  • YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Jennifer DeBues |

Co-Executive Director

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