Funding Stories


Altruvest – BoardMatch®

"Volunteer Recruitment and Training" Grant 2000 – 2002 The success of any volunteer organization starts with having the right people ...
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Ashoka Canada

"Changemakers Initiative: Inspiring Approaches to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning" Grant 2010-2013 The Counselling Foundation of Canada awarded a ...
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Breakfast Club of Canada

"First Nations On-Reserve Student Food Internship Initiative" Grant 2017–2018 The aim of this initiative was to implement a student food ...
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Canadian Art Foundation

"” Grant 2010-2012 The Counselling Foundation of Canada provided a two-year grant in 2010 to the Canadian Art Foundation (CAF) ...
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Canadian Hearing Society

"Transitioning Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth to Employment" Grant 2009-2011 In 2009, The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) received funding ...
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Carleton University

"Indigenous Enriched Support Program" Grant 2014-2019 The Indigenous Enriched Support Program (IESP) supports the educational aspirations and success of Indigenous ...
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CERIC’s National Challenge to Promote Career Development

“CERIC’s National Challenge to Promote Career Development: An Online Competition” Grant 2013-2014 The Counselling Foundation of Canada established the Canadian ...
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Collège Saint-Maurice

"Supporting and Mentoring Northern Students for Success and Leadership" 2015 – 2017 The goal of this project was to transform traditional ...
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Cultural Human Resources Council

“TAMYC for Aboriginal Artists” Grant 2014-2015 The Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) was awarded a one-year grant in September 2014 ...
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Dad Central/Papa Centrale Ontario

“Fortifying Father Involvement—A toolkit to increase capacity for communities to engage fathers” Grant 2013-2015 Dad Central/Papa Central Ontario (DCO) was ...
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Dechinta Initiatives

"Supporting and Mentoring Northern Students for Success and Leadership" 2016 – 2018 The initial intention of this grant was to support ...
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"Tailoring for Success" Grant 2017–2019 The goal of "Tailoring for Success" (Since renamed Sewing for Jobs) was to improve access ...
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Environics Institute

“Canada’s Millennial Generation Social Values Study” 2015-2017 The Environics Institute for Survey Research reveals a bold portrait of Canada’s Millennials ...
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Eva’s Initiatives

"One-To-One Peer Mentorship" Grant 2004–2007 Giving people the confidence and ability to stand on their own two feet is a ...
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"Urban Farming and Local Food Careers Program" Grant 2014-2016 In 2014, the Foundation funded Everdale to work on three goals: ...
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Everdale 2

"Farm Planner Manual" 2018 – 2020 Everdale developed the first versions of The Farm Planner course in 2008 and has ...
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Family Services Association – Toronto and Ottawa

"Training" Grant 2004 – 2007 In the interests of providing the appropriate supports to the communities they serve, some social ...
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FCJ Refugee Centre

“Immigrant and Refugee Youth Mentoring Project” Grant 2012-2013 FCJ Refugee Centre, a Toronto-based community agency serving refugees and others at ...
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First Three Years – Make the Connection

"Pilot Program" Grant 2004 – 2005 Nurturing a healthy child during infancy and the toddler years are absolutely vital stages ...
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FoodShare Toronto

"Pathways to Youth Employment Program" Grant 2010-2012 FoodShare Toronto received a two-year grant in 2010 from The Counselling Foundation of ...
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“Platformation Program” Grant 2011-2013 Framework received a three-year grant in March, 2011 to develop its Platformation program.  Framework, a registered ...
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Furniture Bank

“Skills Training and Job Placement Program” Grant Phase I 2011-2014 Phase II 2013-2015 Toronto’s Furniture Bank was awarded a three-year ...
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Futureworx Society

“Employability Skills Assessment Tool” Grant Phase I 2012-2013 Phase II 2013-2014 Futureworx Society was awarded a grant in May, 2012 ...
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Geneva Centre for Autism

“Student Internships for Trades Exploration (SITE)” Phase I & II 2014-2015 Vocational programs offered to young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) typically focus on training ...
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Hospitality Workers Training Centre

"A Workforce Intermediary Business Model" 2016 – 2018 The objective of this project was to standardize and mainstream the participation of career ...
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Hospitality Workers Training Centre 2

"ReSET Retention Skills Enhancement Tool" 2019 – 2022 The purpose of this project is to help address serious workforce retention ...
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International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD)

"Child Protection in Development Phase I and Phase II" 2013 – 2017 Phase I (2013–2015) The Child Protection in Development program helped ...
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"Connecting New Immigrants to Employment" 2016 – 2017 This project aimed to provide increased opportunities for the inclusion and participation of ...
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Mennonite New Life Centre

"Mentoring Internationally Trained Counsellors" Grant 2009-2011 The Counselling Foundation of Canada provided a multi-year grant to The Mennonite New Life ...
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New Circles Community Services

"Foundations in Retail and Customer Service Skills" 2016 – 2021 The Foundation provided two grants to New Circles to develop ...
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Ontario Association of Youth Employment Centres/First Work

"Cross Canada Dialogues" Grant 2008-2011 First Work, a not-for profit organization that supports and advocates for a sustainable youth employment ...
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Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE)

"World of Choices and Company Program" 2020 – 2022 ONFE’s Career Readiness programs help students discover career paths that were ...
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People for Education

"Measuring What Matters" 2014 – 2017 The goal of the project was to create a broader set of goals and measures ...
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People for Education 2

"Measuring What Matters 2: Enhancing Support for Broad Competencies in Education" 2017 – 2020 The goal of this work was ...
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Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest (Concours québécois en entrepreneuriat)

"Communications" Grant 2008 – 2009 Despite the risks, long hours, hard work and uncertainty that is part and parcel of ...
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Read to Me!

"Healthy Child Development" Grant 2004 – 2008 There is no underestimating the impact of literacy upon young minds. For infants ...
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Returning to Spirit

"Train-the-Trainer" Grant 2007–2008 Over the past 20 years, Canadians have become more familiar with the dark legacy of Canada’s residential ...
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St. Francis Xavier University

"Peer Mentorship Program" Grant 2010-2013 St. Francis Xavier University was awarded a three-year grant in 2010 by the Board of ...
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Supporting Our Youth (SOY)

"Youth Mentorship" Grant 2001 – 2004 For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and transgendered youth, the struggles of identity and acceptance ...
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The Pathways to Education Program

"Community Succession Plan" Grants 1999–2005 (Regent Park Health Center) 2006–2008 (Pathways Canada) Make a goal of breaking the cycle of ...
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Toronto Metropolitan University

"Tri-mentoring Program" Grant 2000–2004 The Tri-Mentoring Program (TMP) strives to assist Ryerson's (Now known as Toronto Metropolitan University) culturally diverse ...
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Université Laval

“Webfolio” Grant 2012-2015 The Service de placement de l’Université Laval (SPLA) was awarded a three-year grant in December, 2012 to ...
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University of Toronto

“Working with Families Workbook Digitization” Grant 2012 The Foundation provided a grant to The University of Toronto, Department of Family ...
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University of Victoria

“Walking in Two Worlds for Indigenous Communities Counsellors in Training” 2013-2016 A'tola'nw “A time of hope and respecting one another” ...
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Upper Canada College – Horizons

"Tutoring and Mentoring" Grant 2000 – 2004 There is an emerging trend among schools these days to promote a culture ...
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Vancouver Island University

“Aboriginal Mentorship Program—Community Cousins” Grant 2011-2014 The Foundation awarded Vancouver Island University (VIU) a three-year grant in May, 2011 to ...
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Visions of Science Network for Learning

"STEM Leaders Career Development Initiative" 2019 – 2022 The STEM Community Leaders (SCL) program was established in 2017 with inaugural ...
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Water First

"Water First Internship Program" 2020 – 2022 The Water First Internship is an 15-month training program providing water treatment technical ...
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Windmill Microlending

"Organizational Capacity Building: Managing growth, navigating change" 2018 – 2020 Empowering immigrants and refugees to achieve economic prosperity through microloans ...
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WoodGreen Community Services’ Homeward Bound

"One-To-One Peer Mentorship" Grant 2004 – 2007 WoodGreen Community Services’ Homeward Bound is a four-year program that enables mothers and ...
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York University

"Asperger and ASD Mentorship Program" 2013 – 2017 The project provided an evidence-based mentoring model for students with ASDs that can ...
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Youth Fusion

"Countering dropout rates: Moving forward with the alumni program" Grant 2017–2020 Youth Fusion (YF) developed and implemented a robust program ...
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YWCA Muskoka – EmployABILITIES Program

"Infrastructure Expansion" Grant 2005 – 2008 As one of the youngest YWCAs in Canada, Muskoka’s chapter is also proving to ...
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