Past Initiatives

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Together Project – MakeWay

Funding will be used to execute the scaling plan for the Together Project’s Toronto model of the Welcome Group Program. 

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Up With Women

Funding will enable Up With Women to reach more women in new geographies, improve in-house technology capabilities and grow their partnership capacity.

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Equiterre is undertaking a digital shift to increase the efficiency of its mobilization strategies.

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Empower Me

Empower Me will use funding to purchase an online platform as a complement to their in-person training for newcomers seeking employment in the energy efficiency industry.

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Shifting Indigenous Frontline Tactics (SHIFT) – Algoma University

Algoma’s SHIFT program works to meet unmet demands from police, health and other social services for cultural sensitivity training, to create standardized resources for scaling their approach to other parts of Canada and to build a business model to sustain the work.

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EdCan Network

The foundation’s contribution will help fund EdCan Network’s Well at Work 2.0, which will support education leaders across Canada to develop and implement individual, organizational and systemic strategies to sustainably improve K-12 staff wellbeing.

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Tapestry Community Capital

Tapestry has developed a community bond model that enables charities and non-profit organizations to raise capital for community priorities. Funding will support efforts to scale its model across Canada.

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UTILE (Unité de travail pour l’implantation de logement étudiant)

UTILE is a Montreal-based organization that supports the development of student-led, socially financed, non-profit student housing. This grant will support UTILE to plan new projects in Quebec and begin work in the rest of Canada.

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Smart Prosperity Institute

A grant from the Foundation will support two projects: 1) exploration of strategies to integrate the work of the Natural Step and the Smart Prosperity Institute and 2) the revitalization of the Smart Prosperity Leaders' Initiative.

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No. 9: Imagining My Sustainable Community

No. 9 has developed Imagining My Sustainable Community (IMSC), an innovative classroom program that enables students to work with architects to apply cre­ative think­ing and design to community envi­ron­mental issues. This grant will support bringing IMSC to four additional cities and to establish a complementary online platform.

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