Past Prosperity Fund Grant Recipients

Past Prosperity Fund Grant Recipients

2017 Recipients

Essex-Kent Region

ORGANIZATION
PROJECT NAME
GRANT AMOUNT
LaSalle Hangout for YouthEcoKids$5,000
Chatham - Kent 4-H AssociationYouth Development and Leadership$5,000
University of WindsorThe Libro Social Innovators Program$89,140
Windsor HackforgeThe TechBoost Program$30,850
Essex County Federation of AgricultureECFA Buy Local Digital Campaign$5,000
Natural Pathways Learning CentreYouth Outdoor Leadership Initiative$6,400
Access County Community Support ServicesDeveloping Young Leaders Mentorship-Employment Project$18,581
The Windsor-Essex Children's Aid FoundationVolunteer Homework & Mentorship Program$9,150

Haldimand-Norfolk Region

ORGANIZATION
PROJECT NAME
GRANT AMOUNT
Community Living HaldimandToday's Learners - Tomorrow's Leaders$10,000
Jarvis Lions ClubJarvis Lions Park Walking Trail$10,000
Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
Expansion of Leadership Development Programs at Camp Trillium, Rainbow Lake$15,000
Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region FoundationDollars With Sense Program Launch in Brantford-Haldimand-Norfolk$10,000

Huron-Perth Region

ORGANIZATION
PROJECT NAME
GRANT AMOUNT
Huron Manufacturing AssociationHMA Manufacturing Student Bus Tours$5,000
Optimist Club of BayfieldLibro / Bayfield Optimist Education Program$5,000
Camp MenesetungPay-It-Forward - Camp Menesetung Community Initiative$10,000
Listowel Business Improvement AreaWin This Space Listowel$10,000
The Local Community Food CentreCommunity Access Market (Expansion)$18,000
Tesswater Agricultural SocietyRaise the Roof$5,000
Comittee of Council, Township of North HuronUpgrades to Wingham Town Hall Theater$5,000

Kitchener-Waterloo Region

ORGANIZATION
PROJECT NAME
GRANT AMOUNT
St. Paul's University CollegeEnhancing Youth-Led Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Waterloo Region$35,000
Open Food Network CanadaDeveloping open source technology tools for local farms, food hubs and food co-ops$25,860
Carizon Family and Community ServicesFinancial Wellness in Vulnerable Communities$20,000
Rare Charitable Research ReserveCommunity Gardens Assistant$10,000

Lambton-Middlesex Region

ORGANIZATION
PROJECT NAME
GRANT AMOUNT
North Lambton Community Health CentreiCAN / Jepzidaa After School Program$7,000
Sarnia - Lambton Business Development CorporationLaunch in Lambton - Win This Space!$20,000
Strathroy District Arts CouncilStrathroy-Caradoc Optimist Youth Band$5,000

London-St. Thomas Region

ORGANIZATION
PROJECT NAME
GRANT AMOUNT
Boys and Girls Club of LondonYouth Digital Innovation Stations (Youth DIScover)$20,000
Junior Achievement of London & District, Inc.JA Personal Finance for High School Students$10,000
The University of Western OntarioCapacity Building of Youth with Engineering and Science Fields$20,000
The Ontario Co-operative AssociationCYL Startup$15,000

2016 Recipients

Essex Kent Region

PROJECT NAME
ORGANIZATION
LOCATION
GRANT AMOUNT
Agriculture Science Kits
Kent Agricultural In the Classroom Action Committee
Blenheim
$5,000
Belle River DHS Kitchen Update
Belle River District High School
Belle River
$10,000
Building Leadership and Confidence in our Youth
Blenheim Youth Centre
Blenheim
$5,000
Digitizing
Essex and Community Historical Research Society
Essex
$5,000
Downtown Holiday Nights
River Lights Winter Festival & the Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce
Amherstburg
$5,000
Essex County Agricultural Education and Training Trailer
Essex County Grain Farmers of Ontario District 1
Woodslee
$7,500
Harrow Youth Centre - High School-Aged Youth
Access County Community Support Services
Harrow
$20,000
Youth Leaders in Action Firehorse Leadership Organization Amherstburg $5,000
Youth Museum Experience Kingsville Historical Park Museum Kingsville $10,000
Youth Small Business Program Leamington Rise Asset Development Leamington $7,500
Libro Start Up Softech Alliance Network (Operating as WETech Alliance) Essex Kent Region $50,000
Youth In Action - Summer Work Experience Community Living Essex Essex Kent Region $21,039


Haldimand-Norfolk Region

PROJECT NAME
ORGANIZATION
LOCATION
GRANT AMOUNT
Community Kitchen: Community Café and Food FixCommunity Support Centre Haldimand NorfolkCaledonia$10,000
Dunnville Farmers' Market Redevelopment ProjectDunnville Farmers' Market AssociationCayuga$5,500
Today's Learner – Tomorrow's LeadersCommunity Living HaldimandCayuga$5,500
Hagersville and Area Community GardenHighway Pentecostal ChurchHagersville$9,000
Arcady Youth InitiativeThe Norfolk SingersSimcoe$32,000
Information KiosksNorfolk County Agricultural SocietySimcoe$5,000
Marketing ALUS on your PropertyALUS Norfolk Inc.Simcoe$5,000


Huron-Perth Region

PROJECT NAME
ORGANIZATION
LOCATION
GRANT AMOUNT
Be Open InitiativeClinton & Central Huron BIA Beautification CommitteeClinton$5,000
Clinton 2017 Habitat BuildHabitat for Humanity Huron CountyClinton$5,000
Community Health Matters – BAFHT ExpansionBluewater Area Family Health TeamExeter$10,000
Huron County Afghanistan Community MonumentRoyal Canadian Legion Branch 109 Huron County Afghanistan Community MonumentGoderich$5,000
Kids in the Kitchen, Traveling Summer Cooking CampCentralia Pastoral ChargeGoderich$5,000
Launchit Minto – Elevating AgricultureLaunchit MintoListowel$10,000
Sprucedale Public School Playground InitiativeSprucedale Public SchoolStratford$5,000
Our Hospital, Our FutureWingham and District Hospital Foundation (1986)Wingham$10,000


Kitchener-Waterloo Region

PROJECT NAME
ORGANIZATION
LOCATION
GRANT AMOUNT
Financial Literacy Authentic Task SetsProject Read Literacy Network (Waterloo-Wellington)Waterloo$8,600
Financial Literacy InitiativeHabitat for Humanity Waterloo Region Inc.Waterloo$15,400
Making Your Money CountLutherwoodKitchener$11,000


Lambton-Middlesex Region

PROJECT NAME
ORGANIZATION
LOCATION
GRANT AMOUNT
Modernization Project, Phase 2Forest Curling and Social ClubArkona$10,000
Boy's Home TreesYouth Services of Lambton CountyBright's Grove$19,875
Libro Youth Environment Alliance (LYEA)SalthavenMount Brydges$17,133
Community Arts and Innovation CentreThe Arts Council of East Lambton (ACEL)Watford$20,000
Youth Leadership and Capacity BuildingWomen's Rural Resource Centre of Stathroy and AreaStrathroy$10,000


London-St. Thomas Region

PROJECT NAME
ORGANIZATION
LOCATION
GRANT AMOUNT
Best Buddies Friendship Program ExpansionBest Buddies of CanadaLondon$8,500
Empowering LGBTQ2+ Youth: Safe Spaces, Leadership, Career Skill Development and Financial LiteracyRegional HIV/AIDS ConnectionLondon$7,200
Improving Post-Secondary School Readiness for Students With Learning DisabilitiesLearning Disabilities Association for London RegionLondon$10,000
OLA Financial Literacy for Those Facing BarriersATN Access for Persons With Disabilities Inc.London$24,300
Paths to Prosperity: Building Sustainable SecurityLifespinLondon$49,953
Forest Park Playground DreamForest Park Public School Parents AssociationSt Thomas$10,000